Simply shaving 1 mile off each driver's daily route will save almost two million gallons of gas this year.
Apple says its new manufacturing plant will run solely on solar and geothermal from Day 1.
Microsoft is buying the entire output of a wind farm in Texas, with the money coming from its internal carbon fee.
For the first time, GSA proposes to choose certain vendors based on meeting targets for fuel efficiency.
Macy's, which ranks 6th in the US for corporate use of solar, is also using fuel cells to run a Connecticut fulfillment center.
Walmart and Costco alone have more solar PV installed on store rooftops than the entire solar capacity of the state of Florida.
eBay is the first company to power its biggest data center with renewable energy as the primary source.
Japan is the latest country to sign an organic trade agreement with the US, and the first in Asia. As of January 1, 2014 certified organic products can move freely between the US and Japan, growing markets, organic jobs across the supply chain and organic farming acreage in both countries. It makes it much easier and cheaper for organic producers to export – it relieves them from having to get organic certification separately in both countries while ensuring the organic integrity of products. The result is higher profits for producers and lower retail prices. Green tea, sake and mushrooms are currently the most popular organic exports from Japan to the US, according to the USDA. The US exports $80 million worth of organic products to Japan each year – much more than it imports. US organic exports to Japan include soybeans, cauliflower, nuts and processed products such as frozen meals. USDA estimates this agreement could more than triple those sales to $250 million a year over the next 10 years, reports Associated Press. Equivalency agreements are signed after assessments conclude that both countries have “equivalent” programs for organic certification in terms of what it takes to get certified, managed and enforced. Although programs may not be identical, they achieve the same objectives and maintain the high-quality standards important to the integrity of both programs. Under the agreement, Japan’s Ministry […]
It's been over 20 years since McDonald's stopped using styrofoam for clamshells and now it is finally eliminating the toxic substance altogether.
Hewlett Packard is embarking on one of the more elusive aspects of corporate sustainability - getting suppliers in line.