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Monsanto "Goes Organic" and Wins "Sustainability Award"--Right!
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, environment, ethics, marketing, news, sustainability, award, Monsanto )

- 1427 days ago -
This isn't a joke. Monsanto, the champion of all things GMO, has been recognized by Corporate Knights as one of 2014's Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. If that isn't a slap in the face of all that sustainable means, what is?
Making Biomass Sources Sustainable
Business  (tags: sustainability, palm oil, germany, business, local economy )

- 1470 days ago -
The industrial sector often uses plant matter as raw material and fuel. But the production process can be disastrous for wildlife and local communities. In Germany, businesses are working for more sustainable practices.
San Francisco to Chain Stores: Get Out!
Business  (tags: : Dream City, sustainability, Wal-Mart, Editor's Picks, Chipotle, Starbucks, Sustainability News, Business News, Life News )

- 1599 days ago -
From Juneau to Jacksonville, we Americans share, as much as anything, a common commercial experience, a fractal pattern of retail at once comforting and mind-numbing. We all need to watch what will happen in San Francisco!
A Different Kind of Ownership Society
Business  (tags: accountability, business, economy, environment, investments, local ownership, resources, sustainability, technology )

- 2697 days ago -
Innovative strategies for cooperative local ownership make it possible for prosperity to be shared as well as sustainable.
Chiquita Launches Innovative Biodigester in Guapiles, Costa Rica
Business  (tags: Chiquita, business, biodigester, sustainability, carbon neutral )

- 2698 days ago -
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB - News) today dedicated its innovative Biodigester system at its Mundimar S.A. facility in Guapiles, Costa Rica. Joined by Costa Rican President Laura
Puma Saying Goodbye to Shoe Boxes
Business  (tags: Puma, shoe, boxes, eco-friendly, packaging, sneakers, sustainability, carbon footprint )

- 2836 days ago -
Sporting goods maker Puma will launch eco-friendly packaging for its sneakers next year to reduce its carbon footprint, beating governments to the punch as it kisses old-fashion shoe boxes good-
Climate Counts and the Green Race to the Top
Business  (tags: sustainability, green, green business, business, economy, GoodNews, ethics, corporate, americans, politics, society, money, consumers, news, SustainableDevelopment )

- 2977 days ago -
If climate regulation will burden businesses or increase costs, then why are so many companies strengthening their voluntary response to the climate crisis in the midst of an economic downturn?
Engaging Employees in Sustainable Thinking
Business  (tags: business, sustainability, corporate, environment )

- 3094 days ago -
Most company sustainability initiatives start at the top: executives, managers, and/or board members recognize the business case for "greening" operations, products, and services, and issue directives for implementing those initiatives...
Rainforest Preservation Can Be More Profitable Than Palm Oil Plantations: New Study Shows
Business  (tags: environment, palm oil plantations, forests, Sustainability, Carbon credits )

- 3145 days ago -
A new study in the journal Conservation Letters shows that selling carbon credits from the intact forests could be just as profitable as converting them to agriculture, and go a long way towards preserving biodiversity -not to mention stopping the ...
Wal-Mart's "Company of the Future": Supply Chain
Business  (tags: sustainability, wal-mart, lee scott, supply chain )

- 3643 days ago -
Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott's "Company of the Future" speech is getting lots of discussion around the blogosphere. Here are some excerpts from, and thoughts on, the portions addressing supply chain issues.
Werbach at Wal-Mart? / Ex-Sierra Club Head Adam Werbach Is Busy
Business  (tags: wal-mart, walmart, werbach, sustainability, sierra club )

- 3661 days ago -
Great article on ex-Sierra Club head, Adam Werbach, and the challenges and opportunities his company faces helping Wal-Mart go green.
Home Depot to Give Away a Million CFLs This Sunday
Business  (tags: sustainability, environment, green, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, greenliving )

- 3925 days ago -
Home improvement giant Home Depot is planning what may be the biggest one-time giveaway of CFLs ever. The retailer will give away one million CFLs to customers this Sunday in observance of Earth Day.

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