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Soft drinks sector braced for sustainability driveEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 14 May 2012
Plans to develop a sustainability roadmap to improve resource efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of the soft drinks industry have been unveiled.
Coffee growers turn to carbon credits for helpEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 14 May 2012
The devastating impact of climate change on coffee production globally could be significantly off-set by reforestation programmes funded by carbon trading, using carbon credits earned by newly planted trees.
Carbon-neutral chocolate arrives in UK by sailGuardian Unlimited | 11 May 2012
At £1.50 a mouthful, it's the UK's most expensive chocolate - but manufacturers say the price reflects the true cost of cocoaWhich ticks more ethical boxes? Fairtrade organic olive oil from the Palestinian territories? Or organic chocolate grown by a co-operative of Grenadian peasant farmers on a...
Coca-Cola slashes water footprint by 13%Environment Data Interactive Exchange | 10 May 2012
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has revealed it is continuing to make progress on its water, carbon and waste and packaging reductions.
Can consumers drive corporate sustainability?ClimateBiz | 09 Apr 2012
Consumers say they want green products, but sales of cleaner cars and household products remain small. Companies such as GoodGuide hope to help consumers make a bigger difference.
Sowing seeds, reaping energy with Harvest PowerClimateBiz | 08 Apr 2012
Paul Sellew, the CEO of the company that turns food and agricultural leftovers into energy, talks about community-building, the importance of organics management in renewable energy, and why compost and power are all entertwined.
Ingersoll-Rand's secrets to green product developmentClimateBiz | 06 Apr 2012
The $14 billion manufacturing giant shares some of its secrets for integrating sustainability into product design, and explains how companies can set their own innovation goals and ramp up their green design processes.
Why we need carbon capture technologiesClimateBiz | 27 Mar 2012
GreenBiz senior writer Marc Gunther's ebook, Suck It Up: How capturing carbon from the air can help solve the climate crisis, has reached the top of an Amazon best-sellers list -- on books about environmental economics.
How Republicans saved the ozone layerClimateBiz | 27 Mar 2012
The new documentary "Shattered Sky" reminds us that conservative leaders -- not just liberals -- have historically played key roles in protecting the environment. Why has conservation become a Democrat issue?
Why the world needs a better way to measure cities' emissionsClimateBiz | 22 Mar 2012
There's a mountain of research that indicates cities are the prime laboratories to create real solutions to climate change. And the recent launch of new guidelines for cities means that they can start taking action today.
No more spreadsheets: Microsoft picks CarbonSystems to manage footprintClimateBiz | 14 Mar 2012
The debate about whether spreadsheets are good enough to track emissions for large companies is over: Microsoft, the world-leading developer of spreadsheets, has signed up to use CarbonSystems' sustainability and environmental reporting software. Here's why other big corporations should follow.
Sustainable dairies: The cream of the cropClimateBiz | 09 Mar 2012
With cows emitting all that methane, the milk-production industry contends with a carbon footprint as large as the airline industry's. But many dairies are doing something about it -- including making energy out of manure -- and the industry has launched its first U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards to recognize the leaders.