Speaking at the Business for Social Responsibility conference last week, the head of General Electric laid out the path ahead for companies that seek to thrive in a tumultuous economy.
There are compelling reasons to believe that the U.S. is on the verge of a dramatic shift toward cleaner, greener, more efficient ways of doing business, and Obama's victory is one of the most compelling reasons.
Can a company grow and shrink at the same time? That's what The Coca-Cola Co. is trying to do by growing its revenues and profits while also reducing its environmental footprint.
After years of research and hype coming in fits and starts, it looks like some companies are seeing sales of their fuel cells take off; but surprisingly, they're not going into automobiles.
The most powerful man in South Africa, and one of the most controversial, came to Washington, D.C., this week, and tried to assure his American hosts that he is committed to market-friendly economic policies, to fighting HIV AIDS and to a free press and independent judiciary in South Africa.
Wal-Mart’s sustainability efforts are leading to some unorthodox conversations inside the retail giant.
One of the most fascinating ideas in the world of sustainability is biomimicry -- the notion that we can design products, services, systems and processes to look more like nature.
Between the depressing crisis in the capital markets and the presidential campaign, which at least has the virtue of being entertaining, there’s almost no air left in the media climate for other stories to breathe, as Stephen Colbert, pointed out, amusingly, the other night on The Colbert Report.
Because many of us are captivated by the extraordinary goings-on in Washington, on Wall Street and in the presidential campaign, it’s easy to overlook everything else that’s happening in the world of business.
Since returning from the Beijing Olympics last month, Hank Paulson has been a nonstop crisis manager.