Monthly Archives: May 2012 More Monthly Archives Shareholder Resolutions Flourish at JP Morgan Meeting The Avon Lady Comes to Mozambique, Hawking Cookstoves Interview: Matt Bannick, Managing Partner, Omidyar Network Chevron’s 2011 CSR Report Provides a (Too) Rosy Picture of the Company Patagonia Maps Out Its Supply Chain For Even More Transparency Largest U.S. Mutual Funds Not Passing Climate Change Resolutions Romney Gets Sustainable Fisheries Right, Then Wrong Dutch Organization Wants to Make Fair-trade Gold the Standard Loaning Your Money for Impact Can Also Generate Income Smart Booth Transforms Lowly Phone Booth Into Solar Powered Community Hub Renewable Aviation Fuel: A Market in the Making Managing Your Employee Volunteer Programs: 9 Steps to Success Iconic Milwaukee Brewing Company Rolls Out First “All Local” Beer Impact Investing Goes Mainstream–Morgan Stanley Jumps on Board Will London be the Greenest Olympic Games Ever? California and Quebec Will Link Cap-and-Trade Programs Does BrightSource’s Shelved IPO Spell Trouble for the Solar Sector? Rubies in the Rubble: Making a Difference with Chutney and Jam Crowdsourcing for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Renewable Aviation Fuel: Ready for Take-Off Beyond Recycling: Alcoa Slashes CO2 Emissions and Water Consumption Siemens’s eHighway Pumps Up an Old Concept Recyclebank Reroutes Travelers onto a Greener Path Crucial U.S. Conservation Legislation Under Attack in Congress History Redux: The Political Campaign Against Sustainability Bill To End Fossil Fuel Subsidies Introduced Into Congress Swap, Don’t Shop: 4 Entrepreneurs Share Lessons From the Access Economy Fighting for Family Farms and A Better Food Supply Germany Close to Slashing Solar Subsidies Saudi Arabia Plans $109 Billion Solar Future Where Does Your Cash Sleep at Night? How Your Building Could Be Like the Empire State Building Adidas Progress Report – Great Pass but No Slam Dunk Kohl’s in the LEED with Energy Efficiency and a More Sustainable Supply Chain Etsy Gets Certified as a B-Corporation The Truth Will Out: Mainstream Media is Starting to Notice How to Be Sustainable Across All Assets in Your Portfolio Top 25 Most Transit Friendly US Cities Bike Culture at Levis: Built to Last Justice and Democracy In Social Media – KONY CitiBank Shells Out $41M to Sponsor NYC’s Bike Share Program Sunrun Presents: Green Marketing 3.0 “Drill, Baby, Drill” Will Not Decrease Gas Prices Quantifying Urban Agriculture Impacts, One Tomato at a Time Fake Grassroots Campaign Against Wind Industry Exposed It’s Biodegradable! Or is it? How to Distinguish the Green from the Greenwash: Part II The Future of Clean and Safe Pool Water All-Around Strong Performance for Global Wind Energy Investment in Q1 Fuel Cell Energy: Pros and Cons How UN Peacekeeping Operations Save Money by Thinking Green 7 Signs You’ve Got a Great CSR Report Microsoft Commits to Carbon Neutrality McKinsey: Solar Costs Could Drop 70% by 2020 Seamless Transport Systems for Green Benefits The Current State of Clean Energy 24,000 Bank of America Customers Petition for End of Political Donations London’s Congestion Charge is Working and There is a Map to Prove It 3 Events to Follow at Rio+20 How HIP are Your Holdings? Score Them for Human Impact + Profit New Anti-Bacterial Packaging to Prolong Pepsi’s Shelf-Life GE’s Newest Jet Engine Beams in for Creative Week NYC Innovation’s Final Frontier: Part Two MIT Study Shows that Sustainability is Profitable Five Questions Supply Chain Managers Should Be Asking Bloom Energy to Double Manufacturing Capacity for Fuel Cells Paying Attention to Risks Pays Dividends to Sustainable Investors UN Global Compact Calls for Companies to Make Sustainable Commitments Mango Delayed Due to Climate Change How to Distinguish the Green from the Greenwash Korea Will Launch Cap-And-Trade in 2015 What Green Consumer Polls Should Really Be Asking Safeway, Whole Foods Top Greenpeace Seafood Ratings Biofuels on the Brink in Europe Streetkleen Taps Man’s Best Friend for Renewable Biogas Rooftop Fish: The Future of Urban Farming? Ready to Switch to a Plant-Based Diet? EnergySaver Mobile App Helps You Save Money What Secrets Are Hiding Off Your Balance Sheet? Gas Boom Might Not Be All It’s Fracked Up to Be Innovation’s Final Frontier: Part I Nike Challenges Customers to Design Their Own Virtual Green Athletic Wear Biomass Energy: Pros and Cons Finding Your Place in the Bioeconomy Blueprint UK-Based Architecture Firm Makes Solar Energy More Accessible 5 Lessons on Consumers’ Preference for Purpose Warby Parker: An Eyeglass Company with an Inspiring Vision ‘Too Big to Fail’ Banks Less Profitable, More Risky than Sustainability-Focused Banks How to Start Implementing Sustainability Practices in Your Business Harmful Chemicals May be Lurking in Your Garden Hose, Report Says Hershey’s Sweetens Stakeholder Engagement Abbott Increases Sustainable Packaging, Decreases Carbon Emissions EPA Protects West Coast Ports Besieged by Coal Interview: Beth Holzman of Timberland Talks CSR Green Button Energy Program Gathers Steam Is M&S’s Shwopping a True Revolution or a Philanthropic Effort Doomed to Fail? Seven Steps to Turning Your CSR Report into a Year of Communications Content ALEC and the Limits of Corporate Transparency Walmart’s Foundation Gives $71 Million to the Environment Obama: Focus on Climate Change to Bolster the Economy Delta Air Lines Buys Oil Refinery… Can You Say Peak Oil?