Sustainability

European CEOs See Opportunity in Trump’s Climate Stance, but not Everyone’s Cheering

The heads of Shell and Virgin say U.S. companies could now be at a competitive disadvantage, though the recent actions of European steelmakers show enthusiasm for emissions reductions has its limits.

From Carbon Cuts to Class Rooms, 155 CEOs Outline their Sustainability Goals

The heads of some of America's biggest companies are setting ambitious targets as they look to balance "people, planet and profit".

GE CEO Challenges Trump on Climate Change

Jeff Immelt said climate change science is "well accepted" and called on business leaders to keep dealing with the issue themselves, whatever happens in Washington.

Trump’s Early Actions Set New Energy-Policy Era in Motion

With President Trump at the helm, we can expect the future energy landscape to be shaped somewhat differently than it is today.

How Google, Facebook and other Energy-Intensive Companies are Purchasing Renewable Energy

Nearly half of Fortune 500 companies have made renewable, greenhouse gas and/or energy efficiency commitments as part of their operational goals. Do you know which states are the easiest to partner with to obtain renewable energy?

ENERGY: CEOs Favor Several Market-Driven Approaches and Infrastructure Upgrades

One of the signature themes of President Donald Trump’s candidacy was to support the domestic oil and gas industry.

CEOs Reveal Their 2017 Sustainability Priorities

Some companies would like nothing better than to have the federal environmental restrictions that are cutting into their bottom line loosened. Yet customers and employees want companies to be more sustainable or they will go elsewhere. So whom does a CEO listen to?

Why are so Many Companies Missing their Own Sustainability Targets?

While an increasing number of companies are successfully implementing sustainability policies, some of their employees remain skeptical that management really cares.

A Risky Business? Ex-Walmart Chairman Makes Case for Going Green

While everyone ponders what a Trump administration will mean for U.S. energy policy, at least some business leaders are continuing to take matters into their own hands.

Shell CEO Claims Renewables Don’t Make Money, Startling Green Power Chiefs

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has caused a stir at a gathering in Paris by suggesting that renewable energy doesn't make any money, a claim rebutted by several other conference attendees with investments in green power.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

CEOs Rank 2017 Best & Worst States for Business

While there is a level of constancy when it comes to the very best and very worst states for business, there is plenty of jockeying for position within the ranks, and even some leaping and plummeting.

Chief Executive’s 2017 CEO of the Year: Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Anticipate Improved Business Conditions By Next Year

Despite CEOs’ confidence ratings in future business conditions being flat since April, we believe their confidence may be about to break out of its holding pattern.

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