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How a Grocery Store Chain Collected Data, Saved Energy and Helped a Community

The grocery store industry has been making strides in setting and meeting sustainability goals, but Lisa Stanley, vice president of product management for…
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More Drought = More CO2

The California drought's impacts on agriculture, water systems and infrastructure are well known. Now new research demonstrates that there is a negative carbon…
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How the U.S. Stacks Up In Terms of Ecological Footprint and Resource Availability

Have you ever wondered how the U.S. and its states are doing in terms of resource availability and ecological footprints? You don’t have…
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Climate Resilience is Just as Important as Mitigation

New, multi-stakeholder efforts aim to develop innovative solutions that help build resilience to climate change for the world's most vulnerable populations.
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Making Renewable Energy Greener

A new report highlights main sources and causes of greenhouse gas emissions in solar and wind energy – and how we can make…
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Blue Carbon Rising

When carbon is stored in coastal wetland ecosystems, it becomes known as blue carbon. Blue carbon ecosystems remove four times more carbon dioxide…
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Turning the Ocean Liner Around: Coca-Cola Shows How It’s Done With New PlantBottle

Coca-Cola steps up its PlantBottle to achieve 100 percent bio-based materials and pledges 60 percent global penetration by 2020, while preparing for new…
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3 Sustainable Alternatives to Polystyrene

As things stand today, a much wider ban on polystyrene foam containers seems imminent – and welcome. As we phase out a once…
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Cutting California Emissions by 40 Percent: A Blueprint for Climate Leadership

California is America’s climate policy leader, home to both the country’s biggest clean energy industry and an internationally-linked carbon market being modeled across…
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Can ‘Test-Tube Meat’ Cure Hunger and Agricultural Pollution?

While you may not find poultry grown in a petri dish to be appetizing, the benefits of engineering our food could prove to…
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Stuffed Animal Tours: Compassionate Tourism of the Future?

A nursing supply company in southern Japan has come up with a compassionate way to take its elderly clients on travel tours: by…

Top 3 Sustainable Supply Chain Trends for 2015

Sustainable approaches to business have been on the uptick in recent years. In the new year, companies will continue to move forward with…
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Lighting It Up: Sporting Venues Transition to LED Technology

Sporting venues at the professional and college levels are transitioning to LED lighting solutions. Learn about the factors influencing the shift.
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Social Sustainability and Sport

As the sustainability movement in sport expands, it’s time to embrace and leverage the power of people. Along with environmental and economic considerations,…
Measuring emissions output is the first step to reducing carbon footprint -- whether it's for a small company or a large corporation.

Making Sustainability Part of Your Company’s Culture

In this op/ed from Terrapass, Nancy Bsales offers an analogy to help explain the benefits of offsetting to even the biggest doubters.