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Herman Miller Ups the Sustainable Ante with Design for Environment 2.0
Herman Miller Ups the Sustainable Ante with Design for Environment 2.0

WASTE NOT - When Herman Miller engineers began using Cradle to Cradle thinking as part of their Design for Environment (DfE) process in 2001, the world of green design was less complicated than today.

Design Matters, for the Circular Economy
Design Matters, for the Circular Economy

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - A team from Seymourpowell, one of the UK’s most established design and innovation consultancies, were thrilled to spend an evening in the company of a select group of motivated Design & Technology teachers, at the recent Tunbridge Wells Teardown Lab led by the Ellen Macarthur Foundation. It proved a fascinating evening of new insight and practical hands-on learning.

Circular Economy Not 'Silver Bullet' for Resource Crunch, Paper Says
Circular Economy Not 'Silver Bullet' for Resource Crunch, Paper Says

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - This article first appeared on edie.net on January 28, 2013.Industrial systems based on circular economy models will be constrained by end-of-life material availability, limiting future improvements in process efficiency, scientists claim. A wider materials efficiency framework is required, they argue — one which encompasses not just circular resource flow systems but mitigation options for industrial carbon emissions and consumer demand.

VF Corporation Selects Schneider Electric as their Global Sustainability Partner
VF Corporation Selects Schneider Electric as their Global Sustainability Partner

PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VF Corporation Selects Schneider Electric as their Global Sustainability Partner Louisville, KY. – September 19, 2012 – Schneider Electric, the global leader in sustainability services, announced today it has been selected by VF Corporation to provide a comprehensive sustainability solution across all of its brands. Schneider Electric’s technology platform, Resource Advisor™, will allow VF to track and report energy, water, and emissions data, as well as additional sustainability-related metrics, across its global footprint of operations and products.  

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New Benefit to "World's Best Cheddar": Cabot Creamery Cooperative Achieves B Corp Certification
New Benefit to "World's Best Cheddar": Cabot Creamery Cooperative Achieves B Corp Certification

PRESS RELEASE - Cabot, Vt. (August 27, 2012) – Cabot Creamery is the first dairy cooperative to achieve B Corporation Certification, a validation of its attention to environmental and social impacts on stakeholders.

New AT&T Eco-Rating System to Help Consumers Learn About Environmental Features of Mobile Devices
New AT&T Eco-Rating System to Help Consumers Learn About Environmental Features of Mobile Devices

PRESS RELEASE - People eager to check out the newest, fastest and coolest mobile handset devices will soon be able to learn about its environmental features too.

UL Environment Launches Sustainability Quotient (SQ) Program to Help Businesses Quantify Environmental and Social Progress
UL Environment Launches Sustainability Quotient (SQ) Program to Help Businesses Quantify Environmental and Social Progress

PRESS RELEASE - NORTHBROOK, Ill., December 6, 2011—UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced today the launch of its Sustainability Quotient (SQ) Program, a comprehensive system of assessing, rating, and certifying the sustainability initiatives of corporations at an enterprise level. The SQ Program is based on a series of auditable standards, including UL 880:

New Tool from UL Environment’s SQ® Program Helps Manufacturers Gauge Sustainability Efforts
New Tool from UL Environment’s SQ® Program Helps Manufacturers Gauge Sustainability Efforts

PRESS RELEASE - NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 3, 2012—UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced today the launch of a free web-based tool that will help manufacturers assess their corporate sustainability efforts.

Sustainable Brands ’12 Innovation Open Partners with GOOD Maker to Publicly Elect the Tenth Finalist in Revolutionary Innovation
Sustainable Brands ’12 Innovation Open Partners with GOOD Maker to Publicly Elect the Tenth Finalist in Revolutionary Innovation

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 25, 2012 – The Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) has recently issued a challenge to for-profit start-ups: offer ideas that improve people’s lives and/or the environment. 

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HP and Staples Make It Easy, Free to Recycle Electronics Nationwide
HP and Staples Make It Easy, Free to Recycle Electronics Nationwide

PRESS RELEASE - Consumers can recycle electronics every day at Staples Stores throughout the United States PALO ALTO, Calif., FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 12, 2012

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