Poll Finds US Shoppers Willing to Spend 31% More Per Week on Responsibly-Produced Food

On average, Americans are willing to spend 31 percent more per week on grocery food produced safely and responsibly, according to a new Conscious Consumer™ Study.

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The Unrevealed Benefits of Ethical Supply Chains

In today’s socially conscious world, ethical supply chains are becoming more and more prevalent. An “ethical” supplier is a concept that entails a much broader definition than a business practitioner that engages in their work with honesty.

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Setting Yourself Up for Failure? The Challenges of Environmental Target-Setting

How can you set a meaningful and stretching target, at the same time ensuring that it is achievable within a specific timescale?

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Ford Edges Closer to ‘Growing’ Its Own Car Parts

Researchers at Ford Motor Co. have been working to replace petroleum-based plastic with renewable alternatives for nearly 15 years and has devised a chemical formula to replace petroleum-based automotive foam with foam made from soybean oil.

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To print or not to print?

Much has been said about print versus digital media and their related impacts on the environment. While the mediums can be complimentary, users sometimes struggle with which one to choose.

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How to Communicate Your Sustainability Story

How to communicate the basic premise of sustainable development: future generations should not be any worse off than the current generation, and that there must be a balance between economic, environmental, and social sustainability.

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Sustainability Manager Hiring: Look for these Key Traits

What traits should businesses look for in candidates for sustainability management?

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Cleantech Top 100 Companies Report Released

Nearly 6,000 companies were reviewed as promising leaders in categories like wastewater, carbon conversion, and energy; 100 are recognized as admirable global innovators.

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