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Concept of Sustainable Olympic Games is Decades Old

By |August 2nd, 2012|

This is part 2 of a 3 part series of posts related to Olympic inspired sustainability topics. You can read part 1: "Sustainable Olympics in London Win Green" here. Sustainability is not a sprint. In fact, the path to true sustainability is a marathon…as the Olympic Games continually remind us. The Olympic Movement’s Agenda 21 suggested as [...]

Sustainable Olympics in London Win Green!

By |July 26th, 2012|

If sustainability was a sport, there's no doubt Olympic host city London would win the green. The 2012 London Games will prove to be the most sustainable and eco-friendly on record, due to  some innovative and significant steps the city has taken for this international event. According to London2012.com, the London Olympics will employ the [...]

National Grid Awards Pratt for Energy Conservation Efforts

By |July 18th, 2012|

Pratt Industries has been honored for its ongoing efforts to conserve energy at its 100% recycled paper mill on Staten Island, NY. National Grid, which oversees a New York State government fund to provide incentives to businesses and residents for improvements in energy efficiencies, cited Pratt for helping to make Staten Island “cleaner [...]

Seventh Generation Wins Big with 100% Recycled Paper Bottle

By |July 3rd, 2012|

Thousands of new product packages hit the shelves in the past year, but out of all those bottles, pouches and boxes, only a select few have been deemed worthy of the 2012 AmeriStar awards. Produced by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP), headquartered in Naperville IL, the AmeriStar awards program considers submissions by consumer packaged goods [...]

Sustainability: How Does It Apply to Corporate Success?

By |May 24th, 2012|

Sustainability is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Years ago, a company’s success or otherwise was judged on its financial performance – earnings per share, return on investment, etc. Now, however, as consumers become increasingly concerned with the environment, corporate success is [...]