Marc Gunther is a longtime journalist and speaker whose focus is business and sustainability. He maintains a blog at MarcGunther.com. Follow him on Twitter at @marcGunther.
Marc Gunther is a longtime journalist and speaker who focuses on business and sustainability. Gunther maintains a blog at MarcGunther.com. Follow him on Twitter at @marcGunther.
Gunther was a senior writer at Fortune magazine for 13 years. At Fortune, he wrote cover stories about the greening of Walmart; about BYD, the Chinese electric car company backed by Warren Buffett; about Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and the 2008 financial crisis; and about spirituality in the workplace.
Previously, Gunther worked for more than 20 years for newspapers including the Paterson (N.J.) News, Hartford Courant, Detroit News and Detroit Free Press. He is the author of four books, including "Faith and Fortune: How Compassionate Capitalism is Transforming American Business" (Crown 2004) and is creator and co-chair of Brainstorm Green, Fortune's annual conference on business and the environment.
If you take the threat of global warming seriously, all potential solutions-nuclear power, so-called clean coal, even geoengineering-need to be on the table. That's why today's Sustainability column at fortune.com looks at the intriguing, albeit controversial, idea of ocean iron fertilization.
Oklahoma is not San Francisco. But when an Oklahoma state representative named Sally Kern made anti-gay comments, she ran into trouble not just with gay-rights groups, but with business leaders as well. This shows, as I've argued before, that corporate America is ahead of the rest of the country when it comes to equal rights for all.
Sometimes business is personal. A promising new effort by Marriott International to curb deforestation in a corner of the Amazon took root, improbably, at a Super Bowl Party in Bethesda, Md., early in 2007.
You don't have to be a Latin scholar to know that Pax means peace. So why, with the United States bogged down in an unpopular war that claimed its 4,000th casualty a few days ago, is the Pax World family of mutual funds investing in a defense contractor with thousands of employees deployed in the Persian Gulf?