From the morning of Saturday, May 7, until late afternoon on May 11, Portugal ran entirely on renewables such as hydro and wind power.
According to Bernstein Research, peak oil – when oil usage is expected to begin falling globally – could arrive as soon as 2030.
A methane gas plant on the Rwandan side of Lake Kiva could mitigate health risks while providing renewable power to an energy-starved region.
Both companies will hold their annual shareholder’s meetings on Wednesday, and both are being called on to do more about climate change.
In the apparel industry, a brand’s own buying practices can often impede its suppliers’ ability to comply with codes of conduct, research finds. Better Buying, an online dialogue and rating platform now under development, seeks to solve this problem.
Nevada lawyer Joel Hansen exposes the Koch brothers “states rights” connection to Cliven Bundy in an email acquired by Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Last week, P&G released a new Tide product that the company says has the “trusted cleaning power” of its venerable detergent, only that this “Tide purclean” has a 65 percent bio-based formula.
After mulling Bayer’s takeover bid, Monsanto rejected the acquisition offer yesterday as being “incomplete and financially inadequate,” but said it would leave the door open to future discussions with Bayer. But the company’s pricey legal fights should temper investors’ enthusiasm for such a deal.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he would renegotiate the U.N. global climate deal, or at least America’s role in it. Meanwhile, Trump International applied for permits to build a sea wall to protect one of his golf courses from “global warming and its effects.”
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.