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Recycling Opens the Door to a Circular Economy

Brian Kennell | Posted 01.15.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Recycling is critically important, but it's only one part of a larger, globally emergent environmental paradigm known as the Circular Economy. As we look forward to America Recycles Day, we are reminded that we have so much more to do.

You Can't Buy Ikea's New Item In Stores, But It Just May Change The World

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green

Ikea just got one step closer to going off the grid. The Swedish home goods giant, best known for its affordable and efficiently flat-packed furni...

Earth Day: Act One

Michael Zacka | Posted 04.27.2012 | Business
Michael Zacka

Earth Day was a powerful first act to what could be a wonderful stage production by drawing worldwide attention to universal environmental issues and setting the stage for changes needed in our own consumption patterns.

Sustainability: It Should Be About More Than the Bottom Line

Ed Lawler | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Ed Lawler

The problem with organizations that adopt a bottom line orientation toward sustainability is that they only do those things that are visible and have a quick financial payoff. They spread a veneer over the organization, but they do not change its essential nature.

Top Corporate Sustainability Trends to Watch in 2012

Patti Prairie | Posted 02.26.2012 | Green
Patti Prairie

As the volume of enterprise data skyrockets, an industry is growing up around using this flood of information to help companies operate more efficiently and sustainably.

Which Companies Are Doing The Most To Combat Climate Change?

Posted 12.07.2011 | Green

Which companies are doing the most to combat climate change? Climate Counts, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing "consumers and compan...

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...

The New Sputnik | THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Well, folks. Sputnik just went up again: China's going clean-tech. The view of China in the U.S. Congress -- that China is going to try to leapfrog us...

What Corporate Climate Metrics Matter?

Wood Turner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wood Turner

While people across the country are taking action to reduce their own carbon footprint, some consumers are using their power to push companies to take action themselves -- and it's paying off.