Buildings & Facilities

From smartphones to termite mounds, cities are using all kinds of resources in new ways to make them stronger and life in them more enjoyable.

Biophilic design features such as “skylights” from Iowa company Sky Factory bring glimpses of nature deep into office interiors.

Terbine is building a global platform where organizations can buy and contribute data about the physical world. Energy is its priority.

As anti-deforestation efforts ramp up, one bamboo supplier aims to take the industry from a "hippie business" to a serious, industrialized option for Fortune 500 companies.

An oil-rich country develops a hybrid solar-natural gas plant.

With Google, Apple, Mars and EDF Energy, the World Resources Institute developed this new standard for reporting emissions from purchased electricity.

The Sustainable Development Goals to be considered for adoption this year strive to ensure access to safe water and sanitation for all by 2030.

Water crises, climate change and biodiversity loss are among the biggest threats facing the world. Why aren't businesses better prepared?