The Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2017

(I recently published my 9th annual roundup of top themes/stories impacting how business navigates environmental and social issues. See original at HBR. I’ve reposted it here with a couple smaller “honorable mention” stories at the end that got...

On Climate Change, Skepticism is Getting Old…Optimism is Warranted

Is the Paris Climate Agreement good enough? Can the world build a low-carbon economy fast enough? These are critical questions for the future of humanity, so it’s important to consider them carefully. But too many people in the press and in the business world are...

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012

It’s time once again to try and summarize the last 12 months in a handy list. But before I dive in, some quick thoughts. It was an odd year for green business, and it began with some mixed signals about how far companies were coming on sustainability. A GreenBiz...

Walmart’s Shades of Gray

Many people love to attack Walmart — as the world’s largest company it’s an easy target. And although the retail giant’s green efforts have done a lot to showcase the company’s commitment to sustainability, sometimes Walmart gives its critics...