Sustainability

Making Supply Chains More Energy Efficient

Piedmont Natural Gas, a natural gas utility serving customers in the Carolinas and Tennessee for more than 60 years, may seem at first blush to have little in common with Digital Lumens, a six-year-old Boston company specializing in “intelligent” computerized LED lighting systems. Both companies, however, are among those staking positions in an alternative-energy universe that should surge as more ...

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Companies Find Many Happy Returns in Green Manufacturing

There are many areas in which changes—small or large—can be made to boost a manufacturer’s sustainability, including product design and packaging, facilities, materials, process, machinery, transportation, suppliers and supply chain network. By Sara Pearson Specter

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THE LEEDer Board

More and more companies are choosing to invest in green building practices, enjoying quick returns on investments that pay off in profit and public opinion. Is LEED certification worth looking into for your next warehouse? By Amy Drew Thompson

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