Successful Sustainability Strategy Leans on Innovation, ‘Gamification’

Read the full story at Environmental Leader. To survive and prosper in a rapidly shifting business landscape, companies must constantly evolve. One example of this evolution is seen when forward thinking leaders incorporate sustainability into their business strategy. A successful sustainability strategy depends upon embracing a fundamental shift in an organization’s way of doing business, …

Oldest record of human-caused lead pollution detected

Read the full story in R&D Magazine. Humans began contributing to environmental lead pollution as early as 8,000 years ago, according to a Univ. of Pittsburgh research report. The Pitt research team detected the oldest-discovered remains of human-derived lead pollution in the world in the northernmost region of Michigan, suggesting metal pollution from mining and …

Manufacturers Hide Environmental Success

Read the full story in Environmental Leader. Manufacturers and retailers may be holding back on communicating their sustainability successes to customers, new research suggests. More than three-quarters of industry executives from brand manufacturing and retail have concerns about “greenwashing” backlash and half mentioned a lack of consistency in sustainability measurements. These companies are struggling to …