Earth 2017

Surviving and Thriving In A Future Tech Economy

Future tech’s ability to win on cost is ending the Industrial Age. AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), solar, and batteries are combining…

California To Vote On Leaving The U.S.

Last week California’s Secretary of State qualified a ballot initiative that will allow Californians to vote on leaving the Union. Some in the…

U.K. Announces Plan To Cut Childhood Obesity

Like the United States, the U.K. faces a childhood obesity epidemic. A third of U.K. children are either overweight or obese. But unlike…

Ford Shows How Virtual Reality Will Change Our Lives

Ford uses virtual reality to produce cars faster, cut costs and ease collaboration between co-workers. And a look inside its impressive VR program…

How Consumer Electronics Are Radically Redesigning Our Cars

Consumer electronics, connectivity, and the Internet of Things will reshape our cars and our relationship with transportation for decades to come.

Goals for Sustainability and CSR Professionals in Earth 2017

With power shifts in Washington and misinformation spreading around climate change, it is gut-check time for corporate social responsibility and sustainability professionals. So,…

Making Money (And A Difference) in Earth 2017

Smart and clean technologies are on the cusp of disruptively reshaping our buildings, vehicles and businesses. This mega trend is the business opportunity…

6 Disruptive Changes That Rocked 2016 and Will Shape Your Future

Donald Trump’s election appears to be the year’s obvious mega disruptive change. But it is actually just the tip the iceberg.

7 Sustainable Holiday Gift Ideas

Tis the season, and we all are buying gifts. The question is how to do so without saddling friends and families with returns,…

The Dangers Of A Fake News Economy

The recent presidential election cemented the rise of fake news. While votes can swing on emotional appeal and wishful thinking, industrial growth and…

How The Green Economic Revolution Will Restore Rural America Jobs

This election has put a spotlight on rural voters. Exit polls have pointed to job loss and job erosion as being a driver…

It’s Still A Green Economic Revolution

We have a new president. Regulations will be changed, diminished or eliminated, but the green economy marches on. Coal is not coming back…

What Happens If Millennials Vote?

Millennials are the second largest generation in the U.S. But they have never voted in numbers representative of their population size. What will…

Clif Bar Proves That Corporate Social Responsibility Can Win Customers

Clif Bar demonstrates the business case that a company can achieve superior financial results simply by meeting consumer expectations for a healthful product…

Millennials Push Fast Food Revenue Off a Cliff

McDonald's faces a stark reality: Only 1 out of 5 millennials have ever sampled the signature Big Mac. With the emergence of millennials…