Posts tagged environment
Fast Food in the Fast Lane

In a world where a demand for speed seems to permeate every aspect of our lives, it is no wonder that quick-service restaurants (QSRs), known colloquially as ‘fast food’, have an important place in many people’s lives. However, notorious for their deleterious effects on health and the environment, QSRs have had to struggle with consumer demands that are increasingly health-conscious and eco-conscious.

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An Interview with Bruno Sarda: Head of Sustainability at NRG

“Sustainability can’t be just for people who can afford it, because in fact the people who can least afford it are the ones who will suffer the most from the effects of climate change.”

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Reducing Emissions: A ‘Smarter’ Choice than You Realize

With renewable energy sources comprising only a tenth of America’s energy consumption, climate change is heavily affecting America through more frequent natural disasters, falling crop yields, and the spread of disease-carrying bugs.

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Patagonia’s Approach to Environmental Responsibility

Investigating the execution of social and environmental responsibility at Patagonia can provide insight to how it has created its identity and achieved tremendous growth, in addition to whether or not it will contribute to lasting change in society and in the future of business.

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Bye-Bye Boracay (For Now)

While Boracay’s tourism-based economy has thrived by these increasing numbers, the small island lacked the necessary infrastructure to prepare.

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The Other Footprint: How Business Are Trekking off the Beaten Path

 Greenhouse gas emissions pose a serious environmental threat. If the US government is not willing to significantly  to minimize their effects, then it is ultimately up to businesses to move forward to keep our climate clean and reduce our carbon footprint.

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What’s the point of corporate activism today under Trump?

This week, we’ll look at how present-day corporate activism, especially in response to the Trump administration, is having an impact on larger society, as well as what it means for companies’ bottom lines. Do today’s efforts at corporate activism have a tangible impact, or are they merely pretty words?

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Alternative Foods: What’s For Dinner in 2050?

A glimpse into the world of only drinking Soylent for a month and edible insects - from someone who has tried it.

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Corporate Activism, Yesterday and Today

How has the idea and execution behind corporate activism evolved over time?

This article is the second in a series of articles on corporate social responsibility in the Trump era.

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What Even is Corporate Social Responsibility?

What sort of actions have traditionally comprised corporate social responsibility?

This article is the first in a series of articles on corporate social responsibility in the Trump era.

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