KLM Launching Biofuel Flights Using Old Cooking Oil

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has taken another important step in aviation sustainability. In September KLM will launch more than 200 flights being operated on biokerosene between Amsterdam and Paris. “KLM has once again shown it is stimulating the development of biokerosene”, according to managing director Camiel Eurlings. “In November 2009 we demonstrated that it was […]

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Kroger Releases Fifth Sustainability Report

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. $KR — continues to meet annual sustainability benchmarks, including reducing in-store energy consumption by 30 percent since 2000, the company reports in its fifth annual Sustainability Report, released yesterday. Read the full report and learn more about Kroger’s sustainability initiatives at the new website www.kroger.com/sustainability.

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Coca-Cola Bottler Using Hydrogen Fuel Cells Technology in Charlotte Plant

Forklifts in Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated’s (CCBCC) Charlotte production center are now being run on green power hydrogen fuel cells. Further enhancing its environmental sustainability efforts, the company is pioneering hydrogen fuel cell technology for its materials handling equipment.

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Mohawk Takes NEOCON Gold For Putting Smart In Sustainability

Mohawk – an industry leader in sustainable commercial flooring solutions – was honored with a Best of NeoCon® Gold Award in the Fiber Category for its next-generation fiber system SmartStrand® Contract.  Made with DuPont™ Sorona® polymer, the branded name for triexta fiber, SmartStrand Contract contains 37 percent renewably sourced ingredients and is a game changer […]

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PepsiCo Leads the Way for Sustainable Building in Russia

PepsiCo’s Frito Lay Manufacturing facility in Azov, Russia has been officially certified as LEED® Silver by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) – the first ever in the company’s European network. What is LEED®? LEED® certification [Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design] is a globally recognized distinction for the design, construction and operation of high […]

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Roche “Building 76″ in NJ Awarded LEED Gold

NUTLEY, N.J. — The complete renovation of half the space in a key office building on the Roche campus in Nutley, N.J. has earned the company Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED certification is the USGBC’s rating and recognition system for designing and constructing […]

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GM Ventures Invests in Battery Electric Bus Company

Part of a $30 million package to commercialize technology, including rapid-charging transit system. DETROIT – General Motors Ventures LLC will invest $6 million in Proterra Inc., a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit buses, as part of its mission to invest in next-generation technologies that support innovation in the global transportation industry. GM Ventures is […]

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Skanska Invests in New Wind Farm, One of the Largest in Sweden

Sweden — Skanska (STO:SKAB) Infrastructure Development, wind farm developer O2 and Jämtkraft are making a joint investment in a project-financed wind farm for a total cost of around SEK 1.1 billion. Skanska’s holding amounts to 50 percent; the other parties own 25 percent each. The construction contract will be included in order bookings for the […]

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GT Solar Completes Expansion of its Sapphire Manufacturing Facility

State-of-the-art plant ramps to production in less than eight months.

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Thomas H. Stoner Jr. Resigns as CEO of Evergreen Energy and will Remain on the Board

Company completes repositioning and focuses on K-Fuel development.

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Dole Food Company Hosts Summit Showcasing Latest Innovations in Sustainability

Tour of Plantations and Port Facilities Highlighted the Company’s Four Pillars of Sustainability in Costa Rica.

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