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Market Vectors Launches Solar Energy ETF on Earth Day

KWT Offers Pure-Play Leadership in Tracking Global Solar Energy Industry NEW YORK – New York-based asset manager Van Eck Global marked Earth Day today by launching Market Vectors – Solar Energy ETF (KWT) on the American Stock Exchange®. This new exchange-traded fund (ETF) is among the first solar ETFs listed in the U.S., and is […]

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Kodak Reports Substantial Progress on Sustainability Goals

ROCHESTER, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eastman Kodak Company today announced that it has made substantial progress towards its “Responsible Growth” goals. These goals were established two years ago after the company surpassed, ahead of schedule, all of its existing manufacturing-focused health, safety and environmental (HSE) improvement goals.

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JPMorgan Chase to Further Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Energy Efficiencies and Carbon Offsets

Global firm aims to cut emissions over the next four years by 20% using 2005 baseline and offset 100% of employee air travel NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JPMorgan Chase announced today additional strategies to reduce its global carbon footprint. By increasing energy efficiencies in its facilities worldwide, purchasing energy from renewable sources, and educating employees on energy […]

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BostonCoach Earns Prestigious Silver LEED Certification for Environmentally Responsible Headquarters

Ground Transportation Leader Demonstrates Sustainable Business Practices from the Inside Out BOSTON – The U.S. Green Building Council has recognized BostonCoach, a leading ground transportation and transportation-management company, with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver certification for its new corporate headquarters. After a three-month construction project, BostonCoach associates took occupancy of the 23,652-square-foot […]

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BankAtlantic and Fiserv Team Up to Plant 10,000 Trees in Florida’s Forests

Companies will donate one tree for each customer that pays a bill online to help educate consumers about the environmental benefits of online banking BROOKFIELD, Wis. & FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fiserv, Inc., a leading provider of information technology services to the financial industry, and BankAtlantic, “Florida’s Most Convenient Bank,” today announced they will donate a […]

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Costco Goes Green with Mitsubishi Electric Solar Array

REC SOLAR UNVEILS HAWAII’S LARGEST SOLAR ELECTRIC SYSTEM San Luis Obispo, CA—REC Solar, a rapidly growing provider of residential and commercial solar electric systems, and Mitsubishi Electric have announced the completion of Hawaii’s two largest solar installations for the Costco Wholesale locations in Kauai and Kona. The two systems, which are 680 kilowatts (DC) each, […]

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To Green or Not to Green: Is Corporate America Implementing Strategies to Protect the Environment?

A New Harris Interactive Study Looks at “Going Green” Efforts Through the Eyes of IT Decision Makers ROCHESTER, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–It is almost impossible for one to pick up a newspaper, magazine or access the Internet without seeing an article concerning the “greening” of Corporate America. A recent study conducted by Harris Interactive® with more than […]

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Xerox Corporation Earns Widest Reaching Forest Stewardship Council Chain-of-Custody Certification Spanning Operations in 17 Countries

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, Dec. 12 -/E-Wire/– Xerox Corporation, one of the world’s largest brands of cut-sheet paper, has earned Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody certification from the Rainforest Alliance’s SmartWood program, an international nonprofit conservation organization. This certification will allow Xerox to purchase and sell FSC-certified paper at 77 distribution centers in 17 countries […]

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Brown Goes Green

UPS to Use ZAP Electric Car and Truck Fleet for Deliveries PETALUMA, CA., Nov 13, 2007 – It will be a green holiday this season for United Parcel Service (UPS), who rolled out a small parcel delivery service this week in Northern California using 42 electric cars and trucks from ZAP (OTCBB: ZAAP). The UPS […]

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UPS Expands Green Fleet with 306 Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Also Launches Biodiesel Initiative At Worldport Air Hub ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it was adding 306 alternative fuel vehicles to its “green fleet” by placing an order for 167 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) delivery trucks while taking delivery of 139 new propane delivery trucks in North America. Additionally, the company has launched an initiative […]

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Reports Growing Interest in Commute Incentives to Bolster Environmental Goals

Mass Transit and Vanpool Riders Receive Greatest Benefit From Corporate Environmental Stewardship Efforts SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–An increasing number of California employees are seeking information from their employers about transportation incentive programs as a way to reduce pollution and help the environment. Inquiries about vanpools and other commute alternatives are up 20% over a year ago […]

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Google’s Search for Green

by Sam Leppanen The search engine giant uses technology to move toward sustainability. Many of us use Google as the tool of choice for searching the Internet. Google has added a new search that will help the company become carbon neutral by the end of 2007 and shore up environmental innovation that could ultimately benefit […]

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Hope Springs in Kernels

It’s as American as baseball, mom and apple pie. Fresh, frozen, even canned, it has earned its standing as the preferred vegetable for most kids. And who among us can forget their dismay when Kevin Costner plowed a field of it to build, of all things, a baseball diamond? It is, of course, corn; a […]

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