Sprint Takes Customer-Centric Approach to Sustainability


By Kate Olsen

Last month, Sprint unveiled its latest green initiative - the ecoEnvelope(TM), a two-in-one reusable envelope that allows customers to receive and remit payment using the same envelope.  Sprint, # 3 on Newsweek's 2011 Green Rankings and Forest Ethics honoree, sets a good example to other corporations with its environmental sustainability and ‘intrapreneur’ philosophy to look for innovative resource reduction opportunities in the supply chain.  

Postal Service Plants Second Green Roof

Sows New Seeds of Sustainability
Press Release

SYRACUSE, N.Y.June 28, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today celebrated another example of environmental leadership as local officials announced a green roof atop the Colvin-Elmwood Post Office. The 11,300 square foot green roof will be built at no cost to the Postal Service through an innovative sustainability partnership with Onondaga County, NY.

UPS Lightens Up – 150 New “Plastic Trucks” to Save 40% Fuel (Infographic)


by Lynnette McIntire

The trendy sports car Tesla has it. The Boeing DreamLiner has it. And now the UPS package car has it too. Composite materials are now being introduced to replace certain metal components in the ubiquitous brown trucks as a way to lighten the load by 900 pounds and improve fuel efficiency by 40%.

Greener Products Essential to Sustainable Healthcare

Suppliers like Johnson & Johnson address lifecycle analysis to reduce environmental impacts
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(3BL Media) June 27, 2012 - Recognizing that human health is connected to the health of the planet, healthcare providers and suppliers are making strides to reduce their environmental impact. A major component of this is through greener products and supplies.

Green Chemistry Drives Innovation

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(3BL Media) June 4, 2012 - With thousands of new drugs and medicines entering the market every year and chemistry touching nearly every part of our lives, there is an urgent need to develop chemical compounds in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Sanofi US Goes Green for Earth Day

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(3BL Media) May 29, 2012 - In late April, employees at Sanofi US sites observed Earth Day in various ways from providing educational opportunities, to sponsoring environmental clean-ups.

Earth Day Roundup


As Earth Day supporters look to "Mobilize the Earth" on the National Mall on Sunday, companies are mobilizing consumers to take part in Earth Day promotions. Here's a sampling of programs you can expect to see as you do your part to reduce, reuse and recycle this weekend:

Making An Earth Day Connection


By Jeff Bradley on April 19, 2012

At AT&T, we’re committed to responsible business practices every day – whether that’s offering ways to recycle used devices, working with our suppliers to develop a more eco-conscious supply chain or investing in alternative energy sources.

Recyclebank’s Jonathan Hsu to Discuss the Green Consumer and New Media at Fortune Brainstorm GREEN

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(3BL Media) Laguna Niguel, CA - April 16, 2012 - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Hsu will discuss the changing green economy for consumers at the Fortune Brainstorm GREEN conference on Monday, April 16.


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