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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.

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

-- 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 Finance Week in Lagos, ho

For Adobe Systems, Earth Day Is No Small Matter

Adobe’s West Tower at its San Jose Headquarters was the first building in the world to achieve LEED certification at the platinum level for existing buildings in June 2006.

Adobe’s West Tower at its San Jose Headquarters was the first building in the world to achieve LEED certification at the platinum level for existing buildings in June 2006.

Caesars Entertainment Switches Off the Lights for Earth Hour

Caesars Entertainment and other hotel chains are switching off the lights for Earth Hour

Three Paths to Canadian Clean Energy Competitiveness

wind_turbinesWhile growing and vibrant, Canada’s clean energy industry currently holds 1% of the $1 trillion global clean tech market—an industry that will triple in size by 20201.

Canadian consumption remains high: environmental scorecard

Canada’s environmental performance has received low marks in comparison to 17 developed countries in a recent report.

Harvard Business School Offers Seminar on Global Energy and Other Topics

Harvard Business School sheds light on the challenges faced by the global energy industry.

Google Successfully Tests Breakthrough Biofuel

google_campus_2Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been successfully testing a breakthrough biofuel at its headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. The biofuel, made by California-based Cool Planet Energy Systems, is produced using a "carbon negative" process that actually removes carbon from the atmosphere during the course of production.

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