Environmentalism is the study and social movement concerned about environmental conservation and teh reduction of human impact on it. Environmentally-friendly products or practices are also known, loosely, as "green."
Can student performance improve with the environment? Studies have shown that the educational environment can enable students to perform up to two grades better. Mark Miller, founder of Project...
5 | January 11, 2010 4:49pm
At the Business Goes Green conference in San Jose, Calif., on June 6, Forrester Research Senior Vice President Christopher Mines moderates a discussion on data centers. IBM's vice president of...
June 13, 2008 8:27am
At the Silicon Valley-based company, CEO Matt Bell and co-founders Dave Gausebeck and Mike Beebe are developing a consumer-friendly system to capture physical environments into three-dimensional...
May 2, 2012 12:25pm
At Stanford University's Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Professor Jeremy Bailenson has created a thoroughly convincing virtual reality environment. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das tours the lab to find...
2 | February 23, 2012 8:57am
Extending and modernizing an electric grid with renewable energy sources is the key component of a low-carbon energy strategy, says Katharina Reiche, Germany's state secretary for the environment,...
3 | July 13, 2011 12:06pm
Paper or plastic? Both take a toll on the environment, so why not go BYOB (bring your own bag) to the grocery store? SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das shows us a greener way to bag your produce.
3 | May 18, 2011 9:27am
William Jarvis built his winery underground so he wouldn't pollute the natural environment with large winery tanks and buildings. Among the sustainable technologies his business relies on are...
2 | January 18, 2011 9:28am
With air travel and hotel stays, business trips can be taxing on the environment. There are ways to conserve, though. SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das shows you some travel products that have an...
4 | December 1, 2010 2:28pm
New tele-immersive technologies could be the future of video conferencing. The technology allows users to share a 3D environment with other individuals from a remote location. SmartPlanet talks to...
October 6, 2010