Virgin Group’s Richard Branson and the Strauss Group’s Ofra Strauss headlined an event marking the launch of Virgin Pure, a water filtration system for UK homes.
Month: May 2012
The Occupy movement came to Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting yesterday in San Ramon, California when over 150 people protested at the annual shareholder meeting.
Each year, approximately 2.5 million tons of electronic waste (e-waste) ends up in landfills, and according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency only 25 percent of this gets recycled. Although U.S. households account for the largest percentage of electronics in the market, these households only make up approximately 26 percent of the electronics recycling market.
In Italy McDonald’s has launched and relaunched the ridiculously-named McItaly burge, and the outrage throughout and beyond Italy has been swift, loud and almost universally condemning.
Submitted to the Thomson Reuters Environmental Media Award competition, this article by Leon Kaye discusses how Korea is the leading model for countries seeking to develop sustainable economic growth.
We believe it is important to grow our business in a organic and sustainable way. We only look at opportunities that will allow us to build our business year after year. Because we are a small independent brewery in a very competitive environment we need to be sure that our business decisions are responsible and careful of our limited resources.
HydroSpin developed micro-generators that use the flow of water within pipelines to develop electricity. The power generated is then used for monitors and devices that detect leakages or bursts.
Businesses must be able to track their environmental and financial efficiency by integrating environmental resource silos into one universal metric. When integrated with financial reporting, this provides a holistic look at a company’s environmental sustainability initiatives and their true impact on the business and the environment.
Following the failures of McDonald’s twitter campaigns, which have brought a storm of protest against the company, McDonald’s UK decided to try another approach. Instead of using an open social media platform in campaigns that seems to be more about advertising, it decided to build a new platform that will actually be more about engagement. The result is What Makes McDonald’s?, where stakeholders are invited to find the facts, share their views and ask McDonald’s a question or two.
Things are finally looking up for Fisker and its luxury sedan. Fisker recently announced that during the first four months of the year, it made over $100 million.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) might not be ready to set up a booth at the next Maker Faire, but the agency is heading in that direction. DARPA’s new Adaptive Vehicle Make program has just teamed up with TechShop, a maker-friendly chain of shared workshops, to collaborate on a test bed for developing advanced … Continued
However after determining that environmental sustainability is a priority for your organization, the question turns to who will lead the change. Perhaps surprisingly, the answer is actually loud and clear: the HR department. Here’s why.
Over the past week, I spoke with several top executives of fuel cell companies. Today I share my conversation with Andy Marsh, CEO of Plug Power along with Reid Hislop, VP of Marketing.