May 9, 2012

While some companies have only recently rushed to become sustainable in an effort to appease potential critics or help their brand’s image, others have been sustainability leaders for years. They have built sustainability into their core DNA, making it a critical factor in all of the services they offer and how they run their operations. These companies are helping the U.S. grow its green economy and making the country more economically diverse and resilient in the hyper-competitive age of globalization.

February 23, 2012

Half a world away from where I sit today, 70% of the population lives in poverty in Nigeria’s nine-state Niger Delta region. Of the 30 million people who live in this mostly rural area, 62% are younger than age 30.