Anthesis’ Jessica Onyshko on how companies can embed sustainable chemistry into their practices

March 3, 2020 by  
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Jessica Onyshko, principal consultant at Anthesis, says embedding sustainable chemistry into company practices depends on a number of factors because the discipline is so broad. Right now most companies are trying to figure out how to embed these practices into their products and supply chain that cover the product’s entire lifecycle, according to Onyshko.

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Ecolab’s Emilio Tenuta and Dow’s Mary Draves on their strategic partnership

March 2, 2020 by  
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Emilio Tenuta, Ecolab’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Sustainability, and Mary Draves, Dow’s Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety, joined GreenBiz Editorial Director at GreenBiz Studio to discuss their partnership. Tenuta says that Ecolab has been working on what it called “strategic supplier initiative” that allows them to identify suppliers that enable them to bring sustainable solutions to the market. Dow is among those suppliers.

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VMWare’s Pratima Rao Gluckman on using blockchain to rescue ocean-bound plastics

November 13, 2019 by  
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Pratima Rao Gluckman shares how VMWare and Dell are working together to collect ocean-bound plastics and using blockchain to track packaging materials. As companies continue to innovate technological solutions, there’s always challenges. VMWare and Dell have had to figure out how to eliminate fraud and authenticate source materials.

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Put This on Your Bike Helmet and You’ll Never Ride Alone Again

April 19, 2014 by  
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In cities all over the world , a growing number of people are leaving their cars in the garage and commuting by bike instead. The only problem is, neither infrastructure nor driver education has kept up with the influx of bikes on the street. That means crashes happen, and the last thing you want is to be lying in the street with a mangled bike, trying to figure out how to call for help. That’s where ICEdot comes in. This small yellow sensor attaches to your helmet (or body) and in the event of a crash, will alert your loved ones and emergency responders of your exact location if you are unresponsive. Keep reading to find out how it works. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bike accessories , bike alert system , bike commuting , bike safety , biking accessories , ecouterre , ICEdot crash sensor , sensor calls for help in a crash

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5 tips for corporations on human rights reporting

July 6, 2012 by  
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Many companies are still struggling to figure out how to report on their human rights strategies a year after the United Nations Human Rights Council established guiding principles on business and human rights.

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Google and DOD on leading the charge for better buildings

March 15, 2012 by  
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As it invests $1 billion in energy-efficiency retrofits, the U.S. Department of Defense is working to figure out how to incorporate new technologies it hasn't used. Meanwhile, Google has been evaluating the materials that go into its office furniture, equipment and supplies to make healthier and greener choices.

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How can I get the last of the gel out of the bottle?

October 13, 2010 by  
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We’ve had an email from Sylvia in a similar vein to our “ how to use the last of everything ” post a few months ago: I love Avon products but I can’t for the life of me figure out how to get all of the gel out of the bottle when I can’t shake any more out!! Any suggestions?? Back in the day, I used to use a straw to get the last of my (apparently frizz-easing) hair gel out of the narrow, tall bottle – that was pretty messy but got a lot of the sticky gunk off the sides of the jar

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10 Things I’ve Learned About Engaging Consumers on Sustainability

August 16, 2010 by  
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It is hard to build sustainability thinking into a mega-brand’s DNA, but it is infinitely harder to help a multinational company figure out how to connect with their customers and influence behavior. The conventional wisdom that it is hard to change consumer behavior, however, might not be as true today as perhaps it once was.  

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Timberland Expands Its Green Product Rating, Embraces ‘Eco Index’

August 16, 2010 by  
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While helping the outdoor industry develop a green rating system for products, the company has announced plans to expand its own Green Index to cover its entire footwear line by the end of 2012.

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Kodak and Novomer Turning Our CO2 Into Plastic Wrap

December 14, 2009 by  
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Photo via erix! Kodak and Novomer are working together to figure out how to turn our CO2 into plastic wrap.

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