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by Anonymous, May 22, 2008
May 22, 2008 - Kraft has netted a LEED Gold green-building certification for its 800,000-square-foot distribution center near Chicago - the largest such facility to earn the rating so far. The...
by Anonymous, May 22, 2008
May 22, 2008 - Advantidge, a provider of card systems and services, has entered the growing bioplastics market with a new line of card products derived from corn. The new bioplastic "corn cards"...
by Anonymous, May 22, 2008
May 22, 2008 - A proposed global-warming fee for businesses operating in California's San Francisco Bay Area has been approved by the region's air board, San Jose Mercury News reports. Bay Area...
by Anonymous, May 22, 2008
May 22, 2008 - AT&T plans to add 105 alternative-fuel vehicles to its U.S. fleet with an eye toward assessing their environmental and operational benefits. The green-vehicle fleet includes 25...
by Anonymous, May 22, 2008
May 22, 2008 - Premier Healthcare Alliance (PHA), an industry trade group, has launched a climate and energy collaborative focused on helping healthcare facilities cut costs and reduce their carbon...
by Anonymous, May 21, 2008
Introducing 20 innovations that showcase the new business as usual. This first-annual report from the Environmental Defense Fund highlights game-changing best practices that can influence nearly...
by Anonymous, May 21, 2008
May 21, 2008 - Three months after hinting it may jettison its alternative energy unit, BP says it will invest $8 billion over the next ten years to develop new renewable energy technologies,...
by Anonymous, May 21, 2008
May 21, 2008 - Dow Chemical VP of sustainability Neil Hawkins says the company has recouped its ten-year, $1 billion energy-efficiency investment five times over thanks to lower utility costs and new...
by Anonymous, May 21, 2008
May 21, 2008 - In terms of employee satisfaction, giving your office a green makeover could be as simple as adding some well-placed ficus trees, according to a new study from Texas State University...
by Anonymous, May 21, 2008
May 21, 2008 - JetBlue Airways has introduced a suite of initiatives aimed at reducing the airline's environmental impact, from offering a customer carbon-offset program to developing new biofuels...
by Anonymous, May 21, 2008
May 21, 2008 - Office Depot has gotten a thumbs-up from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) on plans for a string of green retail locations under the new LEED Portfolio Program for multiple...
by Anonymous, May 21, 2008
May 21, 2008 - After successfully pressuring Apple to cut toxic materials from its iPhone, Greenpeace is taking aim at a new electronics product: gaming consoles. The group's latest report finds...
by Anonymous, May 20, 2008
This website is dedicated to helping restaurateurs move toward more sustainable operations. Find tips and resources, as well as case studies from several restaurants that have successfully...
by Anonymous, May 20, 2008
May 20, 2008 - PepsiCo Foodservice has partnered with the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), a not-for-profit trade group, to serve up environmental assessments for foodservice operators that sell...
by Anonymous, May 20, 2008
May 20, 2008 - Fujitsu Siemens Computers says it has developed the world's first monitor that requires no electricity at all while on standby. The so-called "zero-watt monitor" features a special...
by Anonymous, May 20, 2008
BMW is two-thirds of the way through a three-year green IT program to improve the efficiency of its datacenters and desktop IT systems. In this podcast, BMW VP Bennie Vorster talks about the company'...
by Anonymous, May 20, 2008
May 20, 2008 - IT hosting provider Rackspace has begun loading equipment into a new datacenter that will run on biomass energy from wood chips, wastepaper, and fiber fuel. The company has...
by Will Sarni, May 19, 2008
Historically, energy projects were not considered part of core business function. So why are companies including REI, Mars, SunChips, and Smart Papers all embracing the do-it-yourself (DIY) approach?...
by Anonymous, May 19, 2008
May 19, 2008 - Three out of four banks are planning to build new green branches or undertake major eco-renovations of existing locations within the next two years, according to new survey from IBT...
by Anonymous, May 19, 2008
May 19, 2008 - A shareholder rebellion over climate policy at the world's biggest oil company has gained new momentum with the support of four leading British institutional investors. F...
by Anonymous, May 19, 2008
May 19, 2008 - A Toyota dealership in Rockwall, Texas, has become the first car dealership to receive LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Toyota, whose dealership in...
by Anonymous, May 19, 2008
May 19, 2008 - Avis Rent A Car says it will switch to an electronic format for customer brochures and other marketing materials in an effort to cut costs and save paper. Avis will now make all...
by Anonymous, May 19, 2008
May 19, 2008 - The Port of Los Angeles has unveiled a new zero-emissions electric drayage truck that can pull a 60,000-pound cargo container at top speeds of 40 miles per hour. The new heavy-duty...
by Anonymous, May 19, 2008
May 19, 2008 - Nearly two-thirds of IT managers rate their datacenter energy efficiency "average" or worse and idling servers in their development and test environments may be one of the...
by Anonymous, May 19, 2008
At first glance, the MAS group's new lingerie factory in Sri Lanka looks like any other. But the plant is a green factory inspired by Marks and Spencer's five-year plan to make their operations more...
by Anonymous, May 19, 2008
While big advertisers can afford to make big mistakes, small advertisers can only afford to make small ones. Here are three things to consider when crafting an advertising campaign for your green...
by Anonymous, May 16, 2008
The National Resources Defense Council has packed this online guide with tips and advice to help companies green their operations and cut costs. Includes articles on how to produce less waste,...
by Anonymous, May 16, 2008
May 16, 2008 - The IT energy wars are getting uglier: Nortel has released an independently verified report demonstrating that its data networking products use significantly less energy than competing...
by Anonymous, May 16, 2008
May 16, 2008 - Florida companies have launched a statewide ad campaign in which business leaders showcase their efforts to develop new greenhouse-gas reduction technologies. The new campaign,...
by Anonymous, May 16, 2008
May 16, 2008 - Outdoor gear retailer REI has announced plans to retrofit more than 10% of its stores with solar electric technology this year. Photovoltaic solar panels can generate up to 35% of...
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