How full product transparency can embed sustainability at the core of your business

Read the full story at GreenBiz. Full product transparency (FPT) is having and providing a complete picture of the total environmental impact of a product throughout its life. The magic of embracing full product transparency is that it provides a consistent focus for everyone involved in every part of the business -- from product designers …

John Wiley, Elsevier to sponsor APEC prize for ocean research

APEC member economies have announced that they will honour a young scientist in 2013 whose collaborative work in the region has made an outstanding contribution to sustainable ocean development. Publishers John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Elsevier are sponsors for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE Prize). 'Sustainable Ocean Development', the …

New street light design eliminates light pollution

Read the full story at Smart Planet. There aren’t many stars beaming down at you at night in metro areas because of light pollution - the name for misdirected artificial light. A team of scientists has outlined a new LED street lamp design that could help reclaim the luminosity of the heavens. A pollution solution devised …

Getting Climate Smart A Water Preparedness Guide for State Action

Download the document. With raging wildfires, widespread drought, historic floods, freak snowstorms and heat waves wreaking havoc in recent years, the climate change debate increasingly has become a deliberation over how to best reduce carbon pollution and deal with the climate impacts already here and those that are coming. As climate change continues to alter …

3 simple green marketing strategies

Read the full story at iMedia Connection. The success of your business may depend on your marketing prowess. For a small business or a new upstart, a marketing strategy may be restricted to your budget. For those who are conscientious of the environment, there are strategies that can be cost effective without increasing your company's …