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UCS Battle With Heartland Has Pfizer in the Middle

UCS says Pfizer should sever ties with the Heartland Institute.

Why Toyota is Top Global Green Brand of 2012

to make Interbrand's ranking, brands must succeed in both environmental performance and perception.

Baxter Reduces GHG Emissions by 7%, Water Use by 6%

Baxter International Inc., a true sustainability game-changer in the healthcare industry, issued its 2011 (and 13th consecutive) Sustainability Report about its social, environmental…
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Bill Ford: Mobility is Becoming a Human Rights Issue

Ford Motor Chairman Bill Ford opened his company’s meeting of journalists and bloggers last night with an inspirational talk about Ford’s evolution in…

Road to Rio: KPMG Releases Essential Business Guide to Rio+20

Over 50,000 participants from governments, businesses, NGOs and lobby groups are planning to attend this week's highly anticipated Rio+20 United Nations Conference on…

How Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Does Good Things with Flavor

Dr. Pepper Snapple Group released it's 2011 CSR report - how'd they fare?

How Baseball Could Usher in a Greener American Future

Major League Baseball broke the color barrier 7 years before The Supreme Court ruled in favor of desegregation. Today, MLB is stepping up…
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White House Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

Todd Park, White House Chief Technology Officer, announced today at NYC's TechCrunch Disrupt Conference, the creation of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program. A…
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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…

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…

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…
Reinventing the Light Bulb

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…

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.