Yearly Archives: 2011

22 12, 2011

Is Santa Claus Green?

By | 2011-12-22T22:58:41+00:00 December 22nd, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Since I’ve never met Father Christmas or audited his operations, I can only speculate as to whether or not he is “green”. Fortunately, as an employee at Renewable Choice, I have access to all the tools and resources that I need to conduct such a study.  To answer the question “Is Santa Claus green?”, I [...]

19 12, 2011

Web Host Green House Data Doubled Renewable Power Credit Purchases in 2011

By | 2011-12-19T18:16:14+00:00 December 19th, 2011|News|

Web Host Green House Data Doubled Renewable Power Credit Purchases in 2011   (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) -- By Liam Eagle, December 19, 2011 Cloud hosting provider and data center operator Green House Data reported on the weekend that it had increased the number of renewable energy credits purchased during 2011 boy more than 100 [...]

14 12, 2011

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By | 2011-12-14T21:21:33+00:00 December 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Essential Elements of Sustainability Scorecards Having trouble viewing this video? Above-average load time? View here instead.   Additional Resources Download CDP Factsheet Contact your area Sales Representative for free one-on-one advising View our library of other Free Sustainability Webinars  

14 12, 2011

Sustainability Scorecard Mandates Webinar – Campaign

By | 2011-12-14T21:21:33+00:00 December 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Is your business a supplier to the automotive, telecommunications, retail or electronics industries? If so, you may be required to collect and disclose information about your environmental performance, carbon emissions and supply chain sustainability efforts. Organizations such as Ford, Kohl's, Honda, Nokia, AT&T and others are planning for the future by gauging the environmental impact [...]

12 12, 2011

Tips for a More Sustainable Holiday Season

By | 2011-12-12T17:20:25+00:00 December 12th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

More waste is generated in the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than at any other time of the year.  Unwanted gifts, food that gets thrown away, and discarded holiday cards, wrapping paper, and evergreens make a significant impact on carbon emissions, landfill waste, and our pocketbooks.  In fact, most of us would welcome less [...]

8 12, 2011

This Year's GPP Awards Announced During REM Conference

By | 2011-12-08T23:28:51+00:00 December 8th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

On November 16th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy and the non-profit Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), presented the 11th annual Green Power Leadership Awards at the Renewable Energy Markets Conference in San Francisco. The recipients of the awards included 19 Green Power Partners who were recognized [...]

8 12, 2011

Renewable Energy Markets 2011 Conference Recap

By | 2011-12-08T21:52:15+00:00 December 8th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

San Francisco played host to the Renewable Energy Markets (REM) 2011 Conference in mid-November. The event was organized by the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), a non-profit organization that runs the Green-e® Energy program, and was the largest REM conference to date. Nearly 400 attendees gathered to network, attend sessions, and discuss the challenges and [...]

6 12, 2011

Sustainable Holidays White Paper

By | 2011-12-06T17:36:05+00:00 December 6th, 2011|Uncategorized|

More waste is generated in the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than at any other time of the year.  Unwanted gifts, food that gets thrown away, and discarded holiday cards, wrapping paper, and evergreens make a significant impact on carbon emissions, landfill waste, and our pocketbooks.  In fact, most of us would welcome less [...]

2 12, 2011

Walking Our Talk @ Renewable Choice

By | 2011-12-02T02:31:41+00:00 December 2nd, 2011|Environmental Blog|

At Renewable Choice, we believe strongly in socially and environmentally responsible business practices and, as a result, make every effort to “walk our talk.”  This not only contributes to our global citizenship, but also helps us provide greater value to our clients.  We understand the challenges of operating a company while simultaneously protecting the environment [...]

1 12, 2011

Mosaic Free Trial – B Corporation Partner Offer

By | 2011-12-01T21:34:47+00:00 December 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|

[!redirect? url=`http://www.mosaicsustainability.com/` !] Renewable Choice has partnered with B Lab to bring our carbon accounting software Mosaic™ to B Corporations at a significant discount. Mosaic is a web-based application that helps organizations to measure and understand their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. It's simple, scalable and automated. What’s enterprise carbon accounting software? More and more organizations [...]

1 12, 2011

Mosaic Free Trial Thank you

By | 2011-12-01T21:34:47+00:00 December 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|

Free Trial Details You'll receive an email from Renewable Choice with your Mosaic login information within 24 hours. If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Meeks at 303-551-7581.   Need More Resources? Visit our library of guides and on-demand webinars.Watch a demo of Mosaic.

21 11, 2011

Thank You for Requesting a Quote

By | 2011-11-21T22:26:03+00:00 November 21st, 2011|Uncategorized|

A Renewable Choice team member will be contacting you shortly to discuss your LEED project and green power goals in order to provide you with a custom quote.   Need More Resources? Visit our library of guides and on-demand webinars.

21 11, 2011

Thank You for Requesting a Quote

By | 2011-11-21T22:16:37+00:00 November 21st, 2011|Uncategorized|

A Renewable Choice team member will be contacting you shortly to discuss what you are interested in offsetting so that they may provide you with a custom renewable energy credit quote.   Need More Resources? Visit our library of guides and on-demand webinars.

21 11, 2011

CDP Resources Thank You

By | 2011-11-21T19:43:54+00:00 November 21st, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our CDP Resources. Please click on the links below to access these materials.  CDP Factsheet: A fact sheet on who is reporting and the growing momentum behind carbon reporting CDP Timeline: A visual summary of important CDP dates Target Setting: A summary of the two types of emissions reduction [...]

21 11, 2011

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By | 2011-11-21T19:43:54+00:00 November 21st, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Power of an Energy Audit Having trouble viewing this video? Above-average load time? View here instead.   Additional Resources Contact your area Sales Representative for free one-on-one advising View our library of other Free Sustainability Webinars  

21 11, 2011

CDP Resources in Library

By | 2011-11-21T19:43:54+00:00 November 21st, 2011|Uncategorized|

CDP Resources As you know, stakeholders are asking organizations for more transparency regarding their environmental impact. Take another important step and learn about the value of measuring and reporting to Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Reporting can jumpstart cost-saving projects and opportunities to mitigate unknown risks.    Get Ahead or Play Catch Up  Whether carbon reporting [...]

18 11, 2011

3 Reasons Why Corporate Social Responsibility Matters

By | 2011-11-18T20:20:34+00:00 November 18th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

I recently returned to the office after the birth of my second child.  While I was away, the Occupy Wall Street movement began and I had the luxury of hearing a lot about it while I was at home.  It was during this same period that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made the controversial statement [...]

18 11, 2011

Boyer's Coffee: Getting a Financial Jolt from Sustainability

By | 2011-11-18T19:05:27+00:00 November 18th, 2011|News|

Boyer's Coffee: Getting a Financial Jolt from Sustainability Column by Graham RussellPosted: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Founded in 1965, Boyer's coffee is based in Denver (http://www.boyerscoffee.com/). When Jim McManus took over as CEO from founder Bill Boyer in 2009, the business was struggling to deal with a 140 percent spike in the global price of [...]

