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?
The broad fear and culpability over humanity’s impact upon the earth and its climate now hold a powerful influence over nearly all social institutions....
ECONOMIC GROWTH and technological innovation are directly related to the availability of low-cost electricity. Each percentage increase in real GDP between 1970 and 2000...