Whirlpool Invests In Wind Energy

Whirlpool Corporation bills itself as the world’s largest global manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances. Some of the appliances it sells in the U.S. are made domestically. In the near future, many of those appliances will be partly made with wind energy. 

Caterpillar Reduces Energy, Water and Waste

(3BL/JustMeans) - Caterpillar manufactures heavy equipment, so some of its operations are extremely energy-intensive. Yet, its employees have found ways to reduce energy use through innovative energy systems. The company now gets 21.1 percent of its electricity use from renewable and alternative energy.

Building Environmental Restaurants the Yum Brands Way

(3BL/JustMeans) The company that owns the fast food chains Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut takes green building seriously. Yum Brands is a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and has built over 30 LEED certified buildings in nine countries. The company’s LEED certification total was the second highest among restaurateurs in 2015.

Sappi Wants Its Environmental Impact To Be Positive

(3BL/JustMeans) Sappi Limited is a South African pulp and paper company with global operations, including Sappi North America. A company that operates globally can have a big environmental impact. And now, Sappi has decided to make its large impact a more positive one.

Samsung's SmartThings Future Living Report Reveals A Startling Future

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The environments we live in today are almost unrecognizable from those that existed a century ago, as new technology through the smartphone revolution is having a huge impact on not just how we stay connected, but how to save energy. We are just at the beginning of this know-how, which is spilling into larger communities and countries.

U.K. Government Urged to Tackle Climate Change for Economic Growth

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A new U.K.

H&M Proves Sustainable Fashion Is Possible

Can a company with 3,300 clothing stores around the world create sustainable fashion? Swedish company H&M is showing that it is possible. The clothing retailer recently launched a new collection, Conscious Denim, for women, men and children. At least 50 percent of each garment is made from sustainable materials including organic cotton, organic linen and recycled wool.

Cities on the Verge: How Data and Technology Will Accelerate Urban Sustainability

GreenBiz's VERGE Salon focused on next-gen buildings and cities

Water Needs Energy, and Energy Needs Water: Canadian Power

A quarter of the energy supply in Ontario is provided by renewable waterpower (1). On the flip side “generating steam and pumping, treating and heating water consume 40% of Ontario’s natural gas and 12% of our electricity usage.” (2)  

The New Nigeria: Sustainable Banking, Responsible Investment and Social Innovation

(Justmeans/3BL Media) -- Two years ago, I wrote about the signing of the Nigerian Lending Principles—a landmark agreement made by eight of the nation's leading banks to commit to sustainable financing at the first Nigerian Sustainable Fina


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