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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,…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…