Recognizing California Businesses that Demonstrate Leadership in Product Stewardship

Submittal Deadline is Monday, June 18, 2012 8:00 AM Arrow Awards Application Introduction The California Product Stewardship Council recognizes businesses that are based in or operate in California for outstanding leadership, innovation and partnerships in product stewardship and green design. The goals of this program are to recognize the accomplishments of businesses with innovative product…

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Chinese Solar Panels Face Big Tariffs

New York Times – The United States on Thursday announced the imposition of antidumping tariffs of more than 31 percent on solar panels from China. The move by the Commerce Department is certain to infuriate Chinese officials already upset after recent bilateral frictions over China’s human rights policies and its increasingly confrontational approach toward American…

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USGCC Special Edition May 15th Newsletter

In just a few short weeks, the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners of sustainability and social innovation will descend on San Diego for the 6th Annual Sustainable Brands Conference. Growing environmental and social pressures, compounded by consumer activism worldwide, is alerting more and more businesses of the importance of joining in on the sustainability conversation…

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Sustainable Brands 2012 Conference

In just a few short weeks, the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners of sustainability and social innovation will descend on San Diego for the 6th Annual Sustainable Brands Conference. Growing environmental and social pressures, compounded by consumer activism worldwide, is alerting more and more businesses of the importance of joining in on the sustainability conversation…

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The New Way of Doing Business

While the economic crash of late has been tough on business and American families alike, I have enjoyed seeing the reemergence of our economy that has readopted old ways of doing business through local product sourcing, increased social responsibility and environmental standards, and the re-purposing of old products.  I like the sense of community and…

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