carbon footprint

Is the Sharing Economy Innately Sustainable?

There’s no doubt that sharing promotes collaborative exchange and that husbanding our natural resources is good for the environment, but will this trend…

Manufacturing Research: Academics for Industry

Manufacturing research is an academic pursuit buffeted by industrial, physical and financial forces in universities.

Alex Bogusky SodaStream Ad Rejected for “Soda Denigration”

Alex Bogusky doesn’t rest for a minute. After advocating for Proposition 37 and making "The Real Bears" video for the Center for Science…

Why the EU is Freezing its Airline Carbon Emissions Law

The EU explained that its decision to “stop the clock” on the regulation is nothing but “a gesture of good faith, giving ICAO…

Microsoft Citizenship: Community Work on a Global Scale

Microsoft's most recent corporate social responsibility report highlights its citizenship efforts on the environment, human rights and community work.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…