We won't know for some time whether the 2012 Summer Games in London lived up to its claim of being the most sustainable in history. But organizers say they helped transform a polluted and...
Scientists are developing smart-building materials that can regulate temperatures without air conditioning or heating, potentially cutting energy costs for commercial and industrial buildings.
When it comes to plastic bag legislation, which type is better for the environment, and which do retailers prefer?
Athletic shoe maker joins Nike and others in embrace of alternative materials.
Ingeo, a bioplastic and industrial resin, has reduced dependence on oil-based plastics and found its way into containers, carpets and clothing.
Can companies and society innovate ways to reduce plastic waste? A diverse group last month in Rio set out to find out.
Sixty upstream companies (those from mine to smelter) have reported increased awareness of and less skepticism about implementing supply chain due diligence.
Whose job is it to ensure purchases of tungsten, gold and other minerals don't fuel atrocities in the war-torn DRC? It could be public companies' responsibility, if federal regulators...
Green construction and architecture has gone mainstream; here are some notable examples from around the world.
OfficeMax’s business customers can sign up to receive Boomerang Boxes, which will be reused over and over until they’re worn out.
Wonder why your press releases get ignored? Follow these tips to capture the interest of green bloggers.
Not only are energy-efficient buildings cheaper to run, but they also can be healthier -- and can even help companies attract employees and shareholders.
Honda has partnered with Japan Metals & Chemicals Company to develop a process to recycle rare earth minerals.
The Danish Fashion Institute and BSR are trying to cultivate a taste for green among fashionistas, bargainistas and the industry that serves them.
Kendall-Jackson Winery already has been saving $2.5 million annually from energy-efficiency projects for the last few years. Now it's taking its energy strategy to a new level with solar...
From the smallest municipalities to booming cityscapes, locally focused policymakers are helping to usher in an era of green neighborhoods and green expansion.
Nike unveils a new line of sportswear -- made from recycled plastic bottles -- for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Design teams that consider the impacts of a building across its lifetime can help their clients make choices on materials, structural elements and systems that will reduce operations and...
The San Francisco-based firm brings a green lens to its adult products.
The US Green Building Council has just awarded the first group of organizations that have gone above and beyond in creating green learning environments -- and pushing the market for green...