Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant has stirred outrage because it requires demolishing 350 acres of woodlands. Alex Hobson, a spokeswoman for a Solar Energy industry group in Washington, D.C., declined to comment on the Long Island proposal,... » Read More
Yash Semlani, an 8-year-old entrepreneur, tells CNBC's Martin Song how his first business venture made $5,000.
Whenever you hear 'nonprofit', the last thing you think of is a multi-billion sports organization.
That means that communications legislation written in 1934, when Franklin D. Roosevelt was in office, will likely be used to regulate how Internet service providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast do business with content providers like Google, Netflix, YouTube and Amazon. On Wednesday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced a plan that would put Internet service...
Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall.
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports a few unexpected facts on the tax exempt sports league.
McDonald's and its franchisees can be held liable in complaints that the company violated employee rights, an official at the U.S. NLRB said.
Rooster Soup Co. is an upcoming, crowdfunded nonprofit restaurant that will join the new class of eateries with a mission.
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition president, discusses the lack of diversity in the C-suites at major tech firms in Silicon Valley, and the need to transform leadership teams to mirror the America they rely on as customers.
Nintendo is apologizing after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game.
A trio of hedge fund managers have secretly directed one of the largest pools of philanthropic capital for years, undetected by design.
The US unemployment rate could fall early next year as cuts throws more than a million long-term unemployed Americans off the benefit rolls.
Amid the IRS targeting scandal, the Treasury Department is proposing stricter rules keeping nonprofits from getting tax exemptions. Jay Sekulow, American Center for Law and Justice, says the government is trying to make what they did illegally, legal through the regularity process.
A Reuters study found that Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei controls a massive financial empire built from property seizures from ordinary Iranians.
Months after the Komen Foundation's decision to cut Planned Parenthood funding sparked widespread backlash, the group's CEO still holds her position and received a large raise.
As U.S. authorities grapple with how to regulate the use of unarmed drones in U.S. skies, a small network of police, first responders and experts is already flying unmanned aircraft.
Andrew Young and Brad Newman, GiveLocally,net founders, discuss the future of nonprofit giving on the web.
If the 1,500 delegates didn't know how it felt to be on a reality TV show, they do now.
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation president, discusses job growth in the U.S. and how to unlock opportunities in the "for-profit" markets.
Linda Rottenberg, Endeavor Global CEO, explains why her non-profit organization, which supports start-ups in emerging markets, is betting on Greece.
If you’re looking for more than a pure financial return, socially responsible investing may be a great alternative, Tom Ricketts, Incapital CEO and owner of the Chicago Cubs, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”