More Gifts That Keep on Giving: Sustainable Brands’ 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Sustainable products geeks rejoice, for ’tis once again the season of giving! And what better way to celebrate and participate than with gifts whose buying and giving creates more cheer, health, beauty and financial stability while eliminating waste, pollution and carbon emissions around the world? Here are just a few of our favorite discoveries this […]

Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens

JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization focused, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the priorities of the public. The rankings are based on comprehensive surveys conducted on public attitudes towards corporate behavior, involving 10,000 respondents […]

Trucker shortage prompts calls for driverless big rigs

America is facing a trucker crisis. As it readies for the busy holiday delivery season, the industry is expecting to be short about 73,000 long-distance drivers, more than three times the shortage of 2005, and that could lead to delivery delays and higher shipping costs.

Railroad Technology Credited With Saving Millions in Fuel, Reducing Emissions

GE has delivered more than 500 Evolution Series Tier 4 compliant locomotives to North American customers along with its auto-pilot controls system for railroads called Trip Optimizer. The technology being developed by GE Transportation helps the rail industry optimize networks, minimize downtime and reduce operating costs, the company says.

NS unveils corporate sustainability report for 2014

Norfolk Southern Corp. released its annual sustainability report that details the company’s efforts at improving locomotive fuel economy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving operating safety and customer service, and increasing workforce diversity.