Beverage giant Carlsberg brews up new science-based targets

June 16, 2017 by  
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The company hopes to reduce the full lifecycle carbon footprint of its products by 30 percent by 2030, compared with a 2015 baseline.

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Radio Flyer and measuring to manage safer materials

June 16, 2017 by  
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When it comes to tackling chemicals of concerns, the toy manufacturer has prioritized precise metrics and supplier engagement.

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Cities can jumpstart climate progress by plugging in vehicles

June 16, 2017 by  
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A look at the myriad ways municipalities can make a dent in emissions by rethinking transportation.

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Is Europe superior on sustainable business?

June 27, 2016 by  
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With the future of the European Union at the top of the headlines these days, I’ve been thinking about the differences between European and American companies on sustainability.My own experiences make me think Europe is way ahead of the United States when it comes to sustainable business. Working for McDonald’s, I quite often dipped into Europe from my Chicago base. I heard even crusty cab drivers pontificate about climate change and bemoaned, even publicly, that the sustainability IQ of Americans was 1 on a scale of 1 to 10, compared with Europeans at 10.

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Dogs Trust plans to build the world’s greenest rescue center

December 8, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Sustainable facility to harvest renewable solar energy and rainwater. Dogs Trust , the largest dog welfare charity in the UK, has revealed plans to build a state-of-the-art Rehoming Center in Leicestershire, which is being billed the greenest in the world. With an aim to reduce running costs and its carbon “pawprint”, the new center will feature a biomass boiler, green roofs, under-floor heating, solar panels and a rainwater recycling system

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Innowattech develops pads to harvest energy from passing trains

December 8, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Pads harvest mechanical energy from trains. After testing piezoelectric energy generators that can produce renewable energy from passing cars on the highway , Israel’s Innowattech has now moved to trains with a similar product. The company has performed a project with the National Railway Company of Israel to examine IPEG PAD, a rail pad that can be a solution to the smart rail field.

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General Motors Chills On Climate Damaging Refrigerant

July 26, 2010 by  
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photo via flickr General Motors Co. is making headlines for bringing forward the electric Volt later this year, but GM is also making green news by virtually eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from the air conditioning used in certain cars starting in 2013. GM says the move will reduce emissions from their vehicle’s refrigeration systems by 99.7 percent compared with the current …

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