Tag: corporate sustainability


As the number of companies compiling sustainability reports grows, the content of those reports is evolving to include more focus on water impacts and supply chain information, according to corporate sustainability officials and consultants. More companies are including information about


Lays, Tostitos, Sunchips, Cheetos and other snacks will soon be produced with almost no net impact on the planet. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said about their impact on your waistline. When fighting for corporate sustainability and social responsibility, it’s Read more…


Where do employees rank among business sustainability stakeholders? How do they directly contribute to business success? A common held belief is that employees with a vested interest in the success of the company become much more aligned with the goals Read more…


When you think about corporations doing things right, your mind doesn’t immediately think of a candy bar, but maybe it should. In the course of my research on the attributes of corporate sustainability leaders, I came across a reference to Read more…


Small businesses may not have the funds to go green or even implement a comprehensive corporate sustainability plan but that doesn’t mean that resources and measures aren’t available to help the business and employees embrace business sustainability. As it is, Read more…


While every forward-thinking company has certainly become aware that it’s good business to be more efficient, to create less waste, and to monitor energy usage and expenses closely, what’s going to drive real changes in behavior that lead to those Read more…


Prudential Locations, a leading real estate agent in Hawaii, made a commitment to reducing its carbon footprint when it installed solar panels in 2008. Since then, the new 87-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system at the company’s Honolulu office have reduced CO2 Read more…


While many environmentalists were disappointed after the Copenhagen Accord , one positive development was a renewed focus on forestry. Over the past several months there has been a growing commitment from countries including the United States, Norway, Britain, and Japan, Read more…


Wal-Mart officials have vowed to cut the company’s greenhouse gas emissions by 20 million metric tons by 2015, a sweeping strategy by the retail giant to reduce the carbon footprint of its network of suppliers and stores. Company leaders say Read more…


What are the latest corporate environmental trends, and how are business leaders meeting the toughest challenges? GreenBiz.com will release its “State of Green Business 2010” annual status report to coincide with State of Green Business Forum events in San Francisco Read more…

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