Audi’s Blue Crude: Lingering Questions

Mimi Reichenbach 5/7/15 Update from Germany: Carbon dioxide has become an alternative fuel source. On April 21, Audi announced that its partner Sunfire, a German energy-conversion technology developer, had successfully synthesized a batch of “blue crude.” The fuel is derived from carbon dioxide, water, and renewable energy, and can be used as (and mixed with) diesel fuel today. The production …

Apple Leads the Way in Environmental Innovation

Apple isn’t far removed from being criticized for labor conditions in its supply chain. Back in 2012, ESG data provider EIRIS gave Apple a D on its sustainability efforts, for just one example. Actually, Apple has been working very hard on working conditions according to this piece from leading social auditing firm Verite, so one has to look further to see …