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by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 - Eager to shore up its pledge as the "greenest tech company on the planet," Dell says it will transition all of its new laptop displays to energy-efficiency LEDs over the next year....
by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 - An Enterprise Rent-A-Car location near California's state capitol has become the company's first "green branch" in the state, specializing in hybrid and fuel-efficient rental cars...
by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 - Volvo is marketing what it calls the "first commercially viable hybrid bus," promising bus operators a five- to seven-year payback in reduced fuel costs. The company claims that...
by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 - A week after unveiling a broad approach to social and environmental responsibility, PricewaterhouseCoopers has gotten specific: The world's largest professional services firm says it...
by Anonymous, September 25, 2008
Last September, Coca-Cola announced plans to build a $60 million recycling plant that turns recovered plastic bottles into new bottles for Coke products. But as Scott Vitters, Coke's director of...
by Sustainable Brands, September 24, 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 - Outdoor gear retailer REI is set to open its second green-prototype store as a testing ground for environmentally preferable building materials and technologies.The newly constructed...
by Sustainable Brands, September 24, 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 - Datacenter specialist Migration Solutions has launched a new green assessment service that aims to provide a "360-degree view of the environmental impact and performance of...
by Sustainable Brands, September 24, 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 - Cox Communications is expanding its use of a new hybrid-electric service truck that the cable operator says is up to 150% more fuel efficient than conventional vehicles.Cox is...
by Sustainable Brands, September 24, 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 - Genzyme's new Science Center in Framingham, Mass., has become one of the first research laboratories to earn LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The...
by Sustainable Brands, September 24, 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 - With several new recycled-content office papers now on offer, Xerox has created an eco-label to help customers quickly locate the company's environmentally preferable printing...
by Anonymous, September 23, 2008
Despite the obvious business benefits of energy efficiency (starting with the electric bill), IT managers still struggle to move from awareness to green action. Here's how you can overcome some...
by Anonymous, September 23, 2008
Design firm Advanced Data Centers is building the very first datacenter to be pre-certified LEED platinum. Here's the inside story. (InformationWeek via Wall Street & Technology) Read more...
by Sustainable Brands, September 23, 2008
Sept. 23, 2008 - Global companies see climate change as a driver of risk and opportunity, but many are delaying strategic investment until the regulatory fog has cleared, according to the latest...
by Sustainable Brands, September 23, 2008
Sept. 22, 2008 - Environmentalists are questioning the green credentials of Wal-Mart's "Love, Earth" line of eco-friendly jewelry, NewWest reports. Wal-Mart says all gold and silver used in the new...
by Sustainable Brands, September 23, 2008
Sept. 23, 2008 - Banking giant HSBC has achieved the U.K. s first "Excellent" rating for design and procurement of its new North London datacenter under the Building Research Establishment...
by Sustainable Brands, September 22, 2008
Sept. 22, 2008 - So says Interbrands Best Global Brands 2008 report, which finds companies from Honda to GE to BP earning a bump in their ratings thanks to significant investments in sustainable...
by Sustainable Brands, September 22, 2008
Sept. 22, 2008 - Nearly a third of Chinese consumers say environmental issues trump economic concerns, compared to 28% in the U.K. and just 17% in the U.S., according to a new survey.The Green Brands...
by Sustainable Brands, September 22, 2008
Sept. 22, 2008 - An accounting firm and a marketing firm have joined forces on a one-stop shop to help corporate clients quantify the value of their sustainability initiatives - and then communicate...
by Anonymous, September 22, 2008
BURLINGAME, Calif., September 16, 2008 Sustainable Life Media (SLM), the leading producer of sustainable business conferences and newsletters, announced today speakers for its Sustainable Business...
by Sustainable Brands, September 22, 2008
Sept. 22, 2008 - Alcoa has partnered with the Pew Center on Global Climate Change on a new program to encourage its employees and local communities to manage their carbon footprint and reduce energy...
by Anonymous, September 22, 2008
The story of Michael O'Neill and his recycled-plastic "Jimi" wallet is a case study of how a plucky but totally inexperienced entrepreneur goes about turning a product idea into reality. (SF Green)...
by Anonymous, September 22, 2008
Too often, sustainability is confined to a siloed team disconnected from business and brand strategy. The new paradigm represents a company-wide, top-down, bottom-up imperative that determines...
by Sustainable Brands, September 22, 2008
Sept. 22, 2008 - Struggling to select the right vendors for your green IT upgrades? It all comes down to crafting the right request for proposal (RFP), according to a new Forrester survey. The...
by Sustainable Brands, September 19, 2008
Sept. 19, 2008 - Most Wisconsin business leaders say they're skeptical about climate change - but that won't stop them from looking for ways to profit from low-carbon technologies, according to a new...
by Sustainable Brands, September 19, 2008
Sept. 19, 2008 - Verizon Business and GXS have partnered on an automated, paperless e-commerce service designed to boost efficiency and reduce waste in the supply chain.The service will enable...
by Sustainable Brands, September 19, 2008
Sept. 19. 2008 - NWA Cargo, the freight-shipping arm of Northwest Airlines, has placed an order for 4,200 lightweight cargo containers, saying it will save up to 1.3 million gallons of fuel each year...
by Sustainable Brands, September 19, 2008
Sept. 19, 2008 - Nokia has regained the lead in Greenpeace's rankings of the greenest electronics manufacturers, thanks to a beefed-up product takeback program in India.The company has received seven...
by John Marshall R..., September 19, 2008
The main cause of inertia on sustainability issues isn't material or intellectual - it's emotional. Most people just don't take action (of any kind) unless they feel it will impact them directly. So...
by Anonymous, September 19, 2008
Many people think the power to restore our environment lies in the hands of technical types like scientists and engineers, even lawyers and legislators. But the real power of green lies in the hands...
by Sustainable Brands, September 18, 2008
Sept. 18, 2008 - Google and General Electric have joined forces to lobby Washington on policies that support alternative energy technologies.The lobbying effort will include "development of specific...

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