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PepsiCo, Walmart and setting a standard for sustainable fleets

13 hours 53 min ago
A new BSR initiative brings together major fuel buyers to scope out the market for alternative fuels and heavy-duty electric vehicles.

Carbon pricing is on the rise: How your business can benefit

13 hours 53 min ago
The number of global companies using an internal carbon price has tripled in the last year, and more are poised to join them. Here's their rationale.

The growth of corporate clean energy in 6 charts

14 hours 38 min ago
Recently, U.S. facilities have begun to offer large-scale renewable energy options to customers. Here, a closer look at the rapid scale-up.

An uncertain future for environmental justice

14 hours 53 min ago
Early indications are that policy retrenchment on hazardous waste facilities and Superfund sites will run deep under the Trump administration.

Wind economics: How to find the devil in the details

15 hours 12 min ago
Sponsored: Buying wind energy isn't just a matter of signing up. There are a number of complex questions to ponder.

How science-based targets guide Walmart's sustainability course

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 18:33
Walmart is the first retailer to sign up for approved science-based targets around emissions reductions, says Kathleen McLaughlin, senior vice president and chief sustainability officer for Walmart Stores. "We are committing to reducing emissions by 18 percent by 2025 in our operations," she says, a level of rigor that "has pushed us to be more creative."

How to break the political logjam on climate change

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 05:00
It starts with leveraging market-based solutions and bipartisan appeal.

The science of preparing cities for natural disasters

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 04:45
Why not audit expected casualties and expected financial loss in a city in the same way you audit the finances or the creditworthiness of sovereign states?

10 minutes with Aaron Stash, United Airlines

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 04:45
Why this long-time marketer and musical theater buff is optimistic about his role as the 'Lorax' for sustainability at one of the world's largest airlines.

Statoil, Eni and Total wake up to carbon bubble risks

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 04:00
Big businesses call for greater climate risk disclosure as a new CDP report reveals that attitudes at oil and gas majors begin to change.

George Bandy on the genius and courage of dreaming

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 13:50
"Why are you in this line of work?" George Bandy Jr., vice president of sustainability at the Mohawk Group, asked the audience of sustainability professionals gathered at GreenBiz 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona.

The business bulwark behind California's climate progress

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 05:55
The unlikely story of how businesses backed the state's emissions reduction policies. Will they follow the same playbook for U.S. and global policies?

Brand advocacy vs. activism: Swinging the pendulum on climate policy

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 05:45
Even seemingly mundane environmental rules on the chopping block under the Trump administration require more businesses to speak out.

Electric city: Volvo unveils vision for clean cars, buses and more

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 04:10
Swedish vehicle manufacturer focuses on air quality as it unveils a host of new green bus, truck and construction machinery prototypes.

Top grocery stores lag on antibiotic-free food

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 03:45
As restaurant chains rush to cut antibiotic-raised chicken, a new report by the Natural Resource Defense Council argues that Costco, Walmart and others aren't doing enough.

Why superorganism logic is an outstanding value proposition

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 05:00
An evolutionary biologist believes we are more similar to honeybees and fungus than primates — and what this means for organizations.

Why superorganism logic is an outstanding value proposition

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 05:00
An evolutionary biologist believes we are more similar to honeybees and fungus than primates — and what this means for organizations.

Episode 76: Energy productivity and green banks gain traction

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 05:30
On this week's podcast: Navigating renewables in the age of Trump, green banks fill the void, and EP100 turns one year old.

Low-carbon bubbly: Champagne industry adapts to climate change

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 04:50
BusinessGreen uncorks the esteemed French wine region's attempts to protect its interests in the face of the changing climate

How global value chains push and pull U.S. climate action

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 03:30
Momentum is building for U.S. corporate climate leaders, who in turn pull more companies along on the path toward a thriving, clean economy.

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