Environmental protection

News and Articles About Environmental protection

This Entrepreneur Plans to Save the World, $1 Trillion at a Time
Impact Investing

This Entrepreneur Plans to Save the World, $1 Trillion at a Time

Jigar Shah wants to help the environment -- and he's getting the money to make it happen.
Dennis Price
How a Focus on the Triple Bottom Line Is Captivating Young Workers (Infographic)
Millennials

How a Focus on the Triple Bottom Line Is Captivating Young Workers (Infographic)

Prioritizing people, the planet and profit is crucial for many millennials.
Gloria Larson
Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate
Legal Issues

Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate

The massive project -- which could have benefited businesses large and small and created thousands of jobs -- faced mounting opposition from environmentalists and politicians.
Illinois Outlaws Beauty Products Containing Non-Biodegradable Microbeads
Environment

Illinois Outlaws Beauty Products Containing Non-Biodegradable Microbeads

The tiny, synthetic beads -- found in facial cleansers, hand washes and toothpastes -- have been found to pollute our waters and introduce toxic chemicals into the food chain.
Geoff Weiss
Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?
Environment

Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?

If K-Cups are considered the future of coffee, new research is calling into question the future of the K-Cup.
Geoff Weiss
Engage Employees When Launching a Workplace Environmental Program
Environment

Engage Employees When Launching a Workplace Environmental Program

Win over leadership as well as rank and file workers with clear overarching objectives, specific goals winning plans and preliminary results from test groups.
Diana Glassman
Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America
Social Entrepreneurs

Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America

Take care of your employees, give back to your community, be gentle on the environment and run a business. Sound like pie in the sky? It's not. Here are 10 companies that are doing it.
Catherine Clifford
7 Trends in 'Green' Business, Not Just for Tree-Huggers
Growth Strategies

7 Trends in 'Green' Business, Not Just for Tree-Huggers

Environmental responsibility is a hot trend for companies, whether or not they target the granola set.
Catherine Clifford
How to Dispose of Old Devices Without Losing Data or Harming the Environment
Technology

How to Dispose of Old Devices Without Losing Data or Harming the Environment

Before you throw away your old computers and smartphones, make sure what's inside them won't harm your business -- or anyone else.
Riva Richmond
Green Power: A Low-Cost Boost to Your Brand and Bottom Line
Growth Strategies

Green Power: A Low-Cost Boost to Your Brand and Bottom Line

An EPA program offers business owners an easy and relatively inexpensive way to take care of the planet and also improve their image among employees and customers.
Catherine Clifford
The Business of Building Artificial Reefs
Starting a Business

The Business of Building Artificial Reefs

An aquatic exhibits designer crafts a plan to reinvigorate his state's marine life and fishing industry.
Gwen Moran