Both Noirbnb and Innclusive started with bad customer experiences with Airbnb, specifically centered around racial discrimination. But do these startups have a future?
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
While American politicians continue to debate the efficacy of a carbon tax, external stakeholders are lining up in support. Check out what they have to say before you make up your mind.
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.
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.
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!
The communication gap between investor relations and sustainability departments is leaving investors without a full picture of corporate performance and unable to fully integrate environmental, social and governance factors into decision-making.
Until there is a change in how payday loan companies are regulated, technology is offering more alternatives for those who find themselves suddenly cash-strapped.
A new fund has the potential to turn $1 million in private donations into $9 million in tangible benefits for the Mississippi River Delta region. Those benefits could rise to as much as $168 million over the lifetime of the project, local experts say.
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The corporate-nonprofit partnership is a rare beast. But when done correctly, such models are a boon for communities, nonprofits and businesses.
New Yorkers can now score a two-week unlimited UberPool commuting fare card for just $49. That makes Uber rides around much of Manhattan cheaper than taking the city’s venerable subway.
The Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge seeks to inspire up-and-coming designers to create products for the circular economy — highlighting safe materials that can be perpetually cycled.