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Autodesk Ranked #1 of 100 Public Companies for its GHG Target-Setting Methodology (“C-FACT”)

This blog first appeared on In the Fold December 18, 2013

By Emma Stewart, Ph.D., Head of Sustainability Solutions, and Aniruddha Deodhar, Building Program Manager, Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk

A Dialogue with Gretchen Hancock of GE on Science-Based Sustainability Goal-Setting (Part 1)


As with many companies, General Electric is nearing the end-date for many of its sustainability goals — such as its goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25% by 2015 (from a 2004 baseline) — and so is actively gearing up for a new round of goal-setting.

Conversation Between Mike Bellemente and Mark McElroy

Discussion on a new approach to measuring sustainability performance called context-based sustainability.

Mike Bellemente of Climate Counts and Mark McElroy of the Center for Sustainable Organization are talking with founder of TriplePundit Nick Aster about a new approach to measuring sustainability performences.  Mike and Mark, along with Bill Bauer have created context-based sustainability ratings.  The first 'science-based' ratings will be released in early December.  Join in on the conversation Wednesday, Novemeber 13ths at 4:00pm ct by entering this page and pressing play, or ask questions by tweeting them to @TriplePundit.

Context-Based Sustainability at New Metrics Conference

Climate Counts Executive Director Mike Bellamente to speak on new pilot project

Sign up today for the Sustainable Brands New Metrics Conference Sept. 24th and 25th. Use discount code nwCCnm for 20% off! 

Press Release

Sign up today for the Sustainable Brands New Metrics Conference Sept. 24th and 25th. Use discount code nwCCnm for 20% off! 

Global Sustainable Brands Community Leaders to Gather in San Diego for Purpose-Driven Brand Innovation Conference

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Members of Sustainable Brands®, a global community of business, sustainability and brand innovators from over 50 countries focused on how brands can succeed by shaping a better future, are set to convene for their largest annual community gathering at Sustainable Brands ’13 (SB’13) June 3-6 this year. The U.S.

LG Named 2013 EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year

EPA Recognizes LG for Protecting Environment through Manufacturing, Promoting Energy-Efficient Products for a Second Consecutive Year
Press Release

March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - LG Electronics, a global technology leader in consumer electronics and home appliances and member of the Climate Counts Industry Innovator program, has been named 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  This is the second year in a row that LG has earned this coveted award for its efforts to manufacture and promote energy-efficient products to consumers.

Walmart, NASDAQ offer a Dose of Reality at the New York GreenBiz Forum


If you’re an optimist about the state of green business, don’t read this. 

Shit.  You’re still here.

To put it bluntly: it’s not working.  That’s the rose-colored takeaway of last week’s GreenBiz Forum in New York City. 


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