Apple’s Ambitious Recycled Materials Goal

In a drastic departure from its prior policy, last week Apple became the first major IT company to commit to using only recycled materials. How exactly it will accomplish this lofty goal remains to be seen.

Forced Labor Still Looms in IT, Food and Beverages

KnowTheChain takes a detailed look at the working conditions in the global supply chain in its second-annual report on forced labor. And while some companies are sticking to their commitment to eradicate forced labor and slavery in the tech, textile and food sectors, they still have a long way to go.

Tech Companies Continue to Oppose U.S. Travel Ban

Despite the changes to the Donald Trump administration’s travel ban, many in the business community — including technology companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Uber and Mozilla — remain stridently opposed to the policy.

Innovation in Education Through Crowdsourcing

With crowdsourcing projects, colleges and universities can use collective brainpower and energy to complete what they can’t do on their own, going beyond their budgets and time constraints.