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Why Concentration of the Solar Industry in China Will Stunt Innovation

Why Concentration of the Solar Industry in China Will Stunt Innovation

By Varun Sivaram, Douglas Dillon fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations Earlier this month, the U.S. Commerce Department reviewed its tariffs on imported Chinese solar panels, originally imposed in 2012 in retaliation against Chinese subsidies and below-market pricing, and opted to maintain ...

Five Things I’ve Learned from 55 Years of Work at Gombe

Five Things I’ve Learned from 55 Years of Work at Gombe

By Jane Goodall, Founder, Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace It was 55 years ago, on July 14, 1960, that I arrived at the Gombe Stream Chimpanzee Reserve for the first time. I arrived, with my mother, on the government launch. ...

From Waste to Opportunity: Over 20 Companies Launch New Project to Scale up Material Reuse across US Facilities

From Waste to Opportunity: Over 20 Companies Launch New Project to Scale up Material Reuse across US Facilities

Online marketplace allows companies to exchange underutilized materials, turning one company’s waste into raw material for the other. July 8, 2015: The National Materials Marketplace is a new joint pilot project led by the Corporate Eco Forum (CEF), US Business Council ...

Electric Utilities: Embracing Change Faster Than You’d Think

Electric Utilities: Embracing Change Faster Than You’d Think

By Shawn Heath, VP and Chief Sustainability Officer, Duke Energy A few years ago, a Duke Energy critic said the company was not paying enough attention to renewable energy and was unwilling to embrace change.Since then, the company has invested $4 ...

Power for All

Power for All

By Kristina Skierka, Campaign Director, Power for All Power is fundamental to human and economic development: the greater a country’s electricity consumption, the greater the well-being of its people. Today, more than 1 billion people are without access to the health, ...

Meet the Winner of the 2015 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership

Meet the Winner of the 2015 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership

From Left to Right: William Reilly, CEF Chair P.J. Simmons, Sir Rober Swan, CEF Founder MR Rangaswami, and CEF Director Amy O’Meara with 2015 CK Prahalad Award winner David Crane of NRG Energy. The winner was recognized by the Corporate Eco ...

Transforming Transportation: Embracing the Disruption

Transforming Transportation: Embracing the Disruption

By David Tulauskas, Director of Sustainability, General Motors Today’s auto industry, quite frankly, is not sustainable. There are macro trends and complex challenges that are shaking up the status quo and we need to be proactive in responding. Climate change, congestion, ...

Three Tips to Gain Employment Mindshare on Sustainability

Three Tips to Gain Employment Mindshare on Sustainability

By Scott Tew, executive director for the Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand At this point, the “sustainability” movement is no longer a passing trend. Cities require it. Hotels request it. Grocery stores reward it. Universities measure it. You can ...

Redressing the Fashion Industry for a Greener Future

Redressing the Fashion Industry for a Greener Future

By Ava Ho, Director of Marketing, UPS North Asia This post was originally featured in the UPS Longitudes blog. There’s no doubt that retail is booming, particularly in the fashion industry. Retail sales worldwide reached US$22.492 trillion in 2014.The global retail market ...

The Plane Truth – Innovation and Corporate Sustainability

The Plane Truth – Innovation and Corporate Sustainability

By Sophia Mendelsohn, Head of Sustainability, JetBlue Airways Corporate sustainability by definition is innovation because of the sheer newness of the concept. As such, corporate sustainability has helped reinvent how publicly listed companies around the world “create value” for shareholders.The concept ...

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