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Report: Tech Advances, Policy Changes Drive U.S. Solar Boom

A new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists Climate and Energy Program reviews the boom in U.S. solar energy and identifies key…
California's State Capitol lets its law go brown to raise awareness about water conservation during the state's drought.

Can Conan O’Brien Convince Californians to Save Water?

California’s historic drought is no laughing matter. But the State of California and Natural Resources Defense Council are trying to inject some humor…
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Apple’s Environmental Report Reveals Major Accomplishments, More Work To Be Done

Apple’s carbon footprint shrank 3 percent from 2012 to 2013. It's a modest decline, but this is the first time the tech giant…
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MillerCoors Cuts Water and Energy Use, Pilots Sustainable Barley Farming

MillerCoors has greatly reduced its water and energy usage, according to its latest sustainability report. From 2012 to 2013, MillerCoors reduced the barrels…
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Ceres: Bumper Harvests Mask Serious Threats to U.S. Corn Production

The USDA expects a second consecutive record corn harvest in 2014, but climate change, wasteful water practices and overuse of fertilizers pose real…
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Interview: Brandon Tidwell on Darden Restaurants’ 2013 Citizenship Update

TriplePundit chats with Brandon Tidwell, manager of sustainability for Darden Restaurants, about the company's 2013 Citizenship Update and where it's headed when it…
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EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Release New Rule To Protect Waterways

The Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a proposed rule this week to clarify which waterways are protected under…
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AT&T, EDF Promote Conservation Toolkit In Water-Stressed U.S. Cities

Working together at the water-energy nexus, AT&T and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have developed a toolkit to help businesses reduce water and…
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A World Water Day-Themed Google Chat w/ Michael Kobori, VP of Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co.

TriplePundit hosted a World Water Day-themed Google Chat interview with Michael Kobori, VP of Sustainability at Levi Strauss & Co. Watch the recap…
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UN Report Highlights Risks (And Rewards) At The Water-Energy Nexus

Governance at the water-energy nexus will determine the fate, well-being and livelihoods of many millions in this and generations to come, the U.N.…
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Harvesting a Wasted Resource: Q&A with Rainwater Bottler Agana

Cities and companies may try to ban bottled water, but this convenient form of hydration isn’t going anywhere soon. One company, Agana Rainwater,…
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Ford: Top 10 Trends Shaping the World in 2014

Ford's team of futurists reveals the big trends it thinks will shape consumer behavior in 2014.
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Wyndham Worldwide Slashes Carbon Footprint in 2012

In an industry that's often carbon-intensive, Wyndham Worldwide - the hospitality giant that includes popular hotel chains like Ramada, Days Inn and Wyndham…
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Water: The Most Critical Asset in Your Production Strategy

We seem to have forgotten a precious, indispensable and dangerously depleting resource: water. Ironically, most companies have sophisticated and effective sustainability programs in…
The YourWaterMark application on Facebook helps consumers discover how their daily activities impact the water supply, while helping them learn how they can reduce their daily water use.

Electrolux Helps Consumers Monitor Water Use

Appliance manufacturer Electrolux recently launched a Facebook application, YourWaterMark, that promises to go a step further in water conservation by helping individuals assess…