Inclusive corporate policies and an accepting workplace go hand in hand. But how do you start if neither is up to snuff?
Ross Baird, founder and CEO of social impact investing firm Village Capital, is looking outside Silicon Valley for the next big business idea that will benefit communities of color.
France's government scuttled plans to include a carbon tax in its fiscal year 2016 budget.
After two years of litigation, Seventh Generation agreed to pay a $4.5 million settlement over allegations that it deceptively marketed, labeled, and promoted its cleaning and personal car products as “natural.”
SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainable Innovation: The Patience to Get it Right
Government spending on R&D as a percentage GDP peaked at 2.9 percent in 1964, and corporate R&D funding now represents 65 percent of all expenditures. Depending on who you ask, this is either a good thing or the end of the pursuit of knowledge as we know it.
For many critics, the once heralded site for sharing information has become a political platform for its embattled founder and his vendetta against the U.S. Democratic Party. It’s bad news for anyone who values democracy.
While the level of concern suggested in my prior piece was overstated, I maintain that the situation at Fukushima is far from resolved and that is remains a serious concern, particularly in Japan.
Scientists speculate that if climate change continues on its current trajectory, there won’t be a future for the Summer Olympics, due to the decreasing number of “safe cities” to hold the games.
While the commitments made at COP21 were laudable, collectively, the proposed GHG reductions won’t achieve the Paris agreement’s goal of holding global mean temperatures to 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels. Instead, we are on track to see an increase of almost 4 degrees C by 2100.
Nothing stays the same in the startup ecosystem, meaning survival is never guaranteed. But one way to better position yourself for the long haul is to find ways to work with — rather than against — fellow startups.
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.