carbon footprint

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…

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…

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…

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.

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,…

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.

CSR Report Review: Salesforce.com and Cloud Computing Sustainability

Salesforce.com recently released its most recent sustainability report, which covers the company's progress on operational efficiency and green building.

Verizon Ups Its Green Energy Commitment by Another $40 Million

With its latest increase of capital for green energy, Verizon is now poised to become the nation's top solar-producing communications company. The latest…

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…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…