GM CEO Dan Akerson is bullish on the Chevy Volt, shale, and America.Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Apr 30, 2013 3:52 PM ET
For decades, America has built its cities to accommodate cars. But automobiles will cease to hold sway over urban infrastructure, Fortune Brainstorm Green panelists predict.Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Apr 30, 2013 2:12 PM ET
The environmental movement generally lacks an appreciation for the imperatives of business.
FORTUNE -- Peter Seligmann, the chairman and CEO of Conservation International, has a solution for our environmental ills: He wishes companies didn't have to report quarterly earnings. It's a familiar refrain for many who lament our society's short-term thinking. In Seligmann's case, he thinks that if big, publicly traded corporations didn't think on a quarterly basis they could do MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Apr 30, 2013 2:03 PM ET
Mark Tercek is transforming the Nature Conservancy by partnering with business.
By Brian Dumaine, senior editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- Mark Tercek, the head of the Nature Conservancy, America's largest environmental group, is not your usual green-minded crusader. As a former partner and head of corporate finance at Goldman Sachs, Tercek is someone who has lived in both worlds. While at Goldman, then-CEO Hank Paulson had asked him to head up the investment MOREApr 30, 2013 10:08 AM ET
Bob McDonald, chairman, president, and CEO, of Procter & Gamble, joined Fortune's Andy Serwer on stage at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Below is an unedited transcript:
ANDY SERWER: Tony had some great shoes. Did you guys talk about those at all?
Anyway, we want to turn to a really interesting part of the program, one of my favorites. Last year we initiated something called the Town Hall Session, MOREApr 30, 2013 9:48 AM ET
John Donahoe, president and CEO of eBay, joined Fortune's Adam Lashinsky on stage at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Below is an unedited transcript:
ADAM LASHINSKY: (In progress) -- the first time it occurred to me that you had -- that you think of eBay as an environmental company, which was when I turned on 60 Minutes and I saw you being interviewed by Leslie Stahl for a MOREApr 30, 2013 9:32 AM ET
Wal-Mart says it plans to create a sustainability index to track every product it sells, cut $1 billion in costs by 2020 through energy efficiency efforts, and pass the savings on to customers.Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Apr 30, 2013 9:01 AM ET
The Procter & Gamble CEO has been facing pressure from certain shareholders. But McDonald says that the right kind of investor gets long-term green goals.
FORTUNE -- There are no designated green jobs at Procter & Gamble, CEO Bob McDonald told attendees at Fortune's Brainstorm Green conference on Monday. Rather, he said, "every one of our jobs is a green job."
The company is investing in several green initiatives. One is to MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Apr 30, 2013 7:20 AM ET
Harrison Ford, actor and vice chair, Conservation International, joined Peter Seligmann, Chairman and CEO, Conservation International, in a conversation with Fortune's Andy Serwer at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Below is an unedited transcript of the talk -- the audio recording started after the conversation began:
PETER SELIGMANN: (In progress) ‑‑ conservation pantry. And what we began to reflect on was the fact that while we could applaud ourselves, during MOREApr 29, 2013 8:08 PM ET
Harrison Ford speaks at Fortune's Brainstorm Green conference about being an environmentalist on the side.
FORTUNE -- Of course you know Harrison Ford, but did you know that in his spare time, the actor is the vice-chair of non-profit Conservation International? He joined the group, he told audience members Monday at Fortune's Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, Calif., for a bit of a breather from his Hollywood life.
"I became involved MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Apr 29, 2013 6:25 PM ET
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