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by Sustainable Brands, September 29, 2008
Sept. 29, 2008 - A new U.N. study on the impact of an emerging global "green economy" says efforts to tackle climate change could result in the creation of millions of new green jobs in the coming...
by Sustainable Brands, September 29, 2008
Sept. 29, 2008 - Procurement professionals are fast becoming a "critical, core element" of corporate sustainability efforts, a new survey finds.While many companies are focusing their main efficiency...
by Sustainable Brands, September 29, 2008
Sept. 29, 2008 - Supermarkets and other major retailers are pressing ahead with green business practices despite the threat of recession, according to a new study. Efficiency savings, consumer...
by Sustainable Brands, September 29, 2008
Sept. 29, 2008 - Retail giant Wal-Mart has partnered with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to reduce its plastic shopping bag waste by an average of one-third per store by 2013.EDF and Wal-Mart...
by Sustainable Brands, September 29, 2008
Sept. 29, 2008 - IBM is expanding its new consulting offerings with a new service to help clients create greener products, from development and manufacturing through delivery and use to end-of-life...
by Sustainable Brands, September 29, 2008
Sept. 29, 2008 - Retail chain Woolworths is set to try out a new state-of-the-art, energy-efficient refrigeration control technology at select locations in South Africa, Engineering News reports. The...
by Sustainable Brands, September 26, 2008
Sept. 26, 2008 - Hewlett-Packard has released emissions data associated with its largest suppliers, representing more than 80% of the company's costs for the materials, manufacturing, and assembly of...
by Sustainable Brands, September 26, 2008
Sept. 26, 2008 - Tackling climate change could boost company value in six sectors worth a total of $7 trillion, according to a new report by the Carbon Trust. The report says reducing carbon...
by Sustainable Brands, September 26, 2008
Sept. 26, 2008 - Microsoft has flipped the switch on a top-of-the-line computing facility in San Antonio, Texas, that the computer giant is calling its "most power-efficient datacenter to date."The...
by Sustainable Brands, September 26, 2008
Sept. 26, 2008 - A team of MBA students at the University of Michigan have created a green business model that could help UPS save more than $7 million in less than six years by using landfill gas as...
by Sustainable Brands, September 26, 2008
Sept. 26, 2008 - Toyota, GM, Honda, and Whole Foods are rating the largest volume of positive eco-buzz among online bloggers, according to a new report from J.D. Power and Associates.This report -...
by Sustainable Brands, September 26, 2008
Sept. 26, 2008 - Steelcase, a manufacturer of office furniture, has earned chain-of-custody certification from the Forest Stewardship Council, demonstrating that the wood used in its products comes...
by Anonymous, September 26, 2008
Since 2001, TerraCycle products have received a host of green awards for products ranging from plant fertilizer to school supplies to food packaging - all made using trash. In this interview with...
by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 - The majority of consumers say companies should take charge in the fight against global warming - and would favor products made by companies that act responsibly, according to a new...
by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 - Eager to shore up its pledge as the "greenest tech company on the planet," Dell says it will transition all of its new laptop displays to energy-efficiency LEDs over the next year....
by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 - An Enterprise Rent-A-Car location near California's state capitol has become the company's first "green branch" in the state, specializing in hybrid and fuel-efficient rental cars...
by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 - Volvo is marketing what it calls the "first commercially viable hybrid bus," promising bus operators a five- to seven-year payback in reduced fuel costs. The company claims that...
by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 - A week after unveiling a broad approach to social and environmental responsibility, PricewaterhouseCoopers has gotten specific: The world's largest professional services firm says it...
by Anonymous, September 25, 2008
Last September, Coca-Cola announced plans to build a $60 million recycling plant that turns recovered plastic bottles into new bottles for Coke products. But as Scott Vitters, Coke's director of...
by Sustainable Brands, September 24, 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 - Outdoor gear retailer REI is set to open its second green-prototype store as a testing ground for environmentally preferable building materials and technologies.The newly constructed...
by Sustainable Brands, September 24, 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 - Datacenter specialist Migration Solutions has launched a new green assessment service that aims to provide a "360-degree view of the environmental impact and performance of...
by Sustainable Brands, September 24, 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 - Cox Communications is expanding its use of a new hybrid-electric service truck that the cable operator says is up to 150% more fuel efficient than conventional vehicles.Cox is...
by Sustainable Brands, September 24, 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 - Genzyme's new Science Center in Framingham, Mass., has become one of the first research laboratories to earn LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The...
by Sustainable Brands, September 24, 2008
Sept. 24, 2008 - With several new recycled-content office papers now on offer, Xerox has created an eco-label to help customers quickly locate the company's environmentally preferable printing...
by Anonymous, September 23, 2008
Despite the obvious business benefits of energy efficiency (starting with the electric bill), IT managers still struggle to move from awareness to green action. Here's how you can overcome some...
by Anonymous, September 23, 2008
Design firm Advanced Data Centers is building the very first datacenter to be pre-certified LEED platinum. Here's the inside story. (InformationWeek via Wall Street & Technology) Read more...
by Sustainable Brands, September 23, 2008
Sept. 23, 2008 - Global companies see climate change as a driver of risk and opportunity, but many are delaying strategic investment until the regulatory fog has cleared, according to the latest...
by Sustainable Brands, September 23, 2008
Sept. 22, 2008 - Environmentalists are questioning the green credentials of Wal-Mart's "Love, Earth" line of eco-friendly jewelry, NewWest reports. Wal-Mart says all gold and silver used in the new...
by Sustainable Brands, September 23, 2008
Sept. 23, 2008 - Banking giant HSBC has achieved the U.K. s first "Excellent" rating for design and procurement of its new North London datacenter under the Building Research Establishment...
by Sustainable Brands, September 22, 2008
Sept. 22, 2008 - So says Interbrands Best Global Brands 2008 report, which finds companies from Honda to GE to BP earning a bump in their ratings thanks to significant investments in sustainable...

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