service sector

A Recipe for Cooling the Cubicle

by: Joel Makower

While sitting there at your desk sweating (or freezing, if the A/C is overly blowing) over the summer solstice and beyond, you might want to peruse a new, downloadable guide from the World Resources Institute.

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Beyond Smokestacks: The Greening of the Service Sector

by: Joel Makower

According to the gospel of sustainability, successful companies will dematerialize -- that is, do more business with less stuff. For example, by selling the service that a product delivers instead of the physical product itself, some companies already are finding they can grow revenue while reducing physical throughput -- and the accompanying environmental burdens.

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