Paul Rice and Peter McGuinness on shepherding business towards positive impact

February 25, 2020 by  
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Since Chobani’s founding, the company has embraced purpose, with a unique focus on community, environmental and worker wellbeing. Meanwhile, the dairy industry is complex and ever-changing. Chobani President Peter McGuiness and Fair Trade CEO Paul Rice discuss their shared efforts towards creating comprehensive standards for ensuring sound labor, environmental and animal welfare conditions in the dairy industry, what it will take to accomplish, and why this matters.

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INCR propose listing standards for stock exchanges

May 3, 2013 by  
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After dialogues with NASDAQ and other stock exchanges, the Investor Network on Climate Risk has recommended integrating sustainability disclosure requirements into listing rules.

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The Successes Possible from a Jigsaw Puzzle Theory of Recycling

January 20, 2012 by  
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At the 2012 State of Green Business Forum in Minneapolis Thursday, Donco's David Mendelson explained how taking the byproduct from one company and matching it to the raw material needs of another can improve one's environmental footprint — and the bottom line.

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How Companies Can Make Buildings Greener and Better

January 20, 2012 by  
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As the technology to manage building performance and efficiency evolves, so do the voluntary initiatives that provide standards for the new solutions. Companies that take a hand in the process can accelerate the pace and adoption of building innovation.

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Major Coal Plant to Close, Transform into Green Community?

August 31, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: cliff1066 via Flickr/CC BY Good news from Alexandria, Virginia: Its dirty GenOn coal plant, which has drawn the ire of residents and activists, is shutting down next year . The plant had failed to comply with Clean Air Act standards for years, and occupied some of the city’s prime waterfront space to boot. A recent report confirmed that the plant wasn’t ne… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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State Line Power Station, A Dirty and Dangerous Relic, Will Soon Shut Down

May 7, 2011 by  
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video via ran.org The US may lack a comprehensive climate and energy strategy to mitigate coal use and ramp up the use of renewable energy, but it does have the EPA and father time combining to put pressure on utilities to close down aging coal fired power plants now. The cost of a retrofit required by new national standards for nitrogen oxide and mercury emissions have influenced Virginia-based Dominion Resources to close the State Line Power Station, a plant first constructed in the 1920s…

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When 9 MPG Can Save 100 Billion Gallons of Fuel

December 1, 2010 by  
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Photo: Andrew Atzert , Flickr, CC An objective look at that number — 9 miles per gallon — will cause most environmentalists to recoil.

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Changing the Light Bulb as We Know It

October 21, 2010 by  
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In late 2007, President Bush signed a federal energy bill that established energy efficiency standards for the everyday light bulb. The standards essentially retire the 125-year-old incandescent. Unfortunately, there’s an effort afloat to "save" the highly inefficient  incandescent light bulb.

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Obama Seeks 2025 Vehicle Fuel Standards, Rules for Heavy Trucks

May 21, 2010 by  
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A month after the federal government finalized fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards for passenger and light-duty vehicles, President Barack Obama announced plans to set 2025 rules and create first-ever standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

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UPS’s New Green Label for Eco-Friendly Packages

April 15, 2010 by  
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Companies that meet United Parcel Service’s new green standards for responsible packaging can ship their goods with a label attesting to that fact under an assessment program the carrier introduces today.

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