18 11, 2011

Boulder's Casey Middle School earns top LEED rating

By | 2011-11-18T18:26:51+00:00 November 18th, 2011|News|

Boulder's Casey Middle School earns top LEED rating By Amy Bounds Camera Staff WriterPosted: 11/15/2011 08:45:17 PM MST The many "green" elements in the rebuilt Casey Middle School are earning national recognition.The Boulder school has been awarded the highest level of certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. [...]

14 11, 2011

Celebrating 10 Years of Renewable Choice

By | 2011-11-14T23:49:18+00:00 November 14th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

When we founded Renewable Choice ten years ago, we wanted to create a mission-driven company that could help businesses and individuals understand their clean energy options.  We believed that when presented with the choice between fossil fuels and renewable energy, many would agree that renewables were the clear winner.  At the time, it was a [...]

10 11, 2011

The Greening of Supply Chains

By | 2011-11-10T17:28:15+00:00 November 10th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

With over 50% of the average corporation’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions being typically sourced from their supply chain, measuring and managing these emissions has been increasingly critical for large purchasing organizations with thousands of suppliers. In 2011, 57 organizations participated in Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) Supply Chain program; a a program that creates a structured [...]

10 11, 2011

For Release: Renewable Choice Energy to Provide Carbon Offsets to Smart Growth Conference

By | 2011-11-10T16:48:36+00:00 November 10th, 2011|News|

Renewable Choice Energy to Provide Carbon Offsets to Smart Growth Conference   Boulder, CO (PRWEB) January 2, 2014 -- Renewable Choice Energy (http://www.renewablechoice.com) announced today that the firm will provide carbon offsets to the New Partners Smart Growth (NPSG) Conference in Denver, February 13-15, 2014 in an effort to reduce the event’s carbon footprint. Renewable [...]

3 11, 2011

Green Power and Higher Education

By | 2011-11-03T20:19:01+00:00 November 3rd, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Back in 2003, before Al Gore made any movies and the U.S. woke up to the climate crisis, the rumblings of sustainability were beginning on college campuses across America. We saw Harvard encouraging students to “Go Cold Turkey” and turn off lights during thanksgiving and Duke ran a “Green Power Challenge” where the university matched [...]

2 11, 2011

Boulder Voters Narrowly Pass Historic Ballot

By | 2011-11-02T20:53:12+00:00 November 2nd, 2011|News|

Boulder Issues 2B, 2C: Municipalization, related tax narrowly approved. By Laura Snider, Camera Staff WriterPosted: 11/01/2011 06:06:19 PM MDT Boulder voters narrowly passed a historic ballot measure Tuesday that will allow the city to sever its ties with Xcel Energy and strike out on its own to start a municipal electric utility.A companion tax designed [...]

2 11, 2011

Mosaic Free Trial – CORE Partner Offer

By | 2011-11-02T18:06:07+00:00 November 2nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

[!redirect? url=`http://www.mosaicsustainability.com/` !] Carbon accounting and reporting is quickly growing into a standard business practice. Organizations today are realizing the benefits of measuring their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, either to report to stakeholders such as customers, employees, partners, students and investors or simply to help them understand their climate-related risks and opportunities. Our Carbon Accounting [...]

2 11, 2011

Mosaic Free Trial Thank you

By | 2011-11-02T18:06:07+00:00 November 2nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

Free Trial Details You'll receive an email from Renewable Choice with your Mosaic login information within 24 hours. If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Meeks at 303-551-7581.   Need More Resources? Visit our library of guides and on-demand webinars.Watch a demo of Mosaic.

27 10, 2011

EO 13514 Campaign Thank You

By | 2011-10-27T20:57:33+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our EO 13514 resources.  Download the FAQ - Executive Order (EO) 13514: Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance. Download the White Paper - Greening the Federal Supply Chain: How to Comply with Executive Order 13514. Looking More Resources Now? Watch Other On-Demand Sustainability Webinars from Renewable Choice

27 10, 2011

EO 13514 Government Campaign

By | 2011-10-27T20:57:32+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Federal Government’s Mandates for Efficiency In November, 2009, President Obama signed Executive Order (EO) 13514 which mandates environmental reduction targets for all Federal agencies.  EO 13514 places special emphasis on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and also addresses energy, water, and waste reductions by agencies and their supply chain. Download our Resources Now [...]

27 10, 2011

CDP Resources

By | 2011-10-27T20:42:13+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

CDP Resources As you know, stakeholders are asking organizations for more transparency regarding their environmental impact. Take another important step and learn about the value of measuring and reporting to Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Reporting can jumpstart cost-saving projects and opportunities to mitigate unknown risks.    Get Ahead or Play Catch Up  Whether carbon reporting [...]

27 10, 2011

CDP Resources Thank You

By | 2011-10-27T20:42:13+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our CDP Resources. Please click on the links below to access these materials.  CDP Factsheet: A fact sheet on who is reporting and the growing momentum behind carbon reporting CDP Timeline: A visual summary of important CDP dates Target Setting: A summary of the two types of emissions reduction [...]

27 10, 2011

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By | 2011-10-27T20:29:41+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Green Power BuyMax Offer from Renewable Choice Having trouble viewing this video? Above-average load time? View here instead.   Additional Resources: Read more about How Renewable Energy Credits Work View our inventory of other Free Sustainability Webinars  

27 10, 2011

Cushman & Wakefield On-demand Webinar

By | 2011-10-27T20:29:41+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

  Green Power Provider & BuyMax Partner Cushman & Wakefield is encouraging property and portfolio managers to look into ways to reduce energy consumption and start to use renewable energy at their properties.  Discount Pricing on Green Power As a C&W BuyMax partner, Renewable Choice Energy is announcing an updated agreement that offers special reduced [...]

27 10, 2011

Measurement Tool for Campuses – Get a Free Trial

By | 2011-10-27T20:13:10+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Over the past decade, Renewable Choice has helped hundreds of colleges and universities measure and manage their carbon emissions. Whether you are getting started with new sustainability programs and measurement at your college or university or are well on your way - Renewable Choice can help. Our experience, expertise and and tools can save you [...]

27 10, 2011

Mosaic Free Trial Thank you

By | 2011-10-27T20:13:10+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Free Trial Details You'll receive an email from Renewable Choice with your Mosaic login information within 24 hours. If you have any questions, please contact Brian Sloss at 303-551-7562.   Need More Resources? Download our Mosaic Quick Start guide for colleges and universities.Visit our library of guides and on-demand webinars.Watch a demo of Mosaic.

27 10, 2011

Johnson Controls Recognizes Leading Suppliers During Fifth Annual Supplier Conference

By | 2011-10-27T18:51:14+00:00 October 27th, 2011|News|

Top-performing Building Efficiency suppliers honored for commitment to excellence in 2011   MILWAUKEE, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Johnson Controls, the global leader in building efficiency, honored its top-performing Building Efficiency suppliers during its annual Supplier Conference Awards ceremony today. Twenty-three awards were presented to supplier companies that demonstrated their leadership and commitment [...]

