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Texas Plant Captures and Reuses Carbon

One of the major contributors to global warming is CO2 emissions. How can this problem be solved? Well, a Texas company called Skyonic Corporation of Austin is preparing to tackle this problem and use it to increase their profits. 614 more words

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This is the Fortune 500 of companies taking the lead to fight climate change

CDP, a British environmental nonprofit, receives data from almost 2,000 companies around the world showing what they do to fight climate change. From that, the group has compiled a list of the 187 best companies—firms such as Apple, Samsung, and BMW—into a kind of elite (and much smaller) Fortune 500 for environmentally-conscious companies, dubbed the  227 more words

The Tomorrow Machine and Eco-Innovative Business Thinking

The Swedish design group, Tomorrow Machine is creating future sustainable packaging that degrades as fast as the food does. As a result, these containers won’t be in dump sites years on end taking up space. 327 more words

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Sustainable Corporations Outperform Their Peers Financially

Saints beat sinners. Reports are finding that it pays to invest in sustainability.

A report from CDP finds that S&P 500 companies that are actively managing and planning for climate change secure an 18% higher return on investment (ROI) than companies that  aren’t and 67% higher than companies who refuse to disclose their emissions.  380 more words

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“External Assurance” in Sustainability Reporting on the Rise

Sustainability reporting should be comprehensive, transparent, non-biased and standardized, and the best way to improve the quality and credibility of reporting, according to the Global Reporting Initiative… 419 more words

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Pacific Gas And Electric Company Earns Recognition On The Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Yesterday, PG&E Corporation announced that it had once again been selected for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index(DJSI).

PG&E has been working for decades to use resources efficiently, advance clean technologies and protect vital species and habitats. 292 more words

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Majority of Shoppers Prefer to Buy Products that are Socially and Environmentally Responsible

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer a new or vague concept in the minds of global consumers. And the increasing number of people who are willing to pay extra for a “do-good” product is a clear sign that attitudes are changing.   42 more words

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