Sustainability

News and Articles About Sustainability

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
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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.
Intrapreneurs

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
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
3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern
Environment

3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern

Eco-minded entrepreneurs are making big impacts in many different sized businesses. Here are three entrepreneurs building their companies with an eco consciousness.
Matthew Toren
This Mega-Funded Startup Wants to Forget the Chicken and Redefine the Egg
Business Unusual

This Mega-Funded Startup Wants to Forget the Chicken and Redefine the Egg

Josh Tetrick wants to remake the food industry from the bottom up, starting with the traditional egg.
Nina Zipkin
'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords
Food Businesses

'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords

A look at the key phrases restaurants are serving up for the health-conscious customer.
Kate Taylor
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