26 10, 2011

AASHE 2011 Creating Sustainable Campuses & Communities Conference

By | 2011-10-26T18:18:38+00:00 October 26th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Earlier this month, almost 2,100 attendees met in Pittsburgh, PA for AASHE 2011 Creating Sustainable Campuses and Communities Conference. Just like most college campuses, the AASHE conference was full of activity and spirit. Conference attendees ranged from student representatives and professors, to facility operators and sustainability directors. Renewable Choice was proud to be one of [...]

25 10, 2011

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By | 2011-10-25T19:01:10+00:00 October 25th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Power of an Energy Audit Having trouble viewing this video? Above-average load time? View here instead.   Additional Resources Contact your area Sales Representative for free one-on-one advising View our library of other Free Sustainability Webinars  

25 10, 2011

Global Progress in Combating Climate Change

By | 2011-10-25T17:05:32+00:00 October 25th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

USGBC’s Greenbuild conference ended recently on October 7th (2011). My colleagues here at Renewable Choice attended the event but it’s not the details surrounding the event that’s sparking this blog; it’s the location of the event. USGBC’s Greenbuild conference was held in Toronto, Canada marking the first time this event was ever held outside of [...]

25 10, 2011

Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Conference Takeaways

By | 2011-10-25T16:29:07+00:00 October 25th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

One of North America’s largest corporate sustainability events, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Conference took place in Orlando, Florida this October 12-14. The event was kicked off with a presentation by Kenneth Bonning, Senior Executive Vice President of Kohl's that focused on building consensus and enthusiasm within your organization for sustainability initiatives and wrapped [...]

25 10, 2011

EPA Recognizes Ingram Micro Inc. Among Nation's Leading Green Power Purchasers

By | 2011-10-25T15:53:37+00:00 October 25th, 2011|News|

Ingram Micro's Corporate Headquarters Reduces Carbon Footprint With Green Power Purchase SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 25, 2011) -  SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 25, 2011) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider, announced today that for the first time it appears as No. 61 on the [...]

24 10, 2011

U.S. EPA adds Global Tech Giants Google, Ingram Micro as Green Power Partners

By | 2011-10-24T19:41:41+00:00 October 24th, 2011|News|

    EPA News Release -- San Fransisco, October 24Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is releasing its list of the top organizations using the most renewable electricity in North America. The Green Power Partnership’s top 50 purchasers use more than 14 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, equivalent to avoiding the carbon dioxide [...]

24 10, 2011

Sustainability Briefcase – Three

By | 2011-10-24T16:56:46+00:00 October 24th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Measure. Manage. Disclose. There is continued momentum and pressure for organizations to understand and reduce their carbon footprint. From electricity use and corporate travel to energy efficiency and supply chain scorecards, businesses across the country, are hearing from stakeholders and taking action. We have a number of new sustainability-related resources that provide facts, insights and [...]

24 10, 2011

Sustainability Briefcase Three Thank You

By | 2011-10-24T16:56:46+00:00 October 24th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our Sustainability Briefcase resources. Please click on the links below to access these materials.  White Paper: A Guide to Understanding Renewable Energy Credits Webinar: The Power of an Energy Audit Case Study: Auraria Case Study Looking for more resources? Watch Other On-Demand Sustainability Webinars from Renewable Choice

20 10, 2011

Pioneer Case Study Thank You

By | 2011-10-20T22:00:53+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our case study . Please click on the link below to access the document. Case Study: Pioneer uses GHG tool to improve operational efficiency and performance Looking for more resources? Watch Other On-Demand Sustainability Webinars from Renewable Choice

20 10, 2011

Pioneer Balloon Case Study

By | 2011-10-20T21:57:19+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Pioneer Balloon Company is the largest manufacturer of latex balloons in the world. It operates in six countries and produces over 1.5 billion balloons a year. Organizations of all sizes need to comply with vendor scorecard requests and increasingly these requests include sustainability-related sections or separate questionnaires altogether. Learn how Pioneer embraced the request they [...]

20 10, 2011

Steelcase White Paper Thank You

By | 2011-10-20T21:24:55+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our white paper. Please click on the link below to access the document.  White Paper: Expanding Green Power: A New Business Model About Steelcase Looking for more resources? Watch Other On-Demand Sustainability Webinars from Renewable Choice

20 10, 2011

Steelcase White Paper

By | 2011-10-20T21:15:15+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Steelcase became the first corporate renewable energy buyer to sponsor an entire large-scale wind farm in the U.S. Its long-term commitment to purchase all the RECs from a single wind farm also provided Steelcase with exclusive branding and naming rights to the facility. The Wege Wind Farm generation represents 20% of Steelcase’s entire electricity demand. [...]

20 10, 2011

5 Steps to Sustainability Success White Paper

By | 2011-10-20T16:29:40+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Organizations of all sizes are learning how to embrace sustainability and evolve their organization to meet triple bottom line success.Sustainability is a journey. It requires engagement at all levels of an organization and continual measurement and evaluation. This short white paper outlines five essential steps that incorporate industry best practices, real-world lessons and actionable ideas [...]

19 10, 2011

Carbon Disclosure Project Newsline – October 2011

By | 2011-10-19T22:39:12+00:00 October 19th, 2011|News|

    Excerpt from Carbon Disclosure Project Newsline - October 2011 -- Continued support for US companiesWe are pleased to announce that Renewable Choice Energy, Summit Energy and WSP have entered into their second year as CDP silver consultancy partners in the US... Read the entire newsletter. ### 

17 10, 2011

FAQs About Our Enterprise Carbon Accounting Software; Mosaic

By | 2011-10-17T17:25:53+00:00 October 17th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Earlier this year, Renewable Choice Energy launched a new software called MosaicTM, which enables organizations to collect, manage and report on their carbon emissions. It replaces the painful spreadsheet process and is customized to accommodate organizations of any size and any number of facilities. We’ve enjoyed our success with the product thus far and have [...]

14 10, 2011

Long Awaited Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard Published

By | 2011-10-14T18:59:04+00:00 October 14th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol recently published the final version of its long-awaited Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounging and Reporting Standard, a guidance for businesses to measure, manage and report GHG emissions beyond their own operations, known as scope 3 emissions.  Developed by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable [...]

14 10, 2011

USGBC Greenbuild 2011 Conference Takeaways

By | 2011-10-14T18:10:36+00:00 October 14th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The USGBC® (United States Green Building Council) broke new ground this year by having Greenbuild 2011 outside of the US in Toronto. That international flavor was apparent in the 23,000 plus participants, who represented 108 countries. Toronto proved to be an excellent host city and the weather cooperated beautifully. Each year, Greenbuild brings together professionals [...]

13 10, 2011

We Will Contact You Shortly

By | 2011-10-13T17:27:41+00:00 October 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for contacting Renewable Choice about receiving 20% off our assessment services. We will be reaching out to you shortly to better understand your organization's specific needs.   Download a Case Study Learn how one of our clients benefitted from their sustainability investments. Download: Pioneer Case Study

13 10, 2011

20 Percent Off October Promotion

By | 2011-10-13T17:27:40+00:00 October 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Need Help With a Sustainability Assessment? Are you prepared for assessment updates and new requests from your largest customers? As 2011 comes to a close, many organizations are being requested to update and report their progress on measuring and reducing carbon emissions, material waste and water consumption. Renewable Choice can help you meet these expectations [...]

