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by Sustainable Brands, October 3, 2008
Oct. 3, 2008 - Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's says it's time for "a new kind of cool," testing a cleaner, greener freezer technology that has yet to be approved for use in the U.S.Ben & Jerry'...
by Sustainable Brands, October 3, 2008
Oct. 3, 2008 - Toshiba's Digital Products Division has expanded its free e-waste recycling program to include everything from laptops to cellphones to GPS units - regardless of the product's...
by Andrew Winston, October 3, 2008
The government is the least of your worries. For many years, environmental strategy - if you could even call it that - was about complying with environmental regulations. All you had to do was...
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by Sustainable Brands, October 2, 2008
Oct. 2, 2008 - Royal Mail, the U.K.'s national postal service, is shelling out discounts to marketers whose direct mail campaigns meet specific environmental criteria. The discounts, of up to about...
by Sustainable Brands, October 2, 2008
Oct. 2, 2008 - Visa Europe has launched a new credit card service for business customers that contributes a portion of each charge to renewable energy projects. The company has partnered with...
by Sustainable Brands, October 2, 2008
Oct. 2, 2008 - Chipotle Mexican Grill has added a new ingredient to its recipe for green restaurant design: an on-site wind turbine that will generate electricity for its new location in Gurnee, Ill...
by Sustainable Brands, October 2, 2008
Oct. 2, 2008 - California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law a new green chemistry package regulating the use of toxic materials at the product design stage. The law establishes...
by Sustainable Brands, October 2, 2008
Oct. 2, 2008 - Waste Management Recycle America, a subsidiary of the trash-hauling giant, has adopted the Electronics Recycler's Pledge of True Stewardship for the dismantling and recycling of...
by Sustainable Brands, October 2, 2008
Oct. 2, 2008 - Fujitsu's newly renovated green datacenter in Sydney, Australia, boasts a cooling system that cycles chilled water throughout the facility, reducing water use by 80%. The new...
by Sustainable Brands, October 1, 2008
Oct. 1, 2008 - The ten-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), which last week launched the first mandatory cap-and-trade program in the U.S., has sold more than $38 million worth of carbon...
by Sustainable Brands, October 1, 2008
Oct. 1, 2008 - Sixty percent of small-business decision-makers report saving money via green technologies, according to a new Microsoft survey.Ninety-four percent of respondents believe technology is...
by Sustainable Brands, October 1, 2008
Oct. 1, 2008 - More than half of companies surveyed in 45 countries say they expect the majority of their properties to be green by 2013, according to a new report. The number of businesses...
by Sustainable Brands, October 1, 2008
Oct. 1, 2008 - As spiking fuel costs force companies to keep an eye on the gas gauge, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has expanded its business-to-business car-sharing program throughout the U.S. Enterprise...
by Sustainable Brands, October 1, 2008
Oct. 1, 2008 - The 17,000-square-foot complex at the heart of Research Triangle Park - the largest high-tech research hub in North America - has taken Silver from the U.S. Green Building Council....
by Sustainable Brands, October 1, 2008
Oct. 1, 2008 - Traditional Medicinals has installed 1,450 solar panels to power its 70,000-square-foot tea factory and headquarters in Sebastopol, Calif. The solar installation will generate 430,...
by Andrew Winston, October 1, 2008
As this green thing moves from novelty to large-scale business opportunity, some firms are specializing in services that help their customers reduce their environmental footprint. If the green wave...
by Anonymous, October 1, 2008
Want to make sure all the resources you devote to developing sound communications strategies pay off? Mind the gap, says Sandra Stewart. An organization we work with at Thinkshift...
by Sustainable Brands, September 30, 2008
Sept. 30, 2008 - A head-scratcher: While CEOs are frequently the main drivers behind corporate sustainability efforts, their vice presidents and department heads are more likely to view green as an...
by Sustainable Brands, September 30, 2008
Sept. 30, 2008 - Nearly nine in ten companies are currently undertaking carbon offsetting activities or would consider offsetting in the future, according to a survey of carbon management trends....
by Sustainable Brands, September 30, 2008
Sept. 30, 2008 - Toyota has notched up another green car dealership, this time in Conway, Ark. Caldwell Toyota-Scion joins the expanding list of LEED-certified Toyota dealerships throughout the U.S....
by Sustainable Brands, September 30, 2008
Sept. 30, 2008 - Not so much, according to a new consumer survey, which questions whether tech companies should be focusing their marketing campaigns on products' green attributes. According to...
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...
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