The Peter Thiel brands lost some luster due to his support for President Trump, and the fallout appears to be affecting his stature in the tech industry. This conservative billionaire moves markets — sustainability professionals need to pay attention.
By Michael Eberhart Forward-thinking business leaders are increasingly choosing to take the “high road” by offering their employees better wages, flexible schedules, and benefits like paid family leave and paid sick days. They understand that taking care of their employees is good for their business – increasing morale, productivity, and profits. But beyond that, … Continued
The speed with which attitudes toward sexual misconduct are changing gives me hope that we can see a similar sea change with regards to sustainability. Black Friday is one of the best days of the year to consider our attitudes toward consumption.
A recent oil spill in South Dakota failed to rattle Nebraska regulators, who just approved a leg of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Latin America and the Caribbean are due for an ecological makeover. The World Resources Institute (WRI) says it already has the funding committed to restore some 131 million degraded lands across the region. The project has 16 investors so far. Another 19 investors are already hard and work funding the restoration of more than 24 million acres.
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Communicating the need for eco-friendly concepts to family and friends can be a difficult at times, so Cool Effect has come up with a way to help. The projects not only help reduce carbon emissions, but give developing communities the step up that’s often needed to become sustainable
Ford has rolled out a new plug-in hybrid police car that can drive up to 21 miles on a single charge and can go as fast as 85 miles per hour on battery power alone; in addition, the company promises the cars’ full hybrid-electric powertrain has a total range of 500 miles.
According to a report issued today by CDP, deforestation is leaving as much as $941 billion in assets worldwide at risk as they are linked to commodities tied to deforestation.
In a sharp departure from reality, a U.S. energy policy spokesman revived an outdated “zombie” argument for coal during the climate talks in Bonn.
Tesla and Elon Musk wowed the press with the unveiling of the Semi and Roadster last week, but the elephant in the room is the Model 3, which is key to the company’s viability and reliability – and to date, the mid-priced sedan’s production has fallen far short of expectations.
Here are five top tips to inject fresh innovation into your company’s human rights approach and move from creating policy to driving behavior change.
Later this November, government ministers, business figures and committed people from a range of environmental organizations will be meeting at the World Forum on Natural Capital in Edinburgh. The focus will be on how we value and better protect the precious and limited resources like oceans, soil, and woodlands. This is the natural capital that human enterprise depends on.
Fresh off of the release of their most recent report, Towards a Sustainable Economy: The Commercial Imperative for Business to Deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we spoke with Aris Vrettos, Programme Director for CISL’s executive education programs about the role of business in society, the process of putting together the report, and the business challenges and opportunities that were uncovered during the process.