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BASF participates in Sustainable Chemistry Summit in Montreal

PRESS RELEASE - BASF participates in Sustainable Chemistry Summit in Montreal Annual event brings together industry leaders to discuss sustainability and innovation

Dell Commits to Waste-Free Packaging Stream by 2020

PRESS RELEASE - •Company sets goal that 100 percent of packaging is sourced from sustainable materials and will be recyclable or compostable •Dell begins working with wheat straw, turning agricultural waste into sustainable packaging material, as part of the initiative

New Sustainable Collaborative Focuses on Product and Packaging Innovation

PRESS RELEASE - HOUSTON|CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — June 5, 2013 — Waste Management, Inc.

United Airlines and AltAir Fuels to Bring Commercial-Scale, Cost-Competitive Biofuels to Aviation Industry

PRESS RELEASE - CHICAGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today executed a definitive purchase agreement with AltAir Fuels for cost-competitive, sustainable, advanced biofuels at commercial scale, representing a historic milestone for aviation. With United's strategic partnership, AltAir Fuels will retrofit part of an existing petroleum refinery to become a 30 million gallon, advanced biofuel refinery near Los Angeles, Calif. AltAir will produce low-carbon, renewable jet fuel and other renewable products. United has collaborated with AltAir Fuels since 2009 and

Shelton Group Launches New Site for Marketing Insights and Inspiration

PRESS RELEASE - KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 4, 2013 – Today Shelton Group, the nation’s leading marketing communications firm entirely focused in the sustainability and energy efficiency sectors, launched a new online periodical, Shelton Insights, centered on sustainability marketing.

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Sustainable Brands Convenes Global Business Leaders from 26 Countries to Collaborate on Purpose-Driven Brand Innovation

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2013 – Sustainable Brands® 7th annual community gathering begins today with Sustainable Brands 2013 (SB’13) kicking off in San Diego, CA at Paradise Point Resort & Spa.

Earth911, Inc. Announces New Client Solutions Division, Vertigent

PRESS RELEASE - SCOTTSDALE, AZ–(June 3, 2013)- Earth911, Inc., an Infinity Resources Holdings company (OTC: IRHC), announced today the launch of a new client solutions division, Vertigent, to help companies create valuable interactions with consumers through recycling and proper disposal communications.

Vertigent 20K Giveaway is Path for Brands to Maximize Consumer Interactions through Recycling Search

PRESS RELEASE - SCOTTSDALE, AZ–(June 3, 2013)-- Vertigent will offer a trial of its Recycling Search solution at Sustainable Brands 2013, June 3-6, for new clients who sign up during the conference.

Show me what you got.

PRESS RELEASE - Next week we will be exhibiting at the Sustainable Brands Conference in San Diego, California. The Sustainable Brands Conference is ground zero for sustainability, brand and innovation professionals who come together from around the world to be inspired, engaged and equipped to succeed by building the better brands of tomorrow, while building a network of like-minded colleagues who can help.

BASF creates chemistry at Sustainable Brands Conference

PRESS RELEASE - BASF creates chemistry at Sustainable Brands Conference Company demonstrates how it is driving sustainable solutions for the future

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BBMG and Sustainable Brands Announce Strategic Content Partnership

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO—May 30, 2013—Sustainable Brands® and BBMG today announced a strategic content partnership to be featured on SustainableBrands.com starting in June.

Suzanne Shelton to Discuss Sustainability Storytelling at Sustainable Brands with Grainger and Kohler

PRESS RELEASE - KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 30, 2013 – Shelton Group, the nation’s leading marketing communications firm entirely focused in the sustainability and energy efficiency sectors, announced today that Suzanne Shelton will be presenting at Sustainable Brands for the third year in a row. At this year’s conference, held June 3-6 in San Diego, she’ll lead a session called Storytelling for Organizational Engagement: Selling Sustainability Internally. Shelton will present alongside Jeff Rehm, Corporate Sustainability Manager with Grainger, the world’s largest maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) company and Rob Zimmerman, Manager--Engineering, Water Conservation, and Sustainability at Kohler, the global leader in kitchen and bath products. The session will be held Thursday, June 6 at 2 PM.

Lee Ann Head to Present The Power of Purpose

PRESS RELEASE - KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 30, 2013 – Shelton Group, the nation’s leading marketing communications firm entirely focused in the sustainability and energy efficiency sectors, announced today that Lee Ann Head, Vice President of Research at Shelton Group, will present parts of the firm’s latest Eco Pulse findings at the Sustainable Brands conference, held June 3-6 in San Diego. Titled, The Power of Purpose, Head will discuss Shelton’s findings, while tying them to how companies can better connect with the green consumer.

Wilsonart Receives ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Certification

PRESS RELEASE - Environment, Safety and Health Managements Systems Recognized TEMPLE, Texas (May 29, 2013) – The United States manufacturing plants of Texas-based Wilsonart, an innovator in designing beautiful, hard-working surfaces, have been certified to ISO 14001 and to OHSAS 18001 in recognition of exceptional focus on environmental and health and safety management systems.

Sustainable Brands Expands Corporate Member Group with Addition of Disney, Del Monte, SAP, Mattel, L’Oréal, BASF as Newest Members

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO – Sustainable Brands® announces the addition of six new members to its Corporate Member Group. Disney, Del Monte, SAP, Mattel, L’Oréal and BASF join over two dozen companies already committed to leveraging their unique role in business and society by aligning multiple stakeholders along a path towards a sustainable future.

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Three Squares Inc. Named Sustainability Certification Partner for Sustainable Brands® 2013

PRESS RELEASE - SAN DIEGO -- As the first event organizer in North America to achieve conformity to the ISO 20121 Standard, environmental consulting firm Three Squares Inc. will deploy a comprehensive event sustainability management system for this year’s Sustainable Brands® Conference taking place June 3-6, 2013 in San Diego, California.  

Former Recyclebank Executive Preston Read Joins Earth911, Inc. Advisory Board

PRESS RELEASE - Focus is on a recycling communication pilot program for cities

Sustainable Brands Announces First Look at 2013 Innovation Open Finalists

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2013 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced the twelve semi-finalists selected from over 100 entries received from across the globe to compete at the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) business plan competition.

Shelton Group Hires Brooks Clark as Managing Editor

PRESS RELEASE - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Shelton Group, the nation’s leading marketing communications firm entirely focused in the sustainability and energy efficiency sectors, announced today that it has added Brooks Clark as Managing Editor of Shelton Insights, the agency’s soon-to-be-launched, web-based news service. “This is an exciting move for us a company because we’re expanding our service offering and exploring more ways to share our insights,” said Suzanne Shelton, founder and CEO of Shelton Group. “With Brooks’ extensive writing and editing experience, I know he will do a great job in pioneering this initiative.”

Shelton Group Study Shows Decline in Energy-Efficient Product Purchases and Home Improvements

PRESS RELEASE - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Shelton Group, the nation’s leading marketing communications firm entirely focused in the sustainability and energy efficiency sectors, announced today that its latest Utility Pulse study shows that energy-saving habits have declined in the last three years. The national poll shows decreases in many behaviors, including those listed below: • Replacing incandescent bulbs with energy-efficient CFLs or LEDs, down 13 percent • Adding sealing, caulking or weatherstripping, down 17 percent • Purchasing a higher-efficiency/ENERGY STAR qualified appliance, down 6 percent In addition, the survey found: • 50 percent of Americans still don’t unplug chargers and un-used appliances • 40 percent don’t use energy-saving thermostat settings

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