6 10, 2011

Mosaic Carbon Accounting Free Trial

By | 2011-10-06T15:04:09+00:00 October 6th, 2011|Uncategorized|

[!redirect? url=`http://www.mosaicsustainability.com/` !]   Carbon accounting and reporting is quickly growing into a standard business practice. Organizations today are realizing the benefits of measuring their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, either to report to stakeholders such as customers, employees, partners, students and investors or simply to help them understand their climate-related risks and opportunities. Our Carbon [...]

6 10, 2011

Mosaic Free Trial Thank you

By | 2011-10-06T15:04:09+00:00 October 6th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Free Trial Details You'll receive an email from Renewable Choice with your Mosaic login information within 24 hours. If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Meeks at 303-551-7581.   Need More Resources? Visit our library of guides and on-demand webinars.Watch a demo of Mosaic.

5 10, 2011

Thank you, clients

By | 2011-10-05T20:05:59+00:00 October 5th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Free Trial Details You'll receive an email from Renewable Choice with your Mosaic login information within 24 hours. If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Meeks at 303-551-7581.   Need More Resources? Visit our library of guides and on-demand webinars.Watch a demo of Mosaic.

5 10, 2011

Mosaic Free Trial Clients

By | 2011-10-05T20:05:59+00:00 October 5th, 2011|Uncategorized|

        Carbon accounting and reporting is quickly growing into a standard business practice. Organizations today are realizing the benefits of measuring their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, either to report to stakeholders such as customers, employees, partners, students and investors or simply to help them understand their climate-related risks and opportunities. Our Carbon [...]

5 10, 2011

Facebook – e-List Signup

By | 2011-10-05T18:06:07+00:00 October 5th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Sign up for our e-list Be the first to hear about Renewable Choice promotions, new product introductions, upcoming webinar events and Out of the Blue news. We will keep your email confidential. Email (we will keep your email private)*

5 10, 2011

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By | 2011-10-05T00:51:21+00:00 October 5th, 2011|Uncategorized|

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4 10, 2011

AIAG's Greenhouse Gas and Energy Symposium

By | 2011-10-04T18:45:55+00:00 October 4th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Last week, automotive industry professionals gathered in the Motor City itself to learn about the importance of measuring GHG Emissions. The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) facilitated the Greenhouse Gas and Energy Symposium held at the Ford Motor Company Conference and Event Center. Recently major automotive manufacturers such as Ford and Honda have begun engaging [...]

4 10, 2011

Thank You for Managing Your Subscriptions

By | 2011-10-04T17:35:16+00:00 October 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for managing your email subscriptions with Renewable Choice Energy. There may be a slight delay between updating your subscription preferences and when the changes will be reflected on the subscription management form. Here are a few resources you may find helpful: Sustainability Webinars and Guides Green Business Blog Press & Media Center How [...]

30 09, 2011

56% of Multinationals Expect to Drop Low Carbon Performance Suppliers

By | 2011-09-30T21:47:05+00:00 September 30th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

If you're a supplier, do you know where your company falls? A new report from the Carbon Trust Advisory highlights the growing importance a business’s ability to track, report and manage carbon emissions can have on their relationship with multinational buying organizations. The report found that: 56% of multinationals expect to drop suppliers based upon [...]

29 09, 2011

Just BARE® Announces Just 5 Cooking Challenge

By | 2011-09-29T20:22:05+00:00 September 29th, 2011|News|

  Just BARE® Seeks Minimalist Chefs to Create Chicken Recipes for the Just 5 Cooking Challenge Saint Cloud, MN (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 -- -- Just BARE® announces an all-new recipe challenge to grow excitement around its belief that "less is really more—in cooking and in life." Ending on November 1, 2011, the Just BARE [...]

29 09, 2011

OCTAL wins industry with the first ever green plastic sheet

By | 2011-09-29T19:51:15+00:00 September 29th, 2011|News|

  OCTAL has set a new benchmark for packaging with DPETTM - the world’s first green plastic sheet. Sep 29, 2011 (Packaging Europe) -- -- OCTAL has set a new benchmark for packaging with DPETTM - the world’s first green plastic sheet. In addition to massive resources saving in production the carbon footprint is 25 [...]

29 09, 2011

Tate® Offsets 100 Percent of Electricity at Red Lion, Pa., Facility with Renewable Energy

By | 2011-09-29T19:27:57+00:00 September 29th, 2011|News|

    Purchase of Renewable Energy Credits Underscores Company's Commitment to Sustainability JESSUP, MD, Sep 28, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- -- Tate®, a market leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of raised access flooring and in-floor cooling solutions, announced it has purchased more than 11.6 million kilowatt hours of wind-generated renewable energy credits [...]

26 09, 2011

2011 CDP Global Forum Takeaways

By | 2011-09-26T23:01:48+00:00 September 26th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The 2011 CDP Global Forum Event, held last Tuesday night at Bloomberg Tower in New York City, brought together corporate sustainability leaders from many of the largest companies in the world, including Chevron, Sprint Nextel, CSX and Coca-Cola. Renewable Choice, an Accredited Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Consultancy, attended the event which presented results of the [...]

23 09, 2011

Mosaic Quick Start – Thank You

By | 2011-09-23T17:58:39+00:00 September 23rd, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in Mosaic.   60-day free license details: You'll receive an email from Renewable Choice with your Mosaic login information within 24 hours. If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Meeks at 303-551-7581. Our sustainability consultant will contact you shortly to help you get started. Need More Resources? Visit our [...]

23 09, 2011

Mosaic Test Drive – Thank You

By | 2011-09-23T17:58:39+00:00 September 23rd, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in taking a test drive of Mosaic.   14-day free trial details: You'll receive an email from Renewable Choice with your Mosaic login information within 24 hours. If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Meeks at 303-551-7581. Need More Resources? Visit our library of guides and on-demand webinars.

23 09, 2011

Mosaic Free Trials

By | 2011-09-23T17:58:39+00:00 September 23rd, 2011|Uncategorized|

[!redirect? url=`http://www.mosaicsustainability.com/` !] Carbon accounting and reporting is quickly growing into a standard business practice. Organizations today are realizing the benefits of measuring their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, either to report to stakeholders such as customers, employees, partners, students and investors or simply to help them understand their climate-related risks and opportunities. Our Carbon Accounting [...]

22 09, 2011

Congratulations Lila Makuta – Commuter Challenge Winner

By | 2011-09-22T19:52:05+00:00 September 22nd, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Beyond helping clients with their sustainability initiatives, Renewable Choice strives to manage and reduce our own carbon footprint. One area where we feel that our employees can make a direct impact is through reducing the impact of their commute. To this end, we have created an internal “Commuter Challenge Series” that includes a seasonal contest [...]

20 09, 2011

iPad Giveaway Rules

By | 2011-09-20T15:09:55+00:00 September 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

HOW TO ENTER: For a chance to win one (1) Apple iPad 1, fill out the form and submit your entry by 11:59 p.m. ET on 10/20/11. Renewable Choice will randomly select the name of one (1) winner by the end of the day 10/21/11. The winners will be notified via e-mail. If you are [...]

