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This startup's 'reef cubes' could be a plastic-free way to protect marine biodiversity and offshore wind turbines
By restoring the marine environment, the cubes can also encourage sustainable fishing and eco-tourism, the company's founder said.
August 5, 2020 by Douglas Broom
Plus, tune in for the final installment of our three-part series on clean energy equity, featuring Greenlining Institute.
October 12, 2018 by Heather Clancy
Also featured: A dialogue about public-private innovation in water security with the World Economic Forum's water project lead, Callie Stinson.
September 27, 2018 by Heather Clancy
Beermaker Lagunitas is the first to use a model that borrows from the world of power purchase agreements.
January 19, 2017 by Heather Clancy
Solar panels can float in water, slowing evaporation while sparing land. Installations are all over the world and in some surprising bodies of water.
June 24, 2015 by RP Siegel
Here's how this Southern California airbase's mix of recycling, renewables and water conservation won an EPA Federal Green Challenge Award.
March 3, 2015 by André Villaseñor
Her financial background wins support, but her grassroots employee efforts for energy efficiency and water conservation deliver results.
August 26, 2014 by Heather Clancy
From crowdfunding to geomapping resources, here are five ways the Internet and mobile apps will shape decision-making in the year to come.
January 1, 2014 by Heather Clancy
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
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
The biggest toy store company in the U.S. outlined an ambitious agenda to open 21 new stores and renovate 23 others by the end of the year. Behind the ballyhooed expansion plans are a series of green building elements for each site.
August 23, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
For a second year, Waste Management, the title sponsor of the Phoenix Open, brings an array of environmental service innovations to the popular PGA tournament. Dubbed "the Greatest Show on the Grass," the Phoenix Open also strives to be the "Greenest Show on the Grass."<br />
February 2, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The Pixel building by Australian development and construction firm Grocon is not only the country's first carbon neutral office building, it is also the greenest.
July 22, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff
U.K. food giant outlines plans to deliver deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, landfill waste and water use.<br />
July 12, 2010 by James Murray
A new roadmap from the American Forest & Paper Association lays out the ways that technology can be put to work in reducing the forestry sector's environmental impacts.
May 14, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
In a joint venture with China Eastern Airlines, Pratt & Whitney's Shanghai Engine Center has become the first facility in China to attain LEED-Platinum certification, the highest ranking possible under the U.S. Green Building Council's rating and assessment system.<br />
April 8, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff
With 73 skylights, a 40K photovoltaic system, a living roof and dozens of other eco-friendly design elements, the new Michael J. Homer Science and Student Life Center at Sacred Heart Schools has earned the first LEED-Platinum rating awarded under the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Schools standards. <br />
March 18, 2010 by GreenerBuildings 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
The city of Wilmington and Honeywell have embarked on a sweeping $14.5 million efficiency project that includes two solar arrays, increased water reservoir capacity, a traffic light retrofit and upgraded lighting and HVAC systems for 11 facilities.
February 25, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff
The U.S. Green Building Council released its Top 10 lists of green building legislation in the House and Senate today and honored Rep. Ben Chandler and Sen. Olympia Snowe for supporting energy efficiency and sustainable design in the buildings.
February 24, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff
San Francisco has established a $150 million green financing program to allow businesses and homeowners to pay for efficiency, water conservation and renewable energy improvements through future property taxes.
February 10, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff
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
As the sun began to set on 2009, we asked some of our readers and partners to share their innovations, commitments, and passions for the coming year.
December 28, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
The trumped-up "Climate Gate" scandal has drawn an inordinate amount of attention during the Copenhagen meetings, with climate change deniers using fairly innocuous evidence of a few researchers squabbling to question the integrity of all climate science.
December 16, 2009 by Andrew Shapiro
With world leaders poised to begin climate talks, it's time to apply lessons learned locally to the global playing field. We need critical thinking and action by leaders who are willing to apply those local solutions to drive change at a global scale.<br />
December 1, 2009 by Miquela Craytor