Ernst & Yound cut its carbon footprint in North, Central and South America by 15 percent in fiscal year 2009, the result of its efforts to use less energy and make its supply chain more environmentally friendly.
EDF's Climate Corps will send 51 fellows to 47 companies this summer to further the drive for energy efficiency in business. The fellowship program has grown more than seven-fold since its start three years ago.
The latest report from Five Winds International to be published by GreenBiz.com examines the activities of retailers to determine if they are taking significant steps to increase the number of greener products on their shelves.
Energy efficiency, particularly in buildings, went swimmingly in 2009, in part due to the stimulus package. The outlook for 2010 is likely to be even better since the bulk of the non-bailout stimulus spending will hit the streets this year.
Why should companies worry about carbon management given the lack of a definitive outcome from climate talks in Copenhagen? Panelists from UPS and Motorola shared their firms’ motivations at the State of Green Business Forum in Chicago.