Fresno, Calif.-based Electronic Recyclers International has partnered with the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business's Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership to develop next generation solutions for e-waste recycling.
Companies face constant pressures to make effective capital planning decisions. Complex businesses like running a refinery, chemical plant or power station are no different. Therefore, being able to see the bigger economic picture is vital in effectively managing operational maintenance, regulatory requirements, energy efficiency and sustainability goals.
Macy's Inc. has reported a series of initiatives from 2002 through 2013 have resulted in a 38-percent reduction in the company's electricity usage and a 95-percent adoption rate of recycled or certified paper used in the company's marketing materials.
Results from one of the world's largest annual surveys of corporate sustainability executives underscore the importance of collaboration among business and external stakeholders to address climate change, among other key issues, in order to improve sustainability performance. This year, more than 700 business leaders from BSR's global member network responded to the fifth annual BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey 2013"”the largest survey response to date.
Recycled Energy Development (RED) has acquired the combined heat and power (CHP) projects at Dean Foods' facilities in City of Industry, Calif., and Franklin, Mass. Each project will produce approximately 2.0 megawatts of electricity and 4.5 MMBtu/hr of thermal energy from clean natural gas.