Whirlpool donated washing machines and dryers to school districts in St. Louis, and at-risk kids' absenteeism fell from 12 to 3.5 days in one year.
We broke down America's largest waste streams and highlighted company and nonprofit efforts that cut them down to size.
Swiss researchers developed a low-cost solar powered water-splitting device that offers new hope to fans of the hydrogen economy of the future.
Landlords who want to “get to know” their prospective tenants have new tools in their arsenal. It’s tenant reporting services like we’ve never seen before. Social media and personal data normally protected under state and federal law are up for grabs. As one landlord consulting service put it, if the information is in a publicly accessible social media account, it’s “fair game.”
Coca-Cola just released a water conservation report that should encourage other Fortune 500 companies to get their water act together, too.
The General Services Administration, which functions as Washington D.C.’s chief procurement office, will soon require its suppliers to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car became the bulls-eye of criticism over its association with ALEC, and the company is pushing back as it insists rental-car taxes are unfair.
Tanning salon owners say Obamacare is killing their industry. Tanning bed visits are down as 10,000 of 18,000 tanning salons nationwide have closed. But is the Affordable Care Act really to blame?
Homeowners often find themselves jockeying between dense government databases and Doomsday preppers’ blogs in their quest to seek out real, fact-based information about their actual solar energy costs, energy potential, and savings.
The ideal of ‘organization-as-machine,’ which was dominant throughout the 20th century, is now giving way to an ideal of ‘organization-as-living-system,’ explains biomimicry expert Giles Hutchins.
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.