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How Cloud Computing Can Help Shrink Corporate Energy Consumption

The CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) estimates that cloud computing could save large U.S. corporate entities up to $12.3 billion in energy costs…
Together with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Unilever CEO Paul Polman opens a new Unilever wastewater treatment plant in St. Petersburg in 2013.

Unilever CEO Paul Polman Pockets Extra $722K for Sustainability Work

Unilever rewards Paul Polman for sustainability, business guidance to the tune of $11 million, significantly above average European CEO pay.
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US Oil & Gas Sustainability Spending Sluggish Compared to Extraction Growth

The oil & gas industry increases sustainability spending, but not in proportion to their growth in extraction.
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A Conversation with Autodesk University’s Ben Thompson

On Dec. 4th at 4:00pm PST, Nick Aster will chat with Ben Thompson, live from Autodesk University in Las Vegas, about Autodesk’s sustainable…
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Wyndham Worldwide Slashes Carbon Footprint in 2012

In an industry that's often carbon-intensive, Wyndham Worldwide - the hospitality giant that includes popular hotel chains like Ramada, Days Inn and Wyndham…
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Food Waste Has a Big Impact on Climate, Water, Land and Biodiversity

The carbon footprint of food produced and not eaten is estimated at 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gases: making food wastage the world's…
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Women and Sustainability in Politics: Embrace Crisis and Reframe Shame

The Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future recently hosted a powerful discussion on women and sustainability in politics. Moderated by Darcy Winslow, Managing…
Typical Google user is carbon neutral.

Google Says Googling Can Leave a Neutral Carbon Footprint

Google reports that typical users can use its services on a carbon neutral basis when carbon offsets are factored in.
The YourWaterMark application on Facebook helps consumers discover how their daily activities impact the water supply, while helping them learn how they can reduce their daily water use.

Electrolux Helps Consumers Monitor Water Use

Appliance manufacturer Electrolux recently launched a Facebook application, YourWaterMark, that promises to go a step further in water conservation by helping individuals assess…
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We Review HP’s 2012 Sustainability Report

This week HP released its 2012 sustainability report, which covers the company's work on carbon reporting, social enterprise and supply chain transparency.

San Francisco: Issue an Impact-Rated Muni Bond in Energy Efficiency

In light of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors resolution to divest from fossil fuels, students of Presidio Graduate School call for its issuance…
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SBIO 2013 Semi-finalist Interview: Thread

Ian Rosenberger visited Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake with the intention of assisting with relief efforts by taking photos and donating the…
Carbon Markets

The Global Carbon Market is Taking Shape

How the US and Australia are gearing up for carbon trading.
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How Ocean Spray Reduced Its Transportation Emissions 20%

Ocean Spray, the leading producer of bottled juices and juice drinks, found a way to reduce its carbon emissions from transportation by 20…
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Daimler Opens New Car2Go Service in Seattle

Mention the name Daimler, and most people think of Mercedes-Benz. Many wouldn’t equate the world’s most famous manufacturer of luxury cars with an…