09 Jul '12, 8am

New group to call on manufacturers to embrace sustainable best practices

A new not-for-profit group has been launched with the aim of improving UK manufacturing performance by helping the sector shift towards more sustainable and profitable business models. Far from being daunted by resource constraints, changing customer demands, and rapidly shifting technologies, the Next Manufacturing Revolution (NMR) group says this new economic reality offers huge profit opportunities for smart manufacturers. FURTHER READING Mitsubishi Electric drives past carbon targets SC Johnson muscles out hazardous chemicals Formed by campaign group 2degrees and consultants Lavery Pennell, along with the Institute for Manufacturing and the University of Cambridge, NMR will today launch a sector-wide study to quantify the value of the opportunity presented by resource shortages and more efficient technologies, before identifying barriers to their adoption and compiling...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2189944/companies-ur...

Tweets

Who is on Next 2012 Finalist-Conspiracy via @wordpressdotcom #Conspiracy #Gianluca Tamburini #shoes #fashion

Who is on Next 2012 Finalist-Conspiracy via @wo...

rawshoes.wordpress.com 10 Jul '12, 11pm

Gianluca è da Modena, Italia e parla fluentemente tre lingue diverse. Mr Tamburini ha anche lauree in economia e marketing...

At least 23 domain companies heading to Hosting...

domainnamewire.com 09 Jul '12, 3pm

Verisign “Domain Exchange” patent application says service would be useful for typosquatters At least 23 domain companies ...

Fraunhofer Center For Sustainable Energy System...

green-energy-news.com 08 Jul '12, 10pm

Fraunhofer Center For Sustainable Energy Systems Opens Albuquerque Outdoor Solar Test Field Site will provide photovoltaic...

Americans Want Power Companies To Embrace Renewables | Care2 Causes

Americans Want Power Companies To Embrace Renew...

care2.com 08 Jul '12, 4am

Utility companies get a lot of grief from renewable energy advocates these days. Most power plants in the U.S. run off of ...

Japan eyes clean energy revolution after Fukushima - AsiaOne

Japan eyes clean energy revolution after Fukush...

asiaone.com 04 Jul '12, 10am

"I want to use it as a trigger to fuel the use of renewable energy," Industry Minister Yukio Edano (above) said recently. ...

Ruby Best Practices - Practicing Ruby, The News...

blog.rubybestpractices.com 03 Jul '12, 4am

Welcome, Hacker News folks. If you find the following project worthwhile, I’d really appreciate an up vote so that I can r...

Industry-Wide Survey of Food Manufacturers Shows Antibiotic Overuse is Still the Norm

Industry-Wide Survey of Food Manufacturers Show...

treehugger.com 07 Jul '12, 12pm

A new survey released by Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) proves that food manufacturers and producers are far too sl...

Sustainable Library-Valatie project

Sustainable Library-Valatie project

greenbuildermag.com 07 Jul '12, 9pm

The United Nations' Sustainability Initiative, The Future We Want/Rio+20 selected the Valatie library project to feature o...

Flexible displays to be developed by Taiwan pan...

digitimes.com 06 Jul '12, 4am

Flexible displays to be developed by Taiwan panel manufacturers Sammi Huang, Taipei; Alex Wolfgram, DIGITIMES [Friday 6 Ju...

Companies show willingness to police suppliers on conflict minerals

Companies show willingness to police suppliers ...

greenbiz.com 04 Jul '12, 4pm

I was recently in Paris at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), helping to facilitate the thi...

GE To Delay Colorado Thin-film Manufacturing Plant

GE To Delay Colorado Thin-film Manufacturing Plant

renewableenergyworld.com 05 Jul '12, 9pm

Now, energy giant GE said it is putting plans for its Aurora, Colo., plant on hold for 18 months in reaction to the contin...

Looking forward to lively discussion next week ...

aecb.net 05 Jul '12, 8am

Brian Layton of the Hampshiren Group, has organised a CPD style presentation by Finn Geotherm entitled Ground Source Heat ...

GE To Delay Colorado Thin-film Manufacturing Plant

GE To Delay Colorado Thin-film Manufacturing Plant

renewableenergyworld.com 05 Jul '12, 4pm

Now, energy giant GE said it is putting plans for its Aurora, Colo., plant on hold for 18 months in reaction to the contin...

College campuses' climate lessons for companies

College campuses' climate lessons for companies

greenbiz.com 02 Jul '12, 1pm

For the past five years, a quiet efficiency revolution has been taking place on more than 600 college campuses. It offers ...

Solar Manufacturing: To Compete or Not To Compete

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Jun '12, 7pm

The question is no longer whether America will be a major customer for the solar industry – we will. The real question is ...