Sustainable products such as organic foods and specialty apparel typically lack economies of scale, which means companies are compelled to position them in the premium segment for upper-income consumers. The [...]
The Ethisphere Institute has come out with its annual list of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies.” The list includes 144 winners, with companie ...
The White House is all set to introduce a web-based application that will show Americans how climate change will impact their own backyards. The goal ...
Researchers at MIT have successfully tested a simple, tree branch-based water filter that might provide an inexpensive solution for clean drinking wat ...
A waterless toilet fuelled by solar power and developed with a grant of $777,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is set to be launched in India during [...]
The World Bank, a leading global financier of biodiversity conservation, has said that biodiversity is critical to ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity for the millions who depend on nature [...]
Facebook is considering the use of high-flying, solar-powered drones to connect parts of the world that are currently without any Internet access. As one of the key supporters of the [...]
The United Nations theme for this International Womenâ€™s Day is â€œEquality for women is progress for all.â€ Emerging markets around the world appear to be seizing the lead over developed [...]
A group of 140 companies operating in California, including General Motors, Apple, eBay, Intel, Gap, Levi Strauss, Nestle, Symantec, North Face and Acer, have placed their weight behind an ambitious [...]
General Electric Co. has set aside an additional $10 billion through 2020 for the development of clean energy technologies, which will generate revenues and create a positive environmental impact. GEâ€™s [...]
The State of Hawaii has created an innovative $100 million outdoor demonstration site for emerging technologies that includes ocean energy, solar energy, algae biofuels and sea-based food technologies. The facility, [...]