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30

Dec


 How do movie theaters save energy? 



LEDs, photovoltaic arrays and motion sensors are helping cinemas save money while lessening their impact on the planet.
LEDs, photovoltaic arrays and motion sensors are helping cinemas save money while lessening their impact on the planet.

29

Oct

Blue bags for a greener future: IKEA unveils People & Planet Positive strategyFirm in the belief that ‘sustainability should not be a luxury good,’ IKEA releases a sustainability strategy that, among many things, finds the retailer striving toward complete energy independence by 2020.

Blue bags for a greener future: IKEA unveils People & Planet Positive strategy
Firm in the belief that ‘sustainability should not be a luxury good,’ IKEA releases a sustainability strategy that, among many things, finds the retailer striving toward complete energy independence by 2020.

12

Sep

Can going green improve business productivity?Scientists say employees at eco-friendly businesses are better trained, more motivated and have better interpersonal relationships.

Can going green improve business productivity?
Scientists say employees at eco-friendly businesses are better trained, more motivated and have better interpersonal relationships.

12

Jul

Apple defends decision to leave environmental programApple faces a potential economic loss as 95 percent of government computer purchases are required to be EPEAT certified.

Apple defends decision to leave environmental program
Apple faces a potential economic loss as 95 percent of government computer purchases are required to be EPEAT certified.

10

Jul

Apple backs out of green certification programThe company removes 39 products from the green certification program.

Apple backs out of green certification program
The company removes 39 products from the green certification program.

18

Apr

Amazon, Apple, Twitter score low on clean energyGreenpeace: The rapid proliferation of data centers poses ‘a big problem if it continues to be linked to coal’ for power needs.

Amazon, Apple, Twitter score low on clean energy
Greenpeace: The rapid proliferation of data centers poses ‘a big problem if it continues to be linked to coal’ for power needs.

10

Aug

A few notes on the singular legacy of Ray Anderson, sustainability pioneerRay Anderson was among the first corporate leaders to not just talk sustainability but make it the bottom line of his business. He passed away this week, leaving a legacy as green and inspirational as any in modern history.

A few notes on the singular legacy of Ray Anderson, sustainability pioneer
Ray Anderson was among the first corporate leaders to not just talk sustainability but make it the bottom line of his business. He passed away this week, leaving a legacy as green and inspirational as any in modern history.

04

Jul

Bikes are staging a comeback, and we’ve found 7 companies that are going above and beyond the corporate call of duty in encouraging their workers to bike to work.7 awesome American bike-friendly employers

Bikes are staging a comeback, and we’ve found 7 companies that are going above and beyond the corporate call of duty in encouraging their workers to bike to work.
7 awesome American bike-friendly employers