Solving problems on the scale of climate change will require that businesses change what they sell and how they operate. The founder of a consulting firm specializing in sustainable business talks about how environmental issues are seen by executives and the business opportunities in sustainability.
Decades of economic research have assumed people pursue their goals in a rational manner, discounting the effects of emotion, bias, error, and other irrational forces. Robert Shiller, Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics at Yale University, argues that economists need to take a closer look at how people make decisions
Even in a globalized world, culture can create real differences in how products are received from country to country. This can lead to both challenges and opportunities for businesses, according to Julien Cayla of the Australian School of Business.
The food consumed annually by a family of four in the U.S. requires 970 gallons of gasoline to fertilize, produce, and transport. Helene York talks about one food service company's goal of reducing its carbon footprint while still maintaining a successful bottom line