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Outdoor Industries: Feeling the Heat from Climate Change

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

Outdoor pursuits will be among the first activities widely altered by climate change. And now, many of the $730 billion outdoor industry's largest companies are getting vocal about it.

Over 100 Student Body Presidents Urge Congress to Support Energy Education

Teryn Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Teryn Norris

A group of more than 100 university and college student government presidents submitted a letter today urging Congress to launch a national program for clean energy science and engineering education.

Earth Day: What Began As Anti-Business Is Now All Big Business

The New York Times | Leslie Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So strong was the antibusiness sentiment for the first Earth Day in 1970 that organizers took no money from corporations and held teach-ins "to challe...

Earth Day - A Modest Proposal (with apologies to Jonathan Swift)

Andrew Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Shapiro

It's time to think about moving to Mars On this 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, there is good reason to celebrate the efforts of individuals, communi...

Goldman, Wall Street and Financial Terrorism

Brian Whetten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brian Whetten

The most disturbing part of the Goldman lawsuit is that it confirms Goldman's reputation of doing whatever it takes to win, even if it damages their clients and society as a whole.

Gender and the Sweet Spot of Sustainable Business

Andrea Learned | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrea Learned

The time has come to equally value what men and women contribute, and encourage them to do so using their own unique styles.

Sustainability Holism Vs. Green Tokenism

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gregory Unruh

Can "green" and "non-green" brands coexist in the same portfolio? How much can the portfolio sustain? It looks like a lot. Toyota can sell the Prius and Tundra. Pepsi sells Sun Chips and 7-Up.

Why Should You Read a Company's Sustainability Report?

Sue Cischke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sue Cischke

Today, it's not uncommon for companies to publish sustainability reports highlighting a range of efforts being made to act in a socially responsible m...

What's up With the Rainforest: Need to Save Our Planet Has Never Been More Urgent

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

New research is helping make clear that saving our environment doesn't mean compromising our future. According to one study, protecting rainforests reduces poverty as well as conserving biodiversity.

Coming of the Green Industrial Revolution

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephan B. Tanda

Over the past 200 years human civilization has experienced the most remarkable period in its history, an era of unprecedented economic, technological,...

Going Green in Annual Reports

Robert G. Eccles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert G. Eccles

A few innovative companies around the world have recently started issuing a single "integrated report" that combines information on financial, environmental, social, and governance performance.

Are Bio-Fuels Still Relevant?

Sue Cischke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sue Cischke

Opponents of bio-fuel claim that it will never be competitive with gasoline or diesel. But bio-fuels are still in their infancy -- with more research, they may indeed become a competitive alternative energy source.

Hot, Rich & Green: Pick Your Favorite Hot, Rich & Green Gal (PHOTOS)

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Not too long ago, a green career meant giving up the good life -- taking a meager salary at an environmental nonprofit, for instance, or forgoing hot ...

Green News Report -- May 25, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: New Rules for ...

Whitman Contradicts eBay On Global Warming Law

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

When it comes to California's landmark global warming law, gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is now at odds with the environmentally conscious compa...

Your Company's Green Credibility: Everything Is Communicating Something

Josh Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorfman

Green businesses are held to a higher standard because green businesses usually claim to be working towards higher standards. Nobody said running a green business would be easy.

From Prison Greens to Green Jobs

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anthony Papa

Last week a unique program was launched by the Osborne Association's Green Career Center to help former prisoners who want to become productive citizens find green jobs.

Sustainability Must Drive Business Success

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

Business innovation to scale sustainable solutions exponentially -- across entire business models -- is what we need to put our global economy on a sustainable path.

A House Divided

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Herrington

We have sunk too far and can't afford to open the spigots wider without recreating the same over leveraging problems that created the Great Recession.

The new dawn for not-so-new socially responsible investing

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Stoiber

This article was co-authored by Maria Umbach and Marc Stoiber of Maddock Douglas, a leading innovation agency based in Chicago. Thanks go to Michael J...

What's Up With the Rainforest? Science in the Amazon

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

We have come to a point where we can either be proactive in securing a strong future, or we can wait until we run out of all our resources and are forced to change.

Business + Stealth Greening = Fail (video)

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frank Sesno

If a business goes green in the forest and no one is around...did it happen? That’s what a climate action plan sounds like if you don’t market it,...

Making Our Skies a Little Greener

David Melcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Melcher

If you've spent any time recently waiting for a delayed flight in an airport terminal, you know first-hand that air traffic congestion in the U.S. is a growing problem.

Sustainability Management vs. Sustainability Leadership

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gregory Unruh

Solving our sustainability problems won't break the corporate bank and does not even depend on a technology breakthrough. The problem is not technology; it's management.

Green News Report -- February 18, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Wacky weather Down Under; San Francisco's fog of change; Permafrost shifts North ... PLUS: GOP g...