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Can 'Small-Mart' Replace Wal-Mart?

by: Joel Makower

What would the world be like without Wal-Mart? It's not a simple answer.

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Chain Reaction: How Baxter's Supply Chain Promotes Healthy Savings

by: Joel Makower

How many light bulbs does it take to change a supply chain? In the case of Baxter Healthcare Corp., just three.

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Is Climate Change the Next Big Investment Opportunity?

by: Joel Makower

Here's an inconvenient truth: For all the handwringing over the negative bottom-line impacts of climate change for most companies, a handful of large corporate interests may come out winners, creating potentially profitable opportunities for forward-thinking investors.

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The Green Chemistry Mandate

by: Joel Makower

The search for greener chemicals has, in just a few short years, moved from a mission to a mandate.

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Climate Labeling for Cars: Assessing the Toll of a New Machine

by: Joel Makower

What's the "sticker price" to the climate of that new car you're considering buying? Katherine Probst would like to help you answer that question.

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Nike Things Considered

by: Joel Makower

Nike launched a new product line recently -- the curiously named Nike Considered. That’s not news; they do this all the time. What is newsworthy is that Considered represents the first time in memory that Nike has made outright environmental claims about its products.

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Timberland Reveals Its 'Nutritional' Footprint

by: Joel Makower

Timberland, the often-maverick maker of footwear and apparel, last week unveiled a self-described "nutritional label" it plans to put on all of its shoeboxes in the coming year.

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The 100 'Most Sustainable Companies,' 2006 Edition

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Web 2.0 and the New Corporate Watchdogging

by: Joel Makower

The online world has been aflutter of late with talk of "Web 2.0," a suite of tools and technologies that define the next-gen Internet.

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Oreos, Orangutans and Unintended Consequences

One of the realities of the world of environmentalism is how much everything is interconnected. You tug on one thread of one ecosystem and another thread unravels.

It’s a classic problem that government agencies have in creating good environmental policy and law: protect the spotted owl but imperil loggers’ jobs; promote economic development in impoverished areas but further stress the local water supply; allow local residents to build nice homes on barrier islands, and reduce hurricane protection for millions.

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