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What does the future of sustainability mean for small business?
Source: GreenBiz; Chrissy Coughlin (May 13, 2012)

Energy Star May Lose Electronics Makers After Rules Change
Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek; Ari Natter (May 9, 2012)

Public Comment Period Open for Revisions to Energy Standard for Existing Buildings
Source: Eco-Structure (May 8, 2012)

How P2 can change the state of green manufacturing
Source: GreenBiz; Anahita Williamson (May 8, 2012)

Sustainability vs. ROI: How to Successfully Achieve Both
Source: environmentalLeader; Doug Jones (May 7, 2012)

Free Online Tool Helps Manufacturers Assess Sustainability Efforts
Source: environmentalLeader (May 4, 2012)

Subtly Selling ‘Green’ to the Flat-Screen Crowd
Source: New York Times; Bryn Nelson (April 10, 2012)

States and Utilities Leading Way on Industrial Energy Efficiency Programs
Source: environmentalLeader (April 6, 2012)

Are businesses missing out on a sustainability goldmine?
Source: GreenBiz; Heather Clancy (April 6, 2012)

EPA Recognizes LG USA For Green Leadership
Source: TWICE (April 3, 2012)

The Benefits of Life Cycle Analysis
Source: environmentalLeader; Elizabeth Comere (March 21, 2012)

Hitachi Data Systems Named To Ethisphere's 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies
Source: The Street; Business Wire (March 20, 2012)

Philips Churns Out Efficient Lighting, But People Keep Buying Old Bulbs
Source: GreenBiz; Jonathan Bardelline (March 1, 2012)

Noribachi Streamlines LED Pricing
Source: environmentalLeader (Feb 10, 2012)

The 6 Biggest Trends in Sustainability Reporting
Source: GreenBiz; Ann Goodman (Jan 30, 2012)

4 Tips on Guiding Employees to Greener Energy Habits
Source:GreenBiz; Leslie Guevarra (Jan 12, 2012)

5 Ways Manufacturers Can Cut Energy Use in 2012
Source: environmentalLeader (Jan 4, 2012)

Document Management Systems Can Fill EHS Needs, Analyst Says
Source: environmentalLeader (Nov 29, 2011)

Navigating Eco-Certification Claims
Source: environmentalLeader (Nov 28, 2011)
 [Video]

3 Obvious Ways Companies Can Flip the Switch and Save Millions
Source: GreenBiz; Claudia Girrbach (Nov 23, 2011)

Metro Toronto Convention Centre Achieved 95 Percent Waste Diversion Rate During Last Month's Greenbuild
Source: Green Lodging News (Nov 21, 2011)

Toshiba introduces A19 LED lamp with traditional light bulb shape
Source: Electrical Business (Nov 21, 2011)

ASMC: Manufacturers Jump on Board with Sustainability
Source: environmentalLeader (Oct 20, 2011)

HP, Intel, Sony Join Alliance to Source Conflict-Free Minerals
Source: GreenBiz; Leslie Guevarra (Oct 10, 2011)

Get the Complete Picture: Top Questions to Ask Manufacturers
Source: environmentalLeader (Oct 6, 2011)

Consumer Opinion of Green Products & Initiatives
[Graphic]
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 23, 2011)

Investors Who Ignore Sustainability Issues May Be Failing their Clients
Source: GreenBiz; Robert Kropp (Sept 23, 2011)

Philips, Bayer Top CDP Rankings; Amazon, Apple and Warren Buffett Fail to Respond
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 14, 2011)

Contractors Advised to Look at Carbon Footprint as Agencies Strive for Sustainability
Source: Daily Environment Report; Andrew Childers via BNA (Sept 13, 2011)

DIA Execs Discuss Sustainability
[Video]
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 9, 2011)

What Best Buy Learned at Its Annual Energy Efficiency Summit
Source: GreenBiz; Neil McPhail (Aug 31, 2011)

Where the Regulators Do Not Tread: Lessons From the Greenlist Case
Source: environmentalLeader; Joseph Eckhardt (Aug 9, 2011)

Philips wins $10m L-Prize with 60W light bulb replacement
Source: BrighterEnergy (Aug 4, 2011)

Enabling Product Stewardship
Source: environmentalLeader; Carl E. Smith (Aug 4, 2011)

Crossing The Cleantech Chasm: Selling Cleantech to The Mainstream Market
Source: Green Economy Post; Dallas Kachan (Aug 4, 2011)

Aligned Incentives and Engaged Employees Improve Triple Bottom Line Performance
Source: environmentalLeader; Jackie Pitera (Aug 4, 2011)

ISO 14066 Details Skill Set Needed for GHG Validation and Verification
Source: environmentalLeader (Aug 1, 2011)

