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Invest in Earth’s biggest problems to save the planet and turn a profit

Champ Suthipongchai Contributor Champ Suthipongchai is a co-founder and general partner at Creative Ventures, a method-driven deep tech VC firm investing in startups that address the impact of increasing labor […]




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With Climate Pledges, Some Wall Street Chiefs Warn of Rising Prices

David Solomon, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, said last month that his firm would continue funding fossil fuel companies, stressing that not doing so would lead to much higher […]




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Facebook Plans to Shut Down Its Facial Recognition System

The change affects more than a third of Facebook’s daily users who had facial recognition turned on for their accounts, according to the company. That meant they received alerts when […]




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Will the SEC Add to Facebook’s Woes?

The internal studies that show Facebook has known about its harms to children, and its role in inciting violence and health misinformation, worry investors like Julie Goodridge, a portfolio manager […]




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Facebook Debates What to Do With Its Like and Share Buttons

SAN FRANCISCO — In 2019, Facebook researchers began a new study of one of the social network’s foundational features: the Like button.They examined what people would do if Facebook removed […]




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What Happened When Facebook Employees Warned About Election Misinformation

WHAT HAPPENED 1. From Wednesday through Saturday there was a lot of content circulating which implied fraud in the election, at around 10% of all civic content and 1-2% of […]




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Instagram Struggles With Fears of Losing Its ‘Pipeline’: Young Users

In September 2018, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram’s founders, left Facebook after clashing with Mr. Zuckerberg. Mr. Mosseri, a longtime Facebook executive, was appointed to helm Instagram.With the leadership […]




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Plant-Based Food Companies Face Critics: Environmental Advocates

Consumers and investors alike have gobbled up Beyond Meat’s burgers, sausage and chicken in recent years, thanks at least in part to the company’s message that its plant-based products are […]




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Shareholder Democracy Is Getting Bigger Trial Runs

Well, that’s beginning to change. Several intriguing experiments are underway.One of the most interesting is a collaboration between an activist hedge fund, Engine No. 1, and the asset management platform […]




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Whistle-Blower Says Facebook ‘Chooses Profits Over Safety’

John Tye, the founder of Whistleblower Aid, a legal nonprofit that represents people seeking to expose potential lawbreaking, was contacted this spring through a mutual connection by a woman who […]