W.W. Grainger has more than 14,000 products that have been independently certified as "green" and has made strides in green building, energy efficiency and water use. Its success is leading customers to ask for advice on greening their own operations. "We are taking a two-pronged approach to sustainability," Grainger CEO Jim Ryan says. "We are working to run our own business more sustainably and actively helping our customers do the same."
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