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by Sustainable Brands, July 2, 2008
July 2, 2008 - Tougher standards and stricter accounting have exposed an even greater green divide among electronics manufacturers, according to Greenpeace's latest report on environmental...
by Andrew Winston, July 2, 2008
Of all of the big forces coming to bear on companies - things like globalization, technology, and rising commodity prices - one of most powerful and difficult to manage is transparency. How much is...
by Sustainable Brands, July 2, 2008
July 2, 2008 - Wal-Mart has pledged to buy more of its produce from local farmers in a bid to cut shipping costs and support local economies. The retail giant says its partnerships with local farmers...
by Anonymous, July 1, 2008
July 1, 2008 No longer content simply to give customers the tools they need to assess their environmental performance, IBM has launched a consulting service to help companies assess the...
by Anonymous, July 1, 2008
July 1, 2008 Ball Corp. has spiced its first-ever sustainability report with a new corporate goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions 16% over the next four years primarily by trimming...
by Anonymous, July 1, 2008
July 1, 2008 - Six months after a global survey found elite MBAs combing through sustainability reports to find just the right employer, this summer's crop of MBA grads say they aren't vetting...
by Anonymous, July 1, 2008
Leading semiconductor manufacturer Intel displays trademark relentless and innovative spirit towards all of its green business initiatives - and the list keeps growing. (IndustryWeek) Read more...
by Anonymous, July 1, 2008
Five, in fact. Office Depot provides this online guide to help you make the business case for greening up around the office. Includes (surprise!) a shopping list of greener products on offer from...
by Sustainable Brands, July 1, 2008
July 1, 2008 Bayer has issued the first progress report on its new suite of climate-related products and services, launched in November. The initial results of the $1.46 billion Bayer...
by Will Sarni, July 1, 2008
Until recently, businesses have focused exclusively on calculating the carbon footprint of their businesses and products. But this is only part of the story and, one could argue, not even the main...
by Sustainable Brands, June 30, 2008
June 30, 2008 - Enterprise Rent-A-Car wants the world to know that its latest IT upgrade will not only streamline rental processes but also shave the company's carbon footprint by an estimated 6.5...
by Sustainable Brands, June 30, 2008
June 30, 2008 - IKEA Canada has reduced its use of plastic bags by 90% in six months as a direct result of customer demand. After more than 60,000 customers urged IKEA to ban the bags in a survey...
by Anonymous, June 30, 2008
Interface Inc. CEO (and sustainable business convert) Ray Anderson loves preaching to the choir, but his employees sure don't seem to mind. In this SLM Interview, Joyce LaValle, head of marketing for...
by Anonymous, June 30, 2008
Written by practitioners, for practitioners, this free guide presents the business case for sustainable marketing, including the latest market data and inspirational examples from companies that are...
by Anonymous, June 27, 2008
June 27, 2008 - Supply chain executives striving to green their operations are finding themselves most hamstrung by difficulties in justifying the cost of implementation, according to a new survey...
by Anonymous, June 27, 2008
June 27, 2008 - FTSE Group has launched an index of energy, water, and waste management companies best positioned to turn environmental challenges to business advantage. The FTSE Environmental...
by Anonymous, June 27, 2008
In recent weeks, the mainstream media has featured several articles questioning the value of "food miles" - a measure of the environmental impact of transporting food from farm to table. Here's why...
by Anonymous, June 26, 2008
June 26, 2008 - U.S. dairy leaders have announced a long-term action plan to reduce milk's carbon footprint while ensuring financial viability and industry growth. The plan, unveiled at the...
by Anonymous, June 26, 2008
June 26, 2008 - The Home Depot estimates that it will save $16 million in annual electricity costs when it switches to compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) in the light-fixture showrooms at its...
by Anonymous, June 26, 2008
June 26, 2008 - Clothing manufacturers in southern China and Hong Kong are developing their own carbon management standard to better appeal to Western retailers keen on reducing the carbon footprint...
by Anonymous, June 26, 2008
June 26, 2008 - Canada's Competition Bureau is requiring companies to get more specific with their green-product advertising, banning the use of "vague claims implying general environmental...
by Anonymous, June 25, 2008
June 25, 2008 - Sustainable apparel retailer Nau, which shuttered in May due to "a confluence of unfortunate events," has been bought out by a California company keen to make a success of its...
by Anonymous, June 25, 2008
June 25, 2008 - Cisco says it will cut its greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2012 with help from a suite of IT solutions, from videoconferencing to computerized facility management. "Cisco is...
by Anonymous, June 25, 2008
With an audience of more than 6 million users visiting Yahoo s homepage each month, you could say the company knows a thing or two about what s drawing people s attention these days. Erin Carlson,...
by Anonymous, June 25, 2008
June 25, 2008 - U.S. consumers may not agree on what (or who) is causing global warming, but nearly three-quarters say they would stop buying products from a known corporate polluter, according to a...
by Anonymous, June 25, 2008
This guide aims to help industrial facilities - from traditional manufacturing to high-tech data centers - cut energy use, save money, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. While the scope and size of...
by Anonymous, June 25, 2008
June 25, 2008 - A Dell power supply unit has become the first to achieve 80 Plus Gold certification, which requires that server power supplies achieve a minimum 92% energy efficiency at 50% output...
by Anonymous, June 25, 2008
June 25, 2008 - The Carbon Trust - the British government-backed organization that brought carbon labels to the Tesco supermarket chain - has launched a certification scheme to help companies prove...
by Anonymous, June 25, 2008
June 25, 2008 - Four years after failing even to make the list, Google has taken top marks in Harris Interactive's annual Reputation Quotient survey of consumer attitudes toward major U.S. brands....
by Anonymous, June 25, 2008
June 25, 2008 - U.S. architectural firms pulled in a combined $1.74 billion from green design projects in 2007 - $1.62 billion in the U.S. and $121.2 million abroad, according to Engineering News-...
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