To help spur what it calls the “New Plastic Economy,” the Ellen MacArthur Foundation plans to launch a $2 million innovation prize in partnership with the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit.
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Trump administration over wildlife preservation rollbacks. The fight goes beyond the battle of executive actions to the front lines of another, probably more protracted war: the effort of states to wrest control of how wildlife on federal lands are managed within their own borders.
Denmark’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas, says it’s ready to compete without subsidies: a sign that the wind industry is maturing – at least in countries that genuinely support it.
The fund will support the leadership efforts of women of color and trans women working across issues such as environmental, racial and economic justice, immigrant issues, and transgender rights.
JPMorgan Chase has increased its investment in Detroit by half — from $100 million to $150 million. It’s good news for the city, but are the bank’s intentions pure?
Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture’s impact on climate change – a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion of his while he was in office. Could sustainable agriculture be part of his post-presidency legacy?
France has announced a large investment in renewable power projects, suggesting the country will start a slow transition away from nuclear power, which has provided the country about three-quarters of its power for decades.
Not so fast, Senate. Republicans and Democrats joined together on Wednesday to block the repeal of the Obama-era ‘methane rule,’ which impacts oil and gas companies on public and Native American lands. President Trump however, intends to have the last word: He’s instructed the Department of Interior to get out its red pen.
Iconic American luxury brand Tiffany & Co. flexes its muscles with a brief but diamond-hard takedown of President Donald Trump for dithering over climate change.
Over the last few months, the Donald Trump administration has learned a hard fact: America’s mild-mannered neighbors to the north have a back bone. And they have spunk, too.
Donald Trump has been mentioned in corporate SEC filings several hundred times — suggesting that uncertainty over his policies are driving companies to warn their investors about future stock performance.
While dozens of trade groups want U.S. President Donald Trump to keep his promise and withdraw from the Paris agreement, many leading American companies asked the White House to stay with the treaty — insisting it can be a net plus for business.
Much of the European Union is cheering the election of Emmanuel Macron as president of France. But problems like automation and unemployment aren’t going anywhere. Could a universal basic income help? One survey shows Europeans are warming up to the idea.