Reasons Why More Brands Are Moving Towards Sustainable Packaging

The Environmental Blog

Experts estimate that if mankind continues at its current rates of energy usage, deforestation, excessive reliance on fossil fuels , and other activities, the world as we know it will continue to suffer as the years go on.

Building Sustainability Checklist: 28 Tips to Make Your Building More Eco-Friendly.

Green Business Bureau

Building Sustainability Checklist: 28 Tips to Make Your Building More Eco-Friendly. Becoming a more sustainable business starts with having green buildings and infrastructure. Increasing energy efficiency. Sustainable operation and maintenance. Energy.

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Sustainable Packaging: Biodegradable and Eco-Friendly Options For Your Business

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Packaging: Customers Expect It. One of the biggest culprits of plastic and styrofoam pollution in the world is the packaging materials that companies use in shipping their products. Businesses need to become more sustainable and shift to more eco friendly packaging.

The HVAC Industry: Upcoming Trends for Technicians

The Environmental Blog

Do you work in the HVAC industry? While they do their job well, duct systems can run into issues like cracked pieces or mildew build-up. Using energy-efficient features. This relies on a large outdoor unit to power up to five indoor ones. . Sustainable Options.

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Sustainable Retail Guide: 40 Initiatives for the Retail Industry

Green Business Bureau

Can retail be sustainable? Learn from the brands redefining the industry with our sustainable retail guide. Some commenters say it’s never possible to be a sustainable retailer. We want sustainable retail. 6 challenges the sustainable retailer faces.

The Return on Investment (ROI) of Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

The ROI Of Sustainability in Business. There is general consensus among business leaders and investors that business success today requires a commitment to sustainability. The Financial Risk of Not Being Sustainable. The Business Case for Sustainability Programs.

Dry Cleaning Sustainability: Getting Started Guide for Small Businesses

Green Business Bureau

Dry Cleaning and Sustainability. Dry cleaning businesses need to be eco friendly and sustainable in order to prosper in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. Sustainability Starts with Eliminating Harmful Chemicals. Carbon Emissions from Building Operations.

Workplace EV charging: Lessons from sustainability trailblazers

GreenBiz

Workplace EV charging: Lessons from sustainability trailblazers. Businesses are reaping the environmental and social benefits of providing electric vehicle charging for employees. Last fall, a research team from PGS conducted a study on workplace electric vehicle charging practices.

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021

GreenBiz

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021. These 20 C-suite executives have steered their companies forward through much disruption, providing inspiration for the possibilities of advancing sustainability, social responsibility and circular business models — sometimes all at once.

Sustainability Efforts Trending in 2022

Strategic Sustainability Consulting

As we kick off a new year, it’s a good time to take a look at what is trending in the world of sustainability. It’s highly likely that the demand for sustainable products by consumers will make their production mandatory in the next few years.

Sustainable Dry Cleaners: Getting Started Guide

Green Business Bureau

Dry cleaning businesses need to be eco friendly and sustainable in order to prosper in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. This article discusses the sustainability challenges and solutions for dry cleaners and provides a guide for becoming more sustainable.

Bakery Sustainability Guide: Ideas on How To Make Your Bakery Eco Friendly

Green Business Bureau

Bakery sustainability is the future of bakeries. Sustainable development in business cultivates both earth-safe and cost-effective solutions, which in this case, can achieve true bakery sustainability. Why bakery sustainability is needed: The environmental impact of bakeries.

Schneider’s new end-to-end EV solution integrates charging with building energy management

Charged

Energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric has launched a new EV charging solution designed to make buildings smarter and more sustainable while adding EV charging infrastructure. Source: Schneider Electric.

Hotel Sustainability & Waste Management: Reducing Food, Water and Plastic Waste

Green Business Bureau

Hotels require a vast amount of energy and resources in order to run, and with this comes an equally vast amount of waste generated. Monitor and Evaluate Waste Management Programs Regularly. Luz Andrea Ramirez is a Global Sustainability graduate student at University of South Florida.

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Kraft Heinz sustainability chief reflects on 'interdependence'

GreenBiz

Kraft Heinz sustainability chief reflects on 'interdependence'. Here are some of the latest commitments, along with perspective on progress so far: Procure most electricity from renewable sources by 2025 and decrease energy usage by 15 percent.

7 Sustainability Ideas To Green Up Your Small Business

Green Business Bureau

As the climate crisis intensifies, customers, employees, partners and governments are putting pressure on businesses to become more sustainable. So, no matter the size of your company, there has never been a better time than now to get serious about sustainability. .

Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) at The Judicial Council of California

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) | The Judicial Council of California | San Francisco, Sacramento. The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) for the Facilities Services Office. . Assess existing body of energy audits or retro-commissioning reports and provide analysis to identify need for additional audits. Energy Modeling experience preferred.

Restaurant Sustainability: 8 Tips On How to Run an Eco Friendly Restaurant

Green Business Bureau

What Is Restaurant Sustainability? If you own a restaurant, it’s time to get serious about sustainability. Restaurant sustainability refers to the process of making a restaurant more eco-friendly and socially responsible. Business benefits of restaurant sustainability.

Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) at Facilities Services Division of Judicial Council of California

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) at Facilities Services Division of Judicial Council of California | SAN FRANCISCO/SACRAMENTO. The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) for the Facilities Services Office. Assess existing energy audits or retro-commissioning reports and provide analysis to identify the need for additional audits.

A compressor manufacturer offers thoughts on saving energy

Envirotec Magazine

Mitigating higher energy prices: how we can help reduce energy costs for running compressed air equipment and keep manufacturers competitive? We have to accept there is no short-term solution to mitigate soaring energy prices that have trebled in recent times ?

The Return on Investment (ROI) of Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

The Business Case for Sustainability. There is general consensus among business leaders and investors that business success today requires a commitment to sustainability. ROI and Sustainability go hand in hand, as many sustainable business practices save money by themselves.

New openings at Sun Light & Power

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Various positions | Sun Light & Power. Sun Light & Power drives the total adoption of clean energy by designing, building, maintaining, and advocating for clean energy solutions so future generations inherit a healthy planet. We make intentional decisions considering sustainability, positive impact on our community and growing profit for the prosperity of our employee-owners. We prefer leaders with solar industry experience including: .

Sustainable Vineyards and Wineries: A Getting Started Guide For Businesses

Green Business Bureau

Vineyard and Winery Sustainability . Vineyard and winery owners need to get more serious about sustainability and minimize their impact on the environment. . What Is A Sustainable Vineyard and Winery. Sustainable Vineyard and Winery Terms To Understand. Energy Efficiency.

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Building Enduring Businesses - Part Deux

Mr. Sustainability

Build your own! I use an idea on energy-independence services to show how I would shape my own business, starting with the why (purpose) all the way to the how (non-negotiables) and the what (organization). I will be improving on the same principles and ideas of a previous article of mine called Building Enduring Businesses. It is a company that focuses around providing decentralized energy solutions to everyday people with a smile.

Energy and Sustainability Community Program Manager

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Energy and Sustainability Community Program Manager | Sonoma County | Santa Rosa, CA. Bring your energy and sustainability knowledge and program leadership experience to the County of Sonoma and become the next Energy and Sustainability Community Program Manager! Starting salary up to $48.37/hour ($100,953/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*. About the Energy & Sustainability Division.

Golf Course Sustainability Guide for Owners and Operators: Getting Started

Green Business Bureau

Golf Course Sustainability: Balancing Business with Protecting the Environment. If you own, operate or manage a golf course, it’s time to get serious about sustainability and become a more eco-friendly business. The good news is that a more sustainable business is good for business.

New positions at Enphase Energy

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Various positions | Enphase Energy | Austin, TX. Simulating new algorithms for autonomous microgrid power flow management. Design necessary test hardware components (cables, fixtures) and collaborate with hardware team on building these. Use test automation, power meters, oscilloscopes, DC supplies and other lab test equipment to ensure complete functional, efficiency, and safety testing coverage. Build internal tools for rapid prototyping.

Electrical Engineer/Product Manager – Energy Services

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Electrical Engineer/Product Manager – Energy Services | Chanje Energy, Inc. Chanje is a California-based OEM delivering medium duty electric vehicles and turnkey energy infrastructure for the last mile industry. We are focused on creating sustainable solutions that improve how companies move people and packages from transportation hubs to their final destinations. We are here to change energy. transformer upgrades, new service/meter).

First sustainability index published for the Drinks sector

Envirotec Magazine

A sustainability index for the Drinks Industry was published on 9 February, in an apparent first, with the aim of providing manufacturers and other stakeholders with a clearer grasp of the extent of the sector’s adoption of sustainable practices, and what still needs to be done.

