social responsibility

Cooler and the Quixotic Quest for Carbon-Neutral Consumption

by: Joel Makower

The notion of carbon-neutral shopping looms large for many in the environmental world. If only we could shop without guilt, knowing unquestionably that the global warming impacts of our purchases were being rendered harmless, we'd all feel that we were being part of the solution to climate change.

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French Supermarket Casino Labels Eco-Friendliness of its Products

by: Alain Thys

Now here's a green programme that's pragmatic, inspiring and at the same time simple enough that it could make consumers care.  In 2008, the French supermarket Casino intends to label its products according to their eco-friendliness.  The move follows an earlier announcement by Britain's Tesco who will start tracking the CO2 footprint of its products.

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part VII: Stationary Energy Storage…Key to the Renewable Grid

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Social Entrepreneurship: Ten Questions with David Bornstein

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Coke's Message in a Bottle

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China and Canada: Olympic Host Nations with Different Green National Brands

by: David Wigder

Like products, companies and celebrities, nations have brands, and these brands have attributes that describe them and value that is associated with them. Hosting the Olympic Games provides a unique opportunity for a country to both influence global perceptions about their national brand and enhance their nation's brand value by showcasing itself before the entire world.

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part V.5: Generating Electricity from Biomass

by: Michael Hoexter

Part V of the series on the Renewable Electron Economy continues with another renewable source for electricity, a consideration of one of the most complex topics in renewable energy, biomass.

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part V.4: Power from Hot Rocks (Geothermal)

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True or false? Innovation is elitist

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Serious Games For Cultural Preservation

by: Eliane Alhadeff 

Late June, the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, located near Elton, announced a partneriship with Red Knight Learning Systems of Dallas to develop innovative digital learning media for their new high tech Coushatta Heritage Center.

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