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.
What are the secrets to pursuing corporate sustainability? Experts from SAP, Lexmark, REI and Duke University offer 35 pieces of advice for your company.
October 5, 2010 10:56am |
BARCELONA -- A billion people worldwide lack clean water. One start-up looks to use plants to provide an affordable, chemical-free alternative to the current costly market.
6 | June 10, 2013 3:06am |
The co-founder of the green cleaning products company flaunts traditional consumer products design strategies and encourages every employee to be weird.
1 | June 4, 2013 3:00am |
Just when you thought you could recycle in your sleep, here come bioplastics.
3 | May 30, 2013 3:00am |
Indian IT services company Wipro and German enterprise software firm SAP will collaborate on sustainability performance and energy management products.
1 | May 14, 2010 7:23am |
Turn your nose up at metal screw caps? Can never find your cork screw? Help is on the way!
4 | June 17, 2013 7:25am |
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 |
Medical data can be a valuable resource for hackers and so the health industry has to defend itself better, says U.S. officials.
2 | June 14, 2013 3:13am |
Good profits trump good intentions as motivators for the best corporate responsibility and sustainability programs. And that's a good thing, says green marketing guru Susan McPherson.
5 | February 4, 2013 3:00am |
Virtual patients and digital lab-rats -- the future of drug testing?
June 13, 2013 6:00am |
A Kickstarter campaign could release hundreds of thousands of synthetic biological weeds across the United States -- and so far, the government is doing nothing about it.
25 | June 13, 2013 1:43am |
Nike is looking to improve the sustainability of its supply chain. Here's how.
March 20, 2013 4:00am |
The finalists for the 2013 Airbus Fly Your Ideas challenge includes a luggage unloading system inspired by air hockey and a way to power laptops in-flight using body heat.
5 | June 12, 2013 9:38pm |
A biodiversity scientist on how the microbial ecosystems in our offices and bathrooms can impact human health.
3 | June 3, 2013 3:00am |
China's growing wealth has produced a paradox of sorts: it now outsources carbon pollution within its own borders just as wealthier countries have done with China.
7 | June 11, 2013 10:52pm |
Three U.S. cities were awarded for their strong sustainability initiatives.
1 | April 18, 2012 4:00am |
Evan Kopelson took the plunge two weeks ago to be sustainable. That leap meant he said "So long!" to his Beverly Hills lifestyle to live in a yoga pod in a communal environment. "The...
1 | November 30, 2009 1:15pm |
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 |
Next year, one billion smart connected devices will be shipped to emerging markets.
5 | June 10, 2013 7:51am |
The trend of companies and institutions making bold architectural statements with their buildings withered with the recession. Now, starchitecture has re-emerged in the tech industry.
May 29, 2013 12:43pm |