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Monthly Archives: September 2012

28 09, 2012

Walmart Turns Up the Heat

By | 2012-09-28T21:42:36-07:00 September 28th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

On September 13th, the Walmart Sustainability Team, as well as senior executives including CEO Mike Duke, met to discuss the state of the company’s widely publicized environmental initiative at the Global Milestone Meeting. Additionally, the President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund, Carter Roberts, was present at the meeting, discussing the NGO’s relationship with [...]

26 09, 2012

Renewable Choice Recognized by EPA as Green Power Supplier of the Year

By | 2012-09-26T20:14:14-07:00 September 26th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

Even as federal tax credits for wind power are being allowed to expire, corporations and institutions across the country came together this week in Washington in support of clean energy.  On Monday, the EPA announced its annual Green Power Leadership Awards Winners as part of the Renewable Energy Markets Conference.  Renewable Choice was thrilled to [...]

26 09, 2012

As featured on BiomassMagazine.com

By | 2012-09-26T19:32:44-07:00 September 26th, 2012|News|

    EPA Green Power Leadership Award recognizes landfill gas project By Erin Voegele | September 25, 2012The U.S. EPA has presented its 12th annual Green Power Leadership Awards to 24 Green Power Partners and three suppliers for their achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable electricity market. Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc. was recognized under the [...]

25 09, 2012

Composting at Home is Easier Than You May Think

By | 2012-09-25T18:00:37-07:00 September 25th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

It’s hard to believe that this past weekend was the autumnal equinox and that summer is really and truly over for another year. I spent time this summer assessing my living habits and determining how I could further reduce my own environmental footprint. As a result, I had a great time experimenting with gardening, canning, [...]

25 09, 2012

Renewable Choice Energy Receives EPA Green Power Supplier of the Year Award

By | 2012-09-25T16:25:56-07:00 September 25th, 2012|News|

      Renewable Choice Energy Receives EPA Green Power Supplier of the Year AwardNational Awards honors leading renewable energy supplier Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Renewable Choice Energy (http://www.renewablechoice.com) announced today that it has received the 2012 Green Power Supplier of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual [...]

25 09, 2012

EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power

By | 2012-09-25T16:11:03-07:00 September 25th, 2012|News|

    EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power Release Date: 09/24/2012 Contact Information: Molly Hooven, Hooven.Molly@epa.gov, 202-564-2313, 202-564-4355 WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented its 12th annual Green Power Leadership Awards to 24 Green Power Partners and three suppliers for their achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable electricity market. For [...]

19 09, 2012

Carbon Accounting Software for Sustainability Consultants

By | 2012-09-19T21:11:55-07:00 September 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Sustainability consulting is in demand.  A recent survey by Green Research found that sustainability consulting as a career is rapidly advancing, with 50% of sustainability consultants reporting an increased demand for their services.  Greenhouse gas (GHG) and energy management top the list for areas of current consulting focus, with record numbers of companies reporting to [...]

14 09, 2012

Mosaic Product News – September 2012

By | 2012-09-14T19:09:57-07:00 September 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Since our last product update, we’ve been working diligently to advance the features of our Mosaic™ software.  We are proud to announce the recent release of Mosaic v2.0 which will make it easier than ever for your company or organization to quickly and accurately conduct a greenhouse gas emissions inventory.  The new features shorten the [...]

14 09, 2012

Why Renewable Choice is a Great Place to Work

By | 2012-09-14T18:15:27-07:00 September 14th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

This summer, the Renewable Choice team sat down and did something important, which was to formalize our vision for our company and our place in the world.  The work was the culmination of a semester-long partnership between us and a recent graduate of the innovative Environmental Leadership program at Naropa University.  Through the work, we [...]

12 09, 2012

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Releases Higg Index Supplier Sustainability Scorecard

By | 2012-09-12T22:11:34-07:00 September 12th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

On July 26, 2012, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), a trade association comprised of apparel brands, retailers, and manufacturers, along with government, NGO’s, and industry experts, released the Higg Index, a comprehensive tool for sustainability measurement across the apparel and footwear industry supply chains.  The tool was developed by the SAC’s membership organizations and is [...]

12 09, 2012

A CPA's Role in Carbon Accounting and Sustainable Reporting

By | 2012-09-12T18:49:14-07:00 September 12th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

By Grant Webb, guest bloggerRecently carbon accounting and sustainable reporting has been making waves in the business community. The practice of corporate social responsibility and how to account for these non-financial indicators in financial statements and annual reports has been a hot topic of conversation among many business professionals. Despite some early adopters, a global [...]

11 09, 2012

Higg Fact Sheet Thank You

By | 2012-09-11T19:38:47-07:00 September 11th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Thank you for your interest in our Fact Sheet. Please click on the link below to access the document. Apparel Sustainability Scorecard Fact Sheet   Interested in More Resources Now? Watch On-Demand Sustainability Webinars from Renewable Choice.

11 09, 2012

Apparel Sustainability Scorecard Fact Sheet

By | 2012-09-11T19:38:46-07:00 September 11th, 2012|Uncategorized|

In July 2012, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition released the Higg Index, a comprehensive sustainability scorecard focused on the footwear and apparel industries. Members of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition include Walmart, Target, Kohl’s, REI, Nordstrom as well as numerous other major brands and retailers.To help brands and suppliers understand the new scorecard and how it will [...]

10 09, 2012

Renewable Choice Announces Energy Assessment Services

By | 2012-09-10T17:19:39-07:00 September 10th, 2012|News|

Market leader adds value to portfolio by offering new energy management capabilities. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 10th, 2012 -- Renewable Choice (http://www.renewablechoice.com), a leading renewable energy and carbon management firm, and developer of Mosaic™ energy and carbon management software, is pleased to announce the addition of a web-based energy assessment service to its suite of [...]

10 09, 2012

Energy Reliance Major Contributor to Environmental and Human Health Impacts

By | 2012-09-10T16:05:59-07:00 September 10th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

[!redirect? url=`http://www.mosaicsustainability.com/` !]   A few weeks ago, a power line was cut near my home and so our house was without power for several hours.  For my children, this was exciting—an opportunity to practice living without lights.  For me, it was a stark reminder of just how dependent we’ve become on electricity.In 2011, US [...]

5 09, 2012

Sustainability Index Ripple Effect: What’s on the Horizon for Suppliers

By | 2012-09-05T17:44:48-07:00 September 5th, 2012|Environmental Blog|

As we previously reported to you, Walmart quietly launched the long awaited Sustainability Index which currently encompasses suppliers in 18 categories. Ultimately, within the coming year, suppliers in the 100 largest merchandising categories will be asked to participate and consequently evaluated based on their responses to the Index.  Walmart initially indicated that additional suppliers would [...]