sustainable development

An approach to developing anything that recognizes the need to meet the challenges of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Insuring Nature to Ensure It Protects Us

Nature itself is one of our most powerful sources of protection against storms, rising sea levels and other negative impacts of climate change.

Trump Is Slow to Fill Key Agency Positions: Could This Be A Good Thing For The Environment?

The sparsity of key agency personnel cannot be blamed on Senate Democrats. But this may be good for the environment. The goings-on at…

OECD: Climate Action Can Boost World’s Economy By 5 Percent

Investment in climate change mitigation could add as much as 5 percent to G20 nations' GDP by mid-century, says the Organization of Economic…

Aquaculture Gains Sustainability Cred

Aquaculture still has its opponents in the U.S., but its supporters argue that it has become far more safer and sustainable. Is it…

Sombra Mezcal Is Writing the Book on How to Be a Responsible Distillery

Crafting Mexican spirits like tequila and mezcal has a huge environmental footprint. But the artisan distillery Sombra Mezcal in Oaxaca says its process…

Can Obama Become a Force for Sustainable Agriculture?

Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture's impact on climate change - a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion…

Offshore Wind Power Gains Momentum in Europe with Latest North Sea Installation

The new Gemini Wind Park in the North Sea will generate 600 megawatts of clean power, enough to power 785,000 households in the…

Europeans Warm To the Idea of a Universal Basic Income

Much of the European Union is cheering the election of Emmanuel Macron as president of France. But problems like automation and unemployment aren't…

How Do We Ensure the SDGs Aren’t Just An Exercise?

When the Millennium Development Goals concluded in 2015, the global community celebrated that we succeeded in cutting poverty in half. But the actual…

Bloomberg Pledges $3 Million for Coal Country Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the U.S. must move fast to avert climate change risks, but also acknowledges that too…

Policy and Income Inequality in the U.S.

In addition to effecting change within private companies and corporations via CSR policies, internal HR policies, and social dynamics, fair policy frameworks are…

How Companies Can Support Sustainable Development

How can companies make serious changes to tackle their own environmental footprints? And how can they look beyond their own four walls to…

3p Weekend: These Companies Want You to Eat Bugs

All benefits aside, Westerners remain wary of bugs in their food. But these startup companies are out to change that.

Microgrants Make Big Impacts for Local Communities

Grant-making programs let companies and foundations reach out to their communities and make a difference. But creating a resilient grant program takes work.…

Newly Merged DanoneWave Now the Largest U.S. Public Benefit Corporation

DanoneWave, a new entity that has resulted from Danone's acquisition of WhiteWave foods, says that it is now the largest public benefit corporation…