News and Articles About Sustainability

Frank Ocean Tells Chipotle to 'F--k Off' After Chain Sues the Singer
Chipotle

Frank Ocean Tells Chipotle to 'F--k Off' After Chain Sues the Singer

Of all the people and companies that Frank Ocean could attack, the usually PR-friendly Chipotle would not have been our first bet.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Says Global Warming May Mean the End of Guacamole
Chipotle

Chipotle Says Global Warming May Mean the End of Guacamole

The burrito chain has said that if climate change continues to adversely affect the weather, some options may be dropped from the menu.
Kate Taylor
This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia
Starting a Business

This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

Egg-replacement startup Hampton Creek has raised its biggest round of funding to date thanks to the investment of Asian billionaire Li Ka-shing.
Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts
Marketing

Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts

Chipotle premiered the first episode of its comedy series Farmed and Dangerous this Monday on Hulu.
Kate Taylor
We the People Want McDonald's to Give Us a Veggie Burger
Franchises

We the People Want McDonald's to Give Us a Veggie Burger

More than 87,000 people including celebs such as Ellen DeGeneres and Pamela Anderson have signed a petition asking McDonald's for a McVeggie.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)
Marketing

Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)

The burrito chain is releasing a four-part comedy series on Hulu next month that offers a satirical take on industrial farming.
Kate Taylor
Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups
Growth Strategies

Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups

To get a sense for what it's like starting up environment-friendly and social ventures today, we reached out to three founders based out of NYC's Green Spaces incubator.
Lydia Brown and Jeremy Unger
How McDonald's Defines 'Sustainable' Beef Will Impact the Entire Industry
Franchises

How McDonald's Defines 'Sustainable' Beef Will Impact the Entire Industry

As McDonald's promises to buy 'verified sustainable' beef by 2016, the question remains -- what exactly is sustainable beef?
Kate Taylor
How to Prove Clean Tech is Marketable
Finance

How to Prove Clean Tech is Marketable

"Clean tech" may not be the easiest sell. But startups in the sustainable technology sector offer the next wave of discoveries with potential for big returns.
Larry LeSueur
This Wacky Technology Could Possibly Clean Up the Developing World
Technology

This Wacky Technology Could Possibly Clean Up the Developing World

In places where access to electricity and other infrastructure is far from guaranteed, this system aims to sterilize the grimy bits.
Katherine Gray
Building a Sustainable Brand -- One Thoughtful Step at a Time
Growth Strategies

Building a Sustainable Brand -- One Thoughtful Step at a Time

HAVEN founder Kayce White explains what she's gleaned from the rapid growth of her all-natural cleaning products business.
Kelly K. Spors
TOMS Creates E-Commerce Hub for Socially Conscious Shoppers
Marketing

TOMS Creates E-Commerce Hub for Socially Conscious Shoppers

Called "Marketplace," the new e-commerce platform on TOMS.com features products from 30 entrepreneurs, all with mission-driven retail models.
Catherine Clifford
Zipcar Founder: Entrepreneurs Have to Build a Collaborative Economy, or Else
Growth Strategies

Zipcar Founder: Entrepreneurs Have to Build a Collaborative Economy, or Else

Robin Chase says the environmental risks posed by climate change mean companies need to find ways to trade resources with one another.
Catherine Clifford
How to Run a Socially Responsible Business That's Not Phony
Growth Strategies

How to Run a Socially Responsible Business That's Not Phony

Doing good just for the sake of saying you are won't help you run a more socially responsible business. Here are three key considerations.
Jay Deutsch