The true cost of your engagement ring

July 15, 2013 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on The true cost of your engagement ring

How much does that platinum band really cost? Looking beyond “blood diamonds,” precious metals also have a large environmental footprint.

Originally posted here:
The true cost of your engagement ring

What’s the Connection Between the Media & Climate Skeptics?

December 5, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on What’s the Connection Between the Media & Climate Skeptics?

A study released at COP17 found, unsurprisingly, that the US has the largest share of climate skeptics, followed closely by the UK. Those two countries also have the dubious honor of devoting the most media attention to climate skeptics.

View post:
What’s the Connection Between the Media & Climate Skeptics?

Sustainable Consumption: Opportunity or Oxymoron?

August 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Sustainable Consumption: Opportunity or Oxymoron?

Consuming smarter goes only so far. We also have to consume less of just about everything, and that bumps up squarely against the business imperative, which is to sell more of just about everything.

Read the original post:
Sustainable Consumption: Opportunity or Oxymoron?

Climate Corps 2010: When Buildings Go ‘Retro’

August 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Climate Corps 2010: When Buildings Go ‘Retro’

Buildings that have changing uses and those that weren’t commissioned after construction can be secretly wasting energy. In both cases, retrocommissioning can help

Go here to see the original:
Climate Corps 2010: When Buildings Go ‘Retro’

New Guide Spotlights Expanding Roster of Green MBA Programs

August 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on New Guide Spotlights Expanding Roster of Green MBA Programs

Net Impact’s latest guide profiling Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programs is more than twice as big as its first iteration in 2006, which bodes well for students navigating a growing field of schools offering sustainability curricula.

Read more:
New Guide Spotlights Expanding Roster of Green MBA Programs

U.S. EPA Targets Cancerous Dyes, Toxic Detergent Chemicals

August 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on U.S. EPA Targets Cancerous Dyes, Toxic Detergent Chemicals

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified three types of chemicals found in dyes, flame retardants and industrial detergents that it plans to take action on, which could range from labeling them chemicals of concern to banning them

Original post:
U.S. EPA Targets Cancerous Dyes, Toxic Detergent Chemicals

Bad Behavior has blocked 3021 access attempts in the last 7 days.