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by Sustainable Brands, October 21, 2008
Oct. 21, 2008 - Canon and Toray Industries have developed a plant-based plastic that is heat-resistant enough to be used in the exterior paneling of copy and fax machines. Dubbed "Ecodear," the...
by Sustainable Brands, October 21, 2008
While most companies are holding back on launching new green initiatives, business consultant and author Chris Laszlo argues that now is the perfect time to pursue sustainability strategies to gain a...
by Anonymous, October 21, 2008
BURLINGAME, CA. - September 29, 2008 - Sustainable Life Media, (SLM), the leading producer of sustainable business conferences and newsletters, will host Sustainable Brands International (SBi), the...
by Sustainable Brands, October 21, 2008
Oct. 21, 2008 - Dunkin' Donuts has cut the ribbon on its first LEED-certified location, a store in St. Petersburg, Fla. The store will serve as a prototype for future building projects, the company...
by Sustainable Brands, October 20, 2008
Oct. 20, 2008 - How green is your nano? Apple has begun posting "product environmental reports" that offer details on energy efficiency, material composition, packaging, and greenhouse gas emissions...
by Sustainable Brands, October 20, 2008
Oct. 20, 2008 - Washington D.C.'s Willard InterContinental Hotel, a leader in the green-hospitality movement, is including a relatively new metric in its latest sustainability report: Greenhouse Gas...
by Sustainable Brands, October 20, 2008
Oct. 20, 2008 - IT consulting firm Capgemeni has published a new report assessing the green credentials of its five technology partners - a who's who of the industry. Capgemeni says its Computer...
by Will Sarni, October 20, 2008
Companies that truly understand the business case for sustainability are not backing off from their green goals, no matter what the stock ticker says. Over the past month or so, the most...
by Sustainable Brands, October 20, 2008
Oct. 20, 2008 - Consumers have pegged Google, Campbell's Soup, and Johnson & Johnson as the most responsible U.S. companies based on social programs, management practices, and employee relations....
by Anonymous, October 18, 2008
Oct. 17, 2008 - General Electric is well positioned to thrive despite the economic downturn - because it's marketing products that both reduce environmental impact and save consumers money, according...
by Sustainable Brands, October 17, 2008
Oct. 17, 2008 - A new study of sustainability communications practices among the S&P 100 finds that while some industries are further ahead than others, there is "much room for improvement"...
by Sustainable Brands, October 17, 2008
Oct. 17, 2008 - Pepperidge Farm has flipped the switch on a 1.2 megawatt (MW) fuel cell power plant at its Connecticut bakery facility - the largest single commercial fuel cell power plant in the...
by Sustainable Brands, October 17, 2008
Oct. 17, 2008 - Hess Corporation, a New York-based energy provider, is offering its commercial customers a new service package that includes enough carbon offsets to make their energy purchases up to...
by Anonymous, October 17, 2008
So many great green ideas never get off the ground due to lack of readily available funds - regardless of the potential for return on investment over the long term. Here are some practical strategies...
by Sustainable Brands, October 16, 2008
Oct. 16. 2008 - A new report from Spend Matters offers case studies and strategies for turning sustainable procurement and supply chain practices into a cost-cutting opportunity. The main...
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by Sustainable Brands, October 16, 2008
Oct. 16, 2008 - Fetzer says it will package its entire line of wines in a redesigned glass bottle that uses 16% less material, in a bid to save on energy required for manufacture and product...
by Sustainable Brands, October 16, 2008
Oct. 16, 2008 - Portland General Electric has inked a deal with warehouse operator Prologis to site a 1.1 megawatt solar array atop three distribution centers in Portland, Ore.When complete, the...
by Andrew Winston, October 16, 2008
Investing in quality carbon offsets - projects that yield measurable, verifiable carbon reductions - may be a quick win but, to get the most bang for your buck, start by reducing your own emissions....
by Sustainable Brands, October 16, 2008
Oct. 16, 2008 - Building-materials manufacturer Owens Corning has pledged to cut its U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 25% per unit of production (from 2006 levels) over the next four years.The ratio...
by Anonymous, October 15, 2008
This guide offers strategies on how to tackle energy improvements, make smart investments in cleantech, and identify high-quality carbon offset projects. Free registration required. (Sustainable...
by Anonymous, October 15, 2008
This four-CDs set offers best practice advice on how to improve suppliers energy management, reduce water use, cut packaging costs, improve transport logistics and implement green procurement...
by Anonymous, October 15, 2008
Oct. 15, 2008 - With an eye on its goal to cut emissions 30% by 2030, global carrier DHL has created a cleantech "incubation unit" to fund startups working on new low-carbon vehicles, BusinessGreen...
by Sustainable Brands, October 15, 2008
Oct. 15, 2008 - Cooling datacenters with outside air instead of air conditioners can offer significant energy and costs savings without sacrificing performance, according to a new Intel study. (via...
by Sustainable Brands, October 15, 2008
Oct. 15, 2008 - Months after its European debut, Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC clean-diesel engine technology is finally available in the U.S. The automaker is launching a major ad campaign this fall to...
by Sustainable Brands, October 15, 2008
Oct. 15, 2008 - A new Toyota dealership in Utah expects to become the latest in a string of LEED-certified dealerships built under the automaker's Eco-Image USA II green-design initiative.The Mark...
by Sustainable Brands, October 14, 2008
Oct. 14, 2008 - A silver lining to the credit crunch: Governments can now retool their financial systems in support of green growth industries, says Yvo de Boer, head of the U.N.'s Climate Change...
by Sustainable Brands, October 14, 2008
Oct. 14, 2008 - Payless ShoeSource has announced plans for a line environmentally preferable, affordably priced footwear, due in stores early next year. The company says its line, including...
by Sustainable Brands, October 14, 2008
Oct. 14, 2008 - Caterpillar has pledged to reduce its total greenhouse gas emissions by 3% (from 2006 levels) by 2015 as part of its participation in the U.S. EPA's Climate Leaders program. The...
by Sustainable Brands, October 14, 2008
Oct. 14, 2008 - Penske Truck Leasing has joined the U.S. EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership, which works with the freight industry to increase energy efficiency and reduce emissions. As part of...
by Sustainable Brands, October 14, 2008
Oct. 14, 2008 - Aveda has fired up a new photovoltaic solar-power system at its west coast distribution center that's expected to provide the majority of the facility's energy needs.The system will...
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