The Real-World Application of Corporate Sustainability
Source: environmentalLeader(July 17, 2011)

Green Jobs Outnumber Fossil Fuel Jobs -- and Are Growing Steadily
Source: GreenBiz; Matthew Wheeland (July 13, 2011)

Many Corporate Sustainability Ratings 'Not Financially Viable'
Source: environmentalLeader (July 12, 2011)

GreenBlue Offers Tips on Designing Recyclability Into Packaging
Source: GreenBiz; Jonathan Bardeline (July 6, 2011)

Beyond Looking Green
Source: Dennis Salasar; environmentalLeader (July 5, 2011)

U.S. Vendor Market for 'Enterprise Smart Grid' Will Be $5 Billion in 2011, Says Groom Energy
Source: TMCNet; Cheryl Kaften (June 30, 2011)

Environmental Leader Launches Enterprise Environmental, Energy & Sustainability Intelligence ServiceSource: environmentalLeader (June 27, 2011)

Can ISO 50001 Bridge the Gap Between Green Design and Energy Savings?
Source: GreenSource Magazine; Paula Melton (June 22, 2011)

Be Green Packaging to Open U.S. Plant
Source: environmentalLeader (May 27, 2011)

Verizon Teleworking Saves 18,000 Gallons in Six Months
Source: environmentalLeader (May 18, 2011)

3M, Kodak, Merck Meet Energy Star Challenge with Efficiency Gains
Source: GreenBiz; Leslie Guevarra (May 2, 2011)

EIA: Budget Cuts Will Curb Some Energy Data Gathering
Source: Dow Jones Newswire; David Bird (April 28, 2011)

EPA Demands Full Ingredients on Designed for the Environment Products
Source: environmentalLeader; April 26, 2011

San Jose Wins Siemens Sustainable Community Award
Source: GreenerBuildings; Leslie Guevarra (April 14, 2011)

DuPont, Hoover, Seventh Generation Products Among the First to Wear USDA’s Biobased Label
Source: environmentalLeader (April 4, 2011)

Sustainable Consumption Part II: Everyone Wants a Label
Source: environmentalLeader; David Dornfeld (Feb 16, 2011)

7 Ways to Reduce Sustainable Packaging Costs When Market Prices are Rising
Source: Green Economy Post; Dennis Salazar (Feb 9, 2011)

Defra launches new Green Claims Guidance
Source: The Guardian; Sustainable Business Blog (Feb 2, 2011)

Is Sustainability Accessible?
Source: The Green Economy Post; Andrea Learned (Jan 20, 2011)

Corporates 'Don’t Value' LEED Hotels
Source: environmentalLeader (Jan 19, 2011)

2011 set to be pivotal year for UK green business
Source: The Guardian Sustainable Business Editorial Network; Louse Bateman (Jan 13, 2011)

Top 10 CSR Studies of 2010
Source: The Green Economy Post (Jan 12, 2011)

New Year May See Birth of American Green Lodging & Hospitality Association
Source: GreenLodging News (Dec 27, 2010)

In Supply Chain Logistics Management, There’s a Reverse Gear–and It’s Green–Part 1
Source: The Green Economy Post (Dec 13, 2010)

Consumers Want One Green Seal
Source: environmentalLeader (Dec 13, 2010)

Corporate Commitment to Sustainability Strong Despite Economy
Source:  GreenBiz; GreenBiz Staff (Nov 3, 2010)

Autodesk, Granta Design Deliver New SW For Sustainable Product Design
Source: environmentalLeader (Oct 19, 2010)

Newsweek's Green Rankings: What They Mean ... and Don't
Source: GreenBiz; Joel Makower (Oct 18, 2010)

California, Massachusetts Lead in Energy Efficiency
Source: environmentalLeader (Oct 14, 2010)

Fuji Xerox Australia Sustainability Report: Waste to Landfill Down 19%
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 17, 2010)

Quest for a Good Environmental Sustainability Scorecard
Source: Triple Pundit (Sept 13, 2010)

Clean Energy Alliance Established in California
Source: SustainableBusiness.com (Aug 27, 2010)

Eco-innovation: The Next Business Megatrend
Source: Fast Company Blog; Marc Stoiber (Aug 24, 2010)

Plan Seeks 100 Pct Renewable Energy in Australia in Ten Years
Source: GreenBiz; Robert Kropp (Aug 24, 2010)

FTC's Green Guides Could Nullify Environmental Seals of Approval
Source: environmentalLeader (Aug 24, 2010)

LEED Building Standards Fail to Protect Human Health
Source: Yale environment 360- OPINION; John Wargo (Aug 16, 2010)

Energy Efficiency Funds Going to Waste, Government Audit Shows
Source: Associated Press; Frederic J Frommer via CNS News (Aug 13, 2010)

