Buildings & Facilities

Since 2012 the tech giant has put an internal fee on carbon, which feeds into a multimillion-dollar fund to reduce the company's footprint, buy green energy and develop new clean technologies.

From smaller, more powerful solar panels to new momentum for distributed power sources, accelerating nanotechnology R&D holds serious promise for commercial energy.

Don’t own real estate? Located in a state that makes it difficult to source renewable energy? Here’s why sustainability execs from IBM to Kaiser Permanente are zeroing in on power purchase agreements.

As students and faculty at dozens of college campuses call for endowments to divest from fossil fuel companies, this investment manager offers a financial analysis of the divestment decision.

From energy management to supply chain inventory or travel to and from meetings, connectivity has big potential implications for corporate sustainability.

U.S. data centers slurped down 91 billion kWh in 2013 alone. System architecture studies and new technologies promise to cut that by half.

It may be time for California to regulate groundwater use and build policy based on integrating water supply data into answering water demand.

Evolving vehicle design and increased emphasis on local urban transportation could have big implications for sustainability and the built environment.

Harnessing nature to improve buildings can have benefits on multiple levels, as companies such as EDS and Hewlett-Packard have learned.