The European Parliament has passed a historic law that makes it mandatory for the largest companies in Europe to include sustainability factors as an integral part of their annual financial [...]
About three years ago, Discovery Communications, the world’s topmost nonfiction media company, introduced an innovative annual initiative for high s ...
The White House has announced a new draft plan that would provide loan guarantees for innovative projects that limit or avoid greenhouse gas emissions ...
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 companies ranging from Ford Motor, Kellogg and Microsoft [...]
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is seen as a smart way to conduct business, making corporate entities into socially responsible citizens, visibly contributing to the social good. Socially responsible companies do [...]
Harvard University has announced a string of new initiatives aimed at improving environmental sustainability and promoting renewable energy. The university has said that its endowment will be the first among [...]
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 is to make people see [...]
Everything humans do is a function of water. We are made up of water. Water vapour is the insulation that keeps our atmosphere comfortable, it is used to make our [...]
Researchers at MIT have successfully tested a simple, tree branch-based water filter that might provide an inexpensive solution for clean drinking water in the developing world. According to the scientists [...]
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 [...]