Consumers in Europe already bombarded with labels such as “organic” and “fair trade” may soon start seeing another label on products – and a politically loaded one at that. France recently announced that it will require goods made in Israeli settlements to have a clear label on their packaging.
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These forklifts powered by renewable hydrogen fuel cells could provide an R&D platform that gives fuel cell electric vehicles an edge in the consumer market.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it plans to close down the Standing Rock Sioux water protectors’ camp next month. The protesters insist they are staying put, despite the advance of North Dakota’s hard winter season. With months of clashes between local officials and protestors, however, the winter may be the least of concerns for a people who feel their sovereign rights are now at increasing risk from big business and governments that appear to turn a blind eye to laws in favor of the energy sector.
Climate action is no longer about philanthropy or social responsibility; it is good business sense, company executives said at the BSR conference in New York this week.
Liberian schoolchildren face a number of obstacles. NGOs on the ground are out to help — and modest philanthropic investments can keep them going.
Donald Trump has gotten a lot of flack for “Made in the USA” product claims on his Amazon-advertised products — which he is now cleaning up thanks to a viral nudge by media, which had a field day the story. We take a look at his advertising wording and just what it is that helped create such a confusing criteria for the iconic made in America label.
The need for sustainable transit solutions is urgent: An additional 1 billion people will move into cities by 2030 and 670 million more light-duty vehicles will be on the world’s roads by the same year. Mark Wallace, Sr. VP of Global Engineering and Sustainability for UPS, shares his company’s solution portfolio.
Green vehicles provide a more efficient fleet, while saving your business money on fuel, taxes, maintenance and even fleet insurance. These four expert tips can help you revamp your fleet to save both fuel and money.
Venezuela’s social crisis is widening and even those with money for food struggle to find products on the shelves. With spiraling food shortages and unemployment, hospitals are feeling the pinch as well.
E-commerce offers great customer convenience and satisfaction. But one of the biggest problems facing the shopping medium is the byproducts and waste produced, the majority deriving from packaging.
JetBlue’s 2015 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report reflects a comprehensive vision that often goes outside the bounds of what is expected from a popular low-cost airline.
Our national and state roads, dams, bridges, and airports are in such disrepair that they’ve even garnered the attention of this year’s presidential candidates. Yet none seem to have a comprehensive answer as to how to come up with the $3 trillion that engineers say it will take to upgrade our national infrastructure. The problem, says author Parag Khanna, isn’t that it can’t be done, but that we aren’t thinking big enough.
Boxed wines are on the come-up, and leading marketers are trying to further distinguish their offerings with sustainable packaging that appeals to discriminating buyers.