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.
Business travel travails aside, I'll bet there was a big European spike in Internet and videoconferencing over the past week.
April 21, 2010 6:28am |
IBM's partnership with Columbia University echoes close to a dozen similar arrangements with high-profile schools around the world.
April 21, 2010 3:21am |
Two new initiatives bring some much-needed resources to smaller companies seeking to do their part for the environment and their community
3 | April 20, 2010 7:40am |
Jeanne Harris, co-author with Tom Davenport on Competing on Analytics and the newly released book Analytics at Work, says analytics can be a powerful enabler of better decision-making, but there's...
April 19, 2010 2:03pm |
Starbucks released its global responsibility report and noted that its goal to make sure 100 percent of its cups are reusable and recyclable by 2015 has run into a few challenges.
2 | April 19, 2010 9:43am |
Royal Dutch Shell is putting the finishing touches on a $19 billion plant in Qatar that will convert the area's abundant natural gas reserves into an odorless diesel.
2 | April 19, 2010 7:54am |
High-tech giant puts 30,000 supply chain members on notice. They have one year to define and publish sustainability goals.
April 19, 2010 6:57am |
Chuck Leavell, tree farmer and co-founder of The Mother Nature Network, balances the electricity of Stones concerts with the sanctuary of his 2,500-acre forest.
1 | April 19, 2010 2:00am |
Cablevision, Time Warner and Comcast have announced a partnership that will allow subscribers in the New York City metropolitan area to freely roam on any of the companies' Wi-Fi networks.
April 15, 2010 1:07pm |
A two-day conference of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas kicks off, announcing new partnerships to produce clean energy in the Western Hemisphere.
April 15, 2010 10:12am |
As the Swiss move to certify and catalog energy efficiency status of the nation's buildings, other countries watch progress
12 | April 15, 2010 5:16am |
If consumers really had visibility into their energy consumption for every device and appliance would they really change their behavior?
2 | April 15, 2010 3:01am |
GM says it's learning firsthand what it takes to scale up a supply chain to global levels as it prepares to launch the Chevy Volt.
2 | April 13, 2010 9:42am |
Verizon steps up corporate sustainability program
1 | April 13, 2010 5:00am |
Boeing will develop portions of the U.S. Air Force's new ground control system for more secure, accurate and precise navigation.
3 | April 12, 2010 9:56am |
Intel moves to require regular committee reports to board
1 | April 12, 2010 4:33am |
Chipotle's Steve Ells recently testified on Capitol Hill, explaining to members of Congress how he merged two unlikely business models: a successful fast food company and a supply chain that...
3 | April 12, 2010 2:00am |
MIT researches create a virus that splits water into oxygen and hydrogen. Will this bug help smooth out bugs in energy storage and hydrogen production?
9 | April 11, 2010 7:19pm |
Hydropower in the Pacific Northwest will help create BMW's future electric car series.
April 9, 2010 11:10am |
Technology giant continues to make strides in closed-loop product design, replacement of hazardous materials and supply chain accountability
April 9, 2010 9:50am |