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Sweden, Sustainability and the Future

Sweden is a sustainability and renewable energy pioneer, far out in front of most other countries, but countries are now looking to follow…
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Energy Efficiency Drive Yields $1 Billion Savings for U.S. Manufacturers

Reduced energy consumption and greater energy efficiency across more than 120 U.S. manufacturing businesses and over 1,750 plants have resulted in some $1…
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Professional Sports Teams Win Big on Sustainability

Thirteen percent of people follow science, while over 63 percent follow sports. The sports industry has a unique opportunity to influence trends in…
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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…
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DOE Partners with Georgetown to Launch Small Town Energy Efficiency Prize

The DOE has signed an MOU to collaborate with Georgetown University in launching a 2-year, $5M energy efficiency competition open to 8,892 small…
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Air Canada’s CSR Marks Progress on Safety, Environment

Safety, the environment, the well-being of employees, and community involvement are the cornerstones of Air Canada's sustainability strategy.
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Hyatt Invests Over $37M in More Than 200 Energy Efficiency Projects

One of the achievements highlighted in Hyatt's 2012 CSR report is investing over $37 million in more than 200 energy efficiency projects.
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Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency on the Rise in Indian Country

In tune with traditional Native American values and culture, Native Americans are increasingly turning to renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives as a…
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How Skanska Uses Building Information Modeling to Design Better Buildings

The uptake of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is beginning to transform the green building landscape. For Skanska, using BIM enables it to deliver…
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UPS CSR Report: Shipping More, Emitting Less

Last week UPS released its annual sustainability report, which revealed the company reduced aviation emissions while increasing shipping volume.
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Opinion: Why Energy Efficiency Isn’t Always Green

Financial Incentives should not drive decisions about renewable energy retrofits. Energy efficiency comes second, not first. Good finance can never make a bad…
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PNW Ports Set Ambitious Clean Air Goals

The Pacific Northwest ports of Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver, BC want to reduce diesel particulate matter emissions by 75 percent per ton of…
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GM Sustainability Report 2012: A Cautious and Futuristic View of the Auto Industry

This morning General Motors (GM) released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which covers electrification, waste and energy efficiency.
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Los Angeles Goes All In on Rooftop Solar Panels

The largest urban rooftop solar program in the nation is underway in Los Angeles, with a five-year goal to power more than 34,000…
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Taryn Sullivan, Efficiency Exchange, Builds Apps in China to Improve Supply Chains

CEO, and mover-and-shaker Taryn Sullivan of Efficiency Exchange (EEx), is building applications on-site, in China, to help companies analyze and create better supply…