"Green Is Good," T.D. Max's story mostly about The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in the May 12 New Yorker, starts out covering TNC's current strategy to partner with big polluters to get them to mitigate in the interest of their own bottom lines.
The entire notion of a "personal self" vs. a "work self" - with clear boundaries in between - is fading. There will inevitably be spillover. Research and experience have shown that when employees have opportunities to express who they really are in the workplace, everyone benefits.
Even when private equity firms seem to do everything right and treat other stakeholders fairly, the private equity business model is fundamentally a high-risk strategy built on excessive debt.
By Mary X. Dennis, OnEarthWhen Helen Slottje was a high-powered corporate attorney in Boston in the 1990s, she never thought of herself as an environm...
Pearson has been making a big push to expand its education, digital services, and testing programs in the United States and in Third World countries, but the company may be way over-extended and unable to deliver on its promises.
With the goal of inspiring action and change, Women Enhancing Technology (WeTech) program was inaugurated in India on February 8, 2014. WeTech is a program helping more women and girls enter into, and succeed in careers and education in tech.
"[Goldman Sachs] is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like mo...
We need people willing to take risks and, yes, to occasionally fail. Like, real-world consequences fail.
Copenhagen. Royal Library of Denmark. The paradox of a monarchy, a real one, scrupulously attached to its etiquette and protocol, as I had the chance to observe at a gala last night at the French embassy, but one that is also, and without any contradiction, one of the most egalitarian societies that I can name.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
Co-authored by Ashish Fernandes, Greenpeace Three years can be an eternity for a coal company. In October 2010, Coal India, then the world's larges...
Facebook isn't real or productive, it's just an advanced version of the electronic bulletin boards that have been around since the Internet dawned. Nobody on those old boards met their 'soul-mate' or bought a car; or paid their bills; or broadcasted their political opinions; or flamed each other for disagreeing.
While New Jersey has already made progress in lowering the state's prison population and recidivism rates, all while keeping crime down, Christie warned that "we can do better, and we must." Whether Christie's motivation is political or moral, his stated commitment to rolling back mass incarceration deserves recognition.
After muddling through this period, The Wolf of Wall Street serves as a reminder to the bad old days where the stereotypical "white male" in finance is solely driven by money and excess, not the best interests of the client.
When Rachel Wasser learned as an undergraduate at Yale that there existed no program that would allow her to teach at rural Chinese schools, it sparked a passion that would result in the fast-growing organization that now sends more than 200 college graduates each year from China and the U.S. to teach at Chinese schools.
Gradual Climate Shifts Could Have Sudden Impacts says the US National Research Council, reports Brian Kahn at Climate Central. Abrupt shifts in the c...