Emellie O’Brien is the founder and president of Earth Angel, the only sustainability consultancy servicing film and television production on the East Coast.
Zoltan Istvan, a Libertarian candidate for governor of California, wants to provide a universal basic income for all state residents — and lease out public lands to generate the revenues. Is it crazy talk?
Dr. David Dao, the 69-year-old physician who sustained injuries when he was dragged off a United Airlines flight on Sunday, is being called the “poster boy” for passengers who feel they have been “bullied” by airlines. But what lessons should businesses take from this episode, which could very well cost United its market share in Asia?
Advocacy groups, including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), are calling for access to electricity to be classified as a human right.
The Seattle Mariners are serving toasted grasshoppers at ballgames, and fans are bugging out over them: The restaurant quickly sold out, and will limit how many are sold at future games. Could this start an insect culinary revolution here in the U.S.?
Social return on investment (SROI) analysis provides a holistic approach that could help cities avoid devastating situations like the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
San Francisco startup Blendoor ranked tech companies on their gender and ethnic diversity. The results are less than inspiring, but there are some real winners.
Tom Chappell co-founded Tom’s of Maine and revolutionized the personal care industry. He now wants to do the same for clothing, but Americans’ preference for cheaply-made apparel is a huge barrier to the success of his new venture, Rambler’s Way.
Sixty major brands have pulled their ads from Bill O’Reilly’s show in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. Ratings for the show are up, but the lack of ad money could push him off the air — and yesterday he announced a mysterious ‘vacation.’
The Heartland Institute plans to mail a climate-denial information packet to 200,000 science teachers this year. And educators are pushing back hard at what they described as a climate skeptic manifesto.
The Ford Foundation will invest as much as $1 billion out of its $12 billion endowment to accelerate mission-related investing over the next decade.