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September 8, 2008

Inspiring Stories from Today's Green Business Innovators

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Tesco's Leahy: "Make Green Choices Easier"

Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy says his supermarket empire wants to "create a mass movement in green consumption" by making it easier and more affordable for customers to buy green products. Read more...

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The Planet to Save $140,000 a Year with Lights-Out Program
IT hosting firm The Planet says it expects to save 1.4 kilowatt hours of electricity and $140,000 annually thanks to a new program that powers down datacenter lighting during off hours. Read more...

Caterpillar Remanufactures More Parts for Growing Asian Market
Caterpillar plans to serve the fast-growing Asian mining sector with a new LEED-certified facility in Singapore that remanufactures old equipment parts into new products. Read more...

BMW Outshines Competitors on New-Car Fuel Efficiency
BMW last year improved the fuel efficiency of its new cars at four times the average rate of other major manufacturers, according to a new study by the nonprofit European Federation for Transport and the Environment. Read more...

eBay Launches Online Marketplace for Green Products
Proof positive that the green-products market is heating up? Online auction house eBay has created a new e-commerce site specifically for ethically sourced and environmentally preferable products. Read more...

Companies Urged to Keep Supply Chains Clean - Or Else
A new Ernst & Young report warns companies against relocating their manufacturing operations to certain developing countries - because lower environmental standards put them at risk for sinking reputations and costly product recalls. Read more...

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Intel's Craig Barrett on Inspiring Innovation

Intel chairman Craig Barrett, keynoting the recent Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, talks up the importance of inspiring innovation, especially in improving education, healthcare, economic development, and the environment. Watch now...

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