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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
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
The North American arm of LG Electronics will target its energy use to achieve its new 2020 goal.
November 28, 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
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
The Carbon Disclosure Project's Paul Dickinson offers advice on how companies can deploy broadband technologies for telework.
August 15, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
A framework for measuring and reporting energy use and emissions from building operations may form the basis for a new ISO standard.
August 4, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The latest from Timberland includes new 2015 sustainability goals and a web portal with all of its CSR-related information.
August 1, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
A new report released today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) makes the case for why technologies such as virtualization and third party-hosted services, applications and websites can save big bucks for big companies while avoiding millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions in the process.
July 20, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
A new report warns institutional investors about the hidden climate change risks lurking in their portfolios.
July 15, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
A study from the University of Michigan found the average driver who bought a new vehicle in April 2011 produced 14 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions from driving that month compared to drivers who bought a new car in October 2007.
July 7, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
California polluters won't have to comply with the state's emissions trading program until 2013.
June 30, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Climate Earth and Summit Energy are joining forces for a partnership that marries their strengths and brings together their specializations in energy management and supply chain carbon footprinting.
June 23, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Seventy-two companies are calling for deeper carbon cuts in the EU, while a separate report questions whether U.K. companies are ready to tackle their own carbon footprints.
June 15, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Greenpeace scores another hit this week, AEP to retire a quarter of its coal fleet, and Marks & Spencer scores big with sustainability.
June 10, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Can the U.K. meet its new 2025 target? The goal is being hailed as the world's toughest binding target beyond 2020, but environmentalists worry a review clause will allow the target to be weakened if other EU nations fail to commit to their own goals.
May 19, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The EPA accepted a joint proposal from The Climate Registry, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change and the Association of Climate Change Officers to co-sponsor a program with the agency to recognize corporate climate action.
May 18, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Just a year after setting its long-term sustainability targets, Alcoa is on track to meet or outpace several goals. Chief Sustainability Officer Kevin Anton identifies four key elements driving the efforts.
May 17, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
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
GE will adopt cyclopentane for production of its top-freezer refrigerators. The foam-blowing agent produces 99 percent less greenhouse gas emissions than the chemical it replaces.
April 29, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Record temperatures and an increase in business travel as the economy recovered crimped the outdoor gear company's plans to halve its 2006 carbon footprint by 2010.
April 13, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
US Foodservice acquired Bluffton, S.C.-based WVO Industries with an eye on turning the waste vegetable oil used in its customers' deep fryers into biodiesel to power its fleet.
April 8, 2011 by Tilde Herrera