Stony Brook Team Wins National Award for Technology That Harvests Energy From Railroad Train Vibrations

Read the full story from Stony Brook University Stony Brook University engineers have won a national award for an innovative energy harvester that has the potential to save millions of dollars in energy costs for railroads while reducing carbon dioxide emissions. The team’s work, “Mechanical Motion Rectifier (MMR) based Railroad Energy Harvester,” was awarded “Best …

Texas Tech Energy Commerce Students, Community Light up Tent City

Read the full story from Texas Tech. More than two dozen Texas Tech University energy commerce students and Rawls College of Business faculty hosted Lubbock community members for a seminar in solar technology and all then spent a recent Saturday afternoon lighting up Lubbock’s Tent City homeless shelter with solar lighting systems.

More Female Board Directors Add Up to Improved Sustainability Performance

Read the full story from the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business. As a corporate responsibility consultant, Kellie McElhaney publicly criticized Apple’s recent appointment of another man to an already all-male executive team. McElhaney’s new research goes one step further, indicating that the number of women on a corporate board correlates with a …

The Soul of a New, and Old, Machine

From GreenBiz.com's Joel Makower: A study released today on supply-chain sustainability management in the information and communications tech sector offers insights into how firms such as Facebook, Oracle and Dell are looking at the environmental and social impacts of their operations. Michael Shoemaker provides the first of a four-part series on the topic and I …

Webinar: P2 GHG and Cost Savings Tools

Wed, Jan 16, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST Register at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/661478870 EPA, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention will be presenting an overview of P2 tools designed to help measure the environmental and economic performance results of pollution prevention activities.  Come hear how newly designed tools can demonstrate the unique multi-media perspective that …