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by Sustainable Brands, November 13, 2008
Nov. 13, 2008 - Coldpack, a maker of insulated packaging, has unveiled an inflatable, insulating cooler liner that the company says requires half the raw materials, water, and energy to produce...
by Sustainable Brands, November 12, 2008
Nov. 12, 2008 - Most corporate real estate executives agree that sustainability is a top business priority; even so, they're less likely to pay a premium for green office space than they were a year...
by Sustainable Brands, November 12, 2008
Nov. 12, 2008 - Network provider Alcatel-Lucent has launched a new service offering aimed at helping corporate clients save energy and reduce electricity costs. The new suite of offerings, called...
by Sustainable Brands, November 12, 2008
Nov. 12, 2008 - Goldman Sachs has inked a multiyear carbon-offset deal with E+Co, a nonprofit investment company that supports clean-energy ventures in developing countries. Goldman Sachs will...
by Anonymous, November 12, 2008
BURLINGAME, Calif., Nov. 12, 2008 - Sustainable Life Media (SLM) is putting the finishing touches on Sustainable Brands International (SBi), at the same time the venerable Fontainebleau in Miami...
by Sustainable Brands, November 12, 2008
Nov. 12, 2008 - Following a successful testing phase, UPS has placed orders for 12 custom-built, zero-emission electric vans, slated for deployment in the carrier's British and German delivery fleets...
by Sustainable Brands, November 11, 2008
Nov. 11, 2008 - Business software provider SAP has created an online social networking platform where stakeholders can sound off on the company's sustainability efforts, receive feedback from SAP...
by Sustainable Brands, November 11, 2008
Nov. 11, 2008 - British companies can now assess the lifecycle emissions of their goods and services thanks to a new specification launched jointly by BSI British standards, the Carbon Trust, and the...
by Sustainable Brands, November 11, 2008
Nov. 11, 2008 - Soon after opening its first energy-efficient location in Beijing, Wal-Mart says it is planning green upgrades for all 113 of its Chinese stores within the next five years, China...
by Sustainable Brands, November 11, 2008
Nov. 11, 2008 - Mitsubishi Electric is so confident in the market for its climate-mitigation products that it has upped company sales targets for photovoltaic energy systems, heat pumps, and power-...
by Anonymous, November 10, 2008
Companies typically focus their green IT efforts on datacenter operations, but by failing to address the distributed PC environment, they're missing out on significant energy and financial savings....
by Sustainable Brands, November 10, 2008
Nov. 10, 2008 - Nine in ten top executives agree that the incoming Obama administration will promote a sustainable business agenda, as the private sector faces increasing pressure to help solve...
by Anonymous, November 7, 2008
Graphics processor company nVidia has a corporate culture that prizes employee participation in generating ideas for new products and processes. Here's a look inside this and other principles of the...
by Anonymous, November 6, 2008
Nov. 6, 2008 - Want to encourage your employees to turn off unused lights and equipment? Show them last month's energy bill, U.K.'s Envirowise suggests. The government-funded program suggests that...
by Sustainable Brands, November 5, 2008
Nov. 5, 2008 - Food-services giant Sysco has ditched its old cube logo in favor of a fresh green leaf and the tagline "Good Things Come from Sysco." The company says the new logo aims to highlight...
by Sustainable Brands, November 5, 2008
In the midst of a global financial crisis, can we still afford sustainability? As a matter of fact, we can't afford not to, argues Ray Anderson, CEO of Interface, Inc. Milton Friedman was at the...
by Andrew Winston, November 4, 2008
Some resource-saving strategies are so simple - headslappingly obvious, in fact - that one can't help but wonder why companies didn't implement them sooner. Here, in no particular order, are a few of...
by Anonymous, November 3, 2008
Nov. 3, 2008 - Furniture manufacturer Herman Miller is netting a 32% return on its green initiatives, slashing energy use, water use, and landfill waste while doubling sales, according to a new case...
by Sustainable Brands, October 31, 2008
Oct. 31, 2008 - DHL has announced plans to switch to an electronic billing service that the logistic giants says will save more than 6 million paper invoices a year. DHL's e-billing system,...
by Sustainable Brands, October 31, 2008
Oct. 31, 2008 - IBM is set to launch a suite of software products that reduce the amount of information that must be stored on company servers. The company says the new offerings can slash energy use...
by Sustainable Brands, October 31, 2008
Oct. 31, 2008 - Travelers has expanded its small-business insurance package to cover the cost of using green-building materials to repair damaged properties. Travelers' Master Pac Green...
by Sustainable Brands, October 31, 2008
Oct. 31, 2008 - Intel has unseated Pepsi as the top purchaser of green power in the United States, according to new data from the U.S. EPA's Green Power Partnership program.The Green Power...
by Sustainable Brands, October 30, 2008
Oct. 30, 2008 - Call it "Nike Re-Considered": The company says it will apply its Nike Considered green-design program to all six of its largest product categories, from basketball shoes to sportswear...
by Sustainable Brands, October 30, 2008
Oct. 30, 2008 - AMD is beefing up its climate reporting, pledging to include greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from supply chain partners in its annual carbon-footprint accounting. The company has also...
by Sustainable Brands, October 30, 2008
Oct. 30, 2008 - AT...
by Sustainable Brands, October 30, 2008
Oct. 30, 2008 - UPS, which spent the past two years trialing "hydraulic hybrid" technology for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has become the first shipper to add the fuel-saving...
by Anonymous, October 29, 2008
He's the CEO of a highly successful company, a sustainability leader of long standing, a best-selling book author, and a continuing inspiration to his employees. But do you know the real Ray Anderson...
by Sustainable Brands, October 29, 2008
Oct. 29, 2008 - Murky green-ad regulations aside, nearly all of companies' environmental claims are compliant with current advertising codes, according to a new survey from the U.K.'s Advertising...
by Sustainable Brands, October 29, 2008
Looking for ways to engage employees on green practices at the office? This whitepaper outlines four strategies to "channel your team's passion for greening into actions for your bottom line." (...
by Sustainable Brands, October 29, 2008
Oct. 29, 2008 - Looking for ways to engage employees on green practices at the office? Deloitte has published a new whitepaper outlining four strategies to "channel your team's passion for greening...
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