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Slashing a Conference’s Footprint: Going Greener at the 2012 Net Impact Conference

Think about the last big event you attended – low impact is probably not the first phrase that pops into your head. Event…
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Pepsico Gets “Instant” Lifecycle Analysis for 1,137 Products

A five-year partnership between Pepsico, the Earth Institute and Columbia Engineering at Columbia University has yielded a new lifecycle analysis software tool designed…
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Carrotmob’s Capitalist Activism Goes to Sea

One of the most interesting groups out there altering the fabric of reality is Carrotmob. The San Francisco-based organizing group started in 2008…
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Spanish Renewables Company Sets Agressive GHG Standards for Suppliers

Multinational renewable energy technology and project developer Abengoa reduced its CO2 emissions by 361,212 metric tons in 2011. Now management is extending the…
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Ball State Breaks Ground on Final Phase of the Nation’s Largest Geothermal Project

Ball State University is the proud owner of the country's largest geothermal ground-source heat pump system.Construction, which started in 2009, will reportedly continue…
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5 Lessons from the Fiasco of Toshiba’s No-Print Day Campaign

Toshiba's first annual National No-Print Day was supposed to be “a nationwide campaign to encourage, educate and challenge individuals and companies to commit…
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Video Interview: Where Does My Stuff Come From?

In this interview, Sourcemap founder Leonardo Bonanni shares his quest to shed light on supply chains and to make them more sustainable.
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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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Interview: Beth Holzman of Timberland Talks CSR

Following the release of Timberland's 2011 CSR report, Beth Holzman, Senior Manager of CSR Strategy and Reporting at Timberland talks about the achievements…
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Dubai’s Sustainability Agenda Must Start With Health

Submitted for the TckTckTck Rio +20 Blogging competition, this article by Leon Kaye explores how Dubai and the United Arab Emirates can confront…
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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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The Rise of the Biobased Economy and How Your Company Should Respond in 2012

By Jacquie Ottman & Mark Eisen Our economy is slowly but surely heeding the signal that carbon is the new watchword. During the…
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UPS Earns LEED Gold Status for Corporate Offices in Atlanta

Despite UPS headquarters being 20 years old, the company just announced that it has become the first in the package delivery and logistics…
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AMEE Makes Carbon Footprinting Easier and More Fun

At first glance, AMEE, a venture-backed UK company launched in 2008, looks like any other carbon tracking and management provider. But upon further investigation,…

Google’s Top 10 Environmental Topics of 2011

As 2011 comes to close, Google has embarked on its annual exploration of the biggest news, trends and events that captured our attention…