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Energy-conscious parents are an underused group of consumers primed to prioritize sustainability.
June 7, 2016 by Lee Ann Head
New groups are aiming to expanding access to energy efficiency upgrades for low-income consumers.
February 12, 2016 by Eva Jiayu Wang
Issues like global climate action, employee well-being and a changing energy sector will shape the sustainable development agenda in 2015.
February 3, 2015 by Aiste Brackley
Sure, Congress isn't helping — but the real barrier to meaningful climate action is that wasting energy is still financially feasible.
January 27, 2015 by Lee Ann Head
The founder of Climate Outreach and Information Network explains why we are wired to ignore climate change — and why we are wired to take action.
August 22, 2014 by George Marshall
Small, efficient off-grid renewable energy systems with batteries could change life for homeowners — and trigger big societal changes.
June 24, 2014 by Leia Guccione
Company sees emissions per consumer rise despite slashing greenhouse gas emissions from manufacturing operations.
April 29, 2014 by Jessica Shankleman
Most carbon calculators fail, providing a big opportunity for companies to spur consumer behavior with apps that engage and inspire.
February 18, 2014 by Mia Overall
At VERGE London, speakers discussed how the convergence of energy, information, transportation and building technologies is impacting cars, buildings, cities, energy and more. Check out the Twitter chatter from attendees during the event.
May 21, 2012 by Jennifer Kho
Was 2011 good or bad for sustainability and green technology -- and what does last year's news portend for the future?
December 28, 2011 by Michael Kanellos
A Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) survey of 1200 U.S. residents finds younger, more educated consumers more likely to participate in energy management programs.
November 14, 2011 by Derek Top
Walmart finds financial, environmental and reputational benefits from sourcing food locally, China sees Carbon Capture as necessary to hitting climate targets, and more in today's news roundup.
August 1, 2011 by Matthew Wheeland
The VP of sustainability at the consumer-goods giant talks about the power of collaboration, the difficulty of changing individuals' behavior, and why Americans in the shower is one of the biggest environmental hurdles Unilever faces.
June 29, 2011 by Adele Peters
As more utility companies rely on services beyond simply delivering electrons to attract new customers, it is going to be critical for them to make sure their customers are much more than simply satisfied.
June 27, 2011 by Catherine Potter
Democrats are more likely to lower their energy consumption in response to energy reports sent by their utilities, while conservative households may actually increase energy use, according to research from two UCLA professors.
July 16, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
It's that time of year again, when a number of companies try to persuade us that, in honor of Earth Day, we can shop our way to a cleaner, greener planet.
April 20, 2010 by Marc Gunther
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy announced efforts to bolster the Energy Star program Friday, days after a survey suggested the brand could be losing its edge in the marketplace.
March 19, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
Business has officially entered The Age of Sustainability, and businesses that don't figure in sustainability aren’t likely to survive. Here’s a look at the reasons why as well as pointers on how your company can adapt to the change.
February 9, 2010 by Mahesh Pethe
What happens when green business meets cleantech? When those companies are like Best Buy, Autodesk and Serious Materials, you get firms that align their products and services with efforts to foster sustainability -- and in some cases guide the marketplace toward broader and deeper adoption of environmentally responsible practices.
February 4, 2010 by Leslie Guevarra
(Episode 102): The CEO of OPower talks to GreenBiz.com senior writer Marc Gunther about how a simple smiley face can get energy hogs to become energy misers, and how utilities are seeing the light in using behavioral science to drive their quest for efficiency.
January 20, 2010 by Marc Gunther