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by Anonymous, January 16, 2009
John Marshall Roberts' "A Persuasion Manual for Visionaries" is more than just a smart, funny book on communication - it's a call to arms, says reviewer Andy Mannle. In...
by Sustainable Brands, January 16, 2009
Jan. 16, 2009 - Royal Philips Electronics has acquired a 10% stake in Tendris Holding, a business incubator specializing in sustainable technology and services.The buy will help Philips explore new...
by Sustainable Brands, January 16, 2009
Jan. 16, 2009 - Jumbo plasma TVs may be a thing of the past if regulators in the U.S. and European Union have their way. Officials on both sides of the pond are currently mulling over policies that...
by Anonymous, January 15, 2009
Jan. 15, 2009 - Office Depot's green store prototype, the blueprint for all of the retailer's new constructions moving forward, has received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building...
by Sustainable Brands, January 15, 2009
Jan. 15, 2009 - Clorox's green gamble appears to be paying off: A year after the company launched its Green Works line of natural cleaning products, the brand has established itself as a leader in...
by Sustainable Brands, January 15, 2009
Jan. 15, 2009 - Wal-Mart has partnered with the World Environment Center (WEC) on a program to increase cleaner production and energy-efficiency practices in El Salvador and Guatemala. The retailer...
by Sustainable Brands, January 15, 2009
Jan. 15, 2009 - AMD's new 58-acre campus in Austin, Texas, has earned LEED Gold certification, making it the largest Gold-rated commercial property in the Lone Star state. AMD says the planning of...
by Sustainable Brands, January 15, 2009
Jan. 14, 2009 - A green printing outfit called Pixxlz is offering customers the chance to use paper made from the dung of Sri Lankan elephants. The paper, called Mr. Ellie Pooh (nickname? â€...
by Sustainable Brands, January 14, 2009
Jan. 14, 2009 - Kellogg has committed to 15%-20% reductions in energy and water use, greenhouse gas emissions, and waste per ton of product by 2015. The new goals were announced in conjunction with...
by Sustainable Brands, January 14, 2009
Jan. 14, 2009 - Minwax has unveiled a series of environmental performance goals for its wood care line in a bid to capitalize on the burgeoning market for green building products. Minwax says it...
by Sustainable Brands, January 14, 2009
Jan. 14, 2009 - Waste Management's latest sustainability report sets baselines for progress against the ambitious green goals laid out in its $500 million environmental program, launched in 2007....
by Anonymous, January 14, 2009
Jan. 14, 2009 - The World Cocoa Foundation, representing a who's who of global chocolatiers, has adopted a set of sustainability principles aimed at boosting economic development while promoting...
by Jacquelyn Ottman, January 14, 2009
Wall Street had a stormy 2008, but there is a silver lining: Industry leaders are now turning to all things as a new source of (genuine?) green. Here are the top five green marketing stories from a...
by Sustainable Brands, January 14, 2009
Jan. 14, 2009 - Hitachi has launched a new TV spot highlighting the company's commitment to climate management, MarketingWeek reports. The TV ad, created by CDP, will run in the U.K., France,...
by Sustainable Brands, January 13, 2009
Jan. 13, 2009 - Commercial real estate giant Cushman...
by Sustainable Brands, January 13, 2009
Jan. 13, 2009 - Ford executive chairman Bill Ford says the troubled automaker is "heading in the direction America wants us to go," announcing plans to market new battery-powered vehicles and a plug-...
by Sustainable Brands, January 13, 2009
Jan. 13, 2009 - Garmin has released a free GPS software update that helps drivers save time and gas by plotting more efficient routes. EcoRoute uses a vehicle’s specific fuel economy information...
by Anonymous, January 13, 2009
Jan. 13, 2009 - Harvard physicist Alex Wissner-Gross is backpedaling furiously after a Sunday Times article mischaracterized his findings on the climate impact of online searches.The Times article,...
by Sustainable Brands, January 13, 2009
Jan. 13, 2009 - Tesco's new location in Manchester, U.K., is so energy efficient that it's expected to use just half the power of an equivalent store. The 52,000-square-foot store boasts a range of...
by Anonymous, January 12, 2009
Companies are always looking for new ways to cut costs, and the judicious use of technology can pay big dividends. Videoconferencing is just the tip of the iceberg. To sell higher-ups on broader...
by Anonymous, January 12, 2009
Jan. 12, 2009 - Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has launched an educational website and online community to help companies identify new market opportunities by meeting environmental challenges. The...
by Sustainable Brands, January 12, 2009
Jan. 12, 2009 - Hewlett-Packard is offering U.S. consumers money for used but functional electronics equipment - and says it will recycle the junk for free. Through HP’s new Consumer Buyback and...
by Sustainable Brands, January 12, 2009
Jan. 12, 2009 - Cambean Hospitality, owner of four hotels in Miami Beach, Fla., has kicked off a green branding effort to educate guests about its properties' environmental practices. The new brand...
by Anonymous, January 12, 2009
The economic reality that everyone is now facing is the necessary dismantling of a flawed system that allowed for the egregious over-valuation of houses, bundled mortgages, re-financed debt...
by Sustainable Brands, January 12, 2009
Jan. 12, 2009 - Continental Airlines has conducted North America's first successful test of a sustainable biofuel for commercial aircraft. Unlike Air New Zealand's recent test flight, Continental...
by Andrew Winston, January 12, 2009
I never thought I'd say it, but I agree with Exxon on an environmental issue. The CEO, Rex Tillerson, called for a carbon tax last week. As the Wall Street Journal reported January 9... Rex Tillerson...
by Anonymous, January 11, 2009
Jan. 12, 2009 - The sagging economy is spurring UPS to step up its sustainability efforts, says company COO David Abney.In a recent interview with Modern Materials Handling, Abney said:I can’t...
by Anonymous, January 11, 2009
This whitepaper from CAPS Research struggles suggests one possible framework for measuring a company's "greenness." The report also makes recommendations for setting internal and external green...
by Sustainable Brands, January 9, 2009
Jan. 9, 2009 - Sony's new Bravia VE5 high-definition televisions feature a zero-watt standby power switch that the company says can cut energy use 40% compared to other HDTVs. The next-generation...
by Sustainable Brands, January 9, 2009
Jan. 9, 2009 - LG Electronics has launched a green-design initiative aimed at reducing the environmental impact of its products, from clothes washers to mobile phones. Dubbed “Life’s Good When...
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