On August 19, nearly 200 major American CEOs have subscribed to a new statement of purpose released by the Business Roundtable (BRT). It calls for a radical change to the principle of maximizing shareholder value. To be replaced with the concept

Countries have committed themselves to ending poverty, hunger, slavery and climate change by 2030 through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, CO2 emissions are rising (WRI), resource extraction increased steadily (EEA), and biodiversity is under immense pressure with the expected

Maria Auma is a successful and socially-conscious female entrepreneur. She is the founder of Blue Luxury Investments (BLI), an organization providing education and financial support to young people and budding businesses in their local communities. While the business initially started

At Impakter, we’ve covered some incredible environmental and social-focused startups around the world. We have had a ground-level, front-row seat to the shift in the VC and angel-investor mentality where the return on investment is measured in more than profits,

Today, we are aware of the consequences the traditional food system has on our environment — perhaps indoor farming technologies can help. For a world of 9 billion people by 2050, we have to drastically transform our food supply chain,

There are many conveniences in everyday life that we often take for granted—one of which is a local, immediate access to whatever product we desire. Irregardless of where the product is manufactured, it always seems to magically find its way

Air quality is not a problem that only pertains to specific areas of the world, but rather it affects us all—and most of us don't even know it. Recently, Mexico City, one of the largest cities in the Western hemisphere, had

Once again, Facebook is shaking the world. After multiple privacy violations, with a potential $5bn fine from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) which opened an investigation in response to the Cambridge Analytica revelations, now Facebook has come up with 

Worldwide Trends Point to a Brighter Future for Renewable Infrastructure and SDG Financing As the CEO of Bertelsmann Stiftung recently pointed out, “the clock is ticking on the SDGs.” But the same clock is also ticking on global warming. As climate

Enel is a multinational power corporation that employs an explicitly sustainable strategy, based on an approach aimed at creating long-term value for all stakeholders, enhancing the synergies between our business and everything around us. We are constantly looking for new

President Trump based the core of his campaign on rebalancing and reordering the relationship of the United States with the rest of the world. Today the global markets are feeling the pressure of the US/China Trade war, and watchfully waiting

In contrast to American climate deniers, Europeans generally believe in the science of climate change and worry about threats to the environment. In the fight to save our planet, the European Commission has been at the forefront for a long

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