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

Report: Autonomous EVs Will Transform U.S. Cities by 2030

The concept of car ownership will change dramatically over the next 13 years, say California think tank RethinkX. By 2030, only 20 percent of Americans will drive cars — if, of course, autonomous car technology can go mainstream.

Europeans Warm To the Idea of a Universal Basic Income

Much of the European Union is cheering the election of Emmanuel Macron as president of France. But problems like automation and unemployment aren’t going anywhere. Could a universal basic income help? One survey shows Europeans are warming up to the idea.

Gett Acquires Juno: 5 Lessons For the Sharing Economy

Last week Gett, a Tel Aviv-based ride-hailing company, announced it was buying driver-friendly Juno for $200 million. The new entity hopes to go head-to-head with Uber in New York City — but the acquisition is already turning drivers away and it may have a tough road ahead.

Farm Teams: A Workforce Innovation for the 21st Century

Much like in baseball, a ‘farm team’ approach to workforce development — where workers get to hone their game in a lower-risk environment — has valuable implications for American businesses and workers alike.

Ontario Launches Pilot Universal Basic Income Program

The province of Ontario is launching a universal basic income pilot: 4,000 low-income participants in this three-year study will receive as much as $17,000 annually — and will be able to keep much of it even if they stay employed or find work.

SPECIAL SERIES: Building Healthier Communities

Microgrants Make Big Impacts for Local Communities

Grant-making programs let companies and foundations reach out to their communities and make a difference. But creating a resilient grant program takes work. We asked Aaron Dorfman, CEO and president of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, about the key points that potential grant-makers should know before launching their program.

Like Trump, Tom Brady’s Charity Funded by Others

Tom Brady has cultivated a reputation as a philanthropist; the problem, however, is that his foundation is reportedly writing checks to his favorite causes using other people’s money.

Putting Circular Economy Principles Into Practice

The risks inherent in a globalized linear economy are manifest. Resource and economic shocks reverberate across the globe. This increased vulnerability comes at a price.