Timberland Expands Green Index Label, Partners on New Eco-Index
Source: environmentalLeader (Aug 13, 2010)

Europe Cuts Energy Subsidies, Calls for Tougher Emission Reductions
Source: environmentalLeader (July 30, 2010)

Green Rating Systems: Which One is Right for You?
Source: environmentalLeader (July 29, 2010)

U.S. Crackdown Forces Calif. To Yank Home Solar, Energy-Retrofit Loans
Source: New York Times; Debra Kahn (July 29, 2010)

Labor pledges $1bn in energy tax breaks TOM ARUP
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald; Tom Arup (July 26, 2010)

Intuit Partners with Freecycle for Office Recycling Programs
Source: Environmental News Network; Leon Kaye (July 13, 2010)

How Many Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs Does It Take to Close 705 Coal Plants?
Source: Greener Package; Anne Marie Mohan (June 28, 2010)

COMPASS Version 2.0 provides more resources for sustainable packaging design
Source: Earth Policy Institute via Environmental News Network (June 16, 2010)

NYC Creates 'Solar Empowerment Zones'
Source: environmentalLeader (June 9, 2010)

New Report Criticizes LEED on Public Health Issues
Source: Environmental Building News (June 3, 2010) via BuildingGreen

SmartSynch to Deploy SmartMeters in TX
Source: environmentalLeader (May 28, 2010)

Freescale Launches New Secure Smart Meter Chips
Source: Katherine Tweed; greentech grind (May 27, 2010)

Intel Tops Ranking of EPA Fortune 500 Green Power Purchasers
Source: environmentalLeader (Apr 27, 2010)
Get full list of Top Fortune 500 Power Purchasers and more Quick Facts

Environmental Mission Statements: How to Develop Your Own
Source: environmentalLeader; Matt Courtland (Apr 23, 2010)

HP, IBM Battle for Environmental High Ground
Source: Greentech Media (April 21, 2010)

Senator Highlights Need for More Energy Efficient Products
[Video] Energy & Natural Resources Committee
Source: environmentalLeader (Mar 18, 2010)

Industrial Companies Tap into Waste Heat to Generate Electricity
Source: environmentalLeader (Mar 17, 2010)

Sanyo solar panel parking lots open for business
Source: CNet; Tim Hornyak (Mar 16, 2010)

AT&T Asks Suppliers to Reduce Packaging
Source: environmentalLeader (Mar 9, 2010)

Sustainable Packaging on the Rise
Source: Green Economy Post; Aysu Katun (Mar 8, 2010)

FTC Proposes EnergyGuide Labels for TVs
Source: Wall Street Journal (Mar 4, 2010)

Get greener, state tells big retailers Wal-Mart, Lowe’s Salem plans lack energy savings, official says
Source: Boston Globe; Erin Ailworth (Feb 24, 2010)

Chicago's Green Office Challenge Expands to Nashville, San Diego, Others
Source: environmentalLeader (Feb 18, 2010)

What Manufacturers Need to Know About Energy Efficiency Requirements in North America
Source: GreenBiz Blog; Joshua Saunders (Feb 16, 2010)
Canada's new Energy Efficiency Regulation

Why Systems Thinking, Rather Than New Technologies, Will Jump-Start the Clean-Tech Economy
Source: environmentalLeader; Mark W. Johnson (Feb 1, 2010)

SEC To Provide Assistance on Climate Change-Related Disclosure
Source: GreenBiz; ClimateBiz Staff (Jan 28, 2010)

GE Tops List of Most Sustainable Companies
Get the Global 100 List
Source: environmentalLeader (Jan 28, 2010)

Nike and partners launch The GreenXchange
Source: The Globe and Mail; Dan Tapscott (Jan 27, 2010)

Sixty Corporations Begin Measuring Emissions from Products and Supply Chains
Source: World Resources Institute (Jan 20, 2010)

Energy Intelligence Results in 15% Efficiency Boost for Manufacturers
Source: environmentalLeader (Jan 15, 2010)

How to Select, Design and Operate a Business in the 'Era of Green'
Source: environmentalLeader; Carrie Langford (Jan 11, 2010)

As colleges add green majors and minors, classes fill up
Source: USA Today; Julia Schmit (Dec 30, 2009)

Ethical sales triple over decade, says Co-operative Bank
Source: The Guardian; Rebecca Smithers (Dec 30, 2009)

Smart Grid Market to Peak at $35B in 2013
Source: environmentalLeader (Dec 28, 2009)

Strategies for Integrating Green Packaging
Source: MultiChannel Merchant; Nancy Parmer (Dec 22, 2009)

DOE Adds Comprehensive Energy Web Site, Building Energy Use Lab
Source: environmentalLeader (Dec 16, 2009)

