government policy

How Will the Trump Administration Affect Environmental NGOs?

Will a Donald Trump presidency negatively affect NGOs and nonprofits dedicated to a science-backed policy agenda for regulating energy production, emissions standards and…

Policy Points: How Business Can Address Healthcare, Regulations and Pay Equity

Now more than ever, business leaders must stand together and tell lawmakers that “what business wants” are policies that fully account for any…

Ontario Launches Pilot Universal Basic Income Program

The province of Ontario is launching a universal basic income pilot: 4,000 low-income participants in this three-year study will receive as much as…

United Nations: Repealing Obamacare May Violate International Law

The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner on Human Rights in Geneva sent a letter to the U.S. State Department voicing concerns about…

GOP Climate Strategy: If You Can’t Beat It, Shield It

Large-scale geo-engineering projects are now underway. Will the technologies offer a cheaper, more immediate approach to combat global warming? Or will they undermine…

How a Solid CSR Program Could Save the Ivanka Trump Brand

The Ivanka Trump brand is facing some choppy seas, pushed along by boycott campaigns like #GrabYourWallet and Sleeping Giants. The first daughter is…

A Federal Incentive for Social Entrepreneurs to Expand Their Businesses

Rural counties from New England to the American South to Hawaii are attracting socially responsible businesses by providing economic development package for equipment…

100% Renewable Energy: If L’Oreal Can Do It, So Can You

As the first 100 days of the Trump Administration draw to a close, L'Oreal issues a strong pitch for renewable energy in its…

Earth Angel Greens TV and Movie Sets Nationwide

Emellie O’Brien is the founder and president of Earth Angel, the only sustainability consultancy servicing film and television production on the East Coast.

ExxonMobil Seeks Waiver to Drill in Russian Waters

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s previous leadership role in ExxonMobil could raise a few red flags if the Trump administration decides to lift…

Are We In or Out? Trump Softens on Paris Climate Accord

After a tense G-7 meeting last week, and word from some unlikely business leaders, President Donald Trump may be realizing the Paris climate…

Carbon Tax Proposal Gains Steam in Vermont

Vermont state legislators have introduced several carbon tax proposals they say will stimulate the economy while giving a much-needed overhaul of the state's…

Environmental Impact Assessment of Trump’s ‘Border Wall’

The Center for Biological Diversity and Rep. Raúl Graijalva (D-Ariz.) joined forces to demand closer analysis of U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed $22…

Candidate for Interior Department Fought for Corporate Water Rights in California

David Bernhardt is rumored to be a candidate for Deputy Secretary of the Interior. If his name sounds familiar, it’s because he was…

U.S. Travel Restrictions May Cost Tourism Sector $7.4 Billion This Year

Data suggests the fallout over President Donald Trump's travel bans could result in 4.3 million fewer people visiting the U.S. this year --…