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Home to only 323,000 people, Iceland is on course to host 2.3 million travelers this year, a nearly five-fold increase from 2010 -- imposing more stress on the nation's environment and infrastructure.
Intel will acquire an Israel-based computer vision startup for $15.3 billion as it seeks a stake in the rapidly growing, but still untested, self-driving car market.
Nike will release a high-performance hijab for female Muslim athletes next year, becoming the first major athletic brand to design such an item targeted to the Muslim market.
H&M will join the United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance, which aims to scale digital payments for factory workers and lift them out of poverty.
The World Resources Institute says companies could do more to reduce food waste, and there's a financial incentive: Every $1 spent on food waste reduction yields an average $14 return.
A group of high-stakes investors has asked some of the world’s largest food companies to ramp up efforts to curb deforestation in South America.
Amazon expects to generate 41 megawatts of clean energy from solar arrays on its warehouse roofs by the end of this year alone.
VF Corp., the $12 billion apparel company that includes brands such as Timberland, The North Face and Vans, plans to root out deforestation from its supply chain.
Last week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk hit back hard at allegations of unsafe working conditions at the company’s assembly plant in Fremont, California.
In 2016 the Barack Obama administration instructed the federal Bureau of Prisons to phase out contracts with private prison companies. But incoming Attorney General Jeff Sessions overturned the order last week.
Tesla's cryptic plans to build three new 'gigafactories' turned heads, while confounding analysts who cannot believe the company continues to grow while losing money.
Yesterday Lyft announced an expansion in over 50 U.S. cities – adding to the 40 new communities it brought on last month. And the timing is perfect as its largest competitor, Uber, finds itself mired in public relations debacles.