Consumer electronics, connectivity, and the Internet of Things will reshape our cars and our relationship with transportation for decades to come.
Nearly 30 percent of Brazilian adults are functionally illiterate. Former investment banker Danielle Brants turned this unsettling statistic into an opportunity to create a dynamic social enterprise and create a “new generation of readers” in her home country.
Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it’s possible. And no, it won’t kill jobs or hurt profits.
This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year. Its investments have led to $3.5 billion in infrastructure spending over the past several years.
When it comes to environmental challenges like climate change, our biggest problem is we are too disconnected from our impact, argues David Evans of Prch. And he thinks virtual reality can help close this gap in education.
Software giant plans to link diversity stats to executive bonuses. Will it be enough to ensure diversity targets actually translate to greater multiculturalism in the workplace?
At the COP22 climate talks in Morocco, Microsoft released a white paper that makes a strong business case for an internal carbon fee. The study comes four years after Microsoft launched an ambitious plan to become carbon neutral.
Twitter says it’s making “progress” on halting online abuse and harassment via an expansion of the mute feature. But critics say this Hail Mary pass came way too late.
This week, Apple partnered with the Conservation Fund to donate 32,400 acres of forest to the Forest Society of Maine. The tech giant’s gift connects over 1 million acres of forest that reach far beyond Maine’s border with Canada.
Greenpeace is calling on Samsung to be more transparent as to how it will process recalled Note 7 smartphones, which gained notoriety after several reportedly exploded. This e-waste catastrophe is a chance at leadership.
SPECIAL SERIES: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond
NextDoor was confronted with racial profiling incidents for much of last year, and took quick action to stamp it out with better site design. So far, the result has been a 75 percent reduction in such postings on its crime and public safety section.
Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) slammed America’s top three social networks for willingly providing law enforcement officials with special access to user data.
The ClimateCongress Wikipedia Project is a non-partisan 501(c)(3) climate education project that gives Wikipedia information on the climate positions of each U.S Congressional incumbent and their challenger. Could it help turn the tide in this year’s Congressional race?
Products using artificial intelligence (AI) are creeping into our lives: in the home, online, at work, in the marketplace, in the doctor’s office. But what if AI gets carried away, if it hasn’t already?