5 high-ranking officials were charged with voluntary manslaughter in the deaths of 12 Flint residents who contracted Legionnaires's from the polluted water. These rulings could set new precedent for culpability.
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry played the Fukushima card in explaining why the Trump Administration insists it is critical to revive the controversial Yucca Mountain site to store over 70,000 tons of nuclear power waste.
The Climate Leadership Council has launched a new campaign to promote its carbon tax plan, but even its own strategic partners WRI and The Nature Conservancy find shortcomings.
In this editorial series in partnership with Covanta Environmental Solutions, we’ll explore steps your company can take to edge closer to zero waste targets.Read on
The EPA scored much criticism when it reversed a ban on the pesticide chlorpyrifos in March. Even low exposure to chlorpyrifos has been shown to cause developmental delays in children. Now it turns out EPA head Scott Pruitt met with the CEO of Dow Chemical, a manufacturer of the pesticide, a few weeks before the policy reversal.
The Dutch air carrier KLM has been investing heavily in the Dreamliner. The long-distance jumbo jet from Boeing is key to the airline’s goal of reducing its emissions 20 percent by 2020.
Loowatt is a startup based in the United Kingdom that has been selling waterless toilets in Madagascar since 2012. The contraption at a first glance looks like the familiar western toilet. But instead of water, the toilet emits a biodegradable film that envelopes the human waste and then stores it for eventual conversion into fertilizer and electricity.
As policy makers, scientists, environmental activists and others work to convey the importance of climate change, some are beginning to focus less on saving the polar bears and more on global warming’s effect on human health. Doing this may enable organizations to garner more public support for their environmental initiatives.
Volunteerism is seen by many hiring influencers as a valuable asset to have on your resume. But not all job applicants realize that value, according to a survey conducted recently by Deloitte Services. That disconnect points toward a huge opportunity for employers to educate employees.
Renewables like wind and solar are beginning to make inroads on coal and natural gas, and now it looks like nuclear energy is in the crosshairs.
What’s the value of the Great Barrier Reef? Economists were recently tapped to figure that out. While it’s huge, some may say the study doesn’t take in its most important asset: The health and sustainability of our oceans and our atmosphere.
Gonzales prides itself on running a streamlined and business-friendly development review process that at the same time promotes sustainability. It’s producing real economic results for local business Taylor Farms.
UPS has announced various sustainability goals, including a significant increase to its fleet of alternative-fueled vehicles and a huge surge in renewable power generation by 2025.
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.