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The Number Of Companies Weaning Off Carbon Is Surging

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business

Corporations are finally starting to quit carbon. The number of companies putting a price on their own carbon emissions has tripled since last year, a...

Do Investors Care About Green Ratings?

Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability | Posted 08.20.2016 | Business
Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability

The programs that produce this environmental information may be inexpensive, politically expedient, far-reaching and especially flexible ways to influence environmental outcomes in a constrained and complicated world. But do environmental transparency programs work? Do they achieve program goals? Do they affect firms' bottom lines enough to motivate change?

Lego Is Saying 'No' To Plastic

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business

Goodbye plastic Legos? The toy company announced this week that it plans to invest 1 billion Danish Krone (or about $150 million) over the next 15 ...

Here Are Some Secrets From HP, Unilever And Other Highly Sustainable Companies

Posted 03.03.2015 | Business

As we all know, the climate is warming. In fact, it’s doing so about 10 times faster than it ever has in the past 65 million years, and it’s easy ...

Robert Reich Trashes White House 'Numbskull' For Walmart Event

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Business

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich trashed the White House on Thursday for using Walmart, an enemy of unions and fair-pay advocates, as a poster comp...

Yoli Ouiya

Paint Your Office Green With Sustainable Habits | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Working in an office for seven plus hours a day can lead to sedentary and wasteful habits. Here are some ways of creating a greener office that are ea...

An Eco-Friendly Way To Make Homemade Soda

Ecofabulous | Posted 05.28.2013 | HuffPost Home

We’ve raved about the eco benefits of making your own soda at home via a SodaStream before, and now we’re glad to see that one of our favorite inn...

Should Greenies Own Oil?

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.03.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

I'm voting for an entirely new energy source by 2015. However, we're not there yet. We're in transition. And part of the journey out of what was into what will be requires ensuring that we don't become reliant on the Middle East selling us the gas to get to the grocery store.

10 Organizations That Will Green Your World

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 04.06.2013 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

The Nobel Prize for sustainability? That's what Katerva sells itself as: it's a new and important awards organization which scours the globe for people and organizations that can make real, immediate change for our planet. Now Katerva has announced its 10 winners for the Katerva Awards 2012.

Coastal Playground: A Clothing Company That Dedicates 50 Percent of Profits to Protecting Beaches

Andrew Sneldon | Posted 04.02.2013 | Impact
Andrew Sneldon

Cleaning beaches, saving taxpayers money, and fitting the world with awesome swag. This playground knows no limits.

Coastal Playground: A Clothing Company That Dedicates 50 Percent of Profits to Protecting Beaches

Andrew Sneldon | Posted 04.02.2013 | Impact
Andrew Sneldon

Cleaning beaches, saving taxpayers money, and fitting the world with awesome swag. This playground knows no limits.

Green Investing

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

The next evolution of green advocacy is to align your investing dollars with your spending dollars. Should you buy an electric car, but own stock in gas guzzlers?

Revolutionizing Sustainable Product Design

Asheen Phansey | Posted 06.11.2012 | Green
Asheen Phansey

Just as quality assurance is no longer a differentiator but a must-have, environmental life cycle assessment will become the de facto standard -- if not the regulated standard -- for product design.

The 10 Tech Companies Taking The Biggest Stand Against Climate Change

Posted 02.10.2012 | Green

How are some of the world's biggest IT companies taking a stand against a climate change? A list released by Greenpeace this week ranks some of the...

What Do Employees Think Of Corporate Sustainability?

Posted 09.06.2012 | Green

Do employees support and engage with corporate sustainability strategies? According to a new report, it depends. Brighter Planet, an organization w...

Rod Kurtz

Saving The Planet, One 'SHFT' At A Time | Rod Kurtz | Posted 11.30.2011 | Small Business

Peter Glatzer and Adrian Grenier have a simple goal -- to help save the planet, one "shift" at a time. That's the founding principal of SHFT, their di...

The Least Green Companies In The U.S.

Posted 12.24.2011 | Green

As part of this year's Green Rankings, Newsweek has compiled a list of the least green companies in the U.S. Many of the companies on the list are ...

The 30 Greenest Tech Companies

Posted 12.21.2011 | Green

Newsweek has compiled a list of the world's 30 greenest tech companies as part of its 2011 Green Rankings. Some of them you may recognize from the lis...

The Greenest Companies In The U.S.

Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

This week, Newsweek released its 2011 Green Rankings of the greenest companies in the world and in the U.S. They say they looked past the "green ch...

Bonnie Christian

PHOTOS: Frito-Lay, Other Companies Going Green | Bonnie Christian | Posted 12.14.2011 | Green

Big companies are discovering that going green does not just mean saving trees, but dollar bills, too. By becoming more sustainable, they are increasi...

Advancing the Conscious Business Paradigm of Cooperative Winning

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business
Mitchell J. Rabin

As business is currently done, there is a high probability of a few corporations aggregating most of the business to be done through rather cutthroat ...

You've Got... Tom Szaky, TerraCycle

The | Posted 08.17.2011 | Small Business

Tom Szaky, a member of the AOL Small Business Board of Directors, dropped out of Princeton to start TerraCycle, an eco-friendly company that literally...

Smart-Gadget Business Boosts Interest in Energy Efficiency

Andy Mannle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andy Mannle

With our love of gadgetry, it's no wonder there's overwhelming support among Americans for smart toys to help us save money and energy.

The Newsweek Green Companies List | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Many of the companies that finished in our Top 100 are recognized leaders in sustainability. Intel, No. 4 in NEWSWEEK's ranking, recently launched an ...

Putting Green in Arm's Reach of the Desire to Consume

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

The environmental movement needs to start thinking more like Coca Cola.