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SB'12 Showcases Conference Sponsors

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2012 – Sustainable Brands today spotlighted several of the supporting sponsors helping to make possible its groundbreaking Sustainable Brands ’12 Conference taking place June 4-7 in San Diego, CA.

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

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 Releases First North American Standard Addressing Toxicity, Environmental Impact of Children’s Toys

UL 172 to Help Leading Manufacturers Promote Healthier, Safer, More Environmentally-Preferable Toys FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rachel Belew, UL Environment Phone: 678.444.4047 Email: [email protected] Kate Rusnak UL Environment Phone: 613.247.0440, ext. 250 Email: [email protected]

UL Environment Collaborates with Perkins+Will and Interface to Develop ‘EPD Transparency Brief’

New tool enables specifiers, purchasers, and other EPD users to access critical product impact information quickly, easily, and consistently FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rachel Belew, UL Environment Phone: 678.444.4047 Email: [email protected] Kate Rusnak UL Environment Phone: 613.247.0440, ext. 250 Email: [email protected]

Sustainable Brands Announces 2012 SB Innovation Open Finalists

Top Eight Sustainability and Socially-conscious Start-ups Selected to Compete in SBIO Finals to Decide Next Great Sustainable Brand at SB’12 Conference in San Diego CA, June 4 – 7

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BASF Venture Capital invests $7.5 million in U.S.-based company NanoH2O

BASF Venture Capital invests $7.5 million in U.S.-based company NanoH2O  BASF Venture Capital co-led a $40 million equity round together with other investors  NanoH2O produces reverse osmosis membranes for efficient seawater desalination Ludwigshafen (Germany) and El Segundo (California) – April 30, 2012 – BASF Venture Capital GmbH has invested $7.5 million in the

BASF opens new headquarters building in Florham Park, New Jersey

BASF opens new headquarters building in Florham Park, New Jersey • Company showcases its commitment to a sustainable future • Outlines plans for growth in North America • Construction of a new formic acid plant in Geismar, Louisiana

BASF opens new headquarters building in Florham Park

BASF opens new headquarters building in Florham Park Company showcases its commitment to a sustainable future

Sustainable Brands Spotlights ‘Who’s Coming’ to Sustainable Brands ‘12 Conference

Executives from CNN, Walmart, Safeway, Ford, Coca-Cola and More to Join Over 1,000 Attendees at Game-changing Conference in San Diego CA, June 4 – 7, 2012

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

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:

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

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.

Johnson & Johnson Recognized for Leadership in Green Health Care

Johnson & Johnson Recognized for Leadership in Green Health Care Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 11:45am

Sustainability Ranks High in Global Healthcare Purchasing Decisions, New Research Reveals

Press Release Monday, April 30, 2012 - 9:00am (3BL Media) April 30, 2012 - When it comes to health care products, environmental sustainability and green attributes rank high in the purchasing decisions of Institutional Delivery Networks (IDNs) and hospitals in the United States, Brazil, Germany, and Italy, new research reveals.

UPSer Shares Why He Hearts Logistics

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Business Civic Leadership Center’s national conference, which was focused on corporate citizenship. While there, I led one of four rotating sessions focused on skills-based volunteerism and had the opportunity to share a bit about what UPS does to apply its logistics expertise to relief agencies before and after urgent humanitarian relief situations.

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

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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Secretary-General Appoints New Global Compact Board Members, Strengthens Focus on Business Engagement

Secretary-General Appoints New Global Compact Board Members, Strengthens Focus on Business Engagement (New York, 19 April 2012) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed 14 new members to the Global Compact Board, the UN’s highest-level advisory body involving business, civil society, labour and employers organizations.

“Life Cycle Analyzer” supports sustainable solutions

"Life Cycle Analyzer" supports sustainable solutions  Life cycle assessment tool developed for Europe under BASF’s “Green Sense® Concrete” approach  Sustainable solutions for concrete gain importance With the newly developed “Life Cycle Analyzer” BASF helps to improve concrete characteristics. The special software offers solutions in major concrete improvement areas like process

BASF gives Seattle Mariners green boost to launch ‘Sustainable Saturdays’ at Safeco Field

BASF News Release For immediate release BASF gives Seattle Mariners green boost to launch ‘Sustainable Saturdays’ at Safeco Field First 10,000 fans at Earth Day weekend game take home free ‘Kitchen Catcher’ compost kit with compostable bags

Sustainable Brands Releases Program Details For Sustainable Brands ’12 Conference

Record Attendance of Over 1,000 Sustainability, Brand and Innovation Leaders Expected at Sixth Annual Conference

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