The newswires were buzzing last week over the story that pirates hijacked a commercial ship off the shores of Somalia — but the focus on “pirates” overlooks factors such as overfishing, poverty, smuggling and even deforestation.
Timberland and Thread partnered to incorporate recycled plastic from Haiti into clothing and apparel. We spoke with both companies about the partnership and what it can teach startups and legacy brands about collaborating for social impact.
Despite the Donald Trump administration’s stated plans to roll back federal climate change policies, coastal cities from Texas to California are taking action to mitigate risk.
Today, an increasingly wide range of experts argue that measuring government performance purely in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) is no longer so relevant. Should we go by happiness instead?
The hottest news items centered around Trump’s proposed budget and the tax return revelation that wasn’t. But that’s far from all that happened this week. We’d make a “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” joke, but honestly we’re too exhausted. Let’s just get right down to it.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts affect programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to cancer research as the administration seeks to slash discretionary funding in order to bolster the military.
Nonprofits and small companies across the country could see funding dry up if President Donald Trump’s budget proposed budget goes through. Sustainability strategy consultant Joanne Sonenshine offers some advice.
A few dozen bike racks and a more lenient attitude about stationless bike-share investments could pave the way for more user-friendly community biking options. The guys from Spin Bikeshare should know — they’ve just launched their first bunch of bikes in Austin, Texas.
Evidence suggests that the Trump Administration will resort to land grab tactics such as eminent domain if necessary in order to build a border wall between Mexico and the U.S. But Texas landowners will be in the administration’s way.
In this supply chain success story, Peet’s Coffee has a new idea to engage customers around the work it’s already doing to support smallholder coffee farmers around the world.
The Donald Trump administration’s new Secretary of Interior claims to be a “modern Teddy Roosevelt,” but his voting record tells a different story.