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.
A fashion exhibit in New York is a reminder of how strict dress codes and even uniforms are, for the most part, on their last legs, and that is a plus for a more amiable work environment.
As Switzerland prepares to vote on the adoption of a guaranteed universal basic income, startup accelerator Y Combinator will run a basic-income experiment with families from Oakland, California.
While Donald Trump assails his presumptive opponent Hillary Clinton as “crooked,” cases against Trump University have exploded as one of the largest issues in the campaign.
Newsweek ranked Coca-Cola as the ninth greenest company in the world, based on practices like pioneering bioplastic bottles. But one has to wonder how Newsweek’s recognition reconciles with the company’s signature soda being “…considered a major contributor to health conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay.”
The PGA Tour announced earlier this week that it would move a key tour date, held at a Donald Trump-owned golf resort in Miami since 1962, to the Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City.
Even as demand for cocoa climbs, smallholder cocoa farmers often struggle to make ends meet. Taco Terheijden, director of cocoa sustainability for Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, explores how the company is helping farmers increase profits in key cocoa-growing nations like Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.
The connection between plagiarism and overall corruption in society can be made clearly. And increasingly, it is the wealthy and well-connected who benefit while the middle class and poor feel as if they are left behind.
Digital voice assistants like Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana bring artificial intelligence into the palm of our hands. And a new AI platform promises software that essentially “writes itself.” Will such developments make our lives easier, or leave humans in the dust?
Marijuana use is still an offense within the world of professional sports; just about every professional league or athletics association says cannabis is a no-no under their blanket policies related to drug use. Former NFL player Ricky Williams wants to change that.
After examining genetically-engineered foods for two years, the National Academy of Sciences released its report. If you were expecting a silver bullet that would put this topic to rest, you may be left wanting. And it did little to pacify proponents or critics of GMO technology.