Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Why companies should track their nonfinancial impacts

7/30/2014

  • BrandChannel.com

It's time for companies to get serious about measuring their environmental and social footprints, says Michael Meehan, CEO of the Global Reporting Initiative. "Organizations that fail to collect and r… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Germany's land-based wind sector installs 1,723 MW in H1

7/30/2014

  • Bloomberg

Germany recorded a 66% jump in the installation of land-based wind projects, with 1,723 megawatts of capacity added in the first half of the year, according to the German Engineering Federation and th… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

RFS seen as a major issue in race for Iowa seat in Senate

7/31/2014

  • Politico

U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, who is seeking a Senate seat, has been vocal about his support of ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard ahead of the midterm elections. State Sen. Joni Ernst, a Repub… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

R.I. companies collaborate on 6 million pounds of e-waste annually

7/30/2014

  • ecoRI News (Rhode Island)

Three small businesses are working together to handle different functions of e-waste recycling in Rhode Island, where state collection sites were recently reduced from 38 to five. Indie Cycle collects… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Genetically modified yeast is possible solution for sustainable omega-3 acids

7/29/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

DuPont scientists have created a genetically modified yeast capable of producing the long-chain omega-3 fats eicosapentaenoic acid, or EPA, and docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, which were previously foun… Read More