Today's business leaders must be ready to keep up with the curve-balls of the 21st century, from shifting economic landscapes to a changing climate.
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.
Dallas will house 50 of its most chronically homeless residents in a small cottage neighborhood, an initiative expected to save taxpayers $1.3 million.
“All businesses, like humans, fight death. And fight [the fossil fuel industry] will, with all the considerable power they have,” Paul Gilding, former executive director of Greenpeace International, wrote in Australia’s REnewEconomy. “But in the end, the fossil fuel giants have no strategy that involves fossil fuels which makes any business or economic sense.”
There’s a popular anecdote repeated in rural Piscataquis County, Maine, where a general store owner has said, “I feel the AMC (Appalachian Mountain Club) in my cash register.”
When a natural disaster hits — regardless of where it occurs in the world — everyone scrambles to help. Corporations, in particular, have the infrastructure, supply chains, experience and relationships to help respond quickly. It’s great when companies contribute their assets to relief efforts, but sometimes the best intentions actually cause more problems than they solve.
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.
“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.