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No one likes being told what to do, but individuals and organizations are more likely to help when they share common values.
September 13, 2017 by Scot Case
The company's global sustainability director dishes on how the family-owned food giant is reducing impacts.
October 31, 2013 by Maya Albanese
Today, Walmart made its first major commitment to reduce greenhouse gases -- but in typical fashion, rather than set a tough goal that might affect its own growth curve, the company plans to turn up the pressure on its thousands of suppliers to reduce their emissions.
February 25, 2010 by Marc Gunther
The office supplies company has announced that it will make Domtar's EarthChoice Paper -- certified to Forest Stewardship Council standards and endorsed by the Rainforest Alliance -- widely available in its stores for the first time in the U.S.
July 8, 2007 by GreenBiz Editors
The beverage giant's billion-kilowatt-hour purchase will offset 100 percent of the energy used by its U.S. operations.
April 30, 2007 by GreenBiz Editors
The natural foods giant has created a new buying program, the 'Whole Trade Guarantee,' that incorporates some Fair Trade principles that seeks to encourage sustainable production practices in the developing world.
March 29, 2007 by GreenBiz Editors
The company's 'Sustainability 360' project promotes eco-friendly expansion around the globe, and fine-tuning business practices in the U.S. to reduce the chain's environmental footprint.
January 31, 2007 by GreenBiz Editors
DuPont has been recognized by the Coalition for Government Procurement for its overall commitment to the environment.
November 16, 2006 by GreenBiz Editors
Lenovo says that its line of ThinkPad notebooks, ThinkCentre desktops, and ThinkVision monitors have received high ratings from EPEAT, a procurement tool funded by the Environmental Protection Agency to help purchasers evaluate PCs based on environmental attributes.
September 18, 2006 by GreenBiz Editors
Wal-Mart Stores says it is introducing the Marine Stewardship Council's independent blue eco-label on ten fish products in stories across the United States.
September 5, 2006 by GreenBiz Editors
Quad/Graphics has become the first corporation in the printing and publishing industry to join the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a collaborative voluntary program to increase the environmental performance of freight shippers.
February 1, 2006 by GreenBiz Editors
The committed staff at Ecoprint, an innovator in environmentally preferable printing processes, share the best practices that have made their company a success. By Susan Nickbarg
January 8, 2006 by Emily Rabin
Members of the World Resource Institute's Green Power Market Development Group have announced 185 new megawatts (MW) of renewable energy purchases and projects, bringing the total number of MW under contract to 360 -- the average size of a coal-fired power plant.
December 1, 2005 by GreenBiz Editors
Japan's Toppan Printing Company is making advanced efforts to reduce environmental impacts under the vision of 'contributing to fulfilling lifestyles as key player in information and culture.' By Kazunori Kobayashi
August 14, 2005 by Emily Rabin
The City of LaGrange will launch a new program harvesting methane gas from the community landfill in September. The first customer to draw methane from the pipeline will be Milliken Carpet, which will purchase 80% of the rapidly renewable gas generated.
August 11, 2005 by GreenBiz Editors
The largest retail bank in the U.S. -- one of the world's largest consumers of paper products -- has devised a new paper procurement policy geared toward reducing impacts on the world's forest ecosystems and promotes sustainable forestry practices.
April 19, 2005 by GreenBiz Editors
Six U.S. companies have agreed to participate in the EPAT Early Adopter Circle -- a group of businesses selected to assist in the development of a universal tool to evaluate environmentally preferable paper in purchasing decisions.
March 15, 2005 by GreenBiz Editors
The largest DIY retailer in the U.K., B&Q has signed a deal with the certification body SmartWood, a program of the Rainforest Alliance, to certify its key stores to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain of custody standards.
February 1, 2005 by GreenBiz Editors
The Green Purchasing Network, a Japanese environmental network, announced the winners of the 7th Green Purchasing Award, which recognizes outstanding effort in promoting green purchasing.
December 21, 2004 by GreenBiz Editors
Office Depot is offering customers who return eligible used ink and toner cartridges to any of its U.S. stores the choice of a free ream of 35% post-consumer recycled content paper or $2.50 on their next purchase of any ink, toner, or fax product.
November 27, 2004 by GreenBiz Editors
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company has received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) 'Multi-site Chain-of-Custody' certification for all of of its U.S. magazine, catalog, retail insert and directory printing plants.
November 18, 2004 by GreenBiz Editors
Starbucks Coffee Co. has received approval from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to use recycled content in food packaging, specifically Starbucks hot beverage cups. Following successful testing, Starbucks expects to convert its hot beverage cups to 10% recycled material, an industry first.
November 17, 2004 by GreenBiz Editors
Department of Defense officials issued a new procurement policy last week urging employees and the military to 'buy green.'
October 23, 2004 by GreenBiz Editors
The nonprofit Center for a New American Dream commends Norm Thompson for consuming natural resources wisely and efficiently.
October 3, 2004 by GreenBiz Editors
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will work with Dell Inc. to recycle or redeploy its computer systems at the end of their lifecycles, Dell announced at the Federal Office Systems Exposition.
March 25, 2004 by GreenBiz Editors