Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Firms pour millions into recycling campaign

8/19/2014

  • GreenBiz.com

Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta

A group of major corporations including Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson and Wal-Mart have invested $100 million to launch the Closed Loop Fund, which is intended to promote recycling in th… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

N.J. regulator should reconsider decision on offshore wind project, appeals court rules

8/19/2014

  • Record (Hackensack, N.J.), The

The Superior Court of New Jersey's Appellate Division ruled that the state Board of Public Utilities should reconsider its rejection of Fishermen's Energy's proposed wind farm off Atlantic City. Mike… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Court rules in favor of Bunge in dispute over biotech corn

8/20/2014

  • Capital Press Agriculture (Salem, Ore.)

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Syngenta cannot compel Bunge to store corn containing the biotech firm's Agrisure Viptera corn variety, which is not approved in China. Farmers affecte… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

GAO: EPA is unclear on costs, benefits of major rules

8/13/2014

  • Hill, The

The Environmental Protection Agency is unclear in its cost-benefit analyses of its major regulations because of lack of monetary details and the use of old employment data, according to a report by th… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Bioplastics get boost from corporate sustainability programs

8/12/2014

  • PlasticsNews.com

Bioplastics are still a niche market, but that could change, thanks to the growing concern for sustainability by companies such as Target, Procter & Gamble and Wal-Mart Stores, writes Frank Esposito. … Read More