The pollution from a unit of Formosa Plastics Group also decimated tourism in central provinces, the Thanh Nien newspaper on Friday quoted the government saying in a report to the National Assembly. The report said the government must learn from the incident and carry out proper oversight of the environment, especially when the country wants to attract more... » Read More
Forty years ago, Southwest Airlines made its debut as a small airline in Dallas, Texas, struggling to keep pace in the business. Today, Southwest is the top domestic carrier in the United States. But on the way to becoming the travel bellwether it is now, Southwest has been met with plenty of tension and turbulence.
Southwest suffers from the same ills that plague the rest of the industry: cycles of boom followed by bouts of financial Armageddon, severe competition, and overregulation. Our exception is attributable to the way our employees have responded to these challenges by taking care of each other and taking care of our customers.
As Australian miners take a hit on the markets from the unveiling of the country’s carbon tax plan, one analyst says now is the time to buy shares of mining heavyweights Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.
Unlike America, the Emirates are taking the future of energy and the current problems of pollution and climate change very seriously — both for environmental and solid business reasons.
The initial cleanup along the oil-fouled Yellowstone River could be tested Tuesday as rising waters make it harder for Exxon Mobil to get to areas damaged by the crude spilled from a company pipeline.
Prejudice in society undermines the development of human capital and could set back the recovery of economies hit by the financial crisis, according to a new report by UBS.
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Businesses in Hawaii, New Hampshire, and Vermont can rest easy knowing their workers enjoy the best quality of life. Not so for Delaware, Louisiana, and Alabama, which ranked last this year.
The authors say, "every business needs an eco-strategy. The “Green to Gold” discussion has changed from whether we need to adopt a green strategy to how."
The International Energy Agency is ready to release more oil onto the market if necessary, Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the agency, told CNBC in an interview Friday morning.
FAQs on IEA, Oil, and the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
The same socially responsible fund in France may not be the same socially responsible fund in Germany, says Jason Mitchell, GLG Partners, who discusses the meaning sustainability and which companies address demographic, social and environmental change.
An internal investigation by the owner of the rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year largely blames oil giant BP for the disaster.
In Afghanistan, the biggest threat is deadly air pollution, which jills more people than the war.
One of the biggest players in water treatment is allowing companies to recycle water for industrial use in countries such as China who are dealing with a water crisis, with Erik Fyrwal, Nalco chairman/CEO.
Ford is making a minivan that will become its first U.S. vehicle sold only as a hybrid. The minivan is based on the C-Max, a five-pasenger van already sold in Europe.
After decades of sustained growth, China became the world’s largest energy consumer in 2010, overtaking the US, according to BP, one of the world’s biggest energy companies.
European gas suppliers could see a boost from Germany's decision to phase out nuclear energy, with other countries set to follow Berlin's lead, Per Lekander, head of utilities research at UBS, told CNBC Wednesday.
China’s freeze on new nuclear projects could last until the beginning of 2012, according to a senior industry official, underlining the gravity of China’s nuclear safety review. The FT reports.
Ford Motor Executive Chairman William Ford told CNBC Friday the U.S. economy is still in "recovery mode" despite recent weak data on jobs and manufacturing.