Sustainable Waste Management: Five Quick Tips To Reduce Your Waste

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Waste Management. These tips are generally oriented around office life, perfect for integration with budding workplace sustainability initiatives! For more information on sustainable waste management by recycling in the office, you can also check out this article.

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Electrical Engineer/Product Manager – Energy Services

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Electrical Engineer/Product Manager – Energy Services | Chanje Energy, Inc. Chanje is a California-based OEM delivering medium duty electric vehicles and turnkey energy infrastructure for the last mile industry. We are focused on creating sustainable solutions that improve how companies move people and packages from transportation hubs to their final destinations. We are here to change energy. transformer upgrades, new service/meter).

12 reasons why industrial-scale agriculture is driving environmental destruction

Low Impact

Small-scale growers, selling via farmer-focussed supply chains, are better able to deliver public goods due better calibrated supply and demand and to customer understanding of issues such as seasonality, waste and packaging avoidance and trade-offs between crop damage and agrochemical use.

Sustainability Regulations for Business: A Brief Review

Green Business Bureau

that focus on some of the more visible, day-to-day sustainability and environmental problems like waste, pollution and carbon emissions. Understanding which sustainability regulations apply to and influence your business is part of the responsibility that comes with being a green business.

Get Ready for the Alfa Lift, an Electric-Hybrid Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

Mr. Sustainability

Summary - The Alfa Lift, a new build heavy lift crane vessel owned by Offshore Heavy Transport, was recently launched and is on track to enter service by early 2022. The electrical package including battery hybrid power and energy management systems was provided by Kongsberg Maritime.

Get Ready for the Alfa Lift, an Electric-Hybrid Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

Mr. Sustainability

Summary - The Alfa Lift, a new build heavy lift crane vessel owned by Offshore Heavy Transport, was recently launched and is on track to enter service by early 2022. The electrical package including battery hybrid power and energy management systems was provided by Kongsberg Maritime.

How To Create A Sustainability Plan: Executive Guide To Becoming A Sustainable Business – Step 4

Green Business Bureau

The Playbook for Becoming a Sustainable Business. If your company is working toward improving its sustainability performance, you need a strategy, plan and roadmap. Step 2: Create a sustainability committee or green team. Step 5: Create a Sustainability Plan for Your Business.

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Energy Provisions In The Inflation Reduction Act

R-Squared Energy

Let’s discuss the energy provisions in the bill. Before reading through the bill, I like to get a feel for the kinds of energy programs it addresses. For example, a big part of our energy policy over the past decade has been ramping up the nation’s biofuel programs. The bill provides direct consumer incentives to buy energy efficient and electric appliances, clean vehicles, rooftop-solar systems, and invests in home energy efficiency.

How To Implement A Sustainability Plan: Executive Guide To Becoming A Sustainable Business – STEP 6

Green Business Bureau

The Playbook for Becoming a Sustainable Business. If your company is working toward improving its sustainability performance, you need a strategy, plan and roadmap. Step 2: Create a sustainability committee or green team. Implement the Sustainability Plan: Time for Execution.

The Return on Investment (ROI) of Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

The Business Case for Sustainability. There is general consensus among business leaders and investors that business success today requires a commitment to sustainability. ROI and Sustainability go hand in hand, as many sustainable business practices save money by themselves.

AB InBev VP: Our quest for 'agile' sustainable development continues

GreenBiz

AB InBev VP: Our quest for 'agile' sustainable development continues. The beermaker’s 2025 goals pledge bold advances in water strategy, returnable or recyclable packaging, renewable energy procurement (its U.S. And not just sustainability, right?

Best of GBB in 2021: Green Businesses Leading the Sustainable Business Movement

Green Business Bureau

Our members continue to amaze us with their commitment to sustainability and their innovative green and social responsibility initiatives. The large volume of gloves used in the industrial market means that often gloves are thrown into the garbage after they are soiled or worn out.

Mapped: The Network of Powerful Agribusiness Groups Lobbying to Water Down the EU’s Sustainable Farming Targets

DeSmogBlog

BASF’s wine tasting is just one example of many such pandemic-style lobbying efforts by the European agriculture industry since the EU has attempted to pass sweeping new policies to combat climate change through measures included in its “Green Deal,” first presented in December 2019. Energy

Unlocking the value of energy communities

Renewable Energy World

Local community solar projects enhanced by one-stop shop digital systems are set to play a crucial role in the global energy transition. The History of Civilization is in many ways the History of Energy. Energy and history are thus deeply intertwined.