Nov. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Delivering on conflict minerals compliance--a looming requirement for thousands of companies across industries--can be a grueling task. Where do you find the time, resources and collateral to make a business case and sell your strategy to the executive team and into the C-suite?
Corporate responsibility programs are a way to enhance organizations, not a drag on the bottom line or a distraction from the core of the business, says Gale Klappa of the Wisconsin Energy Corporation in an interview with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum.
In 1892, conservationist John Muir, along with many of his supporters, founded the Sierra Club. The Sierra Club (http://www.sierraclub.org/) continues to tackle our Nation’s – and the world’s – most pressing environmental issues. The Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign (http://www.beyondcoal.org/) strives to move the United States away from coal-powered energy and toward renewables, such as solar and wind.
Tracking and reducing home energy consumption is all the rage. As individuals look for ways to use energy more wisely, manufacturers have discovered a market for new technologies that can make conserving energy easy and maybe even a little bit fun.
With the global naval sector looking to deploy more energy efficient vessels, GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) is supplying its electrical propulsion drive train technology for the U.K. Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s (RFA) new fleet of Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) tankers.
San Francisco buildings qualify for affordable energy and water upgrades starting with Johnson Controls’ project for Prologis at Pier 1
SAN FRANCISCO, November 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ – San Francisco has launched a green financing program to help its estimated 226 million square feet of large commercial buildings become among the country's most energy and water efficient. Buildings consume 40 percent of our nation's energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.