It is hard not to be optimistic about the future of sustainability in the U.S. business sector. Ten, fifteen years ago, sustainability was a side-concern, a box that often was checked with a glitzy ad campaign.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on the environment and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
Government and the environment: Put those two thoughts together and many conjure an anti-business attitude and the specter of over-regulation. Remember snail darters? Now the Illinois Cave amphipod requires protection; and in Iowa there is a legal battle over regulation of storm water discharge.
[Editor's Note: Best Buy won BCLC's Corporate Stewardship Award on Nov. 30, 2010, for various leadership factors including its electronics recycling program.]
Upon announcing the 5th-ever round of finalists in the annual Siemens Sustainable Community Awards, today BCLC founder and executive director called American cities "hotbeds of social and environmental innovation."
The Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Insights for the Business Community explores the connections between these three vital resources and identified steps that companies can take to understand and address their connections to energy, water and food.
What are the most pressing energy and water problems facing society? How is the private sector addressing these challenges?
The Executive Interview Series is an opportunity for hear from experts in the field of CSR about the impact of their programs throughout the communities in which they operate. The Series explores various CSR topics from health and wellness and sustainability, to education and volunteerism.