news on sustainability practices in organizations


Sprint wins 2013 North American Award for Green Excellence from Frost & Sullivan

Greentech Lead India: Sprint, which has set a goal of 20 percent absolute emission reduction by 2017, has been awarded 2013 North American Award...
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Ford water usage down 62 percent since 2000

Greentech Lead America: Automobile major Ford has reduced the average amount of water used to make each vehicle by 8.5 percent between 2011 and...

Sustainable initiatives becoming part of global corporate strategy to increase revenue

Greentech Lead Asia:Organizations are increasingly looking at corporate sustainability initiatives as a means to increase revenue in addition to improving brand and reputation, according...
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Nike gets access to bluesign technologies to drive sustainability in sports accessory manufacturing

  Greentech Lead America: In an effort to encourage the use of more sustainable materials and chemicals in manufacturing, Nike has formed partnership with bluesign...

Walgreens to build net zero energy retail store in Evanston, Ill.

Greentech Lead America: Walgreens, a leading drug store in the U.S., has announced plans to build what it believes will be the nation’s first...

Walmart to install solar panels in 12 stores in Ohio

Greentech Lead: Walmart has worked with SolarCity to install solar panels on 12 Walmart stores and Sam's Clubs throughout Ohio. The retailer plans to install more...

Leading Furniture Retailer Rooms To Go Converts 115 retail stores to LED lighting

Greentech Lead America: Rooms To Go, America's leading furniture company, has recently completed an effort initiated in 2010 to convert 115 of its retail stores...
SKECHERS distribution center

SKECHERS North American distribution center earns LEED Gold certification

Greentech Lead America: SKECHERS USA, which designs, develops and markets a diverse range of footwear for men, women and children under the SKECHERS name,...
SC Johnson goes green

SC Johnson on track to achieve 2016 sustainability target

Greentech Lead America: SC Johnson, a leading household cleaning, storage, air care and pest control products, has been on track to achieve its 2016...
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SAP invests EUR 3 million in Livelihoods Funds to fight climate change and poverty

Greentech Lead America: SAP announced it will join the Livelihoods Fund, a carbon investment fund, with an investment of EUR 3 million. The Livelihoods Fund...




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