Amazon Finally Buys Some Renewable Energy

“Long criticized for its disinterest in lowering emissions or using clean energy, Amazon.com is finally taking steps in that direction…

Amazon Web Services Wind Farm expands Fowler Ridge, one of the largest wind farms in the world. Spread across 50,000 acres, so far it has 355 turbines and 499.8 MW of capacity.”

(Source: sustainablebusiness.com) […]

U.N. Global Compact Expels Hundreds for Non-Compliance

2014 was a mixed year for the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) initiative, which has been working to increase the adoption of sustainable practices in the global business sector.

The organization announced last week that it had expelled 372 companies in the last half of 2014 for not submitting their Communication of Progress (COP) reports, which members are required to submit […]

Global Brands Urged to Invest CSR Budgets in Education

“According to a new study (the world’s first) on global corporate education CSR spending, Fortune 500 companies only spent $2.6bn (13%) of their total $19.9 billion corporate social responsibility budgets on education-related activities…

In one promising sign, the New York Times reports that Silicon Valley is increasingly turning its eye to education, with funding of ed-tech companies rising to nearly $1.87 billion last year, […]