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.
An increasing worldwide demand for meat will likely drastically alter human health, the environment and the global economy in the next 50 years, according to a new report.
2 | April 8, 2010 10:39am |
Ford apparently first automaker to join Water Disclosure Project, which aims to create framework for reporting and best practices
1 | April 7, 2010 4:36pm |
A British design firm has developed an inexpensive, solar-powered device that can produce light and power electronics.
April 7, 2010 8:49am |
Want to be greener but still want a big wedding? EnviroCitizen is looking for you.
5 | April 7, 2010 4:30am |
New York's Barclay had never focused on sustainability until its new general manager arrived. Now, it's being enhanced in various shades of green--from the showers down to the sheets.
April 5, 2010 4:00am |
In Earth Inc., Gregory Unruh says companies can become more sustainable by applying biosphere rules to their operations.
April 2, 2010 5:00am |
With Passover underway and Easter around the corner, SmartPlanet talked to two religious leaders about the role of faith.
3 | April 2, 2010 4:00am |
Many businesses aren't in hurry to make sustainability part of their end-to-end operations.
6 | April 1, 2010 5:00am |
Ford and Microsoft announced on Wednesday that they are partnering on a web application, Hohm, that will help drivers monitor and manage recharging for their electric vehicles.
March 31, 2010 8:05am |
Ceres, an organization dedicated to making sustainability a core part of EVERY business, releases guidelines for making it a more common boardroom topic.
2 | March 30, 2010 12:39pm |
British researchers are working on a $2.1 million project that could remove carbon dioxide from the air to turn it into car fuel.
3 | March 30, 2010 3:00am |
CEOs are ready to investment in technology for innovation. The catch is that IT budgets aren't getting any bigger.
March 29, 2010 6:47am |
Transforming the world's agricultural research agenda in the face of climate change requires changes "as radical as those that occurred during industrial and agricultural revolutions of the 19th...
March 29, 2010 4:00am |
With Wal-Mart pushing sustainability, industry sales could top $1 billion within five years.
March 26, 2010 11:14am |
California will need six or more transmission lines and multiple technology architecture and system upgrades to meet its the state's clean air and water standards, according to a report.
March 26, 2010 6:51am |
When it comes to green jobs, the place to start counting is with small businesses
1 | March 24, 2010 7:47am |
The president of Slow Food USA preaches the value of sharing big, home-cooked meals with friends and neighbors, during which you discuss plans for changing the world.
4 | March 24, 2010 4:00am |
Project in the Congo aims to thwart export of "conflict minerals."
March 19, 2010 5:41am |
Figure out what's next in sustainability compliance with this auditor's guidebook.
March 17, 2010 7:51am |
In light of President Obama's recent elimination of NASA's planned moon missions, the agency's manned space program needs a goal, destination and timetable, experts say.
March 16, 2010 7:38am |