Box of Chocolates Triggers ‘V-Waste Guilt’

By Dave Armon, 3BL Media CMO

As someone who spends quite a bit of time with sustainability professionals, I try to minimize my own environmental footprint. 

So it was a bummer earlier this week when my efforts to be a good husband and green-minded consumer generated unwanted V-waste. 

My Valentine’s Day shopping routine was disrupted because the New York City jewelry and chocolate stores where I routinely bought gifts had both recently closed, presumably the victims of steep midtown Manhattan rent hikes.

‘Transformative Power of Transparency’ Tops on New GRI Chief’s

By Dave Armon, 3BL Media CMO

Unlike another world leader who is one month into his new job, Tim Mohin has heralded his new administration at GRI by kicking off a global listening tour.

A veteran sustainability officer at tech giants like AMD, Apple and Intel, Mohin has yet to issue any sweeping executive orders.  He took his roadshow to Phoenix this week for the “GRI Reporters’ Summit” and received input from companies using the Global Reporting Initiative’s standards to keep stakeholders briefed on environmental, social and governance issues.

Sustainability is Increasingly Core to Business Strategy, Says New Report

10th annual “State of Green Business” finds optimistic signs amid growing uncertainty
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif. and LONDON, January 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Companies and investors increasingly understand the fundamental importance of sustainable business and are taking action to reduce their environmental impacts, according to a new report.

21CF’s Vijay Sudan Talks Waste, Responsible Sourcing and Fox’s Green Production History With Greenbiz’s Joel Makower


On the latest episode of the GreenBiz 350 podcast, GreenBiz executive editor Joel Makower interviewed 21st Century Fox’s VP of Social Impact Vijay Sudan about the company’s efforts to green its film and television productions. Vijay spoke about the studio’s recent production achievements, such as 24: Live Another Day’s success at becoming the first TV series to use 100% FSC-certified lumber for set construction, as well as the company’s ongoing efforts to manage waste.

Raise Your Reporting Game at the GRI Reporters’ Summit and Greenbiz 17


Join us in Arizona for practical solutions – early bird discounts available!

We’re counting down to a week of practical solutions in February, with the GRI Reporters’ Summit – a unique one-day symposium to help you raise your reporting game – and GreenBiz 17 – a three-day conference addressing sustainability trends, challenges and opportunities within the context of business.

Greenbiz Announces Advisory Board for Hawaii Clean Energy Conference and Expo

15 thought leaders and key stakeholders to help guide VERGE Hawaii 2017
Press Release

OAKLAND, California, October 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group and the Hawaii State Energy Office have announced the advisory board for VERGE Hawaii 2017: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, returning to Honolulu, Hawaii, June 20-22, 2017.

Driving Security into Digitized, Connected Cars


As cars become digitized and connected to enable a better driving experience, enhance safety and relieve congestion, the threat of a cyber event is ever present. But General Motors goes to great lengths to protect both customer lives and their personal information.

Why People are at the Root of Healthy Forests

As part of its Sustainable Forestry Principles, Domtar is committed to working closely with local indigenous communities — who make up nearly half of those 300 million residents — to ensure the forests remain for generations to come.

Climate change, deforestation, global warming. These are all hotly debated areas of sustainability that have become commonly used buzzwords in the public discourse.

Here's Progress, the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Way

by Heather Clancy

One cornerstone of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s sustainability strategy, albeit somewhat self-serving, centers on encouraging the use of information technology for "social good."

Where Business and Sustainability Meet in the Pulp and Paper Industry

Paige Goff, VP, Sustainability and Business Communications at Domtar, and Richard Z. Donovan, Senior VP and VP of Forestry, Rainforest Alliance discuss how sustainability plays a role in pulp and paper products.

Join Paige Goff, Vice President of sustainability and business communications at Domtar; and Richard Donovan, Senior Vice President and Vice President of Forestry at Rainforest Alliance, in a Q&A discussion on how sustainability plays a role in the manufacturing of pulp and paper products.

Starting with the facts, what does it mean to be “sustainable” in the pulp and paper industry? Aren’t pulp and paper products made from trees? 


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