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First Study In Scotland Throws Light On Responsible Businesses Practices

accompanying image(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The face of business in Scotland is changing, as companies recognise that the traditional idea that business is simply about making money no longer holds true.

Government Sector Leads the Green Building Movement from the Front

Federal, state and local governments in the U.S. increasingly opt for LEED certified green building construction.

Owens Corning HQ in Ohio Achieves LEED-EB Gold Certification

14-year old headquarters of Owens Corning earns green building status from LEED’s Existing Building (EB) program.

Green McDonald’s to Educate Customers on Environment

A green McDonald’s restaurant in California has come up with an innovative way to promote environmental sustainability.

Zero Carbon Buildings that Generate their own Energy

Tata Steel Europe is helping design buildings that will generate their own power with zero carbon emissions.

Amazon.com HQ Goes Green

The new headquarters for Amazon.com in South Lake Union in Seattle marks a new era of creating sustainable work environments in the region. Vulcan Real Estate, the company that is building the project completed the fourth phase of the 1.7 million square feet headquarters for Amazon.com. Nine out of ten buildings that are a part of the complex are now ready.

IBM Focuses on the Green Building Industry with Tririga Software

IBM is buying out TRIRIGA, a specialist software developer for the green building industry.

Office Depot Becomes the First General Retailer to Reduce Energy Usage by More Than 20%

Office Depot is ranked as an Energy Star Leader for lowering its energy consumption by 27.5% throughout its buildings.

Earthquake in Japan: Time to Re-think Nuclear Power Plant Building Standards

The Japan earthquake has turned the focus on building earthquake-proof nuclear power plants for a sustainable planet.

Net Zero Energy Homes: Generate Renewable Energy in Your Home

Potterhill Homes launches Net Zero Energy homes that can potentially bring down your home energy costs to zero.

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