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Why venture capital firm Fifth Wall and file-sharing company WeTransfer decided to become Certified B Corporations.
June 25, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Equitable Origin started out developing standards for responsible oil and gas exploration. Now, the organization is turning its attention to renewable energy developers.
August 13, 2015 by Barbara Grady
A just-announced collaboration between the Green Building Certification Institute and the Well Building Institute seeks to marry health, wellness and sustainability in the built environment.
April 3, 2014 by Nikki Gloudeman
Why do some green buildings perform as designed or better, while others might barely make the grade, even if certified? It turns out that even the most sustainably designed, intelligent building is only as smart and green as the people who occupy and operate it.
March 2, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
For a company with more than 115 years of history under its belt, Underwriters Laboratories is making big plans for the future, and its environmental wing has set its sites on meeting the market for reliable sustainability certifications.
February 12, 2011 by Matthew Wheeland
Until now, it's been a truism about sustainable business that there are too many standards and not enough metrics; but a number of organizations are stepping up to fill in the gaps.
February 10, 2011 by Joel Makower
China's economic growth, the prevalence of the cappucino and the ubiquitousness of cell phones offer three reasons to cheer, and if history is any guide -- which it is -- all three offer good news for the fate of humanity on the planet.
January 4, 2011 by Marc Gunther