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by Sustainable Brands, October 29, 2008
Oct. 29, 2008 - Starwood Hotels and Resorts has inked a deal with Philips to buy energy-efficient LCD TVs for its 460 properties in North America. Philips will install at least 80,000 SmartPower2 TVs...
by Anonymous, October 29, 2008
BURLINGAME, CA. - October 28, 2008 - Sustainable Life Media, (SLM), the leading producer of sustainable business conferences and newsletters, is seeing strong interest in Sustainable Brands...
by Sustainable Brands, October 29, 2008
Oct. 29, 2008 - Starbucks plans to double its purchases of Fairtrade coffee to 40 million pounds in 2009, making the java giant the largest buyer of Fairtrade-certified coffee in the world.As part of...
by John Friedman, October 28, 2008
"Greed is good." Not exactly the phrase that springs to mind when thinking about accountability and strong corporate governance. But greed can be healthy - and create a competitive advantage - as...
by Sustainable Brands, October 28, 2008
Oct. 28, 2008 - Three-quarters of U.S. companies now publish data on their environmental, social and governance performance - twice as many as in 2005, according to a new KPMG report. Of the top...
by Sustainable Brands, October 28, 2008
Oct. 28, 2008 - A design team at Mercedes-Benz is working on a wind-powered racecar - dubbed "Formula Zero" - that could take the track by 2025, Gizmodo reports. The Formula Zero race concept aims...
by Anonymous, October 28, 2008
Looking to green your datacenters? You have a lot to learn from Google's example, says Doug Washburn. Google earlier this month unveiled its Commitment to Sustainable Computing, but the Internet...
by Sustainable Brands, October 28, 2008
Attention to those who say sustainability is a passing fad: Wake up and smell the Fairtrade coffee. In the current economic climate, Betsy Rosenberg says sustainable innovation should be stronger now...
by Sustainable Brands, October 27, 2008
Oct. 27, 2008 - Nestle Waters North America says it will develop a "next generation" beverage bottle made entirely from recycled materials or renewable resources by 2020. The announcement comes as...
by Sustainable Brands, October 27, 2008
Oct. 27, 2008 - Three of China s leading companies - including China Mobile, the world's largest wireless operator - have become the newest members of The Climate Group, a global climate...
by Sustainable Brands, October 27, 2008
Oct. 27, 2008 - Dynegy has become the second U.S. energy provider, after Xcel Energy, to be forced to disclose its financial risks from climate change. The agreement, signed with the New York...
by Sustainable Brands, October 27, 2008
Oct. 27, 2008 - McDonald's USA has recognized pork purveyor Smithfield Foods with the company's first-ever Sustainability Award for responsible supplier operations.McDonald s honored Smithfield,...
by Sustainable Brands, October 24, 2008
Oct. 24, 2008 - For those of you who pooh-poohed the U.N.'s recommendation last week that governments use the global credit crisis to retool their financial systems in support of green growth...
by Sustainable Brands, October 24, 2008
Oct. 24, 2008 - What downturn? General Electric is reporting another stellar year for its Ecomagination suite of green products and services, with sales likely to jump 21% in 2008. Total revenues are...
by Sustainable Brands, October 24, 2008
Oct. 24, 2008 - Arm & Hammer's new line of environmentally preferable household cleaners are being touted not just as a greener version of Mr. Clean; the products come in refillable containers...
by Sustainable Brands, October 24, 2008
Oct. 24, 2008 - IDC, a marketing and consulting firm specializing in the IT sector, has launched a new educational initiative aimed at helping business decision makers use technology to meet their...
by Sustainable Brands, October 23, 2008
Oct. 23, 2008 - Tightening IT budgets are making greener computing practices more important than ever - because efficiencies help cut costs, according to a new survey of IT professionals.The poll of...
by Sustainable Brands, October 23, 2008
Oct. 23, 2008 - Investment bank Morgan Stanley has announced plans to build an off-grid datacenter in Scotland that's powered directly by tidal energy. Working with turbine developer Atlantis...
by Anonymous, October 23, 2008
Employees love teleworking because it saves on gas for their commute; employers love it because it saves on overhead. So why don't more companies have teleworking programs in place? SLM contributer...
by Anonymous, October 23, 2008
Take your carbon management strategy beyond carbon offsets with this guide from Clownfish, a sustainable communications firm. The booklet offers strategies to help organizations enhance their...
by Sustainable Brands, October 23, 2008
Oct. 23, 2008 - Wal-Mart has signed up for the Environmental Defense Fund's new "Greening the Supply Chain" program aimed at engaging Chinese suppliers on energy conservation and other green issues....
by Sustainable Brands, October 23, 2008
Oct. 23, 2008 - Rolls-Royce is testing a new propeller-driven engine that the company says could cut an airline's fuel bill (and carbon footprint) by as much as 30%, The Guardian reports. A far...
by Anonymous, October 23, 2008
A smart green re-design will allow you to sustain your market while balancing your customer's needs with the changing character of your supply chain. Sound complicated? It doesn't have to be. By...
by Sustainable Brands, October 22, 2008
Oct. 22, 2008 - Financial services firms are touting their green offerings in a bid to stay competitive as the markets take a tumble, according to new Mintel research. "Going green can help...
by Sustainable Brands, October 22, 2008
Oct. 22, 2008 - Hewlett-Packard has launched a suite of renewable energy initiatives in support of a new goal to double its purchases of renewable power by 2012. "HP is investing in technologies...
by Sustainable Brands, October 22, 2008
Oct. 22, 2008 - FedEx Express has broken ground on a massive solar array in Germany that's expected to nearly double FedEx's use of on-site solar energy. The 1.4 megawatt installation at the company'...
by Sustainable Brands, October 22, 2008
Oct. 22, 2008 - The Consumer Electronics Association has released its first-ever report on the industry s progress toward environmental sustainability. The report examines the sustainable...
by John Marshall R..., October 22, 2008
John Marshall Roberts has some friendly advice for would-be greenwashers looking to ramp up their game. (For those of you out there who insist on responsible green marketing, just do the opposite.)...
by Jacquelyn Ottman, October 21, 2008
That depends on you. Here's how your sales figures could stay strong while others take the hit.Everyone s been asking me: "Will a weakening economy weaken sales of green products?" For people who...
by Sustainable Brands, October 21, 2008
Oct. 22, 2008 - Companies in the climate-mitigation business - think renewable energy, nuclear power, and energy management - now generate a whopping $300 billion in revenues each year, according to...
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