16 09, 2011

Education Campaign PDF & Demo – Thank You

By | 2011-09-16T16:17:00+00:00 September 16th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Click on the links below to access the sustainability resources.   Download: 6 Simple Steps to Launching a Succesful Sustainability Plan Watch: Mosaic Demo – Carbon Accounting Made Easy     Attending the AASHE Conference 2011? We’ll be there! Visit us at Booth #608 where we’ll be giving away prizes and to learn more about [...]

16 09, 2011

How to Improve Sustainability on Your Campus

By | 2011-09-16T16:17:00+00:00 September 16th, 2011|Uncategorized|

If you are just kicking off a sustainability program at your college or university or are well on your way - Renewable Choice can help. Our experience and expertise can save you time, money and headaches. RECs, GHG, AASHE, ACCUPC – Do these acronyms mean anything to you*? If not, don’t worry – you don’t [...]

16 09, 2011

Supplier Campaign – 5 Easy Steps

By | 2011-09-16T16:04:02+00:00 September 16th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Scorecard Know-How document. Download the PDF now. You might also be interested in the case study.   Need More Resources? Find Other Upcoming Sustainability Webinars

16 09, 2011

Improve Your Scorecard Know-How

By | 2011-09-16T16:04:02+00:00 September 16th, 2011|Uncategorized|

If you need to respond to sustainability scorecard request or if your company is exploring a sustainability strategy, Renewable Choice can help. Our experience and expertise can save you time, money and headaches. Organizations are Under Pressure Industry leaders (Walmart, P&G, IKEA, Ford) are announcing new requests for their suppliers to report on environmental metrics [...]

15 09, 2011

The 4Ps of Sustainability

By | 2011-09-15T19:28:42+00:00 September 15th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

I’ll get to this inquiry; but first I want to introduce you to a quirky and progressive company, Gold’n Plump. One of the many perks about working in the sustainability industry is that I get to work with innovative, creative people and companies that are also committed to making changes to the way they do [...]

12 09, 2011

The drawing has closed.

By | 2011-09-12T15:43:10+00:00 September 12th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Congratulations to Deborah F. of Dallas. Our Greenbuild 2011 iPad winner! Resources: Here are a few resources you may find helpful: Test Drive Mosaic - Try our carbon accounting software for freeLEED Calculator - Calculate the electrical impact of your next LEED project and receive a free summary report illustrating the points available to you [...]

9 09, 2011

Thank You

By | 2011-09-09T21:05:51+00:00 September 9th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thanks for entering. We will announce the winner on X date. We’ve created a number of free online sustainability tools to support your unique LEED goals. Here’s a few you may find especially helpful: Resources Renewable Energy Credits and Carbon Offsets Reducing your environmental impact allows you to differentiate your brand and provide addi

9 09, 2011

Old ipad for Steve to figure out alias issue.

By | 2011-09-09T21:05:51+00:00 September 9th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Earn the LEED® Green Power Credit. Support renewable energy development. Reduce your environmental impact. Get your project CaGBC certified. We have the best green power pricing!Due to a unique Canadian supply partnership, we are able to offer renewable energy credits (RECs) at unusually affordable prices for contracts signed before December 31, 2010.  Now is the [...]

8 09, 2011

Top Takeaways Thank You

By | 2011-09-08T16:12:29+00:00 September 8th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our Supply Chain Webinar Takeaways. Please click on the link below to access the document.  Download: Supply Chain Webinar Takeaways   Need More Resources Now? Watch Other On-Demand Sustainability Webinars from Renewable Choice

8 09, 2011

Top Takeaways of Supply Chain Webinar

By | 2011-09-08T16:12:29+00:00 September 8th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Get the Key Takeaways If you were able to attend our recent webinar, Essential Elements of Supply Chain Sustainability, thank you for your time and we hope you found it informative! To learn more about supply chain scorecards, download a copy of the webinar Key Takeaways document which summarizes the most important topics covered in [...]

8 09, 2011

Renewable Choice Client, The Beck Group, Takes on the AIA 2030 Challenge

By | 2011-09-08T14:19:18+00:00 September 8th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

At Renewable Choice, we are thrilled to have another customer recognized for their market leadership. Since 2008, Renewable Choice has worked with The Beck Group as a provider of green power (renewable energy credits) to its customers as part of the LEED® certification process.  Recently, The Beck Group reached out to RCE to help them [...]

31 08, 2011

Sustainability Briefcase Two Thank You

By | 2011-08-31T22:04:16+00:00 August 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our Sustainability Briefcase resources. Please click on the links below to access these materials.  Whitepaper: Expanding Green Power: A New Business Model - About Steelcase Webinar: Essential Elements of Supply Chain Scorecards Case Study: Pioneer uses GHG tool to improve operational efficiency and improve performance Looking for more resources? [...]

31 08, 2011

Sustainability Briefcase – Two

By | 2011-08-31T22:04:16+00:00 August 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|

Measure. Manage. Disclose. Organizations of all sizes need to comply with scorecard requests - from Fortune 500 leaders to small suppliers. Check out our sustainability resources now to gain insights, facts and actionable ideas about corporate sustainability.   Download this installment of the Sustainability Briefcase and learn: How innovative green power purchases are making a [...]

31 08, 2011

Notes on Corporate Sustainability Conference

By | 2011-08-31T20:10:06+00:00 August 31st, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Representatives of several Fortune 1000 companies and a number of sustainability consulting organizations gathered in Palo Alto, CA last week to discuss the fast-emerging demand for solutions that allow corporations to track their environmental impact.  Titled “Corporate Sustainability: Tracking Tools for Measuring and Management,”  and hosted by Agrion, the conference gave attendees the opportunity to [...]

26 08, 2011

Renewable Choice featured in CORE’s Success Story Blog

By | 2011-08-26T18:55:08+00:00 August 26th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

In July, Renewable Choice Energy was asked to participate in an interview with CORE (Connected Organizations for a Responsible Economy), a Colorado-based, non-partisan non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting sustainable business practices and a more responsible economy.  CORE is excited to be featuring member companies’ success stories on their blog.  Specifically, CORE wanted success stories regarding [...]

19 08, 2011

7 Considerations When Shopping for Carbon Accounting Software

By | 2011-08-19T21:02:44+00:00 August 19th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The market for carbon management systems is growing at an extraordinary rate. Pike Research recently published a report claiming an 84% growth in the market between 2009 and 2010, with an expectation that the market will reach $5.7 billion by 2017. The demand for enterprise carbon accounting is coming from three distinct areas: Pressure from [...]

15 08, 2011

Sustainability Briefcase – One

By | 2011-08-15T21:10:52+00:00 August 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Measure. Manage. Disclose. Organizations of all sizes need to comply - from Fortune 500 leaders to small suppliers. Check out our sustainability resources now to gain insights, facts and actionable ideas about corporate sustainability. For a decade, Renewable Choice has helped clients become leaders in their industry by supporting sustainability initiatives that increase transparency, reduce [...]

15 08, 2011

Sustainability Briefcase One Thank You

By | 2011-08-15T21:10:52+00:00 August 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our Sustainability Briefcase resources. Please click on the links below to access these materials.  White Paper: The Sustainability Sweet Spot - Five Steps to Success Webinar: An Introduction to Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) - in under 10 minutes Fact Sheet: Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Overview Tweet this! Need More [...]

