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Interview: Monique Oxender Walks Us Through Keurig’s New Sustainability Report

Green Mountain Coffee has been a very busy place lately. For starters, the company announced a major deal with Coca-Cola which will focus…
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SXSWeco Interview: Val Fishman, BEF

Of particular interest at SXSWeco this year has been the issue of water.  I sat down with Val Fishman, BEF's VP of corporate…
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5 Steps to Mitigate Water Risk and Manage Water Resources

E&Y offers key steps that companies should start taking to move to the next level of water risk mitigation – managing water risks…
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Xeros, the UK Waterless Machine Company, Eyes Market in North America

UK-based Xeros is close to rolling out its “virtually waterless” washing machine technology to North America.
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Why Water Scarcity Means Food Scarcity

Andy Wales, SVP of Sustainable Development at SABMiller weighs in on what his firm is doing to manage these competing challenges.
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Clif Bar Celebrates Its 20th Birthday With LEED Platinum Headquarters

Clif Bar, the granddaddy of the modern day energy bar, has been sustainably celebrating its 20th birthday this year. The company’s latest accomplishment…
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Simple Tool Helps Companies Address Water Risks

WWF has created the Water Risk Filter, a tool that helps companies identify their water related risks and develop ways to address them.
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Pepsico Achieves Positive Water Balance in India

Pepsico and its rival Coco-Cola have often been accused of over-exploitation of water in India. Both companies have been engaging in water footprint analysis to…

Puma Updates Environmental Profit & Loss Statement

Releasing a profit and loss statement on the environmental and social impact of a company’s performance is a bold move. First of all,…
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Levi’s to Reduce its Water Footprint With Better Cotton Initiative

Jeans from Levi Strauss & Co. just got greener. The company has had its eye on the CSR ball for several years and, having…
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Molson Coors Launches Water Stewardship Campaign

Water stewardship has become an important CSR focus for many companies. Good water stewardship is especially important to beverage companies like Pepsico,and Coca-Cola…
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Coffee’s Grande Water Footprint

In a world of depleting resources, the onus to think about consumption is not just on the manufacturer but also the consumer. There are many…
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Molson Coors Slashes Water Use 5% in One Year

Beer giant Miller Coors' water consumption dropped 5 percent between 2009 and 2010. The company's water to beer ratio now stands at 4.4:1.
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GRI and CDP Increase Their Services

Environmental Leader recently held a webinar, The Business Case for Sustainability Disclosure with speakers from the Carbon Development Project’s (CDP) development manager Patrick Crawford…
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Water Scarcity, the Next Business Challenge and Differentiator

Water stewardship is the next large hurdle now that many companies have tackled the low hanging fruit of increasing energy efficiency.