“I believe we as an agency and we as a nation can be both pro-energy and jobs and pro-environment,” new EPA Chief Scott Pruitt told staffers and media on Tuesday. Bob Keefe of E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) couldn’t agree more.
This category is about the relation between business economies and sustainability and CSR. Company economies have great impact on how much effort they put into their CSR strategy and incorporating green strategies can have an effect on company growth. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy
The incessant pursuit of more in the GDP-rich world is endangering the ability of people around the world to increase their living standards, argues Katherine Trebeck of Oxfam GB.
Paying those extra bucks for a degree from a “highly-selective” U.S. university is worth it, say researchers — if you are a man. Females who graduated from top universities still earn 16 percent less on average compared to male counterparts from “non-selective universities.”
U.S. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are proposing a 20 percent tax on imported goods. They promise a border tax will return manufacturing jobs to America, but some remain unconvinced. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth takes a closer look.
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Zero waste seems like a heady topic, but more and more companies are taking it on as a practical business strategy. How can something that is exceptionally good for the environment be great for the bottom line? We talk to Stephanie Barger of the U.S. Green Building Council to understand the nuts and bolts of an effective zero-waste strategy.
Breitbart News is claiming credit for a successful boycott against Kellogg, but now it must explain why it’s cheering over the loss of hundreds of jobs. Beyond that, as we continue to see a swell of boycotts related to the Donald Trump administration, do we have any evidence that they even work?
A universal basic income could be a relatively easy way for Donald Trump to to help the middle class recoup financial losses from the 2008 economic downturn, a key campaign promise. But would he really do it?
Though separated by a border, San Diego and Tijuana function almost as sister cities. Residents cross regularly to work, shop, and visit with friends and family. What do the recent executive orders issued by U.S. President Donald Trump mean to these two cities? How will building a border wall, increasing enforcement at the border and deporting more undocumented individuals impact the region? 3p’s Carl Nettleton speaks with business leaders on both sides of the border to find out.
To say America is politically divided would be an understatement. But could our political climate threaten the American economy? 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth takes a closer look.
A recent report offers a compelling business case for sustainability by mapping a US$12 trillion economic prize for businesses with responsible models.
As of this week, Deutsche Bank will no longer offer new financing for coal mining or coal-fired power plant projects. The move comes at a time when big banks are under increasing pressure to divest from fossil fuels, particularly controversial projects such as the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.