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16 Major Companies and Agencies Say No to Chemical Flame Retardants

Those days when parents dressed their kids in jammies that have been treated with chemical flame retardants -- and tucked them into similarly…

Survey: Furniture Companies Dropping Flame Retardants

It's been a good month for sustainable furniture advocates in California. The state's recent update of TB 117, which in effect allows furniture…

The Fight Over Chemical Flame Retardants

Leading HMO Kaiser Permanente's recent decision to halt the use of chemical flame retardants has been more than a wake-up call to the…
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Ceres: Insurance Industry Unprepared for Climate Change

Last week’s Ceres report on insurance and climate change revealed insurance companies are not prepared for climate change’s impacts on their business.

Kaiser Permanente Greens its Supply Chain by Switching to Safer IV Equipment

Kaiser Permanente announced that it is converting its IV medical equipment to safer alternatives that do not contain PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) and DEHP…
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Video Interview: Connecting Food with Health

Among the greatest challenges of our generation are water, food, and energy.  Food is almost an offshoot of the other two because so…
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Sustainable Scorecard to Be Used to Help Kaiser Permanente Evaluate Medical Products

Kaiser Permanente saved $20 million last year by switching to more environmentally friendly, greener products, according to Robert Gotto, Kaiser’s executive procurement director.…

Kaiser Permanente Powering 15 California Facilities with Solar Power

Whatever your take is on the health care reform package that Congress recently passed, the fact remains that the health care industry will…

Kaiser Permanente: “60 Sustainable Seconds”

As part of a new initiative, every month Kaiser Permanente (KP) will feature an online video of an employee or physician who is…