TITLE

Sustainable or Green?

AUTHOR(S)
Quinn, Barbara
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Oct2008, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the significance of green movements or sustainable programs in companies. It notes Millipore Corp.'s new sustainability program which builds on the company's track record of environmental responsibility and how the new initiative creates a long-term program aimed at reducing its carbon footprint by 20% over 5 years. While not claiming a perfect environmental record the company has responded swiftly to problems and shown determination to reduce its environmental impact.
ACCESSION #
34736693

 

Related Articles

  • 'We're the problem' says cement industry. Rollins, JuIian // Green Futures;Jan2008, Issue 67, p4 

    The article reports on the global impact of cement manufacturing industry to the environment. According to the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), the industry accounts for around 5 percent of the annual contribution to atmospheric carbon dioxide, which is almost double that of the aviation...

  • Greenmail. MILLER, CHAZ // Waste Age;Nov2010, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p18 

    The author comments on the volume of mails sent by environmental groups to people in the U.S. He reflects on his experience of receiving more than 100 pieces of mails from 27 groups. He criticizes the carbon footprint of the mails. The author questions the effectiveness of the strategy in...

  • Flight stimulator. Frisby, Sean // Green Futures;Jan2008, Issue 67, p16 

    The article reports on the Flight plan, an environmental initiative commissioned by the International Institute for Environment and Development, which tracks gas emissions of airlines in Great Britain. Authored by Hugo Kimber, chief executive officer (CEO) at the Carbon Consultancy, the program...

  • Pre-service science teachers' views of the ecological footprint: The starting-points of sustainable living. Keles, Özgül; Aydogdu, Mustafa // Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning & Teaching;Dec2010, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p1 

    In this study, pre-service science teachers' opinions about the concept of the ecological footprint were investigated before and after activities about sustainable life and their ecological footprints were calculated. A total of 49 pre-service science teachers (31 male, 18 female) who attend...

  • HIPPIES.  // Petits Propos Culinaires;Nov2011, Issue 93, p12 

    The article presents the author's insights regarding the efforts of ecological group to establish a settlement that urges low-carbon-footprint living on their land. The author implies that though these people aim to live on their land in sustainability, they are actually living like the...

  • ECOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT IN THE BAIA MARE - ROMANIA INDUSTRIAL AREA. POP, Viorel // SEA: Practical Application of Science;2014, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p445 

    Today more and more the world is facing different sources of pollution, the most affected areas being the proximity of the biggest industrial centres (e.q: chemistry, mining and metallurgy, machine building etc.). The industrial area of Baia Mare is a typical one for such a situation. To...

  • Latest readings on sustainability.  // Chartered Accountants Journal;Oct2009, Vol. 88 Issue 9, p74 

    The article reviews several articles including "Growing Through Greening," by Donna Bagnall which appeared in the periodical "Charter" on May 4, 2009, "The Big Reveal," by Richard Goslan which appeared in the periodical "CA Magazine" in August 2008 and "Wine's Carbon Footprint," by Lesley Parker...

  • ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT METHOD COMO FERRAMENTA PARA AVALIAR O PERFIL DO CONSUMO CONSCIENTE. Gómez, Carla Regina Pasa; de Albuquerque Parísio, Diego C.; Castillo, Leonardo A. G.; dos Santos, Josete Florêncio // Revista Alcance;2009, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p320 

    Consumption may be appointed as a cause of difficulty in achieving sustainability, although it places the companies to "blame" for sustainability of the planet, is the conscience of every individual who can change this picture. The article analyzes the Ecological Footprint Method as a tool for...

  • From "Green Blur" to Ecofashion: Fashioning an Eco-lexicon. Thomas, Sue // Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture;Dec2008, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p525 

    Language is created or co-opted to map and navigate the new territory of developing ideas. Ecofashion is part of that mapping: encompassing terms, adopting, and adapting many theories. The signpost for the ecofashion movement was the launch of Esprit Ecollection in November 1991. Over the last...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics