As the urban farming industry gains more profile (it was a hot topic at this year’s Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit), a growing number of companies are turning greens into gold.
As Ramadan begins across the Muslim world, BRIDGE America represents the spirit of this important time of year as it strives to improve the lives of refugee families arriving to the U.S.
Investment in climate change mitigation could add as much as 5 percent to G20 nations’ GDP by mid-century, says the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
A major turbine manufacturer says it will train former coal workers for free to staff a massive wind power installation in Wyoming. And it just so happens that the company is based in China.
Could Americans really give up beef in exchange for more plants? One group of researchers say it’s the fastest way to reduce carbon emissions.
The 2017 season for corporate annual reports and general meetings is in full swing. And the overarching question for companies is how to reconcile dueling visions of corporate purpose: sustainable long-termism versus short-term shareholder value maximization.
Racial discrimination in mortgage lending is prohibited under the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA). But the city of Philadelphia says the practice is still alive and well at Wells Fargo.
Local officials touted the launch of an extensive solar-powered electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the San Joaquin Valley. But is this money well spent in an area where EVs are still a rare sight?
Wrangler plans to expand a pilot program to boost the supply of more responsible cotton in the U.S., the company announced during the Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit this week.
thinkPARALLAX spoke with Chris Librie, eBay’s senior director of global impact and giving, about the relationship between sustainability and communications.
Almost half of American workers make less than $15 per hour — and women and people of color are the worst off. But minor adjustments to public policy already on the books could improve wages for workers and boost local economies, say the Surdna Foundation and Pacific Community Ventures.
Despite the Donald Trump administration’s determination to roll back as many environmental protections as possible, a substantial number of companies are interested in supporting regulations that help protect the environment. Concerned citizens also have the opportunity to join forces by choosing to support companies and organizations working against climate change and systemic oppression.
Google’s culture of secrecy has gone too far, say employees. And some filed a lawsuit alleging that the tech giant ran afoul of California labor law.