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Equitable Origin started out developing standards for responsible oil and gas exploration. Now, the organization is turning its attention to renewable energy developers.
August 13, 2015 by Barbara Grady
Climate change is finally becoming part of the U.S. national conversation, which will help cities succeed with carbon-neutrality.
May 29, 2014 by Sue Lebeck
The Windy City soon will welcome one of the few LEED Platinum factories in the U.S., where environmental cleaning products will be produced.
March 6, 2014 by Sustainable Business
The emissions-accounting gold standard is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Here are some key victories over the years.
January 31, 2014 by Stephen Russell
The new Center for Sustainable Shale Development recognizes companies that go beyond regulatory minimums to protect communities and the environment.
January 24, 2014 by Matt Watson
<p style='margin-top:.1pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.1pt;margin-left:0in'>Most do not report carbon emissions, water use or conditions for animals. Yet some are taking the lead using new tools.
July 9, 2013 by Kristine Wong
Puma designs a new line of biodegradable and recyclable products to be among the first to meet C2C criteria.
March 5, 2013 by Judith Nemes
Energy efficiency standards for household and business products created 340,000 jobs in 2010.
February 20, 2013 by Sustainable Business
While American consumers continue to view solar power, wind energy and greener cars favorably, overall support for clean energy concepts is slipping, Pike Research finds.
February 23, 2012 by Leslie Guevarra
Each year vendors introduce a new element into the science-fair-on-steroids spectacle of the Greenbuild trade show. Here are highlights of some of the big attention-getters in Toronto.
October 7, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
Solyndra takes center stage in D.C., policymakers try to stop glass buildings from killing birds, the EPA chief pays a visit to Method, and more are making green headlines.
September 15, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The Navy, DOE and Ag department launch a three-year $510-million-plus project to boost use of advanced biofuels in ships, planes and vehicles, a top clothing retailer in Japan brings its recycling program to the U.S. and Jelly Belly Candy Company taps into high-tech water saving.
August 30, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
During a webcast organized by GreenBiz.com this week, representatives from the US Department of Energy and Underwriters Laboratories walked through the details of the just-released energy management standard, and how companies can get on board, quickly.
July 29, 2011 by Matthew Wheeland
The largest bank in the U.S. issues its first CSR report today providing a comprehensive, deeply detailed view of billions of dollars in environmental lending, investments, company projects, and more.
July 13, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
I'm in West Virginia spending a week with 100 super bright-green teens at the Student Climate and Conservation Congress (SC3) for my annual renewal of hope -- and I'm getting what I came for.
June 30, 2011 by Rob Watson
The largest bank in the U.S. sets new goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions and boost green building certification while committing $55 million to help finance building retrofits.
May 31, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The telecommunications giant began testing the new metric over the last year. The metric tracks the amount of carbon dioxide emissions produced while moving a terabyte of data.
May 3, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
One-hundred-eleven companies received Energy Star honors from the U.S. EPA in the annual awards program that recognizes the most the energy efficient businesses in a national program that now has more than 20,000 members.
April 15, 2011 by GreenBiz Editors
Green airports are in the news this week as the Indira Gandhi International Airport attains a LEED-Gold rating from the Indian Green Building Council and San Franciso International Airport opens a revamped terminal as a showcase for sustainable air travel.
April 7, 2011 by Rob Watson
For a second consecutive year, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco took the No. 1, 2, and 3 spots at the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's list of 25 cities with the most Energy Star rated buildings in the country.
March 14, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
More and more, non-manufacturing tech companies are seeking certification of their operations and products under the international standard for environmental management systems. Executives at Blue Coat Systems talk about how the firm's headquarters attained certification in half the time it usually takes.
January 28, 2011 by Pamela Gordon
Amid increasing demands for verified information about products' impact on the planet, UL Environment will launch an environmental product declaration program in January. Building materials, lighting and textile makers are among the businesses that have already expressed interest in such a service.
December 22, 2010 by Leslie Guevarra
Honeywell, Southern California Edison, Pacfic Gas & Electric and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are among the companies and organizations that have formed an alliance to spur development, adoption and compliance of the smart grid standard called Open Automated Demand Response.<br />
October 27, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff
The EPA announced it will redesign its label for new cars to make it easier for consumers to buy the cleanest, most fuel efficient models. But in a recent poll, the two label designs proposed by the EPA confused consumers, who cared more about gas mileage and fuel costs than the new environmental information the EPA now wants to include.
September 30, 2010 by ClimateBiz Staff
We've been pushing ahead on smart grid efforts at a very aggressive pace for months, but not without our share of speed bumps and lessons learned along the way. One of the most challenging obstacles to overcome as we move along the road to a smarter grid is consumer education. Policymakers or regulators have to respond to the demands of the public.
September 8, 2010 by Bob Gilligan