Can Volvo and Skanska create the world’s first ultra-low emission quarry?

November 26, 2018 by  
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The transport and construction companies have been testing a range of prototype equipment, in a bid to create the first emissions-free quarry in Sweden.

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Why your company’s sustainability deadlines matter

September 27, 2016 by  
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Scores of companies have made hundreds of deforestation commitments, and almost 60 percent of those commitments have a deadline of 2020 or earlier.

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Saudi Arabia is using precious American water to feed their own cows

January 19, 2016 by  
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Saudi Arabian companies have been snatching up farmland in the US Southwest, a move that has local farmers in California and Arizona crying foul. The Saudis are using the land to grow alfalfa hay, which is exported back to feed the country’s dairy herds. Incredibly, the cost of shipping feed across the world is less expensive than growing it on Saudi soil, most of which is desert. Read the rest of Saudi Arabia is using precious American water to feed their own cows

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Corporate sustainability is growing up, but can it evolve?

December 14, 2015 by  
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Many companies have reached the highest levels of the five stages of sustainability, but experts see a growing gap between these and those that have yet to evolve.

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6 Dog toy companies making tough and sustainable toys

November 22, 2013 by  
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Selecting toys for our dogs can be a tough task, especially when we want the right combination of durable, stylish, and sustainably made. These companies have our dogs’ best interests at heart, and have come up with adorable and affordable options.

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LEDs become part of the building fabric with "Light Transmissive Carpets"

November 22, 2013 by  
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This is the future of lighting design, where the LEDs become permanent parts of the buildings, not something that is just plugged in.

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2013 Best Global Green Brands: The complete rankings

June 12, 2013 by  
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The latest annual ranking of the global brands with the most environmental appeal.

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Hilton, Marriott, hotel giants get in bed to count carbon

June 12, 2013 by  
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Twenty-three global hotel companies have developed a standard way to measure carbon emissions through the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative.

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June 12, 2013 by  
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Twenty-three global hotel companies have developed a standard way to measure carbon emissions through the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative.

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Walmart and Gap Still Refuse to Sign Bangladesh Workers’ Safety Accord

May 25, 2013 by  
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In the weeks following the horrific Rana Plaza building collapse that killed 1,127 workers — one of the worst tragedies in the history of the garment industry — more than 30 of the world’s leading apparel companies  signed an agreement vowing to protect the safety of garment workers . But two prominent American companies have refused to sign the accord. Wal-Mart announced plans to launch its own safety initiative, and Gap has refused to sign any agreement, citing liability concerns. In a recent LA Times op-ed , law professors James Brudney and Catherine Fisk call the companies’ fears over their financial and moral commitments “irrational.” READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bangladesh , bangladesh building collapse , building collapse , GAP , garment workers , Rana Plaza , walmart , worker safety , worker safety accord        

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