12 08, 2011

8 Steps to Green Change For Your Business

By | 2011-08-12T21:58:00+00:00 August 12th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Regardless of your position on climate change, environmental degradation, or population explosion, most of us can agree that sustainability makes sense from a bottom line perspective.  Research consistently demonstrates that companies with sustainability embedded into their organizational philosophy and operations experience greater returns than companies that don’t pay attention to sustainability. Moreover, at its foundation, [...]

12 08, 2011

Deluxe Corporation Ranks No. 1 on EPA's Top 20 Printers List of Green Power Purchasers

By | 2011-08-12T21:14:04+00:00 August 12th, 2011|News|

    Deluxe Corporation Sets Industry Standard with Green Power Purchases ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Deluxe Corporation DLX -0.97% announced today that it has increased its ranking to No. 1 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Top 20 Printers list of the largest green power purchasers. This achievement demonstrates [...]

12 08, 2011

Shaughnessy Renews and Increases Environmental Commitment.

By | 2011-08-12T19:52:48+00:00 August 12th, 2011|News|

Shaughnessy Renews and Increases Environmental Commitment. Missouri-based distribution company reduces its environmental impact with help from Renewable Choice Energy by offsetting 100 percent of its corporate electricity use and carbon emissions produced from its fleet of delivery trucks. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 11, 2011Shaughnessy Kniep Hawe, a distribution company that markets printing paper, supplies [...]

9 08, 2011

Export Event in iCal Format

By | 2011-08-09T18:06:27+00:00 August 9th, 2011|Uncategorized|

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4 08, 2011

Green Power Canada Thank You

By | 2011-08-04T22:59:15+00:00 August 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The download will begin shortly or you may click the link below to download the file manually. Download the Green Power for Canada PDF now. Looking for more sustainability resources? We have a library of resourcesto inform and educate on our website under 'Resources & Media.' Recorded webinars Green business blog How renewable energy credits [...]

4 08, 2011

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By | 2011-08-04T21:15:30+00:00 August 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Essential Elements of Sustainability Scorecards The Essential Elements of Sustainability Scorecards from Renewable Choice on Vimeo. Having trouble viewing this video? Above-average load time? View here instead.   Additional Resources Download CDP Factsheet Contact your area Sales Representative for free one-on-one advising View our library of other Free Sustainability Webinars  

4 08, 2011

Supply Chain Mandate WBNR Thank You

By | 2011-08-04T21:15:30+00:00 August 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our on-demand webinar, Essentials of Sustainability Scorecards.   View On-Demand Webinar Tweet this! Need More Resources Now? Watch Other On-Demand Sustainability Webinars from Renewable Choice

4 08, 2011

Sustainability Scorecard Mandates Webinar

By | 2011-08-04T21:15:29+00:00 August 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Is your business a supplier to the automotive, telecommunications, retail or electronics industries? If so, you may be required to collect and disclose information about your environmental performance, carbon emissions and supply chain sustainability efforts. Organizations such as Ford, Kohl's, Honda, Nokia, AT&T and others are planning for the future by gauging the environmental impact [...]

3 08, 2011

Shark Skin to Take a Bite Out of Climate Change

By | 2011-08-03T20:53:39+00:00 August 3rd, 2011|Environmental Blog|

It’s that time of a year again. A time that’s as synonymous with summer as barbeques and beaches. Last year, over 30 million people had partaken. This year, that number is only expected to rise. It’s that time when everyone reaches for the remote control to change the channel from housewives, baseball or True Blood [...]

30 07, 2011

All RECs are Not Created Equal

By | 2011-07-30T02:05:55+00:00 July 30th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

A renewable energy credit (REC) represents the environmental attributes of one megawatt hour of electricity generated with a renewable resource. This is true of all RECs. Beyond that, however, are a number of variables that can affect the value of RECs to the end-use consumer.At Renewable Choice Energy we talk daily with a wide variety [...]

26 07, 2011

Quayle Hodek's Advice to Entrepreneurs

By | 2011-07-26T18:10:08+00:00 July 26th, 2011|News|

    In their own words: 16 questions for the visionaries Shea Gunther - MNN Blog -- 7/24/2011   What does real sustainability look like? What's the best way for renters to get in on the efficiency game? What's for supper? I've been writing profiles about cool people doing good work for a while now, [...]

21 07, 2011

Responsible Business Practices Matter

By | 2011-07-21T21:23:39+00:00 July 21st, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Among those of us who work in sustainability, the Triple Bottom Line is a well known concept.  Recognizing people, planet, and profits as the three pillars of modern organizational success, the Triple Bottom Line, or TBL, is a helpful framework for evaluating a company’s contribution to economy without placing undue hardship on our society and [...]

13 07, 2011

Supplier Standards Thank You

By | 2011-07-13T18:53:33+00:00 July 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our Supplier Standards Checklist. [!RepTerritoryLookupFromSession!] Download the checklist now. Looking for more sustainability resources? Check out our sustainability webinars.  

13 07, 2011

Supplier Standards

By | 2011-07-13T18:53:33+00:00 July 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Environmentally and socially responsible business practices are expected from businesses today. From Ford to Proctor & Gamble and Nike to Dell, businesses, trade groups, boards, investors and customers are driving change by applying new innovative approaches to meet today’s triple bottom line needs.The options are simple: adapt and look for new business opportunities or take [...]

29 06, 2011

80% Renewable Energy is Achievable

By | 2011-06-29T20:01:05+00:00 June 29th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

A recent report compiled by over 120 experts and approved by member countries of the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), found that renewable sources of energy could meet 80% of global energy demands by 2050. The report found that using renewable energy sources like wind and solar could significantly reduce energy demands [...]

29 06, 2011

Quayle Hodek's Interview with Telluride's Plum Daily

By | 2011-06-29T18:03:11+00:00 June 29th, 2011|News|

Telluride's Plum Daily Interviews Renewable Choice CEO, Quayle Hodek in Telluride, CO The idea behind Renewable Choice Energy is to find ways to be greener and take better care of our environment. Jeb Berrier talks to CEO Quayle Hodek about his company's multi-faceted approach which includes carbon offsetting as well as embracing wind and solar [...]

27 06, 2011

CDP Fact Sheet

By | 2011-06-27T22:25:44+00:00 June 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Whether you are a Fortune 500 company, a Walmart supplier or any other organization that recognizes that expectations for businesses are changing, Renewable Choice can help you understand, prepare for and complete the 2011 Carbon Disclosure Project questionnaire. Benefits of Reporting Identify opportunities and risks for your business Complete the ‘Energy and Climate’ section of [...]

27 06, 2011

CDP Fact Sheet Thank You

By | 2011-06-27T22:25:44+00:00 June 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our CDP Fact Sheet. [!RepTerritoryLookupFromSession!] Download the CDP Fact Sheet now. Looking for more sustainability resources? Check out our sustainability webinars.  

23 06, 2011

Mosaic ECA: A complex story built on rewarding sprints.

