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by Anonymous, March 17, 2008
Jonathan Steel, CEO technology analysts The Bathwick Group, offers his take on the state of green IT and energy consumption. (Smart Planet) Read more...
by Anonymous, March 17, 2008
Business consultant and author Chris Laszlo knows a thing or two about value creation. His new book, Sustainable Value: How the World's Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good, builds on...
by Anonymous, March 17, 2008
March 17, 2008 - Hewlett-Packard has hired advertising firm McGarryBowen for an "unspecified corporate assignment" that may focus on the computer giant's green offerings, according to Advertising...
by Anonymous, March 17, 2008
March 17, 2008 - Wal-Mart plans to meet with its Chinese suppliers this fall in a bid to improve environmental performance at the factories that manufacture its products, Reuters reports. CEO Lee...
by Anonymous, March 17, 2008
March 17, 2008 - Barclays planned datacenter in Gloucester, U.K., will be the first in Europe to use Hewlett-Packard's Dynamic Smart Cooling technology, a system that monitors and...
by Anonymous, March 17, 2008
March 17, 2008 - Department store chain Nordstrom is transitioning to fully recyclable shopping bags and gift boxes, to be rolled out as current supplies run out over the course of this year. By...
by Anonymous, March 17, 2008
March 17, 2008 - Formerly concerned with speed above all, Formula One has begun offering incentives to car manufacturers that incorporate greener technologies into their racecars. In the past year...
by Anonymous, March 17, 2008
March 17, 2008 - German consumer products giant Henkel has cut energy, water, and waste from its manufacturing processes while boosting profits 61% over the past five years, according to the...
by Anonymous, March 17, 2008
March 17, 2008 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved stricter emission standards for diesel locomotive and marine engines. The new standards aim to cut particulate pollution...
by Anonymous, March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008 - U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned an advertising campaign for the U.S. cotton industry that refers to cotton as "sustainable," the Guardian reports....
by Anonymous, March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008 - China Mobile, the world's largest mobile phone operator, is targeting a significant boost in energy efficiency "per unit of telecommunications traffic," meaning that it will cut...
by Anonymous, March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008 - DHL has partnered with U.K. department store chain TK Maxx on a delivery truck redesign aimed at boosting fuel efficiency and cutting emissions without compromising load capacity....
by Anonymous, March 12, 2008
March 12, 2008 - Chemical giant BASF has changed its reporting structure "to meet growing demands to integrate sustainability reporting with financial reporting." Its latest annual report, released...
by Anonymous, March 12, 2008
March 12, 2008 - Office products giant Staples is now using recycled-content paper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as the standard copy paper at its 1,400 Copy & Print Centers...
by Anonymous, March 12, 2008
March 12, 2008 - Union Pacific Railroad is greening its freight transportation with a conservation program that trains engineers to use as little diesel fuel as possible on their runs, reports NBC...
by Anonymous, March 12, 2008
March 12, 2008 - First Alert is phasing out PVC from the packaging for its line of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. The products' plastic clamshells will now be made from recyclable PET plastic,...
Supply Chain
by Anonymous, March 12, 2008
March 12, 2008 - Con-way Freight has modified the engine settings on its fleet of 8,400 tractor-trailers in a bid to improve fuel conservation and reduce carbon emissions. The truck engines' speed...
by Anonymous, March 12, 2008
March 12, 2008 - Global markets for biofuels, wind power, solar photovoltaics, and fuel cells jumped 40% last year to a total of $77.3 billion. If the current growth rates continue, these four key...
by Anonymous, March 11, 2008
These days, there are strict environmental regulations including federal, provincial, and local legislation and numerous fines and penalties that all govern the way you dispose of your electronic...
by Anonymous, March 11, 2008
March 11, 2008 - Consumers expect to see significant company commitments to environmental leadership before they buy the green marketing hype, according to a new survey from marketing firm EcoAlign....
by Anonymous, March 11, 2008
March 11, 2008 - Borders CEO Philip Downer says the company closed its Cornwall, U.K., distribution center in a bid to reduce the number of miles books must travel between publisher and retail...
by Anonymous, March 11, 2008
March 11, 2008 - Manufacturers of power-hungry networking equipment such as Ethernet switches have much to gain from engineering more energy-efficient products, according to a new report from...
by Anonymous, March 11, 2008
March 11, 2008 - Pepsi and Starbucks, co-owners of the Ethos water brand, are countering bottled water's bad rep with a new a campaign appealing to consumers' sense of eco-philanthropy, Advertising...
by Anonymous, March 10, 2008
Savvy companies seeking a template for greener manufacturing need look no further than Earth's own biosphere, argues Gregory C. Unruh of the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Writing in the...
by Anonymous, March 10, 2008
March 10, 2008 - When it is completed in July, Nissan's new North American headquarters in Franklin, Tenn., will be about 35% more energy efficient than a standard office complex, Associated Press...
by Anonymous, March 10, 2008
March 10, 2008 - The latest entry in the green office furniture trend: modular blocks of super-sturdy cardboard that can build chairs, desks, even walls in minutes. Chicago-based startup Bloxes is...
by Anonymous, March 10, 2008
March 10, 2008 - Conscious of tougher fuel-efficiency standards, Lamborghini and Hummer are trying get in on the environmental act. The sportscar maker and the military muscle-car manufacturer both...
by Anonymous, March 10, 2008
March 10, 2008 - Sportswear retailer Eddie Bauer has slashed energy costs by 20% at its 2.2-million-square-foot distribution center in Groveport, Ohio, thanks to a super-sensitive IT network that...
by Anonymous, February 26, 2008
So says Mike Wallace of Trucost, an research firm that focuses on quantifying the impact of business on the environment. In this SLM interview, Mike explains what's holding some companies back...
by Anonymous, January 22, 2008
Jan. 22, 2009 - One in five auto executives call alternative-fuel vehicles the industry's "chief opportunity" over the next three years, according to a new survey. The 2009 edition of KPMG's annual...

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