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Microsoft Commits to Carbon Neutrality

Microsoft has committed to become carbon neutral beginning on July 1, the start of the company’s new fiscal year. Employees within at all…
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Korea Will Launch Cap-And-Trade in 2015

Last week the South Korean National Assembly passed legislation to start a cap-and-trade system by 2015 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase…
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Abbott Increases Sustainable Packaging, Decreases Carbon Emissions

Abbott’s focus on its corporate responsibility agenda lies in four major areas: innovation, access to medical care, supporting consumers and environmental protection.
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Helveta: Supply Chain Software Firm Tackles Deforestation by Digitizing Trees, Timber

Rooted in a strong environmental ethic, Helveta's garnering international recognition for its supply chain management technology and efforts to reduce deforestation and eliminate…
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Harley-Davidson Embraces Sustainability, but Will Its Customers?

As Harley-Davidson begins to ramp up their sustainability initiatives, it's unclear how the company will balance the masculine, rebel-like nature of the brand…
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Climate Leadership Continues in the European Union

The European Union might be going through a lot of financial turmoil at the moment, however they are still leading the way when…
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Introduction to Technology for Good: A Historical Perspective From GE

This is the first in a series of Technology for Good: A Historical Perspective From GE. We start with the toaster, which for…
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Proof that Disclosing Carbon Emissions Increases Stock Prices

A new study by the University of California provides evidence that companies that publicly announce information about their carbon emissions will see a…
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5 Outcomes of Rising Gas Prices

Gas prices are up now and while the reasons change every time, this trend is nothing but new, no matter how surprised we…
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Suppliers Lag Behind in Reducing Carbon Emissions

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which has been collecting GHG emissions data from companies for nearly a decade, recently released a report which…
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Business Coalition BICEP Endorses California’s Advanced Clean Car Program

Business advocacy Coalition, BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) has endorsed the California Air Resources Board's, Advanced Clean Cars Program, which…
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LA’s Transition to a Greener Economy

Our economy - and thus, our lifestyle - is firmly entrenched in the infrastructure that surrounds us and how we use it. This…
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From Detroit to Doha, Citizens Are Building a Greener Economy

My recent stay in Detroit and current trip to Doha have opened my eyes to how citizens are taking matters into their own…
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Why Mileage-Based Auto Insurance is Good for Drivers, Insurers and the Planet

Changing auto insurance to incentivize less driving, rather than more, could no only lead to less cars on the road and less accidents,…

Ryanair Passes on Carbon Tax to Passengers

Beginning on January 17, Ryanair will charge a €0.25 fee on every seat to cover what the company says will be a €15…