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Our Data: A Sustainable Resource in the Digital Ecosystem?

Our personal data form an incredibly important resource for many technology companies, leading some to regard the massive amounts of data we generate…
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Patagonia Saving Salmon By Drying and Eating Them

Patagonia has rolled out a new snack that could help save the Pacific coast’s salmon population. Salmon jerky could help save endangered salmon…
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Interview: Scott Wicker, Chief Sustainability Officer, UPS

At this week’s Fortune Brainstorm Green conference, I had a chance to talk briefly with UPS’ Chief Sustainability Officer, Scott Wicker. Readers of…
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Helveta: Supply Chain Software Firm Tackles Deforestation by Digitizing Trees, Timber

Rooted in a strong environmental ethic, Helveta's garnering international recognition for its supply chain management technology and efforts to reduce deforestation and eliminate…
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Fostering Competitiveness and Innovation Capacity in the United States

By G. Nagesh Rao Social media has transformed the outlook for entrepreneurs and for innovation as a whole. The speed at which knowledge…
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US Patent Office Launches “Patents for Humanity” Challenge

Last month at the White House’s Science, Technology, and Innovation Summit for Global Development, UnderSecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property David Kappos launched…
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Are McDonald’s Golden Arches Losing Their Luster?

Despite strong sales numbers and a strong brand, McDonald's is experiencing a crisis of brand perception.
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Top 5 Triple Bottom Line US Utilities

With the launch of a first-of-its-kind High Performance Sustainability Index for publicly listed US utilities, Target Rock Advisors has identified and ranked the…
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Coal, Mining Interests File Suit to Block Landmark Mercury Regs

Big Coal front group files suit to block the EPA's landmark mercury regulations.
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Fundraising for Social Marketing Campaigns?

Post ads to let Massachusetts citizens express their dismay about recent votes to gut the Clean Air Act. The importance of fundraising as…
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Ernst & Young to Certify GHG Emissions Reporting

Ernst & Young, one of the Big Four accounting firms, has received approval from ANSI to certify greenhouse gas emissions reporting.
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Mixed Green Business Results

GreenBiz Group offers a mixed view of the green and sustainable business landscape.
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UPS Earns LEED Gold Status for Corporate Offices in Atlanta

Despite UPS headquarters being 20 years old, the company just announced that it has become the first in the package delivery and logistics…
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High Heat: Re:char Recharges African Soil

A start-up called re:char has a new take on an ancient idea that’s designed to enhance crop yields in the developing world by…
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Business Predators & Prey 

Design strategy and Innovation are preparing businesses for survival. Many aspects contribute to a business succeeding. I believe these include intuition, speed, and…