Those days when parents dressed their kids in jammies that have been treated with chemical flame retardants — and tucked them into similarly treated bedding — may be coming to an end. Last week, 16 major names signed a pledge to do without furniture that has been treated with chemical flame retardants.
The South Africa-based Street Store may be less than a year old, but its brand name is already recognized in cities across the globe. Its secret? It isn’t trying to sell anything. And best of all, it’s the communities its principles touch that are getting the message out. Pure sharing economy ethics 101.
To save you some time sifting through the ever-growing — and often greenwashed — list of “eco-products,” this week we rounded up 15 sustainable presents that are sure to please everyone on your list. Holiday shopping = done.
If you don’t want to conduct a major research project before making purchases, care tags can provide some useful information for healthy and green clothing purchases.
A story broke in last week’s New York Times about how various energy companies had formed a secretive alliance with a group of state attorneys general to oppose the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.
As the sustainability movement in sport expands, it’s time to embrace and leverage the power of people. Along with environmental and economic considerations, social sustainability completes the picture and provides a nexus of excellence and success.
Shaq once said he’d never seen a nation that loved basketball as much as the Philippines. Recently the sport helped folks recover from natural disasters.
Child Eyes and No More Page 3 launched successful social media protests that convinced the UK’s largest supermarkets to change their tabloid displays.
Rob Lowe, a seemly ageless Hollywood actor, is a brand ambassador for Genworth, a leading provider of long term care insurance, attempting to bring the subject of an aging America out of taboo and into the limelight.
Deanna Bratter of WhiteWave Foods explains how the company makes sustainable acquisitions, like Horizon and Earthbound, to enhance its triple bottom line — and how other companies can chase their sustainability goals.
Santa Barbara non-profit Unite to Light’s solar LED lamps are improving literacy, education, the environment and local economies in developing countries around the world.
Mullen shares his antagonistic relationship with food, prolonged illness, and the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis that precipitated his commitment to healthful eating. With a family history in food, and a childhood spent on a small farm in Vermont, Mullen was only introduced to institutional food when he went to boarding school (where he suffered from salmonella).
What do a British risk analysis company, a space climate research center and the Pentagon have in common? They are all listening to the IPCC, and they are all offering their own input on how to adapt to and address climate change.