Categories: Green

DuPont Creates Carpet from Corn, But Should It?

Posted by: Michael Arndt on May 11

Today's lesson in the complexities of environmentalism comes courtesy of DuPont. The specialty-chemical company announced recently that it and Tate & Lyle will expand their bio-products joint venture in Tennessee...

Obama, Clinton and CEOs on Innovation

Posted by: Reena Jana on September 22

The Fifth Annual Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting kicked off today in New York, a gathering of heads of state and CEOS such as Wal-Mart's Mike Duke and Coca-Cola's Muhtar...

Dell and Two Behind-the-Scenes Green Innovation Stories--involving Blogs and...Beer?

Posted by: Reena Jana on December 16

Dell just announced that it’s launching a new initiative to get really green by reducing packaging materials for its desktops and laptops by 10 percent in the next four years....

"Energy is one of the first thoughts in everyone's minds": Ron Judkoff, National Renewable Energy Lab

Posted by: Helen Walters on October 20

Our sister magazine Architectural Record held its annual Innovation conference here in the McGraw Hill Building recently. This year's theme was green/sustainability, and the sold-out event was so popular there...

Green thinking: start early, start now

Posted by: Helen Walters on October 17

Last night was the gala dinner for the New York chapter of the US Green Building Council gala dinner. Held at the Natural History Museum (dinosaur shadows!), the swanky...

On the Heels of the G8 Meeting, Looking at Clean Tech in the Group of 5

Posted by: Reena Jana on July 09

Today you've been reading headlines about the meeting between the Group of 5 emerging nations having at the G-8 summit, discussing goals for battling climate change. I thought the time...

Design Green Now

Posted by: Helen Walters on March 24

If you find yourself at a loose end on the west coast at the beginning of next month, then you might want to look up one of these free panel...

More on the reality of conferences

Posted by: Helen Walters on March 12

Many of those I have talked to at conferences recently definitely feel badly about the environmental effect of flying all over the place to the next can't-miss event. It really...

Conference organizers: Please think about what attendees need, rather than inundating them with unnecessary printed materials

Posted by: Helen Walters on March 12

My colleague, Catherine Holahan, already referred to the insane amount of information that welcomed arrivals at this year's SXSW conference. Now I don't know about Catherine, but here's what I...

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