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Like Santa, companies concerned about their carbon footprint can trim it by investing in energy efficiency, opting for greener packaging and buying local, whenever possible.
December 23, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Growing the raw materials that go into Kraft's portfolio of products, including Chips Ahoy, Boca, Triscuits and, of course, Macaroni and Cheese, is responsible for the bulk of the company's environmental footprint.
December 15, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
A new tool from the Natural Resources Defense Council tallied at least 2,941 monthly weather records broken in the U.S. between Jan. 1 and Oct. 31.
December 9, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
New data suggests worldwide emissions surged in 2010 following a small dip during the economic downturn. The news comes as world leaders attempt to find common ground on the fate of the Kyoto Protocol.
December 5, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
A look at the climate change efforts of PG&E, a finalist in the 2011 Gigaton Awards.
December 2, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Although a planned project to put solar on 160,000 military houses was nearly derailed by Solyndra's collapse, SolarCity and Bank of America Merrill Lynch announced today they will continue with a scaled-down version of the project.
November 30, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Pike Research predicts the building energy efficiency market will grow in value to $103.5 billion in 2017.
November 29, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The North American arm of LG Electronics will target its energy use to achieve its new 2020 goal.
November 28, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
A new report from Ernst & Young outlines the contextual backdrop of the upcoming climate talks in Durban, South Africa. Expectations are low.
November 17, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The two firms were among several companies at the Renewable Energy Markets Conference discussing the ways in which they're aligning their renewable energy and business goals.
November 17, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The utility's ClimateSmart program fell far short of the utility's initial expectations, with barely one-sixth of the anticipated 170,000 subscribers.
November 11, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
In a ranking of 50 utilities across the country, PG&E topped the list in total spending on EE programs, as well as spending per megawatt-hour of sales. Other top-spending utilities include subsidiaries of National Grid, Edison International and Long Island Power Authority.
November 10, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Just 8 percent of North American companies fully disclose carbon emissions data, compared to more than 53 percent of European firms, according to the latest carbon rankings from the Environmental Investment Organisation.
November 1, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Although small companies are responsible for just 8 percent of U.S. patents, the account for 32 percent of patents in both the smart grid and solar energy segments.
October 21, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The program will be the nation's most wide-reaching greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program.
October 20, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The telecom company plans to reduce its entire carbon footprint by 20 percent by 2017 as part of its participation in the World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Climate Savers program, and will include a special focus on Scope 3 emissions.
October 12, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Emissions ticked up 11 percent in the second quarter at Timberland, a period in which revenue climbed 27 percent.
October 3, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
New research from Verdantix also finds eight categories of energy management software on the market, which can make integration a headache.
September 29, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
SolarCity said Friday that the Department of Energy won't be able to close a $275 million loan guarantee by its Sept. 30 deadline. The guarantee was to back a massive project that would bring solar energy systems to as many as 160,000 private military residences.
September 26, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
SolarCity will install solar energy systems on the rooftops of another 60 Walmart stores in California, bringing the total to roughly 130, about 75 percent of its locations in the state.
September 22, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The Climate Group launched its Clean Revolution campaign today to mark the beginning of Climate Week, which runs through Sept. 26.
September 19, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Global 500 companies on the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index and Carbon Performance Leadership Index yielded twice the average return of the Global 500 as a whole, according to the latest research from the Carbon Disclosure Project.
September 14, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Google discloses carbon footprint for the first time, Starbucks holds third cup summit today, and more.
September 9, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
USRG Renewable Finance and BofA Merrill Lynch will provide partial funding for the project, which could double the number of rooftop residential solar installations in the U.S.
September 8, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
GE Buys Converteam, climate change may be a factor in Mexican emigration to U.S., PwC hires Andrew Winston as an advisor, and more.
September 2, 2011 by Tilde Herrera