Imagine all the government buildings went LED: How much can we save a year in energy and other related costs then? The answer: Trillions.
Category: New Economics
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
Hawaiian Electric’s strategic 2030 plan sets a 65 percent target for renewable electricity generation, including nearly tripling distributed solar PV and cutting customers’ electricity bills by 20 percent.
More than 12,500 clean energy and transportation jobs were announced in this year’s second quarter (Q2 2014), more than double that of Q1, according to a report from Environmental Entrepreneurs released on the eve of the Labor Day weekend.
Having been called on as a millennial to share my story for this article, I’m a little less suspicious of the label, and a little more interested in exploring what it means to me and what it might mean for the investment community. All of this talk of identity may seem a little sentimental for an investment publication, but I argue that identity will be a critical consideration for the investment community going forward.
The internet has made it far easier for the online artisan marketplace to thrive, allowing many to sell their handmade goods quickly and easily.
If you want to stay ahead of the game and find the best sustainability jobs, learn what recruiters are thinking, what they’re looking for, and where.
SPECIAL SERIES: Corporate Responsibility And Internet Security
We’re in the age of the disruptive sharing economy startup, when viral success may seem like it’s just around the corner. But the realities of small business longevity, says Norton’s VP of Product Management, are also predicated on smart business management and cyber protection. We chat with him to find out what today’s startups can do to ensure they are the next generation’s best enterprises.
Researchers-turned-entrepreneurs, such as the founders of Essentium Materials, see tremendous value in using coconut husks to produce a variety of products, while providing a pathway for sustainable, inclusive economic development.
Dynamic governance is a method of governance in which authority for policy decisions is delegated to small groups, with distinct aims and domains.
Last week, a group of Nobel prize-winning economists met, for the fifth time, in the German town of Lindau near the Austrian and Swiss border. This year’s meeting featured a special guest, German chancellor Andrea Merkel. Joining the notables are young economists from 80 countries, hoping to learn, become inspired, and perhaps reflect deeply on what role their science might play in shaping the future.
A new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists Climate and Energy Program reviews the boom in U.S. solar energy and identifies key steps to assure ongoing rapid growth.
Brian Weinberg describes the global organizing of millennials taking place through Nexus and its focus on bringing young people of wealth and social entrepreneurs together to make a better world.
Employee engagement and satisfaction is a hot topic in the sustainability space right now, but some companies may still find themselves asking: What is a happy employee really worth? Well, quite a bit actually. To prove it, this week we rounded up five reasons for companies to start caring about employee satisfaction. (If you can’t keep your eyes off the clock, feel free to ‘accidentally’ leave this article in the office copy machine.)
The days of professional headhunters may not be coming to a close, but if NRG’s newest personnel search is successful, there may be a new approach in swing. The energy company is on the lookout for a president for NRG Home, and it’s offering $100,000 to the person who comes up with that perfect referral.