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JetBlue still believes that treating people well affects profits. That includes protecting ecosystems to benefit communities.
January 23, 2015 by Sarah Bodley
Forming a closed-loop system, renewable natural gas is the most sustainable fuel available. How can we get a big RNG initiative moving?
October 8, 2014 by Joanna Underwood
A study by<a href='http://www.seas.columbia.edu/earth/'> Columbia University's Earth Engineering Center</a> highlights opportunities already developed in Europe.
July 30, 2014 by Sustainable Business
U.K. supermarkets Sainsbury announces that one English store is now powered entirely by biogas.
July 23, 2014 by James Murray
We asked sustainability execs from McDonald's, MillerCoors, AT&T and more to reflect on 2013 and look ahead to 2014. Here’s what they had to say.
December 27, 2013 by John Davies
A smart city future requires a holistic approach focused on the economy, environment and quality of life.
December 11, 2013 by Kate Zerrenner
Clean, safe and practical energy sources are being created in the laboratories of groundbreaking companies.
November 27, 2013 by Sue Lebeck
The company's Ralphs/Food 4 Less division is using biogas to power a California distribution center.
August 9, 2013 by Jonathan Bardelline
The chain's grocery stores no longer will send food waste to landfills; instead, biogas generated by the waste will help power a distribution center.
May 21, 2013 by Sustainable Business
Intel soundly beat its greenhouse-gas emissions goals, but missed several other targets: It consumes more water and creates more chemical waste than previously, instead of less. Are its new goals more realistic?
May 16, 2012 by Eric Louie
ACORE president Dennis McGinn talks about how green energy and rechargeable batteries have saved lives, why we're unlikely to see better federal renewable energy policies in the near future, and why it makes sense to partner -- not compete -- with China.
March 14, 2012 by Eric Louie
Why did some cities nail top ratings in Siemens' new Green City Index for North America, while others tanked and still others weren't counted at all? NRDC's Kaid Benfield takes a deep dive into the scores.
July 7, 2011 by Kaid Benfield, NRDC
San Francisco bested contenders that included Vancouver, New York, Seattle, Denver and Boston in a study conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Siemens.
June 30, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
Boeing's major U.S. operations diverted 73 percent of their nonhazardous solid waste from landfill in 2010, according to the company's latest environmental report, which details improvements in five areas in the past four years.
June 1, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
Two different groups have recently developed new ways to make fuels -- biodiesel and natural gas -- from waste materials in the beer-brewing process and from water-treatment algaes.
February 22, 2011 by Matthew Wheeland
Oracle has added features to two products in a bid to make it easier for companies to manage their energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and e-waste. The moves are part of Oracle's long-term goal of providing a common set of metrics and analytics across a range of sustainability data sources.
October 6, 2010 by Tilde Herrera
The Ohio-based juice maker also made strides in other 2011 environmental goals, Sunny Delight explained its 2009 Sustainability Report released this week, which spans several areas of its operation, including transportation and logistics, packaging, energy and water use, and waste.
August 18, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
"Everything's up for reinvention," says Serious Materials CEO Kevin Surace, who with other business innovators urged building operations executives to find new, green ways to address old problems -- a strategy that can produce substantial reductions of impact and returns on investment.
May 24, 2010 by John Davies
Designers are tapping advanced building technology as well as concepts dating to ancient times to green a terminal at San Francisco International Airport that will be the new home for Virgin America and American Airlines domestic flights.
May 6, 2010 by Leslie Guevarra
Kohl's Department Stores and hip upcycler TerraCycle are among the winners of the inaugural Edison Green Award Winners, the latest category to be added to the 23-year-old award competition that honors innovative new products and the companies that make them.
May 3, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
From buying green power to reducing the amount of water it uses, Starbucks is on track to meet the majority of its long-term environmental goals, the coffee giant said Monday. One high-profile impact continues to vex the company: recycling.
April 19, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
Selling more energy-intensive cereal and less flour has made it more challenging for General Mills to meets its longterm energy and climate targets, according to its latest CSR report. The company, however, made gains in water use and solid waste reduction.
April 14, 2010 by ClimateBiz Staff
Anheuser-Busch InBev's new environmental goals include a 30 percent reduction in water use, 10 percent drop in energy and greenhouse gas emissions, and a 99 percent waste recycling and reuse rate.
March 17, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
Global Equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR) has extended its money-saving environmental management program to 20 percent of its portfolio, including two companies located outside the U.S.
February 8, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
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