It is proxy season, which means all kinds of shareholder resolutions and protests are targeting some of America’s largest companies for a host of reasons. One company in the crosshairs is Walmart, the focus of organizations including the Texas Campaign for the Environment and Take It Back Walmart.
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There are unique operating challenges breweries face when working outside of the continental US. These challenges present opportunities for breweries, like Juneau’s Alaskan Brewing Co., to create innovative, yet practical, socially-responsible solutions.
Despite its historic status, the Empire State Building faces the same challenge that many older commercial buildings face, and that is attracting and maintaining first class tenants in competition with newer, more up-to-date properties. During its retrofit, the owners seized the opportunity to celebrate the energy efficiency program not only as an achievement for the building individually, but as a new aspect of its vanguard status, pointing the way in a new direction for America’s stock of older buildings.
Taking a broad, holistic approach to sustainability, New Belgium Brewing serves as an example of a successful triple bottom line business. From its founding, this Fort Collins, CO based brewery demonstrates that its commitment to environmentalism, profitability and co-workers is a powerful combination.
Costs are coming down on LEDs and lifespan of the bulbs have increased. Cleantech research reports this will cause the overall value of the industry to shrink as value tops off in the billions by 2012.
While the innovation of cloud technology is benefiting so many companies, there is always a dark side to the equation to think about. What exactly is the impact of such a groundbreaking innovation to the business and IT worlds?
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.
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.
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.
Goldman Sachs announced on Thursday it plans to invest $40 billion of its own and its clients’ money in renewable energy projects over the next decade. There are some good reasons why this announcement should be praised and not ridiculed. At the same time, you always need to look at the big picture and when you do, suddenly this step looks more like a lipstick on a Wall-Street pig. So which one is it?
According to a new report published by the Worldwatch Institute, funding for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) projects, otherwise known as clean coal, has stalled at the 2010 level of $23.5 billion. This concerns some people because this technology will take a long time to develop. And if we make a half-hearted effort, by the time it is ready to go, it might be too late to make any difference.
If there are still any doubts that biofuels are ready for the big time, last week’s announcement by United Airlines, Boeing, and UOP (a Honeywell company) should put them to rest. The three industry heavyweights have joined with the Chicago Department of Aviation and the Clean Energy Trust to form the Midwest Aviation Sustainable Biofuels … Continued