China recently informed the World Trade Organization that it will no longer be accepting imports of 24 types of garbage for landfill or recycling.
Canada, one of the world's largest beef producers, has issued new dietary guidelines in an effort to promote healthy eating. And beef is no longer on the menu.
U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it will fine ExxonMobil $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia after the country's military intervention in Ukraine.
Facebook is leading the way in a new initiative to address the lack of affordable housing in Silicon Valley. When it’s done, the tech giant expects to have more than 1,500 new housing units: It will have a community that hopefully will help connect the city and incentivize regional and state governments to upgrade the region’s transportation network.
Annie Leonard, Executive Director of Greenpeace, shares some hard won good news on seafood, specifically sustainable tuna. This month, Thai Union, owner of Chicken of the Sea, committed to far-reaching reforms that will help clean up its seafood supply chains starting immediately. What did it take to get here?
Expedia has announced that in consultation with various NGOs, many wildlife-related activities will soon no longer be available for bookings on its site.
A Wisconsin vending machine company is asking for employees to volunteer to be microchipped. The aim is to make the use of vending machines, photocopiers and entering buildings easier. But are consumers ready for this?
A recent study found a surprise: San Diego can meet its climate change goals and lower electricity rates by circumventing the local utility. Might this work for other municipalities?
President Donald Trump has promised to boost the economy by 3-4 percent. It’s an unlikely prospect, say analysts, noting that 2 percent has historically been about par for the country’s yearly growth. Researchers at ProPublica however, say it’s possible, but it would require scrapping one of his other big campaign promises: deporting and banning immigrants.
The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will ban the sales of diesel- and gasoline-powered passenger vehicles after 2040, mostly in an effort to reduce the impact nitrogen oxides, or NOx, have had on public health.
Foxconn, one of the most important companies within Apple’s supply chain, is close to announcing the location of a brand new factory in the U.S.; Wisconsin is reportedly the favorite to land this $10 billion factory that could boast as many as 10,000 jobs.
Vail Resorts, one of the largest mountain resort operators on the planet, announced that it has committed to a “zero net operating footprint” by 2030.
At it's core, triple bottom line thinking ties the social and environmental impact of an organization’s activities to its economic performance.
Employee engagement is a longstanding concept in business management. The theory is that when employees are engaged in the company's activities, they'll work harder and stay longer, which will reduce costs. Here we explore some popular ways to keep employees engaged.
Here we explore the many ways companies are reporting on their sustainability, from traditional GRI-indexed sustainability reports to visually dynamic websites that update in real time.
In this 3-part series is underwritten by C&A Foundation, we explore how cotton, supply chain transparency and bonded labor shape the apparel supply chain and influence the clothes on our backs.