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Facebook, Cleantech Group Launch Contest To Accelerate Environmental Solutions
Facebook, Cleantech Group Launch Contest To Accelerate Environmental Solutions

CLEANTECH - Facebook and the Cleantech Group have asked contestants to submit concept pitches for products, applications or services that utilize the social network’s billion-person user base to reduce environmental impact and engage in conversation over sustainability challenges.

HP Helps Automakers Reduce Hazmats, Increase Recycling
HP Helps Automakers Reduce Hazmats, Increase Recycling

WASTE NOT - Hewlett Packard has agreed to continue development of a database used by nearly three dozen car manufacturers to eliminate harmful substances from their automotive supply chains.

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.

P&G “Everyday Acts” Campaign: Just Another Recycled Branding Blitz?
P&G “Everyday Acts” Campaign: Just Another Recycled Branding Blitz?

MARKETING AND COMMS - The new Proctor & Gamble (P&G) “Everyday Acts” campaign appears to resonate with the $84 billion company’s customers.

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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.

Daimler, Ford, Renault-Nissan To Co-Develop Fuel Cell Vehicles
Daimler, Ford, Renault-Nissan To Co-Develop Fuel Cell Vehicles

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Three global automakers have signed an agreement to jointly develop a fuel cell system to power zero-emissions vehicles.

Integrating Sustainable Product Design & LCA – Part II
Integrating Sustainable Product Design & LCA – Part II

PRODUCTS AND DESIGN - Designing more sustainable products requires both changes in how designers approach their work and quick access to information that can justify alternative designs and materials.

Survey Finds Big Four Firms Dominate Sustainability Consulting, Assurance
Survey Finds Big Four Firms Dominate Sustainability Consulting, Assurance

MARKETING AND COMMS - The Big Four accounting firms — Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PwC — have the strongest brand preference in both the sustainability consulting and sustainability assurance markets, according to a global survey of 250 heads of sustainability. Independent analyst firm Verdantix found that in sustainability consulting, Ernst & Young leads with a brand preference score of 39%, relative to 37% for KPMG, 33% for Deloitte and 30% for PwC. Among the management consulting firms, Accenture achieved a score of 22% beating McKinsey on 21% and Bain on 15%.

AT&T Home Management Platform Includes Energy Options
AT&T Home Management Platform Includes Energy Options

CLEANTECH - AT&T announced a March launch date for its long-awaited Digital Life platform, which will allow homeowners to take greater control of their energy consumption, among other features that are likely to become commonplace in homes of the future.

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Scientists Make LEDs 55 Percent More Efficient by Imitating Fireflies
Scientists Make LEDs 55 Percent More Efficient by Imitating Fireflies

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - This post first appeared in Grist on January 8, 2013.LEDs are already much more efficient than any other light bulb out there, but a group of scientists figured out how to make them a whopping 55 percent more efficient — by looking at fireflies.

Google, Fujitsu Join Campaign To Cut Office Paper Use
Google, Fujitsu Join Campaign To Cut Office Paper Use

WASTE NOT - A group of companies calling itself The Paperless Coalition is promoting a collection of online tools that can reduce the need for paper documents in the workplace.

Food Systems
Food Systems

With nearly a billion people hungry, over a billion more suffering from the effects of obesity and roughly 40% of food in the U.S. wasted each year, our current food system is in dire need of an overhaul. Here are some examples of organizations, brands and technologies that are helping to drive much-needed shifts in the way we produce, distribute and consume food around the world — hopefully just a small taste of systemic improvements to come.

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.  

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.

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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. 

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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