- Signed by a dozen organizations, the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Principles aim to transform the clean power procurement conversation.
A Motorola exec returns to the Congo to examine a site claimed to be free of conflict minerals.
It’s time for companies to bring their industries together and implement transparent systems that can make a difference.
Here are some key questions to ask when factoring sustainability into procurement pricing considerations.
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.
How nudging customers can have a trickle-down effect in the supply chain.
Printing environmentally responsibly is a good idea ... on paper. Then reality sets in.
Q: Is the growing number of sustainability surveys sent to companies by their customers and stakeholders a distraction, the price of doing business, or a catalyst for change? A: Yes.
New center aims to help procurement professionals make more informed decisions through case studies and historical data.
Despite the many differences between the Fortune 500 coffee retailer and the family-owned artisan roaster based in Mendocino, Calif., the two companies are committed to working with growers to...
In a move to grow the market for Fair Trade products, the longtime head of Fair Trade USA proposes to allow much bigger coffee growers into the certification -- a move that some say runs contrary...
You may have read that the Army is abandoning LEED. That's untrue. It's actually greening its buildings even more with a new building code on top of LEED.
The brewing giant faces stiff competition in Africa from home beer brewers. As the company learned how to make beer from local crops, SABMiller's head of sustainability explains how it's...
Portland, Oregon's Bamboo Sushi is powered by wind energy, Marine Stewardship Council-certified, and is singlehandedly proving that sustainable sushi doesn't have to be an oxymoron.
Even after a decade of daily evangelizing about the ease and importance of green meeting practices, we're still struggling to make an impact.
Taking the pulse of environmental sustainability in the North American pulp and paper industry.
Economics, sustainability and reputation are among the top reasons that a number of US-based companies are starting to bring manufacturing jobs back home.
Verdantix research into both energy customers and suppliers in the U.K. yielded five best practices for helping any company get the most out of their utillity from a sustainability standpoint.
New rules implemented by an industry trade association and spearheaded the two computing companies went into effect this month, slowing or stopping purchases of minerals from the Democratic...
Schneider Electric plans to buy Summit Energy in the second major deal announced this week involving power plays among companies working to make the built environment more energy efficient,...
From green buildings to e-waste, Martha Johnson regards greening the government's General Services Administration as a serious challenge that can help lead green practices elsewhere in the economy...