Larry Page, Google’s co-founder and chief executive, once said there was a need to change Google's mission statement. However, once the company created Alphabet Inc., it was able to hold on to the original one while adopting new philosophies to other ventures.
Manufacturing CEOs are making sustainability an increasingly important criterion in siting, constructing and operating their facilities today.
As industry leaders, CEOs must consider the value and the influence they and their company can bring not only to shareholders, but to humanity overall. Nestle is one company that gets it.
Energy is the pillar upon which economic growth is built. “The difference between the developed world and everybody else,” says author Robert Bryce, “is [affordable] electricity.” But simple math and basic physics show that chasing energy sources with low power densities will not get us to where we need to be.
Companies wield a lot of power; particularly in their local communities. They have the means to financially influence people without spending a lot of money and can influence others to do the same.
Climate change, pollution, famine, war, water shortages, terrorism; it’s enough to give one “collapse anxiety,” but is it accurate? Not according to Robert Bryce,...
Editor’s note: To analyze the value of so-called corporate social responsibility, Ethical Chic –from which the following is excerpted--takes an in-depth look at six companies known for CSR qualities—deservedly or not: American Apparel, Apple, Starbucks, Timberland, Tom’s of Maine, and Trader Joe’s.
The nation’s energy diet is prompting a flurry of novel reactor designs - all bidding to jumpstart a moribund industry.
Increasingly, NGOs are wielding their media muscle to exact tithes from Corporate America. Here’s how to fight back
What role will recycling energy play in the future of renewable energy?