Environmental Leader http://www.environmentalleader.com Environmental Leader Conference, Energy Manager Today Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:14:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 Free Site Allows Comparison of Corporate Environmental Financial Disclosures http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/free-site-allows-comparison-corporate-environmental-financial-disclosures/ http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/free-site-allows-comparison-corporate-environmental-financial-disclosures/#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:00:21 +0000 https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=172819 A free website has launched that allows investors and the general public to research corporate environmental financial disclosures. Evonet.com enables users to quickly access environmental and climate-related financial disclosures that are often buried deep within lengthy financial filings. “Investors are urgently seeking more transparency from corporations about their material risks and ... Read more »

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Marks & Spencer Reduces Packaging on Popular Foods http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/marks-spencer-reduces-packaging-popular-foods/ http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/marks-spencer-reduces-packaging-popular-foods/#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:10:39 +0000 https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=172812 Major British retailer Marks & Spencer launched an initiative called “Project Thin Air” over a year ago to redesign packaging for 140 popular food products. The goal: Use less plastic and slim down the pack size without changing the amount of food inside. This week M&S announced that the project ... Read more »

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Harnessing Intelligent Big Data Analytics Tools: Q&A with IBM’s Greg Peterson http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/harnessing-intelligent-big-data-analytics-tools-qa-ibms-greg-peterson/ http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/harnessing-intelligent-big-data-analytics-tools-qa-ibms-greg-peterson/#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:18:47 +0000 https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=172808 Greg Peterson, manager of global energy and environment for IBM, talks about the enormous difference big data analytics tools can make for energy efficiency.

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Study: Leading CSR Rankings Lack Consistency, Transparency http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/study-leading-csr-rankings-lack-consistency-transparency/ http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/study-leading-csr-rankings-lack-consistency-transparency/#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:13:22 +0000 https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=172800 Although it may sound impressive, getting included in a well-known list of the most sustainable corporations in the world might not actually mean that much. An analysis in the current issue of The CPA Journal asks whether sustainability rankings are consistent across three leading publications that rank them. According to ... Read more »

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Elaborate NFL Stadium Stormwater Control System Detailed http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/elaborate-nfl-stadium-stormwater-control-system-detailed/ http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/elaborate-nfl-stadium-stormwater-control-system-detailed/#respond Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:07:17 +0000 https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=172786 Levi’s Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers, made environmental history when it first opened in 2014. In addition to using recycled and reclaimed materials for construction, sporting a 27,000-square-foot green roof, and generating solar power, the $1.2 billion stadium has an elaborate system for stormwater management. Details about this ... Read more »

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California Scrap Metal Recycler Fined for Hazardous Waste http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/california-scrap-metal-recycler-fined-hazardous-waste/ http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/california-scrap-metal-recycler-fined-hazardous-waste/#respond Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:14:54 +0000 https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=172782 SA Recycling LLC, a metal recycler and processor based in Orange, California, recently paid $255,000 in fines for hazardous waste, the Business Journal reported. The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) previously conducted an inspection and found that soil, dirt, dust, and debris at one of the recycler’s sites ... Read more »

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Retailers Bank on Environmentally-Friendly Clothing for Increased Sales http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/retailers-bank-environmentally-friendly-clothing-increased-sales/ http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/retailers-bank-environmentally-friendly-clothing-increased-sales/#respond Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:12:44 +0000 https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=172760 Many shoppers will shell out a little more money if they know a product, especially clothing, is environmentally friendly, market researchers report. Major retailers like J.C. Penney, H&M, and Target are increasingly tapping into that consciousness with fashion lines made from recycled fabrics. But the catch is that the prices ... Read more »

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Water Reduction & Energy Efforts Achieve $72,000 Savings at Meat Processing Plant http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/water-reduction-energy-efforts-achieve-72000-savings-meat-processing-plant/ http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/water-reduction-energy-efforts-achieve-72000-savings-meat-processing-plant/#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:35:47 +0000 https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=172749 Italian meat processor and producer Inalca SpA’s projects to reduce water and energy use at its plant in Rieti, Italy, resulted in annual savings of 3.7 million gallons of water and more than $72,000. The facility’s heating plant, which consists of three boilers fueled by methane gas, generates the steam ... Read more »

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Tesco Starts Phasing Out Hazardous Chemicals from F&F Clothing Line http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/tesco-starts-phasing-hazardous-chemicals-ff-clothing-line/ http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/tesco-starts-phasing-hazardous-chemicals-ff-clothing-line/#respond Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:31:26 +0000 https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=172745 The British retailer Tesco announced a commitment to immediately start removing hazardous chemicals from the supply chain of its F&F clothing and footwear label. Tesco recently signed onto the Greenpeace Detox Campaign, agreeing to eliminate chemicals such as phthalates, heavy metals, and chlorinated solvents by 2020. The retailer joins 80 ... Read more »

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Leaders Unveil Their Secrets: Business Case for Environmental Stewardship http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/leaders-unveil-secrets-business-case-environmental-stewardship/ http://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/leaders-unveil-secrets-business-case-environmental-stewardship/#respond Tue, 18 Jul 2017 05:56:08 +0000 https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=172741 Editor’s note: As sustainable business operations go from “nice to have” to “must have,” companies seem to be more willing to talk about the business side of sustainability. How are their investments in environmental management paying off? At our Environmental Leader 2017 Conference earlier this summer, one of the major take-aways ... Read more »

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