Hilton Hawaiian Village to Amass Energy Savings of $711k
Dec 17, 2014
Hawaii Energy’s largest incentive for a hotel to date has been awarded to Hawaii’s largest hotel – the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. Hawaii Energy, the ratepayer-funded energy conservation and efficiency program for Hawaii, Honolulu and Maui counties, presented a...
Amsterdam: Schiphol Cabs Go Green
Nov 12, 2014
Travellers flying into Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport now have one less reason to feel guilty about their carbon footprint. Green taxi organisations BIOS-groep and BBF SchipholTaxi have taken charge of all taxi services departing the airport, which means the introduction of 168 fully electric taxis: an...
Lufthansa Conducts First European Scheduled Flight Using Sugar-Based Biofuel
Oct 8, 2014
The Lufthansa Group has marked another milestone in its pioneering work in the testing of alternative fuels. On September 15, Lufthansa flight LH 190 from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel was operated using a ten percent blend of the new biofuel...
Hawaiian Legacy Tours Named ‘2014 Ecotour Operator of the Year’
Oct 6, 2014
Hawaiian Legacy Tours (HLT), has been named the “2014 Ecotour Operator of the Year” by the Hawaii Ecotourism Association (HEA). The award, presented at HEA’s annual meeting recently, honours Hawaiian Legacy Tours, a first-of-its-kind eco-tour that allows guests to help in...
Finnair Flight to New York Powered with Recycled Cooking Oil
Sep 28, 2014
Finnair operated its flight from Helsinki to New York with an Airbus A330 using environmentally sustainable biofuel, coinciding with the UN Climate Summit taking place in New York last week. As a leader in the sustainable development of commercial aviation, the...
Pharrell Williams Launches Denim Range Made From Recycled Ocean Plastics
Sep 24, 2014
G-Star's exciting and eco-friendly RAW for the Oceans collection is now available at Mall of America. In partnership with Bionic Yarn, the Vortex Project, Parley for the Oceans and curated by musician Pharrell Williams, the collection is made from ground-breaking 'Bionic Yarn'...
Brazil’s Word Cup Scores Green Recognition
Jun 30, 2014
In conjunction with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that several World Cup stadiums have achieved LEED certification, including South America’s largest stadium, Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. Originally built and used...
Brazil – Intercontinental Goes Green
Jun 25, 2014
Working in collaboration with the InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) and its Green Engage program, Green Globe Certification has certified the sustainable operations and management of Brazil’s Holiday Inn Hotel Parque Anhembi São Paulo, Staybridge Suites São Paulo, Intercontinental São Paulo...
Green Jobs On The Rise In 2014
Jun 25, 2014
At the beginning of his first term, President Obama promised that we would see 5 million “green-collar” jobs within the next 10 years. The Obama administration has estimated that occupations in clean energy and sustainability will grow by a whopping...
Is Walmart’s “Closed Loop Fund” Recycling Really Effective?
Jun 23, 2014
Walmart has announced that it is partnering with more than a dozen companies and NGOs to form the “Closed Loop Fund”, an initiative that aims to invest $100 million in recycling infrastructure projects and encourage private investment in recycling.
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Heinz and Ford Team Up For A Greener Solution to Cars
Jun 17, 2014
Until recently, cars and tomatoes had nothing in common with each other. Tomatoes go from green to red, but cars just seem to be getting greener. However, Heinz ketchup producer and Ford automotives are of teaming up to pursue a...
World Cup Sponsor Gives Hazardous Chemicals The Boot
Jun 16, 2014
Sports brand adidas has announced a new roadmap towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its products and supply chain.
All Abuzz: Bee Hotel Opens At Toronto Hotel
Jun 6, 2014
With research indicating solitary bee populations continue to show signs of decline, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is stepping up to provide solitary bees with a place to rest their wings.
Crayola's Commitment to Our Environment Colours the World
May 17, 2014
Since the 1970s, I've loved Crayola crayons and it wasn't until my daughter was born that I discovered what an exemplary company Crayola is. Not only did they partner with utility companies to build a massive 15 acre solar farm,
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'Climate Change? I'm Not Lovin' It, Ronald'
May 9, 2014
In the wake of McDonald’s announcement that it plans to start purchasing “sustainable beef”, the Center for Biological Diversity conservation organization has released an open letter from its polar bear personality, Frostpaw, to Ronald McDonald urging the fast-food giant to...
How Green Is Your Flight?
May 2, 2014
Next time you book a flight, consider this: Do you want to fly with a fuel-efficient airline, or a fuel-inefficient airline? A new report demonstrating a 26 per cent gap between the most and least fuel-efficient airlines serving America’s domestic market...
How Can A Search Engine Go Green?
Apr 28, 2014
A ravenous consumer of electricity, Google is busy finding ways to provide cleaner clicks. And its efforts have not gone unnoticed, as the search engine giant was recognized in Greenpeace’s ‘How Companies Are Creating the Green Internet’ report earlier this month. Google...
Green Meatball, Anyone?
Apr 23, 2014
Ikea is demonstrating that big businesses that refuse to make changes to benefit the planet are a load of all balls – meatballs, to be precise. We all know that eating less meat is key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, so...
H&M and Zara Clothing Producers Looking to Cut Rainforest Destruction Out of Clothing Production
Apr 10, 2014
H&M and Zara are two of the largest clothing companies in the world. While many advocates of the rainforest have previously focused on limiting the destruction of the rainforests from pulp and paper, timber, soy, palm oil and cattle companies,
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The Green Office - What’s The Secret To A Happy & Productive Workforce?
Mar 19, 2014
A major global project that will help to define the health and productivity benefits of green office buildings has been launched by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC). The topic is rising up the global agenda as organizations begin to understand...
Italy Winery Uses Wine Sales to Plant Trees and Basil in Canadian Soil
Mar 14, 2014
Sustainable individuals in Canada should make April a month to indulge when it comes to wine. From April 1st to the 26th, in honor of Earth Month and the prolonged commitment to sustainability, Italian wine producer Santa Margherita will donate...
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San Francisco Phasing out Water Bottles
Mar 14, 2014
If you’re going to San-Fran-Cisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair... Just make sure that you don’t take any nasty plastic water bottles with you, because sashaying around with one on those environmentally-hazardous bottles in your hand...
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