As if Scott Pruitt doesn’t have enough pressure on him already, several factors are combining to turn up the heat - and his own job may be at stake.
General Motors turned heads last week when it announced big plans to expand its electric vehicle fleet.
With an estimated $12 trillion resulting from revenues and savings associated with achieving the SDGs by 2030, realizing this vision could also make for a great business case.
Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law Senate Bill No. 258, otherwise known as the Cleaning Products Right to Know Act. The law’s authors say its overarching goal is to give consumers the information they need so they can make informed purchasing decisions while reducing any impacts these products could have on public health.
Last week the Trump administration announced plans to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the landmark policy designed to reduce carbon emissions from dirty power plants and put our country on track to addressing climate change.
This is good news for anybody who likes pollution, thinks we ought to hitch our economy to 19th century technology and doesn’t mind dealing with extreme weather disasters. But it’s not good news for our economy
Voters in Spain’s most economically successful region, Catalonia, want independence and have even gone to the polls to declare their intentions to secede. Many of capital seat Barcelona’s biggest companies have demonstrated their own version of a referendum: they’re leaving town for more stable commercial landscapes.
Rabobank, the Netherlands banking giant and one of the world’s lenders to the global food and agriculture sector, today announced a $1 billion credit program that seeks to launch more land restoration and forest protection projects worldwide.
Smithfield Farms has a different take on ROI: Responsibility, Operational excellence, and Innovation. And sustainability officer Stewart Leeth claims it is taking the leading pork producer all the way to the bank.
According to CDP, almost 1,400 multinational companies now factor an internal carbon price into their business plans. That number is an impressive leap, as it amounts to an eight-fold increase from 2014.
Edging out traditional team-building events and happiness-quotient consultants, company gardens are the new eco-friendly work-endorsed health advantage.
REI’s partnership with Yerdle, the used goods exchange technology platform, will allow more unwanted and returned goods to be sold to consumers online, at any time.
What’s your organization’s sustainability story-telling strategy? Vern Oakley, CEO of Tribe Pictures and speaker at this year’s COMMIT!Forum, asserts that video is the most compelling and high-visibility way to communicate your organization’s core values and achievements.
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.