1400 Companies Now Put an Internal Price on Carbon

According to CDP, the global non-profit climate research provider, almost 1,400 multinational companies… [more]

1400 Companies Now Put an Internal Price on Carbon 1400 Companies Now Put an Internal Price on Carbon

REI Harnesses Yerdle to Take ‘Garage Sales’ Online

If you are a regular REI shopper, you have undoubtedly heard of, and most likely queued at, the outdoor… [more]

REI Harnesses Yerdle to Take ‘Garage Sales’ Online REI Harnesses Yerdle to Take ‘Garage Sales’ Online

Over Half a Trillion Soybeans Later, Ford Marks 10-Year Anniversary of Bio-based Foam

It has been 10 years since Ford Motor Company rolled out the 2008 Mustang with seats comprised of soy-based… [more]

Over Half a Trillion Soybeans Later, Ford Marks 10-Year Anniversary of Bio-based Foam Over Half a Trillion Soybeans Later, Ford Marks 10-Year Anniversary of Bio-based Foam

Uber Shows Saudi Women Winning Right to Drive Is About Money, Influence and Perhaps, Human Rights

The world has been buzzing the past two weeks after Saudi Arabia’s government announced that after… [more]

Uber Shows Saudi Women Winning Right to Drive Is About Money, Influence and Perhaps, Human Rights Uber Shows Saudi Women Winning Right to Drive Is About Money, Influence and Perhaps, Human Rights

After Irma’s Destruction, Global Links Ships Surplus Medical Equipment to Cuba

As Cuba continues to recover from Hurricane Irma's destruction, one NGO is stepping up to help the island's… [more]

After Irma’s Destruction, Global Links Ships Surplus Medical Equipment to Cuba After Irma’s Destruction, Global Links Ships Surplus Medical Equipment to Cuba

For Dove, a Botched Apology is Worse than a ‘Racist’ Ad

For Dove and its parent company, Unilever, the past weekend has demolished the personal care products… [more]

For Dove, a Botched Apology is Worse than a ‘Racist’ Ad For Dove, a Botched Apology is Worse than a ‘Racist’ Ad

Google Posts Sustainability Update, Yet Lacks Frankness on Russia Ads

This week, Google released its sustainability report for 2016, which the company described as a “landmark… [more]

Google Posts Sustainability Update, Yet Lacks Frankness on Russia Ads Google Posts Sustainability Update, Yet Lacks Frankness on Russia Ads

Honor Flight Network Offers Veterans One Last Chance to See Memorials for the Wars They Fought In

Companies seeking new ways to work with the local communities in which they conduct business may want… [more]

Honor Flight Network Offers Veterans One Last Chance to See Memorials for the Wars They Fought In Honor Flight Network Offers Veterans One Last Chance to See Memorials for the Wars They Fought In

Is ‘Purpose’ the New Greenwashy Buzzword?

“There is another, more overarching responsibility that companies would be wise not to ignore. . .… [more]

Is ‘Purpose’ the New Greenwashy Buzzword? Is ‘Purpose’ the New Greenwashy Buzzword?

London’s Mayor Urges German Automakers to Contribute to Air Quality Fund

Last week, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, called out Germany's leading automakers, urging them to contribute… [more]

London’s Mayor Urges German Automakers to Contribute to Air Quality Fund London’s Mayor Urges German Automakers to Contribute to Air Quality Fund

Renewable Fuel Standard Ready for an Overhaul?

A coalition of environment groups has urged the federal government to enact more cuts in biofuels production, as they claim the environmental promises promised by the Renewable Fuel Standard have failed to materialize 10 years after the program launched.

Timberland Helps Cotton Production Return to Haiti

Timberland and the Smallholders Farmers Alliance have reintroduced cotton as not only a way to help revitalize the economy, but to also claw back against ongoing deforestation that has contributed to the country’s stubborn poverty.

Trump Risks Larger Revolt From the Business Community if DACA Revoked

If the Trump Administration rolls back DACA and starts deporting 700,000 students and workers, the White House could face a louder revolt from the business community - which has a vested interest in allowing these people to stay and contribute to society and the U.S. economy.

Sanctions on Venezuela Exempt Citgo — U.S. Energy Portfolio at Risk

Citgo, the American oil company owned by the government of Venezuela, has been granted an exemption from recent U.S. sanctions by the Trump White House. The administration claims Citgo cannot transfer profits to its Venezuelan parent, but it turns out lobbying may have had something to do with giving the company a pass.

Hurricane Harvey Tests Limits of Federal Flood Insurance Program

Hurricane Harvey’s impact on the greater Houston region has offered another grim reminder: the federal government’s national flood insurance program, NFIP, is going to become even more financially unsustainable -- and it's already $25M in debt.

As Global Slavery Rates Rise, Corporations Struggle to Respond

Millions of individuals still live in slavery or other forms of forced labor. A high-level meeting in the Australian city of Perth attempted to develop global standards for more ethical and transparent labor practices within companies’ global supply chains. Unfortunately it ended with few concrete action items.
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