innovation

The First Domino Falls in the Gig Economy: HomeJoy Shuts Down

The recent shut-down of the once “disruptive” app HomeJoy, which had $40 million in funding, may be the sign of things to come…

To Diversify Tech — Force Inclusion?

The cat's out of the bag. After years of pressure from activists, technology companies have released demographics about their employees. And it's not…

Automated Parking and EV Charging, Coming Soon to Your Parking Lot

Volkswagen is partnering in the European V-Charge initiative, designed to add the convenience of electric vehicle charging to automated parking and driverless cars.

Adidas Designs Sneakers Made Entirely from Ocean Waste

In partnership with Parley for the Oceans, Adidas recently released an innovative pair of sneakers made entirely of recycled plastic ocean waste.

Climate Resilience is Just as Important as Mitigation

New, multi-stakeholder efforts aim to develop innovative solutions that help build resilience to climate change for the world's most vulnerable populations.

Banks, Brilliant Innovation and the Evolution of NGOs

How can banks join forces with NGOs to create partnerships that redefine social innovation? In this interview with Marc Stoiber, Audette Exel of…

Unilever Crowdsources Sustainability Innovations

Unilever recently unveiled the new Foundry Ideas platform at the Cannes Lions Festival. It will amplify the company's current efforts, acting as a…

Sustainability & Innovation: Adam Mott, The North Face

At SB15 we asked how innovation may or may not drive advancements in sustainability. We got a terrific range of responses, which we've…

Sustainability & Innovation: Paulette Frank, Johnson & Johnson

At SB15 we asked how innovation may or may not drive advancements in sustainability. We got a terrific range of responses, which we've…

The United Nations Invites You to ‘Lever Up’ Your Social Impact

The United Nations recently gave a preview of its global goals for 2030, slated to be formally unveiled at their Social Good Summit…

Sustainability & Innovation: Arlan Peters, Nozozymes

At SB15, we asked how innovation may or may not drive advancements in sustainability. We got a terrific range of responses, which we've…

How Childhood Play Fosters the Creative Workforce of Tomorrow

There is a critical connection between play and 21st-century skills like creativity, problem-solving and collaboration. When corporate employees volunteer to build playgrounds in…

Sustainability & Innovation: Letitia Webster, VF Corp.

At SB15 we asked how innovation may or may not drive advancements in sustainability. We got a terrific range of responses, which we've…

Sustainability & Innovation: McGee Young, MeterHero

At SB15, we asked how innovation may or may not drive advancements in sustainability. We got a terrific range of responses, which we've…

Sustainability & Innovation: Rajesh Buch, ASU

At SB15, we asked how innovation may or may not drive advancements in sustainability. We got a terrific range of responses, which we…