13 Sep '12, 10pm

Why sustainability rankings matter — but maybe shouldn't: You've got to wear a bright orange vest to avoid the f...

Why sustainability rankings matter — but maybe shouldn't: You've got to wear a bright orange vest to avoid the f...

This has been a big week for corporate sustainability rankings, with the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and the Carbon Disclosure Project releasing news reports. Vote Solar and the Solar Power Electric Industries Association showcased the Top 20 corporate users of solar power in the US. A book called Good Company just landed on my desk, along with its own 2012 Good Company Index . And October will bring us the World Series, Halloween and, of course, the annual Newsweek “green” rankings of big public companies. All of which raises a couple of questions. Do these ratings and rankings matter? More important: Should they? Undeniably, they do matter, mostly but not entirely because of the prestige they confer upon companies that do well. Press releases are flying! “Carbon Disclosure Project Salutes Con Edison ” (Really?) “PepsiCo Earns Sustainability Accolades .” “GM Nam...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/09/13/why-sustainabilit...

Tweets

What good are sustainability ratings?

What good are sustainability ratings?

greenbiz.com 17 Sep '12, 9pm

One of the perks of being a graduate student at the University of Michigan was access to football season tickets. With thi...

Tour Championship: Breaking down the field

Tour Championship: Breaking down the field

golfweek.com 16 Sep '12, 7pm

The Tour Championship is upon us, with the PGA Tour's top 30 performers gathered at historic East Lake Golf Club in Atlant...

Kara Hurst named to lead Sustainability Consortium: The former BSR exec was tapped to take the helm of the organ...

Kara Hurst named to lead Sustainability Consort...

greenbiz.com 12 Sep '12, 12pm

The Sustainability Consortium has named Kara Hartnett Hurst, until recently a vice president at BSR, as its new executive ...

Check out my latest blog post on what I learned...

buildingmygreenlife.com 16 Sep '12, 11pm

It has clearly been way too long since I’ve done a blog post! The summer has slipped by way too fast and suddenly Fall is ...

Comment: Sustainability in the motoring world

Comment: Sustainability in the motoring world

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 17 Sep '12, 12pm

BMW is again the most sustainable automotive company in the world, according to the Dow Jones Sustaina bility Index. The a...

#SEOTips Top 5 SEO Tips To Dominate Your Local ...

apexpacific.com 16 Sep '12, 4pm

Have the business listed with famous website directories – Among the websites to target for this are Yahoo Local, MSN Live...

Vitaly Borker Gets 4 Years for Threats, Terror Used to Boost Google Rankings

Vitaly Borker Gets 4 Years for Threats, Terror ...

searchenginewatch.com 10 Sep '12, 6pm

Vitaly Borker’s online reign of terror, once used as his SEO strategy, has earned the failed entrepreneur four years in fe...

Where Are My Rankings?

seomoz.org 06 Sep '12, 9pm

Over the last 3 weeks, you may have noticed some instability with our Rankings tools through missing data and error messag...

8 Prefab Homes That Blend Creativity and Sustai...

ecohomemagazine.com 14 Sep '12, 2pm

I’ve written four books about prefab and have spoken at numerous professional conferences, so I’m still shocked to hear pr...

NEW #Responsible #Procurement course | UK Green...

ukgbc.org 14 Sep '12, 3pm

Drivers for sustainable procurement - current and future trends, opportunities, challenges and risks related to sustainabl...

Our CEO @RomillyMadew "World Green Building Wee...

gbca.org.au 17 Sep '12, 12am

More than 90 nations around the world will unite this week for World Green Building Week. Now in its third year, World Gre...

Power Rankings: TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola:...

pgatour.com 17 Sep '12, 2pm

By all measures, East Lake is a fair and predictable test, but it's not immune to the occasional anomaly. In advance of la...

What runners can teach us about sustainability

What runners can teach us about sustainability

grist.org 16 Sep '12, 12pm

I learned about energy efficiency in a very painful and embarrassing way. Many years ago, I entered the famous Western Sta...

PPR sustainability team takes shape: PARIS - PR...

ecotextile.com 17 Sep '12, 10am

<mce:script language='JavaScript1.1' mce_src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/adj/N3867.282951.ECOTEXTILE...