One of the world’s largest palm oil producers, IOI Group of Malaysia, announced this week that it has launched three new labor policies that, if successful, could nudge other companies across the global palm oil supply chain to commit to fairer treatment of workers.
Author: Leon Kaye
A recently concluded study concluded that despite advances in technology, sustainable transit is severely lacking across North America. No U.S. or Canadian city made it into this survey’s worldwide top 20 sustainable transportation systems.
Earlier this month, a news agency in Germany broadcast an investigative report that claimed two key ingredients for Haribo gummy bears are linked to animal cruelty and violations of human rights.
The NAACP issued a travel advisory warning African-Americans about their “safety and well being” in the event they travel aboard American Airlines after a pattern of discriminatory incidents across the U.S.
According to the a global wine industry group, 2017 will prove to be a rough year for wine grape growers worldwide, due to extreme weather events in countries such as France and Italy.
Zurich-based ResponsAbility generates wealth for investors while boosting sustainable development opportunities worldwide. This fund invests about $1.2 billion a year in ventures across the globe – and helping launch social enterprises and clean energy projects in places usually off most investors’ radar, from Egypt to Bhutan.
According to Greenpeace’s latest annual report on the state of the global fishing industry, the vast majority of the largest food service companies in the U.S. are doing far too little to protect ocean ecosystems and seafood industry workers.
The team that launched bitcoin-technology based SolarCoin kicked off Greeneum. This blockchain project seeks to leverage digital currency in order to boost the generation and consumption of renewables, while also allowing for decentralized energy trading.
Animal welfare groups now say it is time for cruelty-free supply chains to apply to fish, especially as aquaculture becomes more important to the global seafood supply.
Tesla has been caught up in what some critics have described as the “bro culture” that plagues Silicon Valley. The latest chapter involves a lawsuit accusing the company of looking the other way at anti-gay discrimination in its factory – and the company’s reaction to the litigation is making the situation worse.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last week that he would contribute $64 million to the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal program in order to push for the expansion of renewables such as solar and wind power.
As cities scramble to attract Amazon, in the hopes of attracting as many 50,000 high-paying jobs, they need to be reminded of the company’s impact in Seattle, where housing prices are soaring and homelessness is increasing.