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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...
by Sustainable Brands, November 26, 2008
Nov. 26, 2008 - Electronics companies need to step up to the plate and take on the challenge of climate leadership by supporting global emissions cuts and developing greener technology, according to...
by Sustainable Brands, November 26, 2008
Nov. 26, 2008 - Office Depot has bumped up the environmental performance requirements for products featured in its annual Green Book catalog, including only products that contain at least 30% post...
by Anonymous, November 26, 2008
Nov. 26, 2008 - Eighty percent of corporate sustainability executives in the Fortune 500 plan to maintain or increase their budgets in 2009 - despite today's down market, according to a new survey...
by Sustainable Brands, November 26, 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. By John...
by Sustainable Brands, November 25, 2008
Nov. 25, 2008 - Beginning in January 2009, Brita will be recovering used pitcher filters and recycling the plastic into new products, from toothbrushes to cutting boards. Brita is partnering with...
by Sustainable Brands, November 25, 2008
Nov. 25, 2008 - Cadbury has come up with a novel way to reduce the packaging for its chocolate eggs: it's done away with the box entirely. The chocolate Eco-Egg, wrapped exclusively in foil,...
by Sustainable Brands, November 25, 2008
Nov. 25, 2008 - Clorox, whose namesake bleach is apparently used to battle a frog-killing fungus, has partnered with Animal Planet to produce a documentary on the world's endangered amphibian...
by Sustainable Brands, November 25, 2008
Rumors of green IT's demise have been greatly exaggerated, says Doug Washburn. In a number of recent client interactions with both enterprise IT end users and vendors, the question of "Is the "...
by Sustainable Brands, November 25, 2008
Nov. 25, 2008 - Nearly four in five of the world's most energy-efficient supercomputers are made by IBM, according to the latest Green500 rankings. IBM machines occupy 39 of the top 50 supercomputers...
by Anonymous, November 25, 2008
Nov. 25, 2008 - Citigroup says it plans to lay off 52,000 jobs - so what's going to happen to all those computer workstations? A recent eWeek article offers five recommendations for making the most...
by Anonymous, November 24, 2008
Nov. 24, 2008 - Wal-Mart has announced that CEO Lee Scott, the driving force behind the retailer's three-year-old sustainability effort, is stepping aside in favor of Mike Duke, head of the company's...
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by Anonymous, November 24, 2008
BURLINGAME, Calif. - November 24, 2008 Sustainable Life Media, (SLM), the leading producer of sustainable business conferences and newsletters, continues to attract a growing line up of thought...
by Sustainable Brands, November 24, 2008
Nov. 24, 2008 - Xerox has unveiled a nanotechnology-based "low melt" toner that it says can cut power consumption from digital printing devices by nearly a third. Scientists at the Xerox Research...
by Sustainable Brands, November 23, 2008
Nov. 24, 2008 - Volkswagen's affordable, fuel-efficient family sedan has beaten out a clean-diesel sport sedan, a hip microcar, and a pair of next-generation hybrids for Green Car Journal's 2009...
by Sustainable Brands, November 23, 2008
Nov. 24, 2008 - The return on investment for green constructions has jumped 50% in three years as building values rise and operating costs tumble, according to a new survey of the commercial building...
by Sustainable Brands, November 23, 2008
Nov. 24, 2008 - Entuity, a network-management service provider, has released a new software module that quantifies the role of IT equipment in supporting green business initiatives. The company...
by Sustainable Brands, November 21, 2008
Nov. 21, 2008 - Three in four senior executives agree that good corporate citizenship can help increase profits at their company, according to a new survey from the Economist Intelligence Unit. In...
by Sustainable Brands, November 21, 2008
Nov. 21, 2008 - Wal-Mart has inked a deal with Duke Energy to purchase enough wind energy to power about 50 of its locations in Texas. Beginning in April 2009, Wal-Mart will purchase electricity...
by Sustainable Brands, November 21, 2008
Nov. 21, 2008 - Five leading U.S. corporations - Nike, Starbucks, Levi Strauss, Sun Microsystems, and Timberland - have teamed up with the Ceres investor coalition to lobby the U.S. Congress for...
by John Friedman, November 21, 2008
Barack Obama handily won the U.S. presidential election by promising "change you can believe in." Here's how he could actually do it - and what the incoming Obama Administration may mean for your...
by Sustainable Brands, November 20, 2008
Nov. 21, 2008 - The value of green building construction starts jumped five-fold over the past three years - and could triple to as much as $140 billion by 2013, according to McGraw-Hill Construction...
by Sustainable Brands, November 20, 2008
Nov. 20, 2008 - Hyundai Motor America has launched Blue Drive, a new sustainability program that the carmaker says will "bring to market a family of eco-friendly products and establish Hyundai as an...
by Sustainable Brands, November 20, 2008
Nov. 20, 2008 - Publishing longer corporate responsibility reports increases the likelihood that a company will be recognized for its sustainability performance, according to a new study of reporting...
by Sustainable Brands, November 20, 2008
Nov. 20, 2008 - Johnson Controls has teamed up with the Natural Resources Defense Council to launch an interactive online tool to educate consumers on reducing their environmental footprint.The new...
by Sustainable Brands, November 20, 2008
Nov. 20, 2008 - The Aluminum Association has launched an industry-wide effort to increase the U.S. recycling rate for used aluminum beverage cans from 54% to 75% by 2015. To achieve its new...
by Sustainable Brands, November 19, 2008
Nov. 19, 2008 - Nearly seven in ten consumers say they would remain loyal to a brand during a recession if it supports a good cause, according to Edelman's latest GoodPurpose survey of consumers...
by Sustainable Brands, November 19, 2008
Nov. 19, 2008 - Select Dell products have qualified for the new Energy Star 5.0 rating more than seven months before a deadline set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Under the Energy Star...
by Anonymous, November 19, 2008
Nov. 19, 2008 - Subaru is the lead sponsor of NBC's second-annual Green Week, the Peacock's blitz of green-themed programming, which kicked off this past Sunday and will wrap Nov. 22. "Sponsoring...
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