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The Glass Ceiling

One of the hidden benefits of the recession is that more and more people are starting their own businesses. People are taking this opportunity to pursue industries and ideas that have not previously fit in to the standard business models. Sustainable small businesses that separate recyclables and specialized health food stores are just two examples […]

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EPA Names Bloomberg as Top 50 Green Power Organization

Bloomberg Recognized for Industry-Leading Use of Green Electricity NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bloomberg L.P., a leader in sustainability efforts among global corporations, has been named by the Environmental Protection Agency as number 30 on its list of the 50 green power partners using the most renewable electricity and the only media company in the top 50. Green […]

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Green Businesses Sprouting at Closed Former California Air Force Bases

It may be counterintuitive to think of EPA Superfund sites as hotbeds of green technology. But as the Air Force Real Property Agency — responsible for buying, selling and managing Air Force property worldwide — continues cleaning, restoring and transferring property to the community, the former bases are attracting more clean, green businesses by the […]

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Naya Waters to Introduce 100% Recycled Plastic Bottle

Naya Achieves Important Industry Benchmark Through Innovation and Ongoing Dedication to Reducing Its Impact on the Environment Canada-based Naya Spring Water announced today it is the first bottled spring water company in the world to use 100 percent recycled plastic in its bottles. Recycled plastic, or rPET, is made from plastic that was previously used […]

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Sustainable Life Media Launches Sustainable Brands Boot Camp Series

An Introduction to Sustainable Business Innovation Sustainable Life Media announces the first Sustainable Brands Boot Camp, a 13 part online course in sustainable innovation. The course is designed to teach companies to build business value and brand equity by innovating for sustainability, and give students additional resume qualifications and the tools to enact change from […]

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Toyota and Dow in West Virginia Partner with EPA for Sustainable Future

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s mid-Atlantic region welcomed two new members into its Sustainability Partnership Program in two signing ceremonies held today. EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin joined Secretary Randy Huffman of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection in recognizing Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia, Inc. at its Buffalo, W. Va., facility, and […]

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RONA Receives “Boreal Award” for Its Wood Products Procurement Policy

RONA Inc., the largest Canadian distributor and retailer of hardware, renovation and gardening products, was rewarded for its wood products procurement policy at the Boreal Awards ceremony held by the Canadian Boreal Initiative in Ottawa yesterday. RONA was one of six winners selected by a committee of the Boreal Leadership Council, which is made up […]

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Cisco and City of San Francisco Embark on ‘Sustainable 21st Century San Francisco’ Project

Cisco today signed an agreement in principal with the city of San Francisco during Mayor Gavin Newsom’s visit to Bangalore to develop a joint vision for a ‘Sustainable 21st Century San Francisco.’ The agreement in principal outlines the potential for Cisco and the city to collaborate in exploring a Living Innovation Laboratory within a new […]

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