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SolarCity is offering up to $1,000 in cash to Airbnb hosts who install solar power systems on their rooftops. Both companies are leaning on the environmental benefits of solar in order to resonate with customers.
Last week, the Chicago Sun Times reported that Tyson Foods purchased a 5 percent stake in Beyond Meat, the Southern California-based purveyor of meat analogs that strive to be similar to chicken and beef. The company earned praise for creating meat alternatives ...
On Monday, the Swiss Coalition for Corporate Justice delivered a petition with 120,000 signatures to the federal government that supports a constitutional amendment requiring companies to be as compliant on human rights and environmental matters abroad as they would be at home.
Congo provides about half the world's supply of cobalt, but this conflict mineral has ties to human rights abuses and child labor.
During this election cycle, politicians are pushing for a renewal in manufacturing. But the needs of the millions of Americans who struggle working in the service economy need to be addressed first, argues 3p's Leon Kaye in this op/ed.
Last week, the FDA advised consumers to stop using homeopathic teething tablets and gels due to potential health risks. In an ongoing trend against transparency, some homeopathic product manufacturers seemed dismissive of the warning. But some top retailers aren't buying it.
The Department of Justice could fine Wells Fargo millions for the improper repossession of automobiles owned by members of the U.S. military.
Former Wells Fargo employees say the banking giant fired them unfairly after they blew the whistle. They've launched a class-action lawsuit against the bank.
During the presidential debate, Ford Motor Co. found itself defending its business practices while Donald Trump lambasted the automaker for "outsourcing jobs to Mexico."
Hampton Creek and its founder and CEO, Josh Tetrick, are accused of cooking the books, over-inflating environmental data and, in the end, possibly defrauding investors.
In a survey conducted by CDP, 1 in 5 large firms now set an internal carbon price -- a spike up by 23 percent from 2015.
Three large banks with heavy investments in fossil fuels are sponsoring Climate Week NYC this year, according to a group of NGOs.