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by Sustainable Brands, December 8, 2008
Dec. 8, 2008 - Wisdom Adhesives, a mid-sized U.S. manufacturer, has created a sustainability scorecard to help its customers select products based on environmental performance. The company’s...
by Sustainable Brands, December 8, 2008
Dec. 8, 2008 - Clif Family Winery is giving its online customers the option to offset the carbon emissions generated by their order. The company's Green My Shipment program allows customers to add...
by Anonymous, December 5, 2008
Marci Zaroff is not new to the green scene - she founded her organic textile company, Under the Canopy, more than a decade ago. Marci sat down with SLM contributor Betsy Rosenberg to talk pioneering...
by Anonymous, December 4, 2008
BURLINGAME, Calif. - December 4, 2008 Sustainable Life Media, (SLM), the leading producer of sustainable business conferences, announced today plans to open Sustainable Brands International to...
by Anonymous, December 4, 2008
Though the holiday rush may be slowing for some retailers, green products and messaging can be a significant driver of interest this holiday season. Here's how to lure customers to your green brand....
by Andrew Winston, December 4, 2008
CEO Lee Scott has made it clear that Wal-Mart's China suppliers have to go green or else they will have to just go, period.I just attended the Wal-Mart Sustainability Summit in Beijing. There are...
by John Friedman, December 4, 2008
Companies implement green programs for a variety of reasons, from cost cutting to attracting new customers to simply "doing the right thing." Do the specific motivations matter? Um, nope.While some...
by Will Sarni, December 4, 2008
Will Sarni has some advice to help the U.S. utility sector deal with climate change. First step? Read the writing on the wall.Newsflash: Global warming presents real risks to global business,...
by Anonymous, December 4, 2008
As founder and director of Moxie Design Group in New Zealand, Peter Salmon works with companies to help them understand and respond to the growing ethical economy. Lucas Daniel of gravitytank asked...
by Anonymous, December 4, 2008
Communications expert John Marshall Roberts knows a tough room when he sees one, but his passion for sustainability has a way of winning over the naysayers and firing up the rest. SLM contributor...
by Sustainable Brands, December 3, 2008
Dec. 4, 2008 - The world's largest retailer is partnering with its most sustainable suppliers to create a green-jobs incubation program in the U.S. The Wal-Mart Green Jobs Council is working to more...
by Sustainable Brands, December 3, 2008
Dec. 3, 2008 - Companies in some consumer goods sectors could lose as much as half of their revenues within the next ten years unless they implement sustainable supply chain strategies, according to...
by Sustainable Brands, December 3, 2008
Dec. 2, 2008 - Hewlett-Packard expects to save $1 billion annually thanks to a companywide technology refresh that calls for consolidating IT infrastructure and slashing datacenter energy use by 60...
by Anonymous, December 2, 2008
Pie-in-the-sky ideals can lend passion and vision to a company's sustainability journey, but strategy consultant Peter ter Weeme takes a more concrete approach. SLM contributor Betsy Rosenberg asked...
by Sustainable Brands, December 1, 2008
Dec. 1, 2008 - In this sagging economy, every bit counts: Cisco saved over $3 million last year by cutting carbon emissions and waste throughout its global supply chain, according to the company's...
by Anonymous, December 1, 2008
Charlie Sheldon is one of SBi's many valuable speakers on industrial design and its role in sustainable efforts. As the chair of the Industrial Designers Society of America's (IDSA) Bay Area chapter...
by Sustainable Brands, December 1, 2008
Dec. 1, 2008 - Ten Broadway theaters have switched 10,000 exterior and interior lightbulbs to more energy-efficient versions, and the rest of the theaters have pledged to do the same within the next...
by Sustainable Brands, December 1, 2008
Dec. 1, 2008 - Consumers want electronics makers to provide more details on the environmental performance of their products, both on packaging and online, according to a new survey. The latest...
by Sustainable Brands, November 26, 2008
This guide, co-produced by the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), outlines detailed strategies for designing, implementing, and measuring the...
by Sustainable Brands, November 26, 2008
Nov. 26, 2008 - Electronics companies need to step up to the plate and take on the challenge of climate leadership by supporting global emissions cuts and developing greener technology, according to...
by Sustainable Brands, November 26, 2008
Nov. 26, 2008 - Office Depot has bumped up the environmental performance requirements for products featured in its annual Green Book catalog, including only products that contain at least 30% post...
by Anonymous, November 26, 2008
Nov. 26, 2008 - Eighty percent of corporate sustainability executives in the Fortune 500 plan to maintain or increase their budgets in 2009 - despite today's down market, according to a new survey...
by Sustainable Brands, November 26, 2008
Companies implement green programs for a variety of reasons, from cost cutting to attracting new customers to simply "doing the right thing." Do the specific motivations matter? Um, nope. By John...
by Sustainable Brands, November 25, 2008
Nov. 25, 2008 - Beginning in January 2009, Brita will be recovering used pitcher filters and recycling the plastic into new products, from toothbrushes to cutting boards. Brita is partnering with...
by Sustainable Brands, November 25, 2008
Nov. 25, 2008 - Cadbury has come up with a novel way to reduce the packaging for its chocolate eggs: it's done away with the box entirely. The chocolate Eco-Egg, wrapped exclusively in foil,...
by Sustainable Brands, November 25, 2008
Nov. 25, 2008 - Clorox, whose namesake bleach is apparently used to battle a frog-killing fungus, has partnered with Animal Planet to produce a documentary on the world's endangered amphibian...
by Sustainable Brands, November 25, 2008
Rumors of green IT's demise have been greatly exaggerated, says Doug Washburn. In a number of recent client interactions with both enterprise IT end users and vendors, the question of "Is the "...
by Sustainable Brands, November 25, 2008
Nov. 25, 2008 - Nearly four in five of the world's most energy-efficient supercomputers are made by IBM, according to the latest Green500 rankings. IBM machines occupy 39 of the top 50 supercomputers...
by Anonymous, November 25, 2008
Nov. 25, 2008 - Citigroup says it plans to lay off 52,000 jobs - so what's going to happen to all those computer workstations? A recent eWeek article offers five recommendations for making the most...
by Anonymous, November 24, 2008
Nov. 24, 2008 - Wal-Mart has announced that CEO Lee Scott, the driving force behind the retailer's three-year-old sustainability effort, is stepping aside in favor of Mike Duke, head of the company's...
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