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, [...]

21 08, 2012

Supplier Sustainability Index FAQ General

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

We have collected the publicly available information Walmart recently released regarding its new Sustainability Index and summarized it in to an easy-to-understand FAQ.Suppliers in 100 of Walmart’s largest product categories are affected by the new index.  The FAQ quickly explains the index scope, process, target categories, and business impacts.  The deadline for affected suppliers to [...]

21 08, 2012

How to Measure Your Business Carbon Footprint

By | 2012-08-21T17:42:20+00:00 August 21st, 2012|Environmental Blog|

Business carbon footprint: a method of measuring and documenting the greenhouse gas emissions resulting from your company’s operations.  Synonymous with a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory, calculating your business’s carbon footprint can provide a wide variety of benefits and is the first step toward reducing your company’s contribution to climate change. While the business case for [...]

20 08, 2012

Supplier Sustainability Index FAQ Thank You

By | 2012-08-20T22:21:28+00:00 August 20th, 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, [...]

20 08, 2012

Supplier Sustainability Index FAQ Campaign

By | 2012-08-20T22:21:28+00:00 August 20th, 2012|Uncategorized|

We have collected all the information Walmart has released publically regarding its Sustainability Index that will affect suppliers in 100 of its largest product categories.  The deadline for suppliers in phase one of the program to respond to the Index is September 14th, 2012. Download the FAQ now to learn: How the new Sustainability Index [...]

14 08, 2012

AIAG Environmental Sustainability Update

By | 2012-08-14T17:22:42+00:00 August 14th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

On August 1, 2012, the Automobile Industry Action Group (AIAG), headquartered in Southfield, MI, hosted a Call to Action meeting for members to come to a consensus on environmental sustainability next steps and committed resources.There is an identified need in the auto industry for improving the environment.  The industry recognizes that it is a large [...]

10 08, 2012

Considering RECs or Offsets?

By | 2012-08-10T15:43:05+00:00 August 10th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

At Renewable Choice we are constantly working to educate our clients and the market at large on carbon offsets and supporting green power through renewable energy credits (RECs).  We recently came across the article below from Cal Trepagnier at MBDC.  It does a clear and concise job of summarizing RECs and offsets and walking through [...]

9 08, 2012

Sustainability Consulting in Demand

By | 2012-08-09T21:20:04+00:00 August 9th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

Renewable Choice Launches Mosaic Alliance for Growing Market Interest in and demand for responsible business is steadily increasing.  Sustainability has moved out of the living room of the tree-huggers and into the board room of the largest companies in the world.  “Green” is ubiquitous.Yet, despite evidence that companies that embed responsible practices into their operations [...]

9 08, 2012

CDP Guide Thank You

By | 2012-08-09T17:14:08+00:00 August 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our CDP Submission Best Practices Guide. Please click on the link below. CDP Submission Best Practices Guide Looking for more resources? Watch Other On-Demand Sustainability Webinars from Renewable Choice

9 08, 2012

CDP Guide

By | 2012-08-09T17:14:08+00:00 August 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Participation in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) Supply Chain Program increased by 86% last year.  Will 2012 be the year that you report? Download our CDP Submission Best Practices Guide to learn more about: How to conduct a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory Inventory Verification The CDP Disclosure Scoring system It’s become increasingly important for suppliers [...]

9 08, 2012

Library: Value of Carbon Accounting Software White Paper Campaign

By | 2012-08-09T17:07:43+00:00 August 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Download our new white paper to learn how Mosaic™ carbon accounting software can help you—and your clients—manage the greenhouse gas inventory process with ease.   The white paper: Explores the demands and challenges of carbon accounting Introduces Mosaic™, our web-based, easy-to-use carbon accounting solution Highlights the Mosaic Alliance, a strategic business partnership program that provides [...]

9 08, 2012

Mosaic™ Carbon Accounting Application – Get a Personal Demo!

By | 2012-08-09T17:01:07+00:00 August 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|

[!redirect? url=`http://www.mosaicsustainability.com/` !]   At Renewable Choice, we understand the challenge of measuring, managing, and reporting carbon emissions.  Using Mosaic, our simple, scalable, web-based carbon accounting software, can help you manage your greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory process and deliver on your sustainability goals. 3 Reasons to Get a Demo of Mosaic: See how Mosaic is [...]

7 08, 2012

CORE Catalyst Program Takes Sustainability in New Directions

By | 2012-08-07T18:42:59+00:00 August 7th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

We recently became partners with CORE to support their Catalyst program, an innovative and collaborative approach to sustainability consulting and education.  CORE Catalyst is a program that matches teams of talented graduate students from Colorado universities with CORE member companies to jumpstart the sustainability process. Project teams, consisting of four MBA students, perform a preliminary [...]

6 08, 2012

Value of Carbon Accounting Software White Paper Campaign

By | 2012-08-06T22:11:54+00:00 August 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Download our new white paper to learn how Mosaic™ carbon accounting software can help you—and your clients—manage the greenhouse gas inventory process with ease.   The white paper: Explores the demands and challenges of carbon accounting Introduces Mosaic™, our web-based, easy-to-use carbon accounting solution Highlights the Mosaic Alliance, a strategic business partnership program that provides [...]

6 08, 2012

Mosaic™ Supports Pittsburgh-area Schools with Online Carbon Accounting

By | 2012-08-06T17:59:37+00:00 August 6th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

Earlier this year, we supported a workshop in Pittsburgh on conducting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventories for the Higher Education Climate Consortium, or HECC.   In addition to discussing some of the biggest challenges for schools conducting GHG inventories, the schools received a demo of Mosaic™, the cloud-based carbon accounting solution that is helping colleges and [...]

3 08, 2012

Mosaic Demo Sign Up Thank you

By | 2012-08-03T18:59:34+00:00 August 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

Demo Details We will email you to set up a time to provide you with a demo and share more about Mosaic including how you may qualify to use Mosaic for free.  Need More Resources? Visit our library of guides and on-demand webinars.Watch a demo of Mosaic.

3 08, 2012

MUSH – Get a Demo of the Mosaic™ Carbon Accounting Application Today!

By | 2012-08-03T18:59:33+00:00 August 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

    At Renewable Choice, we understand the unique sustainability challenges facing colleges and universities.  Using Mosaic, our simple, scalable, web-based carbon accounting software can help you manage your inventory process and deliver on your sustainability goals and Climate Action Plans. 3 Reasons to Get a Demo of Mosaic: See how Mosaic is used in [...]