Despite President Donald Trump’s stated plans to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement, cities across the country are stepping in to meet America’s commitments on their own, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told French President Francois Hollande this week. Fourteen big-city mayors stood up behind him, saying they have no plans to back down.
Author: Mary Mazzoni
While incoming U.S. President Donald Trump seems tied to the tired sentiment that sustainability kills business, some of the country’s most successful corporate leaders prove otherwise.
In a time when we seem more divided than ever before, it’s easy to doubt whether bipartisan collaboration is even possible. But a few glimmers of hope crossed our newsfeeds these past six weeks, and we think they’re just as noteworthy as the fire and brimstone.
The early days of the Donald Trump administration were certainly not boring. But amidst the cries that the sky is falling, the discerning reader can still find plenty to be optimistic about.
The first weeks of the Donald Trump administration were tumultuous at best. But among the policy disputes, we’re noticing another curious trend: boycotts galore.
Donald Trump’s immigration policies got most of the attention this week. Meanwhile, a number of potentially groundbreaking changes are brewing in Congress and the White House to little fanfare. Let’s take a closer look.
These four concepts — from the innovative to the simplistic — prove what’s possible when today’s best and brightest apply circular-economic thinking to everyday product design.
Hemp? Beet juice? Pea protein? They’re all on the menu for America’s leading plant-based brands. And these pioneering companies are quickly bringing the trend into the mainstream — landing space on grocery giants’ shelves and winning acclaim from vegans and non-vegans alike.
Repealing the Affordable Care Act without replacement could mean the loss of 2.6 million jobs (mostly in the private sector), say researchers.
Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it’s possible. And no, it won’t kill jobs or hurt profits.
To make sure you’re caught up before that holiday party, we’re taking a look back at the year’s biggest news items — and what’s happening with them now.
SPECIAL SERIES: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond
Nearly 1 in 3 American adults has an arrest record that may appear on a routine employment background check, affecting their chances of being hired. Proponents say ‘ban-the-box’ policies, which delay background checks in the hiring process, can help. But some researchers link the policies to racial discrimination in hiring. Is ban the box to blame, or is it just another case of systemic racism?