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

Could the Rise of ‘Shadow Banks’ Put the U.S. Economy At Risk?

‘Shadow banking’ refers to nonbank financial services that fall beyond the scope of traditional regulation — everything from hedge funds to fintech services like Quicken Loans. These companies are quickly carving out market share, and some experts say it exposes the U.S. economy to undue risk.

4 Clean Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

Roy Wiesner, CEO of Hutchison-Kinrot, a global seed investor in clean-technology startups, says we should pay attention to these cleantech trends this year.

The American Health Care Act Is Fake Health Care

The GOP-backed American Health Care Act is a budget bill. It is designed to reduce federal expenditures on health care — but it will reduce coverage, increase premiums and leave millions uninsured.

GM, Herman Miller Partner on Detroit Waste Diversion

GM is planning a billion-dollar office maker. And it’s partnering with Herman Miller are partnering with the environmental firm Green Standards to find new homes for tons of old office furniture.

Elon Musk Promises a Fix for Australia’s Blackout Woes

Last week on social media, Elon Musk made an offer curb summer blackouts by installing battery storage systems across South Australia. And that’s not all: If Tesla can’t deliver in 100 days, the $25 million project is free.

3p Weekend: 14 American Cities Tackling Climate Change Today

Despite President Donald Trump’s stated plans to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement, cities across the country are stepping in to meet America’s commitments on their own, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told French President Francois Hollande this week. Fourteen big-city mayors stood up behind him, saying they have no plans to back down.