Hampton Creek and its founder and CEO, Josh Tetrick, are accused of cooking the books, over-inflating environmental data and, in the end, possibly defrauding investors.
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OpenInvest, a new investing platform that beta-launched at SOCAP16, aims to transform investing by putting the power of ethical investing into each investor’s hand.
Yesterday Unilever announced that it will acquire Vermont-based Seventh Generation for an undisclosed sum. The Dutch-Anglo CPG giant is also in talks to buy Jessica Alba’s Honest Co.
This week the American GMO giant Monsanto agreed to be acquired by Bayer AG. Some cringed at the mere thought of these oft-criticized behemoths joining forces, while others say the merger violates antitrust laws. TriplePundit takes a closer look.
Tesla has another challenge on its hands: GM’s all-electric Chevy Bolt, slated for release by the end of this year, has an EPA range exceeding that of the Model 3.
At the behest of shareholders, financial firms are beginning to recognize climate risk as a material risk. But not Vanguard, America’s largest fund manager with assets totaling 10 percent of the U.S. stock market.
Liberian schoolchildren face a number of obstacles. NGOs on the ground are out to help — and modest philanthropic investments can keep them going.
In partnership with its clients, Bentall Kennedy brought on board top global academics, sharing a 10-year data pool of nearly 300 office buildings, including 58 million square feet of properties across North America. The study determined that green certifications bring direct benefits—higher rent and occupancy—as well as indirect benefits such as higher lease renewal rates and tenant satisfaction scores.
Between 2011 and 2013, companies with a woman CEO received just 3 percent of venture capital investment. So, why are women entrepreneurs so often overlooked and underfunded?
The Bonn Challenge, a global effort to restore and conserve the world’s forests, was at center stage in Honolulu during this week’s IUCN World Conservation Congress.
Art is emerging as an economic driver for distressed communities. These three cities catalyzed artistic movements to revitalize downtowns, attract visitors and create jobs.
“We’re asking the company to review the financial, reputational and legal risks of continuing to sell this deadly product,” Tom McCaney of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, the lead investor on the resolution, told TriplePundit.
After several frustrating years of trying to establish immigration reform, President Obama has finally come up with a way to help immigrants caught in Congress’ tug-of-war over immigration and finances.
Tanning salon owners say Obamacare is killing their industry. Tanning bed visits are down as 10,000 of 18,000 tanning salons nationwide have closed. But is the Affordable Care Act really to blame?