Green Business Stories
Only two studies found negative effects on the bottom line from adopting sustainability practices
Could hubs, nudges, and EV night deliveries crack this surprisingly tough puzzle?
How close are we to the Holy Grail of sustainable fashion?
Nascent industrial-scale insect farms are starting to dot the globe, with big livestock-feed and pet-food players such as Cargill, Skretting, Bühler, and Purina getting into the game.
Off-grid energy production is becoming affordable for smallholders, restaurants, and even families—thanks to a startup’s innovative biodigesters that turn food and feces into carbon-neutral cooking gas, fertilizer, and hot water.
An extra degree of day-to-day temperature variability reduces regional growth rates by 5% on average—a pattern seen across economic sectors
In a first-of-its-kind global assessment, researchers found that having a sustainability board or an official climate-change initiative has little effect or even worsens a company's carbon emissions.
A photo essay on the rise of edible packaging
Bread-eating fungus spores produce natural fibers that can be treated to mimic cotton and leather, using far less water and energy than conventional materials.
Previous studies have ignored regional differences in capital costs and painted a too-rosy picture of green energy development in Africa and elsewhere