More Energy & sustainability

  • November 22, 2011

    Resetting the Cost Structure at Shell

    by Gerard Paulides
    A senior finance executive explains how a zero-based cost management effort is leading to significant performance improvements.
  • November 22, 2011

    A Moore’s Law for Renewable Energy

    by Andrew J. McKeon
    Increasing capacity per dollar in computer technology has driven exponential growth for 50 years. The same could happen in the energy industry.
  • October 28, 2011

    Our Own Worst Enemies

    Louis Carter, editor of Best Practices in Talent Management: How the World’s Leading Corporations Manage, Develop, and Retain Top Talent (coedited with Marshall Goldsmith), introduces a lesson on the best practices mind-set from The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability and Success, by Carol Sanford.
  • August 23, 2011

    Renewable Energy at a Crossroads

    by Christopher Dann, Sartaz Ahmed, and Owen Ward
    The wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal sector has grown in fits and starts — and now may have the momentum to become a self-sustaining industry.
  • April 11, 2011

    Nuclear Realism after Fukushima

    by Tom Flaherty, Joe van den Berg, and Nicolas Volpicelli
    A hasty, large-scale movement away from nuclear power would not resolve most of the issues raised by the ongoing crisis in Japan. Instead, we need more thoughtful discussions now about the energy systems of the future.
  • February 22, 2011

    Stan Ovshinsky’s Solar Revolution

    by Lawrence M. Fisher
    His inventions from 50 years ago enabled cell phones, laptops, and flat-screen TVs. Now, at age 88, he’s aiming to make solar power cheaper than coal.
  • February 22, 2011

    Values vs. Value

    by Timothy Devinney, Pat Auger, and Giana M. Eckhardt
    New research revealing a disparity between what shoppers say and what they do debunks the myth of the ethical consumer.