It became clear at a recent U.N. conference in Ethiopia that both the public and private sectors will be needed to finance the forthcoming goals.
The New York Times called it “the strongest action ever taken in the U.S. to combat climate change.”
A lot of small sustainability startups offer unpaid internships. They justify this practice to themselves, but I think it's flat-out wrong.
Do you ever sniff the urban air and think, “Gee, I wonder how much nitric oxide I just inhaled?” If so, you won’t have to wonder any more because soon Google will have that data for you. For a month, three Google cars zipped around Denver for 750 hours and collected 150 million data points about air quality. Google and its partners hope to scale the system across the country.
The Pope’s recent invitation to social activist Naomi Klein to join his forthcoming high level environment conference is an indicator of the shifting sands which define the historical role of civil society, government and business. In turn, these shifting sands are why the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are capturing the imagination of business in a way that no aspect of the sustainable development agenda to date has managed to do.
You may be familiar with the Animal Planet reality TV show, “Ivory Wars.” In it, Kenyan rangers fend off local and Somali poachers seeking to kill elephants for their ivory. However, the rangers do much more than just protect elephants.
Sweden is leading the way and looking at implementing a meat tax to promote domestic farmed goods. Is it time for America to follow suit?
Is the Internet of Things the most sustainable business model ever? Yes. And here’s why: at its core, the IoT is a business model that reduces waste and streamlines processes, promising to deliver greater value from a smaller amount of resources. But that’s not all.
What will be the next public Benefit Corporation or B Corp? This spring Etsy went from private B Corporation to public. Now there’s talk of global consumer packaged goods giant Unilever taking the plunge. Whichever firm it is will benefit from the experience of Plum Organics, a B Corporation purchased last year by Campbell Soup Co.
Are you a wildlife lover and have a wish to oil the wheels of wildlife conservation efforts? Then, you can become instrumental through volunteering abroad in India.
“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.
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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.