The survey’s real story is that Ethiopia, the poorest country the Economist Intelligence Unit's researchers evaluated, came out as twelfth in the report, scoring higher than wealthy nations such as the USA and UAE.
In the United States, with a strong infrastructure system around material recovery, our materials management system isn’t living up to its potential.
As technology continues to disrupt industries, it’s creating new opportunities in agriculture as well. One is in best practices to improve soil health, which in turn benefits farmers’ operations.
Renewable energy isn’t the future – it’s right now. If you share the passion, you’ll easily be able to turn that passion into a career.
The most recent Opportunity Index evaluates all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and then drills down to almost 2,100 U.S. counties based on performance in community, health, economics and education. It’s not all bad news!
ExxonMobil is fighting to keep the Massachusetts attorney general’s office from accessing millions of records relating to its 1980s research that allegedly led the company to realize its operations would lead to worsening climate change.
Over and over – from the proposed ban on transgender military services members to the proposal to end DACA protections for America’s DREAMers – CEO activism made 2017 a year when business leaders moved out of their comfort zones to take public stands for causes they believe in and issues they care about.
Sustainability has officially worked its way into the formula for commercial real estate appreciation. Sustainability in commercial real estate has transformed landlord-tenant relationships across the world. This organized effort has been dubbed green leasing.
This list includes top picks for impressing the socially conscious entrepreneurs in your life with gifts that serve a higher purpose: transforming business into a force for good.
Oxford University’s Global Business Coalition for Women’s Economic Empowerment (GBC4WEE) initiative is striving to improve the economic inclusion of women worldwide; joining the program are companies including Coca-Cola and Walmart.
When we harvest natural resources and turn them into our everyday products, we put pressure on our environment. When we use these products and materials only once before throwing them away, we waste our natural resources. We could reuse far more of what we extract from the Earth, but there needs to be a market, verification measures, and willingness from all actors.
The future of carbon capture and storage in the U.S. may be bleak due to the tax reform bill poised to pass Congress. But while coal company executives are fuming over a tax reform plan that would eliminate carbon capture incentives, the U.S. energy secretary is moving forward on the technology with Saudi Arabia.
At it's core, triple bottom line thinking ties the social and environmental impact of an organization’s activities to its economic performance.
Employee engagement is a longstanding concept in business management. The theory is that when employees are engaged in the company's activities, they'll work harder and stay longer, which will reduce costs. Here we explore some popular ways to keep employees engaged.
Here we explore the many ways companies are reporting on their sustainability, from traditional GRI-indexed sustainability reports to visually dynamic websites that update in real time.
In this 3-part series is underwritten by C&A Foundation, we explore how cotton, supply chain transparency and bonded labor shape the apparel supply chain and influence the clothes on our backs.