Sustainability looks at the consequences of economics through a social and ecological lens. In general, sustainability integrates public policy, urban planning and transport, quality of life and ethics; for corporations, it involves improvements to work practices and analysis of economic, environmental and social impact (the "triple bottom line") to ensure process, and ultimately financial, efficiency.
One major Bangladesh garment-buying retailer has sign a legally-binding factory safety agreement. Will others follow?
1 | May 13, 2013 9:31am |
In-flight Wi-Fi connectionsâ€”when they're availableâ€”tend to be slow and expensive. The FCC introduced a proposal that could help speed up service and push prices lower.
May 10, 2013 9:02am |
HONG KONG -- Leisure farms just outside this gritty city cater to the weekend farmer.
1 | May 9, 2013 3:00am |
A new generation of architecture students is marshalling their brains and muscle behind projects that make a real-world difference for the disadvantaged, disabled or displaced.
1 | May 8, 2013 3:00am |
The South African native is challenging the legacy rules of U.S. power generation and financing, seeking to make clean energy as cost-effective as electricity generated by fossil fuels.
6 | May 7, 2013 3:00am |
What do the stock market and brain trauma treatment have in common? Allow me to explain.
Sponsored | May 6, 2013 5:54am |
Four Harvard University women created a soccer ball that generates electricity for use in off-grid areas of the world. It is having a powerful impact.
11 | May 6, 2013 3:00am |
Daredevils piloting a solar plane will embark on the first transcontinental flight of its kind across the U.S. starting tomorrow
1 | May 2, 2013 7:50pm |
Researchers make the green case for ordering groceries from your computer.
6 | May 1, 2013 12:39pm |
Verizon's $100 million clean power project aims to do more than cut carbon emissions and boost its green street cred.
May 1, 2013 9:28am |
How two mayors of small towns in right-wing America are showing the way to energy and climate progress: through local action.
29 | May 1, 2013 3:00am |
A new self-sustaining building is now open in Seattle. See what sets it apart from other green buildings.
7 | April 24, 2013 4:00am |
There are few black architects in the pipeline, and fewer still with a high national profile. C.C. Sullivan looks at the latest news, which suggests a growing role for African-American designers.
35 | April 24, 2013 1:45am |
In a Nairobi slum, newly minted entrepreneurs run more than 160 public toilets and transform their waste into fertilizer -- and someday they'll turn it into electricity.
2 | April 22, 2013 4:00am |
Erring on the side of caution seems more important than boosting innovation or research by purchasing firms for many businesses.
April 22, 2013 1:39am |
Here are a list of businesses that are trying to make a profit and a difference.
3 | April 17, 2013 9:28am |
Creating a renewably powered grid is easy compared to crafting a new regulatory framework that will make utility investors whole during the transition.
20 | April 17, 2013 3:00am |
MELBOURNE -- Part of a global network of coworking spaces, a thriving outpost in Australia is driving innovation through diversity.
April 17, 2013 2:30am |
PARIS -- The city deploys sheep to explore eco-friendly, all natural urban landscaping that doubles as PR for a forgotten corner of the city.
4 | April 12, 2013 2:00am |
That might sound depressing, but it could be good news for the job market.
13 | April 11, 2013 4:51am |