Australian startup NaturesCoin is developing a new blockchain cryptocurrency that the company says can convert corporate social responsibility initiatives from an expense into a liquid asset that business leaders can report to the market. NaturesCoin, which was established last November by Brisbane-based founders Ian Jones and Hamish Macdonald, is expected … Read more »
Cobalt, a chemical element crucial for making lithium-ion batteries, continues to be mined using child labor in the Democratic Republic of Congo. With the DRC producing two-thirds of the world’s cobalt and demand expected to increase, companies are struggling to clean up their supply chains, CNN reported. “Dealers at markets … Read more »
Global sports and entertainment company AEG and its National Hockey League franchise the LA Kings are working with BluEco Technology Group on deploying efficient ice technology at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Called BluEco Liquid Crystalline Turbex (LCT), the proprietary technology is a molecular level environmental airflow management system that … Read more »
Business and environmental goals are more closely aligned today than they were five years ago, according to an EDF survey. A major factor behind this alignment of goals? Innovative technologies. Here’s an in-depth look at the survey results, including top technologies, what’s driving adoption, what consumers think of it, and what business leaders say.