The fashion industry worldwide is going through a big shift to support sustainability. Many of the leading apparel brands have woken up to the environmental hazards posed by the use […]
The share of solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower, biomass, and waste-to-energy technologies is on the rise in total world energy output as costs reduc ...
Trucks move $10 trillion worth of freight every year in the U.S., consuming more than 21 billion gallons of fuel, which is nearly 70 gallons for every ...
Data centers have emerged as one of the largest and fastest growing consumers of electricity in the U.S., according to the Natural Resources Defense C ...
Future business leaders need to understand and engage with corporate sustainability issues at an early stage. Bringing sustainable learning to the core of business education is vital to ensuring that [...]
According to a 2012 Internet Society survey, 83 percent of people consider Internet access a basic human right. The Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C.) has now approved the net neutrality rules, [...]
Every two years, Nestlé awards the Creating Shared Value Prize to help scale up or replicate business-oriented initiatives that address challenges in nutrition, water or rural development. The competition is open [...]
In an insightful study by Google called “Mobile In-Store Research,” it was revealed that as many as 84 percent of smartphone shoppers use their devices to help shop while in [...]
Nearly 20 percent of the world’s land is desert and 97 percent of the world’s water is saline water. This has turned land and water into increasingly scarce resources, giving [...]
Nearly half of Fortune 500 corporations are already committed to making a shift to renewable energy in order to reduce their environmental footprint, improve their corporate sustainability profile, and support [...]
Fuel cell technology involves clean and efficient conversion of chemical energy into electrical power in an electrochemical process that is virtually free of pollutants. Due to absence of combustion, almost [...]
Nearly 98 percent of the water on earth is saline, and about two-thirds of the remaining fresh water is frozen in ice caps and glaciers. That leaves less than one [...]
The World Bank Group is currently driven by the twin goals of ending extreme poverty within a generation and boosting shared prosperity. It is promoting environmental and social sustainability while [...]