By turning electronics recycling into a social enterprise, the Impact Recyclers network is keeping e-waste out of landfills while helping people find work.
Tech companies invest in philanthropy and clean energy, but not their local communities. This is a major blind spot. Support our efforts to get to the bottom of it.
As rumors fly about the impending Keystone XL permit denial, U.S. solar generation soars to new heights thanks partly to the support of corporate citizens.
As you may have heard, TriplePundit is developing a three-part multimedia series to examine the blind spot facing many tech companies when it comes to their impact on communities. First up, HOUSING.
Climate change economics is emerging as a disruptive mega-trend driven by estimates that the cost of global climate change will reach a staggering $72 trillion. Obesity is now projected to carry a global economic cost of more than $100 trillion during the 21st century. In response to these alarming economic realities, a revolution is stirring in who customers buy from, the way investors allocate funds and the companies set to rise to the top.
Today’s business leaders must be ready to keep up with the curve-balls the 21st century is poised to throw at them, from shifting economic landscapes to a changing climate. Jamie Bohan, a recent graduate of the Executive Master’s in Sustainability & Leadership (EMSL) program at ASU, took notice of this after ending a 20-year stint at Honeywell to manage the sustainability department of waste service company Republic Services.
Dallas will house 50 of its most chronically homeless residents in a small cottage neighborhood, an initiative expected to save taxpayers $1.3 million while giving some of the city’s most at-risk residents a second shot at life.
Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation is rebuilding homes in the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans using sustainable and green building methods with high community involvement. Now the model is being rolled out on American Indian reservations.
Our world is full of single-use plastic, meant to be used once and thrown away. And though some of it — depending on the type of plastic — could potentially be recycled or downcycled, the truth is that the majority of it becomes instant garbage, and much of it is winds up fouling our oceans and environment.
By turning electronics recycling into a social enterprise, members of the Impact Recyclers network are keeping e-waste out of landfills while helping people find work.
“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.
In this series, TriplePundit highlights innovative companies working to solve long-term problems with short-term business solutions for both people and planet. An editorially independent series brought to you by CVS Health.
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.