Environmental Help Desk for Businesses

Mar
20
2013
Supply Chain: Health Care and Social Assistance

Sector Name: Health Care and Social AssistanceSIC code: 62   Major Players Health Care Product Suppliers:   Abbott Labs Baxter InternationalBD Covidien Cardinal   Hospital Systems/Groups:   Ascension Health Community Health Systems Hospital Corporation of America Kaiser Permanente Premier Inc. VA Hospitals   Major Issues Below are five general areas …

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Scott Brennen, native of no-where-in-particular, earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 2008. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps, which put him to work teaching 9th grade Chemistry at a rural high school in Mozambique. He is currently studying science...
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Mar
13
2013
Supply Chain Information: Accommodations & Food

Sector Name: Accommodations & Food Supply Chain SIC code: 73 The implementation of sustainable methods within the food supply chain has become an industry standard. It is common for large distributors to use bio-fuels, fuel-efficient vehicles, locally grown produce, and sustainability reports throughout their operations. Major food distributors like SYSCO …

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Willie Wright is a first year PhD student in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina. Prior to his admittance he worked as a Research Assistant on the Research on Food and Farming for All (ROFFA) project, a National Science Foundation sponsored initiative, which assessed the...
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Mar
13
2013
Bricks & Sticks Sustainability Symposium

Register for early bird rates  NOW!   Join Us April 16, 2013 – 9:00AM – April 17, 2013 – 5:30PM in Washington, D.C.  Building Public-Private Partnerships for Economic & Environmental Improvement Many of the challenges facing the United States today are a complex mix of environmental and economic factors. The nature of …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Feb
28
2013
Register Now! Hear Erin Meezan, Vice President of Sustainability at Interface - March 12

Register Now to hear Erin Meezan, Vice President of Sustainability at Interface on Employee Engagement & Environmental Innovation, March 12. Communicating the value of environmental innovation and stewardship can be a challenge throughout large organizations. Erin Meezan, the Vice President of Sustainability at Interface, Inc. will discuss tactics such as spreading …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Feb
27
2013
Supply Chain Information - Construction

Sector Name:  Construction SIC Code: 23   Major Players in the Construction Industry Bechtel Koch Industries Kiewit Corp. Renco Group CH2M Hill Guardian Industries Clark Enterprises Kohler Berry Plastics Gilbane   Major Issues Affecting the Industry Doing business with large construction companies will require identifying your goods or services, researching …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Feb
25
2013
Eco-Friendly Shipping Company Arrives in the US

If you think about the number of cardboard boxes that are used to ship products around the world every year, it’s difficult to imagine how many of these boxes are used once and then recycled – or worse, thrown away. In fact, cardboard is used for about 90 percent of …

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Drew Nitschke is a first-year graduate student at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, working towards degree in Environmental Economics and Policy. He is especially interested in sustainability and how it relates to business of all sizes. He graduated from UCLA in June 2012 after...
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Feb
20
2013
Supply Chain Information: Film Production

Sector Name: Electronic Information – Film and Television Production SIC code: 512110   Major Players Fox Entertainment Group Paramount Motion Pictures Group DreamWorks Sony Pictures Entertainment MGM Holdings, INC. NBC Universal Time Warner Walt Disney motion Pictures Group ABC Studios   Major Issues Location  Location considerations play a key role in …

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Scott Brennen, native of no-where-in-particular, earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 2008. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps, which put him to work teaching 9th grade Chemistry at a rural high school in Mozambique. He is currently studying science...
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Feb
18
2013
Edison2 Designs Lightweight, Efficient Car of the Future
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Drew Nitschke is a first-year graduate student at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, working towards degree in Environmental Economics and Policy. He is especially interested in sustainability and how it relates to business of all sizes. He graduated from UCLA in June 2012 after...
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Feb
13
2013
Supply Chain Information: Retail Trade

Sector Name: Retail Trade SIC Code: 44-45   Major Players in the Retail Trade Industry Walmart VF Corporation Kohl’s McDonald’s Starbucks VF Corporation Procter & Gamble   Major Issues Affecting the Industry The retail industry is responsible for the largest energy bills and is the second largest emitter of greenhouse …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Feb
1
2013
Register Now! IBM's Dave Bartlett on Internal Operations & Energy Efficiency - Feb. 21

Register Now to hear David Bartlett, Vice President for Smarter Physical Infrastructure at IBM  BCLC will be hosting a series of webinars in the first quarter of 2013 to share innovative best practices in environmental stewardship–an area where current strategies can make significant impact now and new opportunities within a company …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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