Kendall-Jackson Winery has been picking the low-hanging fruit for years, and we’re not just talking about grapes.
Energy conservation has saved the family-owned winery about $2.5 million annually during the last few years from projects that include a companywide lighting retrofit and new variable-frequency drives that act as dimmers for high-efficiency motors.
Keeping in line with a mandate to trim its data centers from about 200 to 20, the Army recently awarded its first cloud computing contract to several contractors, including Microtech, Lockheed Martin Corp. and IBM.
In a wide-ranging conversation with GreenBiz Executive Editor Joel Makower today, the co-founders of Method explained why a company created with environmental responsibility written into its DNA would distance itself from the green label.
The self-funded battery storage company took a Henry Ford approach to its business, inspired by his low capital costs on assembly, ease of repair and modularity and standard parts. Here are lessons the company has learned along the way that may benefit any business.
With just three years available to squeeze lead, mercury, cadmium and other toxic materials from their products, manufacturers like Varian Medical Systems are scrambling to ensure compliance with the new rules.
The Danish pharmaceutical firm was ranked No. 1 on the 2012 Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list, followed by Natura Cosmeticos S.A., Statoil ASA, Novozymes A/S and ASML Holdings NV.