The Definitive Business Argument for Sustainable Technology

Commissioned News Story For decades, individuals have been lectured to pick up trash, to turn off unused lights, to brush their teeth without running the faucet, and in recent years, the green movement has finally taken hold. In 8 out…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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.