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Consider the life cycle of products you purchase, just as you look at nutrition labels to choose healthy foods.
January 12, 2015 by Jean Waters
How a group of EY employees were dropped near Mexico City to bring their business acumen to traditional farmers threatened by industrial farming.
October 22, 2014 by Brian Kaemingk
Find rankings of environmental management, and reasons to sell green goods. Plus, don't discount the people among the forests and trees.
August 1, 2014 by Elsa Wenzel
In case you missed it: Green goods boosted small businesses, a GMO mystery deepens, ranking the greenest utility companies, and five things every company should be doing.
June 10, 2013 by Matthew Wheeland
Organic flowers can be a tough sell, with higher short-term costs for growers and higher prices for buyers. Here’s how Organic Bouquet makes it work.
April 12, 2013 by Anna Hackman
Gain new insight into organics management through conversations with leaders in the field.
July 8, 2012 by Chrissy Coughlin
Despite the many differences between the Fortune 500 coffee retailer and the family-owned artisan roaster based in Mendocino, Calif., the two companies are committed to working with growers to source coffee beans as sustainably and ethically as possible.
May 18, 2012 by Marc Gunther
Sodexo’s food service sites have been serving less meat -- while keeping customers happy and maintaining sales -- as part of Meatless Monday.
April 11, 2012 by Jonathan Bardelline
Jerry Lynch, Chief Sustainability Officer at the food giant, talks about the company's 2015 sustainability goals, their relationship with their brands, the issues surrounding food waste, and much more.
January 8, 2012 by Chrissy Coughlin
Jed Davis, the sustainability director at the cooperative of 1,200 dairy farms, talks about quality control, energy efficiency, the vision of employee engagement, and what sustainability means on the farm.
November 20, 2011 by Chrissy Coughlin
From three square meals per day in its cafeteria to free shuttles to work to on-site fitness centers, working at Facebook has plenty of benefits -- but those benefits have significant energy costs.
September 13, 2011 by Naveen Lakshmipathy
Florida’s tomato fields provide a stark example of what a food system looks like when all elements of sustainability are violated, according to author Barry Estabrook.
July 21, 2011 by Marc Gunther
Kraft plans to manufacture its famous foods using less water, energy and packaging, the company announced last week. Its European coffee brands have also committed to 100 percent sustainably sourced coffee by 2015.
May 16, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The outgoing and incoming CEOs of the iconic brand discuss the legacy of sustainability in the food industry, how Millennials are shifting the company's focus, and why they changed the "M'm! M'm! Good!" slogan.
March 14, 2011 by Heather King
(Episode 105): In the first of a three-part podcast series, the executive chef at the National Geographic Society explains how Sodexo has worked with the group to cut costs, reduce waste, and help earn LEED Platinum certification.
November 8, 2010 by Joel Makower
A study that looks at sustainability from an employee productivity level rather than a financial level, finds that productivity goes up as much as 40 percent if workers perceive that their job is for the greater good.
October 15, 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
Smart companies that pursue zero waste are also taking us closer to an industrial system inspired by nature, where there's no such thing as garbage. Lipton's employees and management have developed just such a system in Suffolk, Va.
October 8, 2009 by Marc Gunther