Coca-Coca Enterprises, AT&T, Frito-Lay, Staples, Pacific Gas & Electric and Kansas City Power & Light each took delivery of an all-electric truck from Smith Electric Vehicles at the Capitol Reflecting Pool on the National Mall.
A New England startup claims it has found a way to engineer photosynthetic organisms to make ethanol using solar power and carbon dioxide -- without agricultural land or fresh water.
Johnson & Johnson has cut emissions at its company-owned and larger leased facilities by 9 percent between 1990 and 2008, a period in which its worldwide sales have grown by more than 400 percent. Though the company is currently meeting its goal of reducing emissions by 7 percent below 1990 levels by 2010, emissions increased 3.3 percent in 2008 compared to the year before.
Intel, PepsiCo and Whole Foods Market ranked Nos. 1, 2 and 3, respectively, on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's list of top green power purchasers among the Fortune 500.
New smart appliances from GE will do great things. They will save energy, reduce greenhouse gases, curb demand for power on the utility grid, generate "green jobs" in America, clean your clothes, wash your dishes and keep your ice cream from melting. They will also be financed, in part, with your tax dollars, if, as seems likely, the company has its way.
The bottling, marketing and distribution arm of the beverage giant has set a goal to reduce CO2 emissions by 15 percent before 2020, as well as to recover 100 percent of its bottles for recycling.
As climate change legislation winds its way through Congress en route to the White House, don’t lose sight of the effects this bill may have for your business far beyond U.S. borders. This guide offers insight into what you can do to ensure that your company is positioned for success in this rapidly changing climate.
The Green Century Balanced Fund is betting there is, and says it is the first U.S.-based fund to disclose its carbon footprint, which is 66 percent less than the carbon intensity of the S&P500 Index.
The U.S. Army has a deployed carbon reporting and management system at a dozen military installations in a bid to create a common approach for tracking its carbon "bootprint" across a diverse portfolio of military bases.
Building owners and operators are taking energy management more seriously, and many tools exist to simplify the task. So why hasn't the broader real estate industry been more aggressive in taking advantage of these opportunities for savings.