Monthly Archives: July 2010 More Monthly Archives It’s Time to Re-Brand Green Branding: Lessons From Beyond Petroleum “Mango Store” Brings Retail Banking to the Unbanked Sundrop Fuels: Dancin’ with the Blazing Sun for Biomass Gas Twicketer: The First Truly Paperless Ticketing Option? UK Government Encourages Local Creation of Wind Energy Florida Deal Turns Yellow Grease into Biodiesel Bellwether Materials: A Startup in Sheep’s Clothing Snapgoods Lets You Rent Cool Gadgets for a Small Fee Ecovillages & Cohousing Setting a New Trend in Sustainable Living BP Needs To Pony Up More Money For Gulf Tourism Industry Nissan and GM Launch their Electric Cars; LEAF to Cost Almost $10K Less than Volt US Law Requires Conflict Minerals Disclosure from Electronics Manufacturers Radical Transparency: Seventh Gen’s Hollender Puts His Money on the Truth How Wind Powers GE Ecomagination’s Growth MillerCoors Talks Sustainability Republican Whip Tries Crowdsourcing Attempt at Whacking Budget Deficits California’s Kern County Will Host the Largest Wind Farm In the U.S. GE Ecomagination’s Plans For DOUBLING Cleantech Revenues UPS 2009 Sustainability Report Focuses on Environmental Achievements BP Gulf Disaster Act Two: The Corexit Calamity LA’s Mayor Bikes, Falls, Promises More Bike Paths – Will He Fall Again? Tony Hayward: Lessons in Leadership and Accountability Opinion on Overpopulation: Not so Fast, Fred Cleantech Trend: Boosting Fleet Efficiencies ‘Farm to Store in 24’ Brings Local Farm Produce to Southwestern Grocery Chain As Climate Change Legislation Retreats, Are “Green Jobs” to Blame? Former Trader Joe’s President on a Mission to End Food Waste Starbucks Offers Free Coffee Grounds for Gardens & Compost Piles Why Sugary Foods Are So Plentiful In U.S. Schools Texas Company To Ship Alaskan Water To India New Resource Bank Goes “B Corp” Recycled Plastiki Arrives in Sydney Crafting Organizations as Sustainable Human Systems Graffiti PR’s 12 Tips for Reaching Your Audience Rebranding Tap Water: NYC Water-On-the-Go Campaign The SunChips Compostable Bag Claim Combusts Report Show Stimulus Created Millions Of Jobs Lights Out for Climate Bill? Lights (and $$) On for Photosynthesis. National Mining Association Suing the Obama EPA Ford: Lincoln Hybrid Now Priced Equal to Non-hybrid Models Calif. Climate Law Supporters Begin Ballot Battle Transform Your Online Green Marketing by Focus on the Boring Stuff Being “Practecol”: Vampires, Ben Franklin and the Sustainable Lifestyle ReRev: Communicating Renewable Energy Technology to Spur Change Tompkins Point Clothing Is First Fair-Trade Certified Clothing Designer in USA iQ Cleaning Products: The Sweet Spot of Green, Convenient & Cheap? Is the Gulf Oil Spill (Almost) a Tragedy of the Commons? Portland, The Emerging Solar Hub? It’s Official: Google Is Now in the Energy Business AB 32: The Normandy of Climate Change Legislation Bee Massacre at Hayes Valley Farm Intersolar: Lower Prices on Solar BUT Barriers To Growth Curbside Composting Programs – Why We Need Them and Where to Start Coke Vending Machines Help Endangered Birds Climate Change: Too Many Thinkers, Not Enough Doers? Small Business Strategy–Setting Up a Dynamic, Triple Bottom Line Advisory Board Fair Trade Certified Clothing Arrives in the USA Honest Tea Trying to Stay Honest Cork, Plastic, or Twist? The Cork Industry Tightens the Screws on Winemakers McDonald’s New Localwashing Campaign Rethinking GDP in Asia Honda Civics in Japan to Be 100% Hybrid V2G: Vehicle to Grid Will Change the Whole Energy Picture The Politics of Nudging – Utilities Step Into a Familiar Political Trap Retail Therapy: Solutions For “Smart” Supermarkets Which Is Cheaper? Nuclear vs. Solar Eleven Things I’ve Learned About Sustainability With a New Acquisition, does BP = Biofuels Player? Volvo Aims to Change the Definition of “Green Cars” OPXBIO Brings a High Tech Twist to Biofuel UNICEF’s Dirty Water Vending Machines Raises Awareness in Manhattan Volcom’s “Give Jeans a Chance” Recycling Program Aims to Get Youth “Stoked” About Helping Homeless Small Manufacturers Needed to Support Local Economies EDF’s I Am Not a Guinea Pig Campaign Supports Reform of Chemical Safety Laws Is Apple Responding Correctly To iPhone 4’s Problems? What’s Next in Social Enterprise? We Want to Know Your Ideas Green Marketing Tip: Don’t Propose on the First Date! Volt Versus Leaf: Dueling Ads Reveal Different Marketing Approaches Disposable Moist Towel Maker Aims for Zero Waste. Enough? ReVolt: Is it Time to “Zinc” About a Different Kind of Battery? The Truth about CSR Compensation: Many Truths “Bolder” Startup Revamps Groupon Model to Do Some Good Salvaged Building Materials Make for Cutting-Edge Design US and Europe Added More Renewable Energy Than Conventional in 2009 Building Sustainable Partnerships Between Business and Non-Profits Khosla Ventures and Bill Gates Invest US$23.5 Million in EcoMotors Ontario Tags Eco-Fees on Consumers’ Supermarket Receipts Tracking Deepwater Horizon Developments: How to Chart Your Course Canon Stumbles in Green Product Campaign in Asia Wearable Collections Brings Clothing Recycling to NYC Alaska Airlines, Boeing, & Airports Partner on Biofuels Former BP Exec Sets Her Sights on Algae as the Fuel of the Future Artisan Products – Soon to be Hijacked Along With Organic? Life Box Aims to Reforest North America Are Manufacturers or Consumers Responsible for a Lack of Interest in Greener Gadgets? GE’s $200Million Ecomagination Challenge GE Holding Press Conference in San Francisco This Morning–Smart Grid and Electric Vehicle Announcement Forthcoming HSBC Drops Indonesian Palm Oil After Illegal Deforestation Report Whole Foods to Personal Care Product Suppliers: Prove Your Organic Claims Does Bicycling Need Rebranding?