By | 2011-06-23T17:48:36+00:00 June 23rd, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Building Mosaic™: Software Development at Renewable ChoiceThe process of developing Renewable Choice's carbon accounting platform, Mosaic™, has been an exciting and sometimes daunting challenge during the past eighteen months. As lead developer, I've been deeply involved in the challenge of understanding and implementing a framework for software development that allows us to produce quality software, [...]

21 06, 2011

OCTAL revenue climbs to $464 million

By | 2011-06-21T20:22:07+00:00 June 21st, 2011|News|

    OCTAL has carbon footprint study conducted by Renewable Choice Oman Daily Observer - Staff Reporter -- 6/18/2011 The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of OCTAL Holding and Co SAOC was held at the Grand Hyatt Muscat recently. OCTAL’s investors along with the Board of Directors reviewed and discussed the company’s remarkable progress in the [...]

18 06, 2011

What's so great about RECs?

By | 2011-06-18T04:17:42+00:00 June 18th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The Value of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) If human society is ever going to reach a point where it is truly sustainable on this planet, we are going to need to employ every method available to us.  We need to reduce what we use, re-purpose our waste and ensure that what we do use has [...]

16 06, 2011

Renewable Choice; helping others get renewable

By | 2011-06-16T20:30:51+00:00 June 16th, 2011|News|

Helping others get renewable - company provides wind power without the windmill Boulder Weekly - Boulderganics Summer 2011 -- 6/16/2011 This year Renewable Choice Energy will be celebrating 10 years of helping people and businesses improve their environmental footprint in the world - and there's no slowing them down. The company began in 2001 when [...]

8 06, 2011

Mosaic Enterprise Carbon Accounting Software From Renewable Choice

By | 2011-06-08T19:25:24+00:00 June 8th, 2011|News|

Renewable Choice Introduces Mosaic™ Enterprise Carbon Accounting Software Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 08, 2011Renewable Choice, a full-service business sustainability solutions company, announced a new addition to its product offering. The company’s new Mosaic™ enterprise carbon accounting software is a web-based application that is designed to help organizations with multiple facilities to measure and understand their [...]

7 06, 2011

Climate Leaders 2.0

By | 2011-06-07T16:34:16+00:00 June 7th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The phase down of EPA’s highly successful and long standing Climate Leaders program last September left many program participants and industry members questioning what would fill the void left by the program’s discontinuation. EPA’s recent unveiling of the new National Climate Awards Program, co-sponsored by The Climate Registry, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, [...]

1 06, 2011

5 Tips to Help You Get a "Green" Job

By | 2011-06-01T20:11:08+00:00 June 1st, 2011|Environmental Blog|

          Our recent talent searches for sustainability professionals to join our team at Renewable Choice drew more than 1,000 applicants! And why shouldn’t they?  Green jobs are hot right now, and many people are looking to build their career in, or make a change to, the sustainability sector…which is good news [...]

23 05, 2011

CDP Outperforms DJSI

By | 2011-05-23T22:25:43+00:00 May 23rd, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) was launched in 1999. Upon launch, the DJSI was the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. In partnership with Sustainable Asset Management (SAM), the DJSI assesses companies on their identified risks and opportunities arising from sustainability and climate change issues. Companies are [...]

19 05, 2011

The Sustainability Sweet Spot– 5 Steps to Sustainability Success

By | 2011-05-19T20:34:40+00:00 May 19th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Sustainability is often referred to as the “sweet spot” of the triple bottom line; i.e., it is the intersection of strategies focused on people, planet and performance (also referred to as profit).  In order to discover this sweet spot, it is important to understand that sustainability is a journey, a process and a cycle which [...]

17 05, 2011

Adelphi University Again Commits to Wind Power

By | 2011-05-17T15:20:33+00:00 May 17th, 2011|News|

Adelphi University Supports Renewable Energy and Again Commits to Offset 100 Percent of its Electricity with Wind Power Adelphi University, a leader in the area of energy conservation and a green environment, is continuing its commitment to renewable energy by offsetting 100 percent of the electricity consumed at its Garden City campus with the purchase [...]

9 05, 2011

Accredited Providers Offer Response Check for CDP Respondents

By | 2011-05-09T20:05:38+00:00 May 9th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Last month, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) introduced Response Check for the 2011 CDP Investor Questionnaire. Its goal is to improve the completeness of the 2011 CDP Investor Questionnaire by providing a structured, low-cost, high-value service offered globally through their CDP Accredited Partners. CDP encourages reporting companies to use the Response Check service prior to [...]

6 05, 2011

EPA Ranks Renewable Energy Providers

By | 2011-05-06T18:02:20+00:00 May 6th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent out a newsletter last week that recognized and thanked the green power suppliers that have provided renewable energy credits (RECs) to the most EPA Green Power Partnership members. Renewable Choice has been working with this program since its inception and we are proud to be a part of [...]

5 05, 2011

NSAA Launches New Climate Challenge Program

By | 2011-05-05T20:41:28+00:00 May 5th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) has added a carbon emissions reduction competition to its Sustainable Slopes program. With the launch of the Climate Challenge program, NSAA has increased its efforts to bring visibility, recognition and focus to the challenge of measuring and reducing greenhouse gases at ski areas and resorts.  In fact, I’m at [...]

3 05, 2011

Eight Ski Areas Sign On to the Climate Challenge

By | 2011-05-03T15:05:14+00:00 May 3rd, 2011|News|

Ski Resorts Embrace Climate Challenge Lakewood, CO - The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) has announced that eight member ski areas have stepped up to take on the 2011 Climate Challenge. - May 3rd, 2011 The Challenge provides an opportunity for resorts looking to complete a carbon inventory to leverage the technical expertise of the [...]

29 04, 2011

2011 Carbon Disclosure Project Quality Assurance Initiatives

By | 2011-04-29T18:10:07+00:00 April 29th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is the world’s largest climate change reporting system, with over 3,050 companies now reporting their climate risk management strategies annually. CDP anticipates total respondent numbers to increase to over 10,000 in the next three to five years. While the number of responses has been good, investors and purchasing organizations reviewing [...]

22 04, 2011

A Few Things You Might Not Know About Earth Day

By | 2011-04-22T22:12:55+00:00 April 22nd, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Today, April 22, is the 41st Earth Day. We have evolved our thinking around sustainability and we’ve progressed as a nation but we still have much to accomplish in the realm of sustainable lifestyles, businesses and economies. Let's revisit the creation of this holiday which is now celebrated in over 175 countries as well as [...]

22 04, 2011

Renewable Choice Ranks 1st on EPA's Renewable Energy Providers List

By | 2011-04-22T18:25:57+00:00 April 22nd, 2011|News|

Earth Day 2011: A Special Thanks to Renewable Energy Suppliers For more than 40 years, Earth Day has inspired appreciation and awareness of the Earth’s natural environment and the collective steps we can take to reduce our environmental footprint. In recognition of Earth Day 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership would like [...]

20 04, 2011

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By | 2011-04-20T18:58:44+00:00 April 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

On-Demand Recording Having trouble viewing this video? Above-average load time? View here instead.   Additional Resources Contact your area Sales Representative for free one-on-one advising View our library of other Free Sustainability Webinars  

20 04, 2011

Creating Opportunity through Compliance: A Case Study.

