Month: December 2012
Puma asked a group of independent experts to review its new Environmental Profit & Loss framework (E P&L), and comment on its methodology, benefits and where it can be improved. The experts’ report gave a thumbs up to Puma’s E P&L and provides us with some more optimism for the year ahead.
Flying is irritating enough without misleading information getting in the way. So how would you like to know that many of the flights listed on airport monitors around the county do not exist? I call them “liar’s flights” and they exist only in the imagination of the airlines that fabricate them.
Was 2012 a good year in terms of sustainable consumption, where people purchased more green products while adopting alternative and more sustainable practices, such as car sharing? And if so, to what extent?
EPA chief Lisa Jackson announced yesterday that she will be leaving her position as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. She said she has discussed her departure with the President and will step down after the January inauguration.
A report by the International Labor Rights Forum exposes how apparel companies know about the fire hazards in garment factories, but do not publicly disclose that knowledge, which puts workers in jeopardy.
The new Promised Land movie stars Matt Damon and Josh Krasinski, who co-wrote the drama exploring broader themes about identity, by following the drama that can erupt when the natural gas drilling method called fracking alters the civic landscape in an economically fragile community.
Olazul seeks to address both the social and environmental impact of fishery collapse by building community-scale aquaculture systems that innovate new alternatives to conventional large-scale industrial farming systems while providing local fishing communities with an economically viable product and business model.
We are experiencing an American Energy renaissance. The U.S. is projected to overtake Russia as the largest producer of natural gas in three years, and Saudi Arabia as the world’s top oil producer by the year 2017.
One of Ford’s waste diversion initiatives, called the “Ford Core Recovery Program,” keeps adding new parts to the company’s recycling list.
While research may question the correlation between Public Service Advertisements (PSAs) and behavior change, organizations seem undeterred in their commitments to leverage the medium. However, some issues are better suited to be impacted by these advertising campaigns petitioning for change than others.
In the wake of superstorm Sandy, it is imperative that storm surge protection design is implemented to protect miles of vulnerable coastline in the tri-state area. The design community and Environmental Protection Agency have collaborated on projects to provide scalable and sustainable solutions that are essentially “shovel ready.” Collective action needs to be taken now in conjunction with the rebuilding efforts, as the threat of rising sea levels poses a significant threat to a densely populated region.