- Can Mobile Technology Help Make Sustainable Business a Reality?
How can we bridge the disconnect between the growing interest of business and finance in the sustainability agenda and more decisive action towards better social and environmental outcomes?
- India's National Green Tribunal: An Environmental Justice Experiment
India's National Green Tribunal provides the country with a more accountable legal mechanism to protect the environment and those whose livelihoods depend on it.
- China's Ecological Pivot
The World Cultural Forum held this spring in Hangzhou witnessed what may be an epochal pivot by the Chinese leadership toward an ecological future.
- Mined Fair for the Fair-minded
The Alliance for Responsible Mining is working to bring ethical gold to the retail jewelry market through a new Fairtrade and Fairmined Standard.
- Diamond Movie Unearths Rock-hard Ethical Dilemmas
Given that cinema is a cultural tastemaker, Blood Diamond has a chance of damaging the global diamond trade, one of sub-Saharan Africa’s most profitable industries. But it is clear that players on all sides of the issue would like to avoid that outcome.
- A Girl's Best Friend? Conflict Diamonds and Corporate Social Responsibility
By the time diamonds reach New York City shops, most have made an arduous journey from large dirt pits in Africa, passing through the hands of local miners, international corporations, politicians, and even rebel groups on occasion.
- David S. Abraham
David S. Abraham runs the Technology, Rare and Electronics Materials Center and is author of "The Elements of Power."