General Electric takes a stand on the mash-up of big data, manufacturing, and infrastructure. Is this the next, next thing for sustainability, or ecomagination redux?
How the automaker put the brakes on waste in more than 100 manufacturing facilities.
The U.S. Navy and Hilton Hotels have begun their own programs to recycle the tens of thousands of mattresses they use each year; a further sign of how sustainability has entered the mainstream.
If the company's partnership with a tiny biotech upstart delivers on its promises, it could start sourcing and processing the material at commercial scale in the southeastern U.S.
British retail giant teams up with Greenpeace to develop tough new supply chain policy.
How do you create a "next industrial revolution" with the last revolution's machines? With tinkering, tenacity and TLC.
The manufacturer wants to be the electronics industry's top Green Innovation Company by 2018.
Chrissy Coughlin talks with Chris Erickson, founder and CEO of Climate Earth, on using data and software to help companies make better supply-chain management decisions.
Autodesk’s simulation product enables engineers to test for materials, extreme temperatures and fluid dynamics – before prototyping begins.
The clock is running out for companies to comply with OSHA’s classification and labeling rules.
Executive Order to help spur investment in U.S. industrial energy efficiency, create jobs and strengthen manufacturing competitiveness.
Manufacturers worldwide are looking at ways to reduce their water footprint and strengthen their supply chains while maintaining quality.
The government's deal with the iconic supplier over Lacey Act violations heightens interest in sustainable forestry practices.
Officials in Alameda County, California have passed a law requiring pharmaceutical companies to pay for the collection and disposal of unused and expired medications. Can this pioneering local...
Coca-Cola believes it has found the real thing in its new technology that reuses cleaned and treated water for non-product applications.
Conscious consumers can reward companies that are responsible and punish those that are not. Here are three examples of how this has changed corporate behavior.
Athletic shoe maker joins Nike and others in embrace of alternative materials.
TerraCycle says it can make an impact against the ever-growing mountain of cigarette butts. While the campaign has gotten approval from tobacco manufacturers, there are doubts about whether it...
The retail giant has come a long way in surveying and measuring the sustainability of its supply chain, but Jeff Rice, Walmart's director of sustainability, says there's still a long way...
A study of large manufacturers found that companies are likely to improve their environmental performance if their rivals had also upped their green game.