Sustainability

News and Articles About Sustainability

Furniture Made by Bacteria? This Futuristic Design Firm Says It Will Happen.
Business Unusual

Furniture Made by Bacteria? This Futuristic Design Firm Says It Will Happen.

David Benjamin, the founder of a design firm called The Living, talks about his next-generation architecture projects.
Catherine Clifford
This Famous Toilet-Paper Maker Is Ditching the Cardboard Tube
Sustainability

This Famous Toilet-Paper Maker Is Ditching the Cardboard Tube

Scott is looking to wipe out the competition with an environmentally-friendly brand of toilet paper that cuts down on the 17 billion cardboard tubes it says are thrown away each year.
Geoff Weiss
Does Social Responsibility Hurt a Company's Bottom Line?
Social Responsibility

Does Social Responsibility Hurt a Company's Bottom Line?

For better returns, should you invest in businesses engaged in social responsibility, or those on the opposite end of the spectrum?
One Place Entrepreneurs Should Be Allocating Their Marketing Budget But Aren't
Marketing Strategies

One Place Entrepreneurs Should Be Allocating Their Marketing Budget But Aren't

For a number of reasons, founders and executives should be putting more of their marketing dollars in this underserved area.
Punit Dhillon
Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too
Sustainability

Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too

Doing good for the environment can save your business money, like in these four examples.
Doug and Polly White
Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike
Chocolate

Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike

As cocoa prices hit a three year high, chocolate makers are being forced to charge more for their sweet treats.
Kate Taylor
Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions
Product Ideas

Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions

It's possible to broaden your startup's mission with an added corporate responsibility push.
Debra Kaye
Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer
Celebrities

Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer

The Ekocycle Cube, priced at $1,199 and shipping later this year, purportedly turns old plastic Coke bottles into ‘beautiful objects,' the artist says.
Geoff Weiss
Franchise Players: Jumping From a Food Franchise to a Spa Franchise
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Jumping From a Food Franchise to a Spa Franchise

Scott Adams took on eco-friendly franchising as a Massage Green Spa franchisee. Here's what he has learned.
Kate Taylor
Want to Change the World? Maybe Try Being an Intrapraneur.
Leadership

Want to Change the World? Maybe Try Being an Intrapraneur.

Working as an innovator inside a company, especially in the environmental field, can yield satisfying results, says an insider.
Phil La Duke
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Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg
100 Brilliant Companies

Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg

The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing.
Jason Ankeny
Drink Out of Your Glass and Eat It, Too
Business Unusual

Drink Out of Your Glass and Eat It, Too

Meet the startup creating tasty edible glasses that could take a bite out of landfills.
Jodi Helmer
3 Stylish Startups That Want You to Ditch 'Fast Fashion'
Fashion

3 Stylish Startups That Want You to Ditch 'Fast Fashion'

Sustainability is still evolving within fashion retail and these startups are trying to set the standards.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
A Highway Illuminated by Glow in the Dark Paint, Not Streetlights
Far Out Tech

A Highway Illuminated by Glow in the Dark Paint, Not Streetlights

You may have heard of the smart car, but what about a smart highway?
Laura Entis