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June 12, 2007

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Are Globalization and Sustainable Development on a Collision Course?
In a blunt assessment of the business operating context in 2027 — sponsored by Shell, Ford, Novo Nordisk, Vodafone, The Skoll Foundation and others — SustainAbility, Ltd., reports that not only will there be new rules for sustaining business success over the next twenty years, but that "the game itself is poised to change profoundly. There will be winners and losers; but there is no more business as usual." (Press Release) Read more...

Biotechs Paving Way to Greener Days
From installing solar panels to reconfiguring ventilation systems — even replacing cafeteria utensils with forks made from potatoes — San Diego's biotechnology industry is finding ways to protect both its bottom line and the environment. (San Diego Union-Tribune) Read more...

Manufacturers Push for More Energy-Efficient Lighting
GE, OSRAM, Philips, Havells Sylvania and other members of the European Lamp Companies Federation have proposed a phase-out of incandescent light bulbs in homes by 2015. (EurActiv via WBCSD) Read more...

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Hotel Checklist for Energy Efficiency
Mintek Mobile Data Solutions recommends these ten action steps hotels can take to keep energy costs as low as possible during the summer. (via Environmental Leader) Read more...

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