In defiance of the convention that sustainability kills profits, GM says its recycling efforts generated over $1 billion in revenue since 2010.
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.
Industry stakeholders are beginning to fall behind startups in the food sector -- leaving the door open for entrepreneurs to claim their slice of the pie.
State and federal regulators filed suit against Navient last week, accusing the student loan servicer of misleading borrowers to inflate profits. The results of a four-year investigation come as economists debate what to do about the country’s looming student debt crisis.
Adding vigorous communication to the conflict between cap-and-trade supporters and environmental justice groups — groups with, let’s admit it, much commonality in their goals — may be the first step to achieving real collaboration.
SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainable Events
The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. With this in mind, Emma Owens of Positive Impact takes a look back at lessons the travel sector can learn from COP22.
‘Green code’ looks at the energy output associated with online activities, and attempts to diminish the demand they put on physical servers and systems. It’s an early-stage concept so far, but it’s holds big potential for business.
With the inauguration of President Trump underway, the California Air Resources Board launched its new proposal for fighting climate change. It calls for bold steps, and it faces even bigger hurdles.
The change — decades in the making — was lauded by many as an important step forward, while others decried it as too little, too late.
While most consumers assume the USDA Organic standard includes animal welfare protections, that’s largely untrue — though a rule enacted this week might soon change that.
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.