If you're looking for some good news to chase away the clouds looming over the U.S. renewables picture, you can find it at the 2017 IRENA Assembly in Abu Dhabi.
The Energy Department says $100 billion in public- and private-sector investment could fully modernize the U.S. power grid and save consumers $2 trillion.
Leading American companies are already transitioning to renewable energy because it makes good business sense. And technology gains can help them revolutionize our electric grids even further.
These four concepts — from the innovative to the simplistic — prove what’s possible when today’s best and brightest apply circular-economic thinking to everyday product design.
In defiance of the convention that sustainability kills profits, General Motors says its recycling efforts generated over $1 billion in revenue since 2010 — which the American automaker reinvests back into its business, including the development of fuel-efficient vehicles.
Replacing an employee costs 15 to 20 percent of his or her annual salary, on average. That’s a lot of money and shows just how important human capital is from a financial standpoint. So, why is it that so many companies unintentionally ignore employee health when it comes to crafting corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
Climate change is creating a vicious cycle of higher temperatures, changes in rainfall and water contamination.
U.S asset management firm BlackRock is calling on the U.K.’s top 300 corporations to change the way they pay executives — or face significant backlash from shareholders. And its warning has the backing of the U.K. think tank High Pay Center, which says the pay ratio between top execs and “regular” workers — estimated at 129:1 — needs a serious “reality check.”
Understanding the forces that determine the pace of the clean-energy revolution in different parts of the world is the somewhat daunting task undertaken by IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency. TriplePundit spoke with IRENA’s director general to get the inside scoop.
This past May, a new law allowing equity crowdfunding opened a new world of possibilities for social entrepreneurs around the country. Whether or not it will accelerate their efforts to connect with impact investors is still an open question.
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.