By | 2011-04-20T18:58:44+00:00 April 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for requesting to view our recorded webinar, Creating Opportunity Through Compliance: A Case Study. View Webinar Now   We’ve created a number of free online sustainability tools to support your unique business goals. Here’s a few you may find especially helpful: Free Sustainability Webinars Renewable Energy Credits and Carbon Offsets Reducing your environmental [...]

20 04, 2011

Energy & Climate with Cupid

By | 2011-04-20T18:58:44+00:00 April 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Expectations and responsibilities for businesses are changing and Renewable Choice can help you understand, complete and improve on the Walmart Supplier Sustainability Assessment and the 2011 Carbon Disclosure Project questionnaire.  The window for reporting is limited and the reporting period started on April 1, 2011. Whether you are a large or small supplier to Walmart, [...]

19 04, 2011

4 “Green” Ways to Engage Your Employees

By | 2011-04-19T23:22:58+00:00 April 19th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The beginning of April at Renewable Choice marked the kick off of the first leg of our Commuter Challenge, an annual event that encourages employees to use alternative transportation and to voluntarily reduce their reliance on carbon-based fuels, especially during the summer months when ozone levels in our region can soar to dangerous levels. There [...]

14 04, 2011

Carbon Disclosure Project Meeting Notes

By | 2011-04-14T18:30:20+00:00 April 14th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Because Renewable Choice is an accredited partner to the Carbon Disclosure Project, I attended the CDP investor meeting held in New York City on March 17, 2011. It was informative both for companies that are already responding to the Questionnaire and also for those that are considering responding.  More than anything, institutional investors are asking [...]

7 04, 2011

5 Reasons Why Companies Voluntarily Report Their GHG Emissions

By | 2011-04-07T17:20:26+00:00 April 7th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Why disclose to the Carbon Disclosure Project? The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) holds the largest database of voluntarily provided primary corporate climate change information in the world; representing approximately $71 trillion dollars in managed assets.  The popularity of reporting to the CDP has increased exponentially over the past decade. In 2003, the CDP received only [...]

5 04, 2011

Investors ask world’s largest companies to reduce their GHG emissions

By | 2011-04-05T21:28:15+00:00 April 5th, 2011|News|

  Investors ask world’s largest companies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions (Excerpt) Institutional investors are this week calling on the world's largest companies to implement cost effective greenhouse gas emissions reduction initiatives.The request is being made through the Carbon Disclosure Project's new Carbon Action initiative, launched in response to investor requirements to protect their [...]

22 03, 2011

Private Label Climate & Energy Guide Only – Thank You

By | 2011-03-22T21:47:26+00:00 March 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

Our Supplier Sustainability Assessment Guide includes key points from the Climate & Energy section. Click here to view the guide Need More Resources Now?   Read our Eco Blog for more on Greenhouse Gas Inventories Check out our Ten Steps to a Greenhouse Gas Inventory or read more about our Choice Inventories. We’ve also blogged [...]

22 03, 2011

CDP Consult + Guide Thank You

By | 2011-03-22T21:47:26+00:00 March 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our guide and free consultation. 1.) Click here to view the guide 2.) You'll be receiving an email tomorrow regarding your consultation. You may need to check your junk mail folder and add Renewable Choice to your safe-senders list. Need More Resources Now? Read our Blog for more on [...]

22 03, 2011

Private Label Climate & Energy Guide and CDP Consultation

By | 2011-03-22T21:47:25+00:00 March 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

Walmart Continues to Require Sustainability Compliance  Walmart continues to communicate through memos, webcasts and buyer communications that the Supplier Sustainability Assessment (SSA) is not going away and completion is required for all merchandising suppliers. This includes improving your Climate and Energy score by reporting to the Carbon Disclosure Project. Renewable Choice has been working with [...]

15 02, 2011

InterContinental San Francisco Awarded LEED Gold Certification from USGBC

By | 2011-02-15T17:50:35+00:00 February 15th, 2011|News|

InterContinental San Francisco Awarded LEED Gold Certification from USGBC (Excerpt) SAN FRANCISCO—InterContinental San Francisco announced that it has been awarded LEED Gold certification under the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (LEED EBOM) program. LEED is USGBC’s rating system for designing, constructing and maintaining [...]

10 02, 2011

bswCDP_02_09_11

By | 2011-02-10T17:04:31+00:00 February 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|

On-Demand Recording Reporting to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) from Renewable Choice on Vimeo. Having trouble viewing this video? Above-average load time? View here instead.   Additional Resources Download CDP Factsheet Contact your area Sales Representative for free one-on-one advising View our library of other Free Sustainability Webinars  

10 02, 2011

Canada Walmart Suppliers Thank You Page

By | 2011-02-10T00:15:09+00:00 February 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Click here to complete your download:Walmart Supplier Sustainability Quick Guide We’ve created a number of additional free online sustainability tools to support your unique business goals. Here’s a few you may find especially helpful: Free Sustainability Webinars 2011 CDP Reporting Selected by the CDP to be an Accredited Partner for consulting services in the U.S., [...]

4 02, 2011

Sony Makes 'Green Power'

By | 2011-02-04T18:03:44+00:00 February 4th, 2011|News|

Sony Makes 'Green Power' TWICE Staff -- TWICE, 2/4/2011 New York - Sony Corporation of America said Friday that its various U.S. operations will collectively purchase more than 143 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power in 2011, which was said to be enough to meet 49 percent of its annual electricity needs. The steps moved [...]

24 01, 2011

Business Sustainability, Energy Efficient Lighting

By | 2011-01-24T22:53:07+00:00 January 24th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Energy Efficient Lighting Renewable Choice offers the best of emerging energy-efficient technologies and solutions to address energy and environmental problems, sustainable energy conservation and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Our suite of energy efficient technologies can reduce energy consumption by 50 percent or more, increase the quality and quantity of light, and reduce indirect greenhouse gas [...]

20 01, 2011

CDP Fact Sheet Only Thank You

By | 2011-01-20T03:18:45+00:00 January 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our CDP Fact Sheet. Your regional rep is: [!RepTerritoryLookupFromSession!] View CDP Fact Sheet Need More Resources Now? Get started with our Greenhouse Gas Inventory Questionnaire This free questionnaire gets you on the way to understanding your carbon impact and will give us the information we need to better assist [...]

14 01, 2011

CDP WBNR Thank You

By | 2011-01-14T17:27:43+00:00 January 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our 2011 CDP Reporting Webinar. Tweet this! [!RepTerritoryLookupFromSession!] Need More Resources Now? Watch Other On-Demand Sustainability Webinars from Renewable Choice

12 01, 2011

Walmart's Impact: Energy Audit at a China Factory

By | 2011-01-12T17:22:17+00:00 January 12th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

She is currently conducting factory audits in China as part of her work supporting Walmart suppliers on the Supplier Sustainability Assessment/Sustainability Index.  The quote below, a portion of her email, is a great example of the significant impact the assessment is having throughout Walmart’s supply chain. “Today was my first day at the factory, and [...]