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

Art as a Cornerstone for Community Building

Art is emerging as an economic driver for distressed communities. These three cities catalyzed artistic movements to revitalize downtowns, attract visitors and create jobs.

California’s Recycling Industry is in Rapid Decline

California is struggling to recycle its waste, including single-use disposable containers that are a lifeline for some of the state’s poorest residents. Meanwhile, more trash is finding its way into the Golden State’s landfills.

Does Digital Currency Pose a Threat to the Banking System?

A bloc of Australian banks is petitioning the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to make Apple give them the secret to Apple Pay and NFC technology. This case represents the growing potential for disruption of the banking system by digital currency.

How Technical Assistance Won The Super Bowl

A Super Bowl can have an impact of $200 million to $500 million on the local economy in which the game is played. Bu, keeping that money in the community has always been a challenge.

Utilities Fighting Lower Electric Bill Zombie Apocalypse

Increasingly, clean technologies like solar, batteries and smart appliances are costing less due to global growth in manufacturing economies of scale plus technical innovations. To utilities, this looks like a zombie apocalypse!