The fund is suing over financial losses it blames on the automaker’s recent struggles in the global securities markets.
We asked our readership of sustainability and business professionals what thought leadership means to them. Here's what they had to say.
The oddly emotional campaign sheds light on the sad reality that more than 40 percent of all food produced in the U.S. goes to waste.
From the morning of Saturday, May 7, until late afternoon on Wednesday, May 11, Portugal ran entirely on renewables such as hydro and wind power. That four days without the use of coal or natural gas is a record.
When faced with a tough financial decision, Harpoon Brewery opted not to sell to a large investor, and instead put almost half the company into an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Two years later, with Harpooners at the wheel, the company is growing — and its founder is now a champion of ESOPs as a solution for craft brewers nearing retirement.
A methane gas plant on the Rwandan side of Lake Kiva could mitigate health risks while providing renewable power to an energy-starved region.
Western fast food is on the decline in China, according to research from McKinsey, suggesting that consumers in the world’s most populous nation are seeking a healthier lifestyle.
GE and the U.S. Department of Energy stir the energy-efficiency pot with a new “ultrasonic” clothes-drying system that uses 70 percent less energy.
Viacom is a massive media company that’s positioned itself as a powerful force for change. And its corporate social responsibility (CSR) branch is leveraging the power of Viacom’s brands to drive action on the issues that matter.
CSR is a business outlook that acknowledges responsibilities to stakeholders beyond shareholders, including suppliers, customers, and employees.
Ever since Milton Friedman famously proclaimed “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits” pundits have pondered whether his purist interpretation was really the only way.Must the word ‘profit’ always refer only to money ?
Here we explore efforts to remake business economies and incorporate social and environmental benefit into a company's DNA. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy
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.