This week we pulled together a travel guide featuring sustainable restaurants from all over the world. Bon appétit!
The craft brew industry is thriving, but the big boys are fighting back.
World Water Week is going on right now in Stockholm, Sweden. A new tracking tool was launched at the event that may help businesses rethink water risk.
The biggest names in tech generally have good reputations as corporate citizens. But many companies fail to go beyond traditional philanthropy in their corporate citizenship. This constitutes a major blind spot. Help us shed some light.
Tesla’s Model S P85D sedan just broke the record for the best car ever, according to Consumer Reports. It scored 103 out of 100 possible points. This Tesla can accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in 3.1 seconds on “insane” mode. If that’s not fast enough for you, you can buy the $10,000 ludicrous mode upgrade that shaves the zero-to-60 down to 2.8 seconds.
I’ve spent more than 25 years working on major extractive projects around the world, helping operators and planners to engage and collaborate with local communities and address local concerns, to earn and maintain a ‘social license’ and align community and shareholder interests. Last week a major liquified natural gas (LNG) project was announced for my backyard: 2.5 miles from my home on Vancouver Island in Canada and right beside where I love to catch prawns and crabs with my little boat.
Walmart said it won’t be selling high-powered rifles that hold multiple rounds of ammo anymore. This is a big deal because Walmart is the largest seller of guns and ammunition in the U.S. Walmart claims the decision was “done purely based on customer demand,” but it seems there’s a corporates social responsibility aspect to the story as well.
Twitter’s recent announcement that it is setting diversity goals for 2016 is no surprise. It’s the latest tech company to ‘come clean’ about its remarkable hiring practices when it comes to women and ethnic minorities. But even with its bold leadership goals for next year, some analysts say the metrics aren’t the answer. The corporate structure that gets those numbers is what needs to change.
As a report by Verite states, “The conditions faced by foreign electronics workers in Malaysia have the potential to result in forced labor.” The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, a nonprofit coalition concerned with supply chain responsibility, has a solution.
Many organizations in the developed world struggle to understand what social sustainability has to do with them. Use this diagnostic, based on Max-Neef’s Human Needs, to uncover your areas for improvement: First, do no harm. Second, make a positive difference.
“Women’s leadership” can mean many things — personal development, career advancement, community engagement. Here we present an editorially independent series on women’s leadership and advancement, brought to you by MGM Resorts Foundation.
We examine the challenges, triumphs and future of green electronics. How does the concept of a circular economy fit into a world in which everything is electrified? An editorially independent series brought to you by the Green Electronics Council.
In this series, TriplePundit highlights innovative companies working to solve long-term problems with short-term business solutions for both people and planet. An editorially independent series brought to you by CVS Health.
When it comes time to extend programs beyond the basics, it can be hard to justify the expense. Or is it? In this series we discuss the ROI of sustainability — what it means and how to track it. An editorially independent series brought to you by MeterHero.