How do you fix Bay Area's affordable housing problems? Coming up with the perfect answer is hard, but most agree that it's everyone's backyard issue.
Setting off on a long backpacking trip abroad will allow you to bring home lessons on living and working sustainably for when you eventually return home.
As part of a vision to cut food waste and promote food security, Sealed Air is engaging its 24,000 employees as 'ambassadors to food waste prevention.'
Obama’s opening address at COP21 reinforces momentum for a global climate deal.
Before we get ahead of ourselves theorizing how we move forward in case of failure in Paris, we should first ask what success looks like.
Food deserts, vast expanses of urban and rural areas that are void of fresh fruit and veggies, are a growing epidemic — affecting more than 23.5 million people nationwide.
Coined “Google buses,” the long-haul commuter shuttles (most operated by third-party vendors) transport Google, Facebook, Apple, Yahoo and other tech employees day-in and day-out. But not everyone in the Bay Area is happy about their use of public infrastructure.
Dr. Dan Lashof, chief operating officer of NextGen Climate America, one of the sponsors of the research, said: “This is by far the most rigorous and detailed study of what it will take to achieve a transition to clean energy in the United States.”
With 67 percent of millennials considering their investments as expressions of their social, political and environmental values, it’s clear who is driving this growth.
Whether you live in Oakland, the densely-packed neighborhoods of San Francisco or the comfortable ‘burbs of Lafayette, housing is expensive — and, for many, prohibitively so. We speak with three Bay Area housing experts to find out what cities are (and aren’t) doing to ensure affordable housing is a right for everyone, and how tech companies can step up to the plate to help in their communities.
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.