Monthly Archives: August 2012

31 08, 2012

Press Release: HKS Continues Commitment to Green Power

By | 2012-08-31T19:40:54+00:00 August 31st, 2012|News|

(HKSINC.com) February 02, 2012 -- HKS Architects, one of the nation’s top-five architectural firms, announced it has offset 100 percent of the annual electricity consumed at its 110,000-square-foot corporate headquarters, with the purchase of 3,761,047 kilowatt hours (kWh) of renewable energy credits (RECs) generated by wind farms across America through the Boulder, Colo.-based provider Renewable [...]

29 08, 2012

Walmart’s Sustainability Index, Scoring at a Glance

By | 2012-08-29T20:40:49+00:00 August 29th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

Walmart is making a splash in corporate supply chains this month with its new Sustainability Index, a system that aims to develop a sustainable standard for over 100 product categories. The Index seeks to assign a score to each of Walmart’s products thereby providing customers with greater transparency surrounding their favorite products and driving efficiency [...]

28 08, 2012

SSA Guides Library

By | 2012-08-28T20:13:26+00:00 August 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Renewable Choice has collected the publically available information Walmart has released regarding scoring for its new supplier Sustainability Index that will affect suppliers in 100 of its largest product categories.  We then developed Scoring Guides for the Paper Products, Electronics, and Household Cleanser categories to help suppliers quickly understand the way these product categories will [...]

27 08, 2012

Supplier Sustainability Index Guides Thank You

By | 2012-08-27T17:40:35+00:00 August 27th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our scoring guides. Please click on the link below to access the document of your choice. Paper Products Scoring Guide Electronics Scoring Guide Household Cleanser Scoring Guide   Didn't find your specific industry? Download our general Supplier Sustainability Index FAQ which quickly explains the index scope, process, target categories, [...]

27 08, 2012

SSA Guides

By | 2012-08-27T17:40:35+00:00 August 27th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Renewable Choice has collected the publically available information Walmart has released regarding scoring for its new supplier Sustainability Index that will affect suppliers in 100 of its largest product categories.   We then developed Scoring Guides for the Paper Products, Electronics, and Household Cleanser categories to help suppliers quickly understand the way these product categories [...]

27 08, 2012

Carbon Offset Certification Process and Value

By | 2012-08-27T16:31:36+00:00 August 27th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Carbon offsets have emerged as a vital component of corporate strategies around reducing environmental impact. In our white paper, Choosing the Right Carbon Offsets for Your Organization, we provide insight into the development and deployment of offsets, the offset project certification process, and how your organization can select the certification that is the best match [...]

27 08, 2012

Seeking Carbon Offset Solutions?

By | 2012-08-27T16:08:10+00:00 August 27th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

A survey conducted by Ernst and Young found that 66% of executives had seen an increase in inquiries from shareholders about sustainability-related issues in the past 12 months.  What was the top concern of these shareholders? 70% of executives responded that they were being asked about company greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions and the adoption [...]

24 08, 2012

Walmart Ups the Sustainability Ante for Suppliers

By | 2012-08-24T17:50:38+00:00 August 24th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

Did you notice?  Not many have.  Last week, Walmart quietly launched its long awaited Sustainability Index, requesting that suppliers in 18 categories provide their input on the index by September 14th.  In the coming year, suppliers in the 100 largest merchandising categories will be evaluated based on their responses to these KPIs.  This will be [...]

21 08, 2012

Supplier Sustainability Index FAQ Thank You

By | 2012-08-21T21:05:12+00:00 August 21st, 2012|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our case study. Please click on the link below to access the document. The Walmart Sustainability Index FAQ   Interested in More Resources Now? Sustainability Scorecard Whitepaper: The new whitepaper, The Growing Trend of Sustainability Scorecards, Why It Makes Sense to Get on Board Now, by Renewable Choice Energy, [...]