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by Anonymous, December 9, 2008
How do you reach 100 million people with simple green messages? Leilani Munter has an idea: put them on a race car. Lucas Daniel of gravitytank asked Leilani how she's starting a dialog with racing...
by Andrew Winston, December 9, 2008
Will "green" take a backseat now that there's a little less green to go around? It shouldn't, argues Andrew Winston. Here's why the time for smart investments in sustainability has never been better...
by Sustainable Brands, December 9, 2008
Dec. 9, 2008 - SustainLane Media says its Green Ad Network, which launched just 15 months ago, has more than doubled its audience reach in 2008, currently attracting a total of 21 million users and...
by Sustainable Brands, December 9, 2008
Dec. 9, 2008 - Wal-Mart Brazil has opened what it's calling an "eco-efficient hypermarket" in the Campinho district just north of Rio de Janeiro, combining a wide range of social and environmental...
by Sustainable Brands, December 9, 2008
Dec. 9, 2008 - Nearly a year after leading financial firms created the Carbon Principles for assessing the risks of backing dirty power projects, there's a new framework in town: A group of major...
by Anonymous, December 9, 2008
The time for a sustainable meeting solution is now, according to this whitepaper (PDF) from Meeting Strategies Worldwide. The report makes a strong business case for greener meetings given the dual...
by Sustainable Brands, December 9, 2008
Dec. 9, 2008 - Virgin America, the fledgling U.S. airline affiliated with Richard Branson's Virgin Group, is offering its customers the opportunity to offset the carbon emissions from their flight....
by Sustainable Brands, December 8, 2008
Dec. 8, 2008 - MBA students participating in Environmental Defense Fund's (EDF) Climate Corps program have helped companies such as Yahoo and Cisco uncover energy efficiencies that could save $35...
by Anonymous, December 8, 2008
Duke Stump, former CMO at Seventh Generation, doesn't want companies to focus on green products, or even the word "green." To embrace sustainability, he tells companies to look within, position on...
by Sustainable Brands, December 8, 2008
Dec. 8, 2008 - Solae, an international soy ingredients supplier backed by DuPont, is changing all of its product packaging from bleached white bags to brown bags made of biodegradable kraft paper....
by Sustainable Brands, December 8, 2008
Dec. 8, 2008 - The Subway sandwich chain has opened two new "eco-stores" in Louisiana and North Carolina, raising its total of green-designed restaurants to eight. "Subway Eco-Stores are designed...
by Sustainable Brands, December 8, 2008
Dec. 8, 2008 - Wisdom Adhesives, a mid-sized U.S. manufacturer, has created a sustainability scorecard to help its customers select products based on environmental performance. The company’s...
by Sustainable Brands, December 8, 2008
Dec. 8, 2008 - Clif Family Winery is giving its online customers the option to offset the carbon emissions generated by their order. The company's Green My Shipment program allows customers to add...
by Anonymous, December 5, 2008
Marci Zaroff is not new to the green scene - she founded her organic textile company, Under the Canopy, more than a decade ago. Marci sat down with SLM contributor Betsy Rosenberg to talk pioneering...
by Anonymous, December 4, 2008
BURLINGAME, Calif. - December 4, 2008 Sustainable Life Media, (SLM), the leading producer of sustainable business conferences, announced today plans to open Sustainable Brands International to...
by Anonymous, December 4, 2008
Though the holiday rush may be slowing for some retailers, green products and messaging can be a significant driver of interest this holiday season. Here's how to lure customers to your green brand....
by Andrew Winston, December 4, 2008
CEO Lee Scott has made it clear that Wal-Mart's China suppliers have to go green or else they will have to just go, period.I just attended the Wal-Mart Sustainability Summit in Beijing. There are...
by John Friedman, December 4, 2008
Companies implement green programs for a variety of reasons, from cost cutting to attracting new customers to simply "doing the right thing." Do the specific motivations matter? Um, nope.While some...
by Will Sarni, December 4, 2008
Will Sarni has some advice to help the U.S. utility sector deal with climate change. First step? Read the writing on the wall.Newsflash: Global warming presents real risks to global business,...
by Anonymous, December 4, 2008
As founder and director of Moxie Design Group in New Zealand, Peter Salmon works with companies to help them understand and respond to the growing ethical economy. Lucas Daniel of gravitytank asked...
by Anonymous, December 4, 2008
Communications expert John Marshall Roberts knows a tough room when he sees one, but his passion for sustainability has a way of winning over the naysayers and firing up the rest. SLM contributor...
by Sustainable Brands, December 3, 2008
Dec. 4, 2008 - The world's largest retailer is partnering with its most sustainable suppliers to create a green-jobs incubation program in the U.S. The Wal-Mart Green Jobs Council is working to more...
by Sustainable Brands, December 3, 2008
Dec. 3, 2008 - Companies in some consumer goods sectors could lose as much as half of their revenues within the next ten years unless they implement sustainable supply chain strategies, according to...
by Sustainable Brands, December 3, 2008
Dec. 2, 2008 - Hewlett-Packard expects to save $1 billion annually thanks to a companywide technology refresh that calls for consolidating IT infrastructure and slashing datacenter energy use by 60...
by Anonymous, December 2, 2008
Pie-in-the-sky ideals can lend passion and vision to a company's sustainability journey, but strategy consultant Peter ter Weeme takes a more concrete approach. SLM contributor Betsy Rosenberg asked...
by Sustainable Brands, December 1, 2008
Dec. 1, 2008 - In this sagging economy, every bit counts: Cisco saved over $3 million last year by cutting carbon emissions and waste throughout its global supply chain, according to the company's...
by Anonymous, December 1, 2008
Charlie Sheldon is one of SBi's many valuable speakers on industrial design and its role in sustainable efforts. As the chair of the Industrial Designers Society of America's (IDSA) Bay Area chapter...
by Sustainable Brands, December 1, 2008
Dec. 1, 2008 - Ten Broadway theaters have switched 10,000 exterior and interior lightbulbs to more energy-efficient versions, and the rest of the theaters have pledged to do the same within the next...
by Sustainable Brands, December 1, 2008
Dec. 1, 2008 - Consumers want electronics makers to provide more details on the environmental performance of their products, both on packaging and online, according to a new survey. The latest...
by Sustainable Brands, November 26, 2008
This guide, co-produced by the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), outlines detailed strategies for designing, implementing, and measuring the...
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