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- Growth in Carbon Offset Market Supported by Voluntary Purchasers (07/24/2014)
- The Water-Energy Nexus (06/05/2014)
- B Lab Announces 1,000th B Corp Certification (05/16/2014)
- CDP Supply Chain Reporting Period Opens (04/04/2014)
- 2014 Climate Action Resources Announced (03/21/2014)
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- Renewable Choice Energy Offsets FIFA World Cup Stadiums (06/17/2014)
- LEED® v4 and Green-e® Climate Certified Carbon Offsets (03/31/2014)
- Shippensburg University Project Showcases Value of USGBC LEED® Certification System (03/13/2014)
- LEED® v4 Certification Prepares to Roll Out in Canada (03/03/2014)
- LEED® v4 to Debut at Greenbuild Conference (08/22/2013)
- Google Teams Up With EDF to Track Natural Gas Leaks (07/23/2014)
- U.S. House of Representatives Releases 2015 Energy and Water Bill (07/17/2014)
- The Feasibility of Fossil Fuels (07/11/2014)
- Loan Guarantee Solicitation Marks Reemergence of LPO (07/08/2014)
- BNEF Market Outlook Points to Importance of Renewable Resources (07/02/2014)
- Climate Change is Not a Political Issue (05/08/2014)
- Celebrating Earth Day 2014 (04/22/2014)
- Hour for the Earth - 2014 (03/28/2014)
- Did You Make a Carbon Resolution This Year? (01/14/2014)
- The Intersection of Environmental and Social Justice (12/17/2013)
Demystifying Carbon Offsets
by Aran Rice on 03/21/2012
Part of an effective sustainability strategy is the measurement and management of carbon emissions. Carbon offsets can be a powerful tool for helping your company meet its emissions reduction targets, but they are often misunderstood.
More and more companies are familiar with the concepts of renewable energy credits (RECs), greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventories, and energy management systems. The term “carbon... [more]
How Asbestos Affects Your Work Environment
by Guest Blogger on 03/16/2012
In this first of a series of blogs on environmental safety and health in the workplace guest blogger Mark Hall introduces us to the dangers of asbestos.
It's not hard to understand why the presence of hazardous materials in a workplace would be detrimental to the health of those who work in that environment. Sometimes these hazards are easy to... [more]
The Countdown to Disclosure Begins
by Ryan Meeks on 04/04/2012
The Carbon Disclosure Project is the largest database of self-reported corporate climate change information in the world. Companies and cities around the globe have chosen to report to the CDP helping these organizations minimize risk, improve opportunity, and satisfy investors.
On April 1, the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) Supply Chain program officially opened. The CDP will soon be sending out its annual information request to companies around the world,... [more]
At the end of February, we were proud to sponsor the 2nd annual Green Schools National Conference that was held in Denver. The Conference featured a keynote address by US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and brought together K-12 educators from around the country to discuss the value of sustainability within American schools.
The Greens Schools National Conference’s timing is pertinent, as more and more schools are considering green initiatives. The event provided an opportunity for students,... [more]
3 More Reasons Why Corporate Social Responsibility Matters (Part 2 of 2)
by Amy Haddon on 03/02/2012
Global citizenship is an important part of being a company. Here are 3 more reasons why corporate social responsibility (CSR) matters. The final part of a two part series.
The majority of scientists now agree that humans are the most likely cause of global climate change and in recent years increases in population have resulted in food shortages,... [more]
How companies can reduce payback periods, increase ROI, and improve the business case for energy conservation projects using government and utility provided financial incentives.
Across the commercial landscape, businesses are reducing operating costs through building retrofits and energy performance investments. Efficient lighting upgrades have... [more]
Three Common Myths about Buying Green Power from a Utility
by John Powers on 02/22/2012
In our new blog we explore some of the more widespread myths about purchasing renewable energy.
When consumers decide they would rather purchase renewable energy than continue to support fossil fuels, they have limited options. They can install an onsite generator... [more]
In this blog we discuss the top three reasons why sustainability beyond scorecard makes sense for suppliers.
As we’ve reported in our recent white paper on supply chain sustainability scorecards, there is increasing pressure and demand on suppliers to comply with... [more]
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