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McDonald’s “Best of Green” Highlights Leading Global Sustainable Practices

Can McDonald’s and “Best of Green” be in the same sentence? Projects around the world have boosted the company's efforts on energy efficiency…

Fiat and Chrysler: Va Bene on Sustainability

Fiat and Chrysler release a comprehensive sustainability report and we've got the highlights.
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A Solution to the Residential Energy Efficiency “Split Incentive” Problem

An open letter to CleanPowerSF requesting the adoption of a "Green Rental Network" and on-bill financing strategy to remedy the split incentive problem…
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Funding Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency projects are often sidelined in favor of investments in manufacturing equipment or other capital investments that will allow a company to…
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Community and Recycling Among Highlights of Lowe’s 2011 CSR Report

From environmental conservation, supplier diversity to community development, Lowe's 2011 CSR report is full of highlights.

Johnson Controls Touts Environmental Leadership, Green Design in 2011

Johnson Controls, a $40 billion company with 162,000 employees across the globe, builds on its CSR track record with the release of its…

Corporate Sustainability for IT Managers

Kathrin WInkler, VP Corp. Sust. at EMC, talks about the role of women in the sustainability industry, whether energy efficiency is enough and…

One Woman’s Quest to Recycle Homes, Build Green House People, and Provide Jobs to at-Risk

A former ad-exec in North Carolina, Nancy Welsh wants to stop the tear-down epidemic and use the resource of America's boarded up homes…
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Students Challenged to Find Energy Waste in Their Schools

With support from the Alcoa Foundation and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), the "Make an impact: Change Our 2morrow (CO2)…
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Technology for Good: GE’s Journey For Better and More Efficient Light

Second in our GE Technology for Good Series, Leon Kaye explores the company's long journey from incandescent light bulbs to LED technologies that…

Volvo Ups the Ante on Emissions Reductions

Volvo Group has expanded its partnership with WWF Climate Savers and dramatically increased its commitment to reduce CO2 emissions.

Beyond Lighting Retrofits: Grainger Helps Companies and Institutions Embrace Sustainability

Grainger has actively worked to increase the efficiency and sustainability of its own operations by investing in LEED certified facilities, building out sustainable…

Cleantech Accelerator Greenstart Launches Design Practice

many big changes [ in clean-tech] come in the second chapter we are now in, where software and IT will be critical; it's…

Walmart’s Renewable Energy Power Surge

The EPA's latest ranking of the top renewable energy buyers has Walmart moving to number three on the list from number 15 three…

Suppliers Lag Behind in Reducing Carbon Emissions

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which has been collecting GHG emissions data from companies for nearly a decade, recently released a report which…