Corporate Citizenship

3 Ways Businesses Can Make an Impact in Their Communities

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.

Cheap Power = Prosperity

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,...

The Reasons—and Risks—Behind Corporate Social Responsibility

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 New Nuclear Future

The nation’s energy diet is prompting a flurry of novel reactor designs - all bidding to jumpstart a moribund industry.

Green Visigoths

Increasingly, NGOs are wielding their media muscle to exact tithes from Corporate America. Here’s how to fight back

Cogeneration: Producing Heat and Light and Profits

What role will recycling energy play in the future of renewable energy?

Eco-Chic the Sustainability Flak Catchers

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....

Safe, Carbon-Free and About Time

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...

The Environmentalist That Went Nuclear

When Canadian born Patrick Moore began his career more than 30 years ago as an environmental activist and founder of Greenpeace,  he was appalled...

Environmentalist, Heal Thyself

HEALING THE PLANET: STRATEGIES FOR RESOLVING THE ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS By Paul R. Erlich and Anne H. Erlich, Addison-Wesley, 366 pp., $22.95.FREE MARKET ENVIRONMENTALISM By...
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Slips In May On Supply Concerns, Washington Worries

Chief Executive’s latest poll of U.S. CEOs finds that across sectors, sizes and states, unresolved supply chain issues, increasing raw material and labor costs, and looming tax increases are inhibiting CEO enthusiasm.