Having tripled its national renewable energy targets, South Africa has awarded a contract to build a 100-MW concentrating solar power-molten salts energy storage facility. Spain’s Abengoa is leading the project development group, which has secured $1 billion of financing from a consortium of multilateral and South African banks.
Dow clearly knows that handwashing is an important thing for children to do. The company recently announced its affiliation with the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap (PPPHW) to promote the practice that can prevent diseases.
SunEdison on Dec. 15 announced it will build 350 MW of utility-scale solar PV power plants across Chile at a cost 10 to 25 percent lower than that for fossil-fuel power plants.
Companies typically execute one of two corporate social responsibility strategies: vertical or horizontal. Find out how Toms Shoes and Warby Parker use these two giving strategies to make a difference.
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.