Cutting ties with a lobby organization right before Christmas can be risky business — that is, unless you know that your consumer base really wants you to. eBay’s announcement last week that it would be dropping its membership in ALEC is telling. So are the announcements by other similarly influential companies that have objected to ALEC’s bold climate change policies.
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.
There are certain elements of virtually every business that can have a negative impact on the company’s sustainability, which many business owners often overlook.
Expanding skill sets is instrumental in career advancement and career transitioning. How does skill-building play specific to the sustainability industry?
TrendPoint and Facebook announce an expansion of their partnership with the adoption of the new Enkapsis 3-Phase Power Quality Meter with waveform capture.
Conferences and events are an integral part of getting business done in today’s world, but they have an inherent impact on the communities where they’re held: some good, some bad. What’s the right way to address sustainability when there are so many other details to focus on?
Six environmental giants have pledged to post their diversity stats on GuideStar by February. It may mean more changes to the green lobby’s hiring and appointing practices, especially when it comes to the rights of people of color. And hopefully it will help redefine our limited understanding of just what diversity means.
President Obama took executive action Dec. 16 to protect Bristol Bay’s iconic, $2 billion wild-caught fishery and local communities from oil and gas drilling. Another existential threat to Bristol Bay ecosystems and watershed remains, however.
No one is talking about Uber’s rides-for-hunger campaign, but instead the talk is accused price gouging during the tragic hostage situation in Sydney.
In 1980, when oil prices collapsed, the American consumer gorged on full-size SUVs. Will history repeat itself, dooming us to irreversible climate change?
Two new tools featured at last month’s ISSP Conference, S-CORE and The Future-Fit Business Benchmark, are helping businesses better assess sustainability.
The art of philanthropy is alive and well. Even in today’s financially challenging climate, many businesses are maintaining their commitment to fundraising and giving to charity.
The companies owned by Berkshire Hathaway, the huge conglomerate that Warren Buffett built, follow their leader in embracing corporate social responsibility, stewardship and sustainability. But the breadth and scale of the sprawling conglomerate can hide both the commitments and periodic problems.
George Mason University professor Tyler Cowen talks about a future that extends a growing employment category, “namely workers who team up with smart robots that require human assistance.”