Tag: corporate sustainability

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Sir Richard Branson

Written by | May 28th, 2013

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Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek sits down with Sir Richard Branson to discuss climate change, the Caribbean and why business as usual must change.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 14

Written by | May 14th, 2012

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We’ve got a case of the cool green Mondays.

  1. Our president/CEO Mark Tercek identifies corporate sustainability officers as “unsung heroes.” (Huffington Post)
  2. Watch out for superweeds! (Grist)
  3. How much more are you willing to pay for clean energy? (Green)
  4. Business is booming for the makers of hybrid vehicles. (CleanTechnica)
  5. Last month’s rainy weather brought respite from the “prolonged airborne particle pollution” that affected the UK earlier this year. (Guardian)

Unsung Heroes: Corporate Sustainability Officers

Written by | May 11th, 2012

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For a growing number of companies, “going green” is now a core business strategy. What do these companies leading the way in environmental sustainability have in common?

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 1

Written by | September 1st, 2010

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It’s still pretty warm outside, but these five links are as cool as can be.

  1. New images and data from NASA reveal a surge in Amazon wildfires. (Mongabay)
  2. A famous climate skeptic does an about-face– and suggests a global tax on carbon emissions. (Green)
  3. Is “dry water” our next great hope for stopping climate change? (GreenBiz)
  4. A push toward sustainability is helping some companies not just survive tough economic times, but thrive. (Grist)
  5. Back-to-school time already? Here’s how to kick off your year, eco-style. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 25

Written by | August 25th, 2010

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Hey! It’s Cool Green Morning time:

  1. The next wave of oil spill clean-up technology: robots. (Green)
  2. Edible green curtains are showing up on one company’s buildings, and also on plates in corporate cafeterias. (GreenBiz)
  3. A new survey shows that in 2009, Americans used more wind and solar power– and less coal and gas. (YaleE360)
  4. Climate change denial seems to be spreading among one particular political party. (CleanTechnica)
  5. As of last week, there is no such thing as a free plastic bag in Mexico. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 19

Written by | November 19th, 2009

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Too bad that feeling guilty isn’t enough to reduce carbon emissions. But we’re excited that California passed efficiency standards to cut television electricity use in half by 2013. And how about the recovery of a rare giraffe species in Africa? Not bad news for a cool green morning. There’ll be no more energy-sucking televisions in the state where TV was born, now […]

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