#Finance & innovation

  • Article: China Built an Air Purifier the Size of a Skyscraper
    Finance & Innovation

    China Built an Air Purifier the Size of a Skyscraper

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 16, 2018

    It’s turning a private solution into a public amenity. Read more

  • Article: McDonald’s Is Bringing Sustainable Packaging to All 37,000 Locations
    Finance & Innovation

    McDonald’s Is Bringing Sustainable Packaging to All 37,000 Locations

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 16, 2018

    The company serves 69 million people daily. Read more

  • Article: Walmart Employees Are Getting a Raise — But Still Live in Poverty
    Finance & Innovation

    Walmart Employees Are Getting a Raise — But Still Live in Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 11, 2018

    $11 an hour translates to roughly $22,000 a year, below the federal poverty line. Read more

  • Article: New York Is Divesting $5 Billion From Fossil Fuels
    Finance & Innovation

    New York Is Divesting $5 Billion From Fossil Fuels

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 10, 2018

    The global divestment movement is beginning to have an impact. Read more

  • Article: Fossil Fuel Subsidies Exceed $5 Trillion Annually. Here’s Why
    Finance & Innovation

    Fossil Fuel Subsidies Exceed $5 Trillion Annually. Here’s Why

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 8, 2017

    “It is difficult to think of products that are more harmful to subsidize than fossil fuels.” Read more

  • Article: In Haiti, People Can Exchange Plastic for Money and Goods at the ‘Plastic Bank’
    Finance & Innovation

    In Haiti, People Can Exchange Plastic for Money and Goods at the ‘Plastic Bank’

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 29, 2017

    It’s helping to kickstart a revolution of sustainability. Read more

  • Article: You Can Now Light Up Refugee Camps by Working Out
    Finance & Innovation

    You Can Now Light Up Refugee Camps by Working Out

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 22, 2017

    "Now more than ever the Olympic movement has the power to bring people together." Read more

  • Article: The City of the Future Is in South Korea And There Are Almost No Cars
    Finance & Innovation

    The City of the Future Is in South Korea And There Are Almost No Cars

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 20, 2017

    The city produces a third of the greenhouse gases of comparably sized cities. Read more