Sustainability

News and Articles About Sustainability

Bowing to Pressure, Starbucks Quits Sourcing Water in Drought-Stricken California
Starbucks

Bowing to Pressure, Starbucks Quits Sourcing Water in Drought-Stricken California

The coffee chain plans to move production of Ethos Water from California to Pennsylvania.
Kate Taylor
Starbucks Seeking New Sources for Water Bottled in Drought-Stricken California
Starbucks

Starbucks Seeking New Sources for Water Bottled in Drought-Stricken California

Ethos Water has a noble mission of funding water and sanitation programs in other countries, but its source is reportedly water-deprived California.
Kate Taylor
Why Wendy's and McDonald's Still Don't Have Veggie Burgers
Health

Why Wendy's and McDonald's Still Don't Have Veggie Burgers

Two of America's Big 3 burger chains are under pressure to add a meatless burger to their menus.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Becomes the First National Restaurant Chain to Go GMO-Free
Sustainability

Chipotle Becomes the First National Restaurant Chain to Go GMO-Free

Two years after beginning to label GMOs on the menu, the burrito chain has stripped genetically modified ingredients from all offerings.
Kate Taylor
How Startups and Style Icons Aim to Spark a 'Fashion Revolution'
Fashion

How Startups and Style Icons Aim to Spark a 'Fashion Revolution'

From Eileen Fisher to Zady, fashion brands big and small are rallying around a global campaign that asks retailers: 'Who made my clothes?'
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Why This Entrepreneur Says Sustainability Is the No. 1 Business Opportunity
Manufacturing

Why This Entrepreneur Says Sustainability Is the No. 1 Business Opportunity

The exuberant and eco-friendly cleaning brand Method is set to unveil a first-of-its-kind manufacturing plant in inner city Chicago.
Geoff Weiss
For This Financial Group, Sustainability Is a Must-Have Strategy
Impact Investing

For This Financial Group, Sustainability Is a Must-Have Strategy

Equilibrium Capital invests in green businesses to bring in greenbacks.
David Bank
Nonprofits, and Businesses, Can Be Self-Sustaining. Just Think 100 Years Ahead.
Sustainability

Nonprofits, and Businesses, Can Be Self-Sustaining. Just Think 100 Years Ahead.

"Everything seems possible in a 100 years, so it's both useful and important to focus the big vision," says the head of a digital agency.
Adam Callinan
McDonald's Takes a Cue From Chipotle With Latest Menu Change
Sustainability

McDonald's Takes a Cue From Chipotle With Latest Menu Change

The fast-food chain rolled out a new antibiotics policy in an effort to mend its reputation.
Kate Taylor
How Sustainability Disclosure Creates Competitive Advantage
Sustainability

How Sustainability Disclosure Creates Competitive Advantage

Today's entrepreneurs can position themselves ahead of the pack as more investors integrate environmental factors into their decisions.
Jean Rogers
Can You Guess the 'Smartest' City in the World?
Smart devices

Can You Guess the 'Smartest' City in the World?

By 'smartest,' we mean most digitally connected and efficient.
Catherine Clifford
Chipotle's Much-Hyped Free Burrito Promotion Is Happening Today
Chipotle

Chipotle's Much-Hyped Free Burrito Promotion Is Happening Today

In an effort to heat up customers' appetites for Sofritas, the burrito chain is offering a free entrée of any kind if you buy the organic tofu topping today.
Kate Taylor
Impact Investing

Making a Business of Premium Coffee for Premium Social Impact

Based in Rwanda, KZ Noir buys coffee from more than 10,000 regional small farmers and employs over 1,200 seasonal staff, including more than 800 women.
Jessica Pothering
The 4 Pillars of Ethical Enterprises
Startup Basics

The 4 Pillars of Ethical Enterprises

Is your business model moral? Start by asking these questions.
David Hagenbuch