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Leading denim maker Levi Strauss said it has saved one billion liters of water through its sustainability initiatives since 2011 through its Water Less Process, which reduces the water used in garment finishing by up to 96 percent This announcement …

President Obama announced cut in the US Federal Government’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% over the next decade from 2008 levels – saving taxpayers up to $18 billion in avoided energy costs. The plan includes increase in government’s use …

IBM announced new goals for the use of renewable energy and for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Its goals include procuring electricity from renewable sources for 20% of IBM’s annual electricity consumption by 2020. To achieve this goal the …

Bloomberg reports that investors globally have spent a whopping $ 2 trillion on clean energy in the last decade. In 2014 alone, investors spent $270 billion on renewable technologies such as wind and solar brining in 103 gigawatts of clean …

Andreas Senjaya won the fi rst place at Startup Arena Jakarta 2014 held recently. His start-up iGrow provides a system where users can plant, monitor, and develop crops in Indonesia as an investment. When the crops begin to produce fruits …

Amazon has become the latest tech giant after Google to join the list of companies seeking renewable energy to offset their carbon footprint. Amazon cloud computing division Amazon Web Services has declared its commitment to achieve 100-percent renewable energy usage …

All of the world’s energy needs could be provided cleanly, renewably and economically by 2050, according to a new study by WWF. The Energy Report breaks new ground with its global scope and its consideration of total energy needs including …

Novelis’ recently released Fiscal Year 2014 sustainability report shows the aluminum rolling and recycling giant making signifi cant investments and strides to advance the circular economy and increase the sustainability of its business, the aluminum industry and its broader value …

Tetra Pak, provider of food processing and packaging solutions, announced the launch of the industry’s fi rst carton made entirely from plantbased, renewable packaging materials. The new Tetra Rex® carton will be the fi rst in the market to have …

Colgate-Palmolive recently committed to making 100 percent of its packaging fully recyclable for three out of four product categories by 2020. The three categories set to go recyclable are home, pet and personal care. Colgate has also committed to developing …

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