Accor’s PLANET 21 program brings sustainability to all of its hotels

April 17, 2012 by  
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The hotel giant is expanding its environmental initiatives to align its future growth with environmental and social responsibility, while also helping its guests reduce their impacts.

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Coca-Cola Pilots Plant-Based Soda Bottle

March 9, 2012 by  
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Plastic bottles are about the farthest thing away from plants, but Coca-Cola found a way to make it possible. First they did it with the company’s bottled water label, Dasani. Now, Coke is expanding its PlantBottle line to soda products in select…

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Vivint Makes Leap from Home Security to Solar Leasing

October 19, 2011 by  
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The company has been focused on home automation and security since its founding in 1999, but is expanding its reach into the alternative energy market, funding 2,400 solar installations across four states.

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How Patagonia and Opower Point the Way to Sustainable Consumption

October 19, 2011 by  
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Sustainable consumption is an attempt to resolve the tension between limited resources and consumer demand — now we just need to show people how it works.

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Green IT in the Brave New World of BYOD

October 19, 2011 by  
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One of the most unexpected impacts of the rise of the iPhone is how it’s forced companies to begin adopting ‘bring your own device’ policies — and now that policy is driving responsible reuse and recycling of electronics.

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The 7 Keys to Low-Carbon Business Innovation

October 18, 2011 by  
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The Pew Center on Global Climate Change takes a look at the seven keys to low-carbon innovation and how four companies — HP, Daimler, JCI and Alstom — are using them to unlock growth opportunities.

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Hertz is Going After Zipcar Aggressively

April 21, 2011 by  
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Photo: romana klee , Flickr, CC The Car-Sharing Wars Have Begun Not long after Zipcar had a successful IPO , car rental behemoth Hertz is going for the jugular by expanding its own car-sharing capabilities in New York City, an important market, and by slashing fees and guaranteeing car availability…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Fujitsu’s Plastic-Free Mouse Designed for Composting

January 25, 2011 by  
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 Fujitsu is expanding its use of non-petroleum-based materials with a new mouse featuring a compostable shell.

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Fireman’s Fund Expands Green Insurance Coverage

June 24, 2010 by  
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Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, the first carrier to broadly offer green insurance to the U.S.

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Washington Imposes Mercury Recycling Fee on CFL Producers

March 25, 2010 by  
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Washington state has passed a law requiring makers of compact fluorescent light bulbs to pay for the recycling of lighting products that contain mercury. Maine, which already has a similar program, has set up a process for expanding its producer responsibility rules.  

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