In May, a wildfire in northern Alberta, Canada, forced oil companies to halt extraction operations and evacuate some 8,000 workers from the oil sands. Now, one of Western Canada’s largest gas distributors is feeling the pinch. And so are tourists and residents, as Petro Canada shuts off its pumps.
In the wake of the Orlando tragedy, the fact that a gay man cannot donate blood to his own husband shows that the FDA’s policy is illogical and unjustified.
Reading an almost 200-page political advertisement may not sound like the most entertaining way to spend your time, but Podemos, a Spanish left-wing political party, brought a fresh spin to the otherwise daunting task.
One significant outcome of the tragic Rana Plaza factory collapse is the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh. Rob Wayss, the Accord’s executive director, spoke with TriplePundit by telephone from his office in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to give us insight about the progress being made on workers’ safety.
The America Forward Coalition, a nonpartisan group of more than 70 impact-oriented organizations, offers the next president five solutions to our nation’s most pressing social problems.
Airbnb is doing a poor job of educating its hosts about the Fair Housing Act, prompting lawsuits, social media backlash and even a hashtag: #AirbnbWhileBlack. In response, the company pledged to conduct a “comprehensive review” of its anti-discrimination policy.
SPECIAL SERIES: Rethink Reuse
Savers, also known in Canada and parts of the U.S. as Value Village, conducted an online survey to see how North Americans feel about waste, donation and reuse.
On Monday the popular news site BuzzFeed announced that it terminated a $1.3 million advertising campaign with the Republican National Committee because of the tone of Donald Trump’s campaign.
New investments from Wall Street financiers will allow Uber to rapidly expand Xchange Leasing, the ridesharing company’s car leasing division. But many analysts say the program is predatory and exploitative.
Newsweek released its 2016 Green Company rankings last week, which assess the top 500 companies by market capitalization, both globally and in the U.S., for corporate sustainability and environmental impact.
Today, Savers, Ecofabulous, and TriplePundit came together at #RethinkReuse to discuss the environmental impacts of our wardrobes, and how we can prevent landfills from becoming laundry piles.
The NGO HANDS Pakistan recruits women to work door-to-door in remote rural areas where there is little or no access to contraception, or even public health care.