Two Steps Forward

CH2M Hill, Nature Conservancy aim to grow green infrastructure

Can the NGO-business hook-up accelerate efforts to put nature to work to protect cities and coastlines?

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John Elkington, the 'Breakthrough Challenge' and tomorrow's bottom line

Sustainable business pioneer John Elkington discusses his new book, the big challeges companies face and whether he's optimistic about the future.

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Are students getting the sustainability skills they need?

Colleges and universities are offering more sustainability courses. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they are equipping today’s students for tomorrow’s challenges

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Should we "green up" dirty energy technologies?

Companies and activists alike are working to make processes like fracking and tar sands oil production more environmentally responsible. Should we beat them up or cheer them on?

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Why the world's biggest companies are investing in recycling

Interest in recycling is looping back around. Here's $100 million to make that happen.

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Kara Hurst named Amazon's first sustainability executive

Retailing giant Amazon has hired the CEO of The Sustainability Consortium to help the company improve its low regard in sustainability circles.

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The 198 people who can transform the U.S. electric grid

Changing how electricity is generated, bought and sold in the United States begins with a small handful of individuals in each state who set the rules.

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Why sustainability leaders don?t impress Wall Street

If sustainable business practices create profits and shareholder value, why aren’t mainstream investors paying attention?

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Why SAP sees an open road for 'connected cars'

The software company aims to become a driving force in connected cars.

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#Fail: Why CEOs and consumers are out of step on sustainability

“Business is failing to take care of the planet and society,” says a new global consumer study.

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The McDonough Conversations: Who owns sustainability's best ideas?

A new mindset for commerce, from “How much can I get for how little I give?” to “How much can we give for all that we get?”

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CDP, C40 report makes the business case for resilient cities

What impacts cities expect businesses could face from climate change, and how resilience can make cities more attractive to business.

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Companies speak out on putting a price on carbon

Why are companies putting a price on carbon? Execs from AEP, Exelon, Microsoft, TD Bank, Walt Disney and Xcel Energy provide some insight. 

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Landmark report weighs 'Risky Business' of climate inaction

Michael Bloomberg, Hank Paulson and Tom Steyer lead the first in-depth economic analysis of the potential consequences for each U.S. region.

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