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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
A new analysis concludes that the answer is not as clear as you might think.
May 22, 2014 by Jessica Shankleman
By implementing more healthful policies, hospitals can benefit more than patients, employees and local communities.<o p=''></o>
February 12, 2014 by Janet Howard
Cloud computing could redefine the way we think about business ethics and sustainability. Here's how the cloud could affect two of our biggest sustainability challenges: climate change and human rights.
April 11, 2012 by Dunstan Allison-Hope
John Hellweg, recently retired from General Mills, shares the effort it took to complete a nearly 25-year-long process to turn a waste stream into a fuel source.
February 22, 2012 by Ellen Weinreb
Hospitality giant reveals how staff training and carbon bonuses are helping to cut energy use and slash emissions.
December 29, 2011 by James Murray
Google's renewable energy investment leader discusses what it's like to be responsible for major capital investments at a company that could reshape how the world gets its power.
August 1, 2011 by Maya Albanese
The Chief Sustainability Officer at EMC Corporation talks about what sustainability looks like in the IT sector, what makes a good sustainability professional, and how scuba diving informs her CSR work.
July 11, 2011 by Maya Albanese
Global sustainability spending will soar 50 percent to 100 percent between 2011 and 2013, predicted research firm Verdantix.
May 20, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Green power, low-carbon employee commuting and energy efficiency are helping the business software giant shrink its carbon footprint.
March 24, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Global participants in the second annual Carbon Salary Survey from recruiting company Acre Resources and consulting firm Acona had an average annual salary was $79,000, about $3,000 higher than last year.
February 15, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Sustainability leaders should consider sponsoring employee activities in October for Energy Awareness Month. An internal program this fall can complement a company's Earth Day activities in the spring, providing an organization with two major companywide opportunities for education and awareness.
September 9, 2010 by Paul Baier
Although CSR professionals are by and large drawn to their work by passion for the planet, that doesn't preclude fair pay for fair work. Here's how to know what you can expect to earn working in sustainability, and what your peers are making.
July 12, 2010 by Ellen Weinreb
When Nike first began incorporating sustainability into its business practices, the risks and opportunities we grappled with seemed distant indeed, even non-existent to most businesses. Fifteen years later, the risks and opportunities that businesses face from environmental and social challenges are more obvious than ever.
March 12, 2010 by Sarah Severn
The U.S. General Services Administration has created the new position of Chief Greening Officer in a bid to move forward President Barack Obama's federal sustainability agenda. It also said Monday it has moved its Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings to the Office of Governmentwide Policy.
February 23, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
General Electric Company, the PG&E Corporation and Tnt Nv, an international express and mail delivery service based in the Netherlands, rank first, second and third place respectively on Corporate Knights magazine's sixth annual Global 100 list of most sustainable firms.
January 29, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
The 41-story Marathon Oil Tower has been designated as a BOMA 360 Performance Building for its wide-ranging best practices in areas that include energy, water and waste management as well as green purchasing, life safety and tenant relations.
January 7, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff
Throughout these last two weeks it is clear that there is a tremendous amount of innovation happening as business -- both alone and in concert with governments and NGOs -- develops new technology and pioneers solutions moving us closer to a low carbon economy. Climate change innovation is a powerful engine for economic growth, with the potential to create new industry opportunities and most importantly, jobs.
December 18, 2009 by Helle Bank Jorgensen
With an annual increase of 2.4 percent per year, jobs in a wide number of green areas have far outpaced employment rates in other industries, according to a new study by Next 10.
December 10, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
"Green-Collar Jobs: Realizing the Promise," a new study from the Sightline Insitute, takes a close look at how stimulus funding and green collar jobs are already benefiting the Pacific Northwest -- and how those successes can be spread.
October 2, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
A management consulting firm released a new report outlining the steps any company can take to get on the path toward environmental sustainability. How many of these has your firm already accomplished?
September 30, 2009 by Matthew Wheeland
The Standing Stone Brewing Company in Oregon has cooked up a way to reduce its carbon footprint while boosting employee engagement as well as employee health: a free bicycle program for workers based on the idea that if you give them bikes, they will ride.
September 22, 2009 by Stephen Linaweaver
A near-Herculean effort, Newsweek's new list of the greenest companies in the S&P 500 Index may be imperfect -- and are sure to be debated -- but they may also be the best effort to date to assess the mainstream corporate marketplace in the U.S.
September 21, 2009 by Joel Makower
Baxter International employees in 25 countries ventured out into their communities this summer to plant gardens and gathered internally to learn about the ways in which they could lighten their environmental footprints. <br />
August 31, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
Cleantech firm claims recruiting and training new green talent will underpin growth plans.
July 27, 2009 by Tom Young