Green Teams: Engaging Employees in Sustainability
Source: GreenBiz; Deborah Fleischer (Dec 7, 2009)

Green Consumers and the Recession: Is It Really Different This Time?
By Joel Makower
Source: GreenBiz (Nov 9, 2009)

Ionic batteries could multiply battery life by 11
Source: electronist ( Nov 6, 2009)

ResponsibleTravel.com Scuttles Carbon Offsetting Option
Source: environmentalLeader (Nov 4, 2009)

Deciphering the Tax Credits
Make sure you understand the tax credit rules before contracting for energy-efficiency improvements
Source: Green Building Advisor; Martin Holladay (Oct 30, 2009)

94% Think of Energy Efficiency When it Comes to 'Sustainable Production'
Source: environmentalLeader (Oct 26, 2009)

Should Eco-Labels Come from Government or Third Party Private Organizations?
Source: Triple Pundit; Scott Cooney (Oct 23, 2009)

Colleges graded on green efforts in new sustainability report card
Source: College News; Ivana Cheong (Oct 8, 2009)

New York Launches Green Hospitality Certification Program
Source: environmentalLeader (Sep 28, 2009)

Proliferation of 400+ Green Seals Detracts From Message
Source: environmentalLeader (Sep 28, 2009)

The Power Monitor: Top Tools for Watching Your Home Energy Use
Source: Treehugger: Science + Technology; Jaymi Heimbuch (Sep 28, 2009)

DOE to Fund $454M Energy Retrofit Program
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 15, 2009)

U.S. Accounts for 55 Firms in Global Cleantech 100 Ranking
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 14, 2009)

Green Meetings and Events Guidelines Drafted
Source: environmentalLeader (Aug 31, 2009)

Sony's Director of Environmental Sustainability Talks Up Renewables
Source: You Tube Video via environmentalLeader (Aug 24, 2009)

Selling Intangibles: How to Sell What the Customer Can't See
Source: GreenBiz.com; Sarah Terry-Cobo (Aug 24, 2009)

Amidst Record Revenues, LG Slashes Corporate Emissions 8%
Source: environmentalLeader (Aug 24, 2009)

Weatherization Boot Camp
Source: Home Energy Magazine; Megan Amsler (July/August 2009)

Telecommuting Touted for Carbon Reduction
Source: environmentalLeader (July 27, 2009)

Finnair launches online tool for business travelers to produce their own environmental reports
Source: GreenAir Online (July 20, 2009)

Control4 adds energy monitoring to home network
Source: Martin LaMonica; cNet (July 8, 2009)

2010 TourBooks Will Note Green Properties With 'Eco' Icon
Source: Green Lodging News; Glenn Hasek (July 7, 2009)

The Carbon Effect on Earnings, M&A
Source: Marie Leone; CFO.com (July 6, 2009)

Sustainable packaging identified as a brand loyalty issue
Source: Manufacturers' Monthly (July 6, 2009)

Serving up greener data centers
Source: Yahoo Corporate Blog; David Filo (June 30th, 2009)

IBM Launches Green SigmaTM
Source: CSR Wire (June 24, 2009)

'Green' claims by marketers go unchecked
Source: USA TODAY; Traci Watson (June 22, 2009)

Honeywell provides LED lighting for Airbus wingtips
Source: Eureka Magazine (June 18, 2009)

Green Products Going Strong Despite Economy, Studies Find
Source: GreenBiz Staff (March 23, 2009)

RGGI's Latest Carbon Auction Raises $117M
Source: environmentalLeader (March 20, 2009)

EU to phase out energy-guzzling light bulbs
Source: EurActiv (Thursday 19 March 2009)

Green Payoff Of Sustainable Shipping Needs To Be Cost Savings
Source: environmentalLeader (January 12, 2009)

Venture capitalist says U.S. losing green race
Source: Chronicle Washington Bureau; Zachary Coile (January 8, 2009)

Green Electronics: the search continues...
Source: Green Peace (January 08, 2009)
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Green Goal of 'Carbon Neutrality' Hits Limit
Source: Wall Street Journal; Jeffrey Ball (December 30, 2008)

Leading From the Middle: The Power of the Green Champion
Greenbiz.com; Judith Nemes (October 13, 2008)

The Green Theater Initiative Launches
Lighting Sound & Video America (October 9, 2008)

Vancouver's Green Efforts for the 2010 Winter Games
Scientific American; Anne Casselman (August 4, 2008)

Create a Workplace Recycling Program
Earth 911

Large-Scale Alternative Energy Projects Facing Credit Crunch
Treehugger; John Laumer (September16, 2008)

How Green Is Green?
Live Design Magazine; Robert Usdin (Aug 1, 2008)


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