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June 2, 2016 Business

U.S. Completes Near-Total Ban on Ivory Trade

By: African Wildlife Foundation

Statement from Dr. Patrick Bergin, CEO of the African Wildlife Foundation and member of the U.S. Federal Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking, on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s revised...

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May 31, 2016 Business

Chevron CEO Confronted for Lying to Shareholders, SEC and Public at Shareholder Meeting

By: Amazon Watch

San Ramon, CA – After six years as Chevron CEO and Chair of the Board John Watson has been unable to resolve major shareholder unrest over his leadership. In one...

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May 26, 2016 Business

Chevron CEO to His Board: Our Ecuador Problem Just Won’t Go Away

By: Amazon Watch

Written by Paul Paz y Miño [Of course, we don't have access to Chevron's internal communications. But if we did, this "memo" is what we imagine we might see. It's...

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May 25, 2016 Business

Meet the Shadow Lobby That Spawned the Frackquake Crisis

By: Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On May 4, several environmental organizations filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), calling for an end to the regulatory exemption it carved out in...

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May 25, 2016 Business

Erik Assadourian Talks Settlers of Catan, Reality TV & How to Prosper in the Post-Consumer Era

By: Jedamiah Wolf

Erik Assadourian, a senior fellow at the Worldwatch Institute, is an environmentalist, an anthropologist and a concerned parent obsessed with “how (if at all) the human species is going to...

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May 25, 2016 Business

Sustainable Brand of the Month: Yellow Leaf Hammocks

By: Conrad Liebowitz

Yellow Leaf Hammocks is a mission-driven, consumer based social enterprise, which strives to support living wage jobs for tribe members in the hillside villages of rural Thailand. With so many...

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May 20, 2016 Business

Infographic: How Reusable Bags Can Save the World and Your Brand

By: Guest Author

The Reusable Revolution A socially responsible society is defined by the constant desire to reflect, and to become better. Over the last half-century, our global community has gone from the...

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May 13, 2016 Business

Gates Foundation Divests From BP

By: Monica Heger

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has sold off all of its BP stocks, The Guardian reported this week. According to the report, the foundation sold its $187 million stake...

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May 12, 2016 Business

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Consumer Items Being Banned Around the World

By: Guest Author

This article and infographic comes to us courtesy of QuickQuid. Modern life can be chaotic, so it’s no wonder that science and commerce have teamed up to provide us with...

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May 11, 2016 Business

What Do the NFL, Big Tobacco & #‎ExxonKnew Have in Common? The Same Lawyer

By: Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Ted Wells, an attorney hired by ExxonMobil to represent the company against accusations it lied about the climate risks of burning fossil fuels, also represented the tobacco industry...

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May 11, 2016 Business

More Investors Are Demanding Carbon Neutral Portfolios, Experts Say

By: Jedamiah Wolf

Climate conscious financial products are heating up! Last week, results from a survey of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) professionals showed that 51 percent of these financial experts are offering portfolios...

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May 4, 2016 Business

Ojai Energetics Takes Hemp to a Higher Level of Sustainability

By: Jedamiah Wolf

How William Kleidon Is Using Cannabidiol Extract to Promote Human Health and a Triple Bottom Line I first met Will Kleidon on the roof of the Rio Hotel in Las...

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April 29, 2016 Business

Theodore Roosevelt IV at Earth Day Texas: ‘We’ve Got to Be More Sustainable’

By: Pierce Nahigyan

This past weekend, Planet Experts traveled to Dallas for Earth Day Texas 2016. The event is hailed as the largest pro-environmental exhibition in the United States and brings together sustainable businesses and environmental groups...

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April 28, 2016 Business

Earth Friendly Products Opens Zero Waste Facility in California

By: Planet Editor

It was a very special Earth Day 2016, not just for Dallas, Texas, but also for Cypress, California. While the Planet Experts team landed in Dallas to cover Earth Day...

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April 21, 2016 Business

Exposed: Big Oil's Shadow Lobby, IOGCC, Created Loophole Ushering in Frackquakes

By: Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Earthquakes caused by injection of shale oil and gas production wastes — and methane leakage from shale gas pipelines — have proliferated in recent years, with both...

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April 18, 2016 Business

Everything Is Bigger About Earth Day Texas 2016

By: Pierce Nahigyan

A Beginner's Guide to EDTx 2016 Trammell S. Crow is no fool. He knows what the East Coast and the West Coast think of the South, and he knows that...

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April 15, 2016 Business

Digital Currencies Like GameCredits Can Reduce Paper Consumption

By: Nick Marinoff

Is there such a thing as “too much money?” Can money ever be over-printed? The short answer is, “Yes.” And in addition to inflation, there are also environmental consequences to...

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April 14, 2016 Business

An Online Degree...Can Save a Tree!

By: Nick Marinoff

What if you could earn your bachelor’s degree while simultaneously protecting the environment? With the increase in online degree programs over the last ten years, the option is available like...

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