A letter posted on a Jacksonville, Florida Pizza Hut bulletin board warning employees that they risked punishment for fleeing Hurricane Irma caused plenty of buzz on social media last week
As the recovery and cleanup begin, three companies that have long been important to the Caribbean’s travel industry say they are helping the broader relief effort with their own cruise ships.
Biodiversity is a crucial marker of Earth’s environmental health. The more diverse and abundant life is on this planet, the more resilient our landscapes and cities are to disease, drought, storms and other threats.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMC) was recently recognized by Fortune as the number one company in its annual “Change the World” list. Really?
According to Bank of America, the $12.6 billion it invested from 2013 to last year supported almost 40,000 jobs, contributed almost $15 billion to GDP and generated close to $30 billion in total economic output.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has released a report documenting that the world is at risk of missing the 2030 sustainability goals. So they’ve organized a two-day event in New York starting tonight, to harness the world’s attention. It’s all part of a broader plan to ensure that government funding and public awareness support the effort all the way to the finish.
Despite the oil spills and threats of leaked chemicals across the Houston region due to flooding during and after Hurricane Harvey, a local EPA laboratory is now targeted for closure by 2020.
As climate change impacts worsen and become more expensive to address, the question of financial responsibility will become more urgent.
When it comes to its new headquarters, Walmart’s announcement of a new “Home Office” is following the lead of other companies such as Apple and Amazon – and not necessarily in a positive way.
What does the focus on the future of our people, planet, and profits ultimately boil down to? Long-termism. We’ve seen an accelerated interest in the impact of long-termism on business and sustainability – inextricably linked as they are – through a number of different investor-focused efforts, like Larry Fink’s letter to BlackRock portfolio companies, the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), and Nasdaq’s voluntary ESG reporting guidelines for the Nordic and Baltic markets, to name a few examples of many.
At least 300 companies are now aligned with the Science Based Targets initiative, which provides a framework to help companies stay competitive while doing their part to mitigate climate change.
Businesses are increasingly integrating renewable energy and distributed energy resources (DER) into their broader energy procurement and management strategy. Here are some helpful questions to ask when crafting an energy procurement strategy.
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.