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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…
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Commercial Scale Refrigerant Management Delivers Rochester a Cool Campus

With President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreeing, during their first-ever summit, to work together to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the…
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Qualtek Manufacturing: Fabricating Success through Sustainability

Qualtek CEO Tony Fagnant and his son Chris are both quite clear that their sustainability initiative’s biggest benefit to the company is the…
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Video Interview: Dan Sheehy, WattzOn

Nick Aster talks to Dan Sheehy about WattzOn - an online energy information platform that has allowed consumers to realize savings in energy…
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Ford and Whirlpool Team Up to Reduce Your Energy Footprint

When appliances and electric vehicles get smart, energy consumption can drop dramatically.
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Qualtek Manufacturing: Fabricating Success through Sustainability

Qualtek, A 70-person, Colorado-based manufacturing company, looks to sustainable business practices as a way to enhance its market competitiveness and financial performance.
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The World’s Most Sustainable Retailer? Marks & Spencer’s 2013 Plan A Report

The annual “Plan A” update from Marks & Spencer outlines what the company has done to mitigate its impact on society and on…
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Qualtek Manufacturing: Fabricating Success through Sustainability

Qualtek, A 70-person, Colorado-based manufacturing company, looks to sustainable business practices as a way to enhance its market competitiveness and financial performance.
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SBIO 2013 Interview: Fenugreen

Produced by Boston-based social enterprise, Fenugreen, FreshPaper is an inexpensive, compostable, recyclable thin organic paper insert that reduces food spoilage.
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John Birch Society Goes After Agenda 21

Agenda 21 has had a lot of critics over the years, but none so passionate as the John Birch Society, which sees the…
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SBIO Semi-Finalist 2013: Blue Box

James Metropoulos founded Blue Box as an innovative method of cleaning industrial equipment with very few chemicals and at very low cost.
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SBIO Semi-Finalist 2013 Interview: EEx Charge

Energy Efficiency Exchange, (EEx), is determined to increase the efficiency and sustainability of global supply chains by creating customized tools for those who…

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…