Whether companies like it or not, they may have to adapt to a new way of doing business, skirting the line between a politicized mandate and one that also aims to ensure a nonpartisan position.
This category is about the relation between business economies and sustainability and CSR. Company economies have great impact on how much effort they put into their CSR strategy and incorporating green strategies can have an effect on company growth. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy
Lyft’s latest ad campaign stresses the “good guy” factor. But is the ride-sharing platform really so different from Uber in the ways that count?
We live in a time of massive, unprecedented trade: Goods, information and money all flow across borders almost seamlessly. Many prospered from this new era of trade, but has also resulted in damaging externalities which tend to hit poor people the hardest.
‘Shadow banking’ refers to nonbank financial services that fall beyond the scope of traditional regulation — everything from hedge funds to fintech services like Quicken Loans. These companies are quickly carving out market share, and some experts say it exposes the U.S. economy to undue risk.
Alter Eco sold fair trade chocolate before the movement caught fire. Mathieu Senard spoke with 3p about how the company hopes to make chocolate a regenerative, not an extractive, industry.
Valuing federal properties beyond their timber — and attracting funding sources for sustainable management — could be key to paying for healthy forest systems, argues Dick Kempka of the Climate Trust.
A year has passed since HB-2, or the “bathroom bill,” passed both houses of North Carolina’s state legislature during a special session. Despite economic losses, experts say the law is most likely here to stay.
The world’s largest asset manager BlackRock is sending a message that will invariably clash with the Trump administration: Companies must address global warming or pay the consequences.
The GOP-backed American Health Care Act is a budget bill. It is designed to reduce federal expenditures on health care — but it will reduce coverage, increase premiums and leave millions uninsured.
In this supply chain success story, Peet’s Coffee has a new idea to engage customers around the work it’s already doing to support smallholder coffee farmers around the world.
GM is planning a billion-dollar office maker. And it’s partnering with Herman Miller are partnering with the environmental firm Green Standards to find new homes for tons of old office furniture.