Tag: green


How good or how bad is a product from a green carbon footprint point of view? Several well known corporations like Airbus, Levi Strauss & Co., 3M, DuPont, and Kraft Foods are volunteering to road test a full life cycle Read more…


The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year was awesome and grandiose as always. As I scoped out the latest in tech madness, I was assaulted by a sensory overload of 3-D screen enablers, perceptive sensors, gaming devices for Read more…


While the title of this article may be a little premature, if you ask any auto company about their most exciting models coming out in the next few years, you would be hard pressed to find any auto maker without Read more…


TAIPEI (Reuters) – Outdone by an tower extending over 800 meters in Dubai, the world’s former tallest building, Taipei 101, wants to become the highest green structure by completing a checklist of clean energy standards, a spokesman said on Monday. Read more…


When the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog embraces nuclear power, genetically engineered crops, and geoengineering schemes to cool the planet, you know things have changed in the environmental movement. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Stewart Brand explains Read more…


CleanTechies sits down with John Viera, director of sustainable business strategies for Ford Motor Company, for three questions. CleanTechies: What are your day to day duties and the big picture of your job? John Viera: Basically, my responsibilities are two-fold. Read more…


A dorm outfitted with composting toilets and kitchen cabinets made from recycled fence-posts is bringing new meaning to the concept of living “green” at college. The EcoDorm, home to 36 undergraduates at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, N.C., was designed Read more…


A greater percentage of consumers are viewing leading brands as being socially responsible, according to preliminary numbers from a consumer survey. The SHIFT Report, an annual survey of 5,000 people from the North American general population by sustainability marketing consultancy Read more…


A growing number of U.S. colleges and universities supported green initiatives during the last year despite declining endowments, according to a report released by the Sustainable Endowments Institute. Twenty-six of 332 schools evaluated in the College Sustainability Report Card received Read more…


I must admit, I was somewhat speechless when last month’s issue of the Harvard Business Review landed on my desk. Actually it landed on my colleague Kate’s desk, and I stole it before she even had the plastic wrapper removed. Read more…


Like many Americans who don’t realize that every time you flip the switch on a television or light, it results in the burning of coal or natural gas at a power plant, Britney Spears does not prioritize the use of Read more…


Mob mentality is being used to convince businesses to combat global warming. How? Through Carrotmob, a “reverse boycott” phenomenon taking hold worldwide. According to their Web site, Carrotmob is “a network of consumers who buy products in order to reward Read more…


The rule of thumb for resumes today is to spend valuable resume space on no more than 10 years of your career history, whether that involves 1 position or 5 or more. Professionals with longer careers can indicate their older Read more…


In previous posts, we’ve demonstrated the effect a professionally written accomplishment can have on your resume. Clearly highlighted and dynamically written accomplishments facilitate resume skimming and ensure that your achievements get readers’ attention. But what if your achievements aren’t quantifiable? Read more…

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