Monthly Archives: April 2012

25 04, 2012

LEED® 2012 Proposes to Change Green Power Credit

By | 2012-04-25T20:08:22+00:00 April 25th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

Since the U. S. Green Building Council® (USGBC) launched the LEED® green building program, the program has continuously evolved to increase in scope and stringency.  This year the USGBC proposed LEED 2012, an evolution that builds on LEED 2009 but also focuses on increasing the rigor of the LEED rating system while simultaneously providing measurement [...]

24 04, 2012

For Release: Renewable Choice Energy and HDR Partner to Promote Energy Management Platform

By | 2012-04-24T18:33:19+00:00 April 24th, 2012|News|

Global Consulting Firm Chooses Mosaic™ Software Solution to Perform Carbon Footprint Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 24, 2012  -- Renewable Choice Energy (http://www.renewablechoice.com), a leading renewable energy and carbon measurement, management, and offset firm, and HDR, a global firm providing architecture, engineering, consulting, construction, and related services today announced a strategic alliance to promote Mosaic™, Renewable [...]

24 04, 2012

Mosaic Alliance

By | 2012-04-24T16:51:11+00:00 April 24th, 2012|Uncategorized|

[!redirect? url=`http://www.mosaicsustainability.com/` !] The Mosaic Alliance is a network of best-in-class service providers that leverage Mosaic’s simple, scalable, and automated carbon accounting and energy management platform to expand into new markets, increase customer satisfaction, and support a wide variety of sustainability initiatives. The Alliance is comprised of experts from across industries including: Sustainability & management [...]

20 04, 2012

Earth Day 2012: Let’s Celebrate!

By | 2012-04-20T17:01:45+00:00 April 20th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

This Sunday is the 42nd global observance of Earth Day.  Begun in 1970, Earth Day is widely credited as the event that launched the environmental movement and remains an important day of recognition, celebration, and commitment.This year, the Earth Day Network is working to mobilize the planet by seeking environmental change with a united voice.  [...]

17 04, 2012

How to Complete the Energy & Climate Section of the Walmart SSA

By | 2012-04-17T18:14:37+00:00 April 17th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

In July of 2009, Walmart announced the launch of its Supplier Sustainability Assessment (SSA), the first phase of a Sustainability Index project aimed at improving Walmart’s supply chain sustainability.  The assessment is comprised of 15 questions in four categories: Energy & Climate, Material Efficiency, Nature & Resources, and People & Community.For many suppliers the easiest [...]

17 04, 2012

LEED v4 White Paper Thank You

By | 2012-04-17T17:06:52+00:00 April 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our white paper. Please click on the link below to access the document. LEED v4 and Changes to the Green Power Credit:How Will Your Business Be Affected?   Interested in More Resources Now?   Download White Paper: The Value of Renewable Energy Credits: A Guide to RECs A simple and [...]

17 04, 2012

LEED White Paper Campaign

By | 2012-04-17T17:06:52+00:00 April 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|

   LEED® v4 and Changes to the Green Power Credit:How Will Your Business Be Affected? This year, the USGBC® will implement changes to the LEED guidelines that affect the Green Power Credit.  Want to learn more about how these changes will impact you? Download our new White Paper to learn how LEED v4 will: Impact [...]

13 04, 2012

Mosaic Product News – April 2012

By | 2012-04-13T16:57:04+00:00 April 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|

The last month has been busy here at Mosaic™. We just released a great new feature-set that enables our users to track their environmental commodity purchases. Many of the organizations that use Mosaic purchase renewable energy credits (RECs) and verified emissions reductions (VERs), or offsets, as a piece of their overall sustainability strategy. Environmental commodities [...]

12 04, 2012

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By | 2012-04-12T20:12:34+00:00 April 12th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

The National Safety Council promotes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and while this may be a topic most of us associate with teens and other irresponsible drivers, the unfortunate truth is that it also affects our workplaces.  At any given time, more than 800,000 drivers in the US are using their cell phones while [...]

9 04, 2012

EAC6 – LEED Green Power Credit | Renewable Choice

By | 2012-04-09T20:28:53+00:00 April 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|

How does the Energy and Atmosphere Credit 6 help with LEED® certification? There are energy infrastructures that are harmful for the environment and no matter how energy efficient a building may be, it will still use electricity from one of these sources. As new construction projects are developed, the Energy and Atmosphere Credit 6 (EAC6) [...]

9 04, 2012

Energy & Atmosphere Credit 4 – EA 4 – EAC4 | Renewable Choice

By | 2012-04-09T19:03:10+00:00 April 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|

What role does the Energy and Atmosphere Credit 4 play in LEED® certification? Even the most energy efficient buildings consume electricity from an energy infrastructure that is detrimental to the environment. The LEED Energy and Atmosphere Credit 4 (EA 4 or EAC4) allows projects for existing buildings to choose renewable energy, offering points toward LEED [...]

6 04, 2012

Corporate Sustainability & Green Supply Chain | Renewable Choice

By | 2012-04-06T18:52:17+00:00 April 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|

What is supply chain sustainability? There is a growing movement across all corporate sustainability sectors to improve the environmental and social performance of the supply chain as a way to improve opportunities and limit risks.  A green supply chain has the potential to impact the bottom line of an organization while simultaneously improving competitive advantage. [...]

3 04, 2012

Benefits of Sustainability White Paper Campaign

By | 2012-04-03T21:42:21+00:00 April 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

Environmentally and socially responsible business practices have the potential to significantly benefit companies while simultaneously satisfying buyer scorecard requirements and maintaining valuable supply chain relationships. Download our new White Paper to learn how sustainability can help you: Reduce your risks and liabilities Improve employee engagement Increase your bottom line Sustainability is a tangible way to [...]

3 04, 2012

Cradle-to-Grave Life Cycle Investigation Supports Fully Offset Product Line

By | 2012-04-03T18:04:55+00:00 April 3rd, 2012|News|

Eco-Products Introduces “ZEROTM by Eco-Products®” Line of Hot Cups and Cold Cups Boulder, CO - April 3rd, 2012  -- Eco-Products®, the nation’s leading brand of foodservice products made from renewable resources and recycled content, is proud to announce “ZEROTM by Eco-Products”, a line of hot cups and cold cups whose carbon impacts have been measured [...]