All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sustainability’

IKEA to Sell Solar Panels to Customers in the UK

IKEA may be known for its moderately priced, Swedish-inspired furniture – but the company also devotes a large portion of their time to sustainability practices. And starting soon, the company will sell solar panels directly to customers in the UK. Reuters reports that the panels should come to all of its 17 UK-based stores within the next 10 months. The …

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Facebook and Partners Launch Social Energy App Aimed At Resource Conservation

Alongside partners Opower and the National Resource Defense Council and 16 utilities companies, Facebook announced today the beta launch of a social energy app at social.opower.com. The app leverages Facebook’s existing platform to allow people to benchmark their home’s energy usage against similar homes, compare energy use with friends, eneter energy-saving competitions, and share tips on how to become more …

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Sustainability As A Strategy: SAP Report 2011

Sustainable solutions are more important than ever, not just from a conservation standpoint, but from an efficiency standpoint as well. Who doesn’t want to minimize waste and avoid poor investments? There are better ways to do business that guarantee better return on your investments while also improving your relationship with suppliers and the world around you. SAP, an organization dedicated …

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Mark Zuckerberg, Hunter, Sustainability Enthusiast

After creating the most popular social networking site in the world (or stealing it, according to the Winklevii), what’s a 27-year-old Billionaire to do? It looks like Mark Zuckerberg’s next task is to get in touch with his sustenance. According to an email sent to Fortune, Zuck is attempting to only eat meat that he kills himself, personally. This isn’t …

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AT&T Announces Addition to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

AT&T announced that it is being added to the 2010 Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America, effective September 20. The index looks at corporate, economic, environmental and social performance, and tracks the performance of the top 20% of the 600 biggest North American companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index in terms of sustainability.

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