March 6, 2019

Talking About Sustainability Can Drive Sales: Lessons From a Casino Giant

Caesars Entertainment found that telling customers more about its sustainability efforts drove sales. Is that an important finding?

January 11, 2019

The Story of Sustainability in 2018: “We Have About 12 Years Left”

My annual roundup of the big themes in sustainability and business in 2018. Clock%2C%20minutes%20to%20midnight%2C%20cropped.jpg

November 26, 2018

The Scale of the Climate Catastrophe Will Depend on What Businesses Do Over the Next Decade

The latest climate science is in and it's not pretty. Companies can, and must, do a lot more. Coral%20bleaching%20at%20Heron%20Island%2C%20credit%20-%20Flickr%20%28The%20Ocean%20Agency%20%3A%20XL%20Catlin%20Seaview%20Survey%20%3A%20Richard%20Vevers%29.jpg

September 7, 2018

Explaining the Business Case for Sustainability Again … and Again … and Again

The sustainability community has been making the business case for a long time. Are we getting anywhere? Groundhog%20Day%20%28NYT%29.jpeg

July 6, 2018

There Is No Trump Economic “Record”

The stock market did better under Obama than under Trump. Perhaps someone should tell Fox. Stock%20performance%201.jpg

June 11, 2018

Inside UPS’s Electric Vehicle Strategy

UPS buys some EV delivery trucks for the same cost as gas-powered. It's an important milestone, but isn't the whole story. UPS%20Electric%2C%20London.JPG

May 30, 2018

A Blockchain Crash Course: How It Can Enable the Clean, Smart Grid

Blockchain is all the rage. Can it help build a clean energy grid? Blockchain%20graphic%20%28pixabay%2C%20blockchain-3277336_640%29.png

May 14, 2018

Using AI to Help the World Thrive

Money is flowing to AI. Some is aimed at projects that help the world thrive. Microsoft has invested $50MM in "AI for Earth". Artificial%20intelligence%2C%20robot%20%28can%27t%20find%20source%29.jpg

February 28, 2018

The Kids Will Save Us...Again

Teens and young adults can spark movements. They have many times.

February 9, 2018

Milton Friedman Was Wrong (Or, The Blackrock Letter, Part II)

The debate about the purpose of a business and whether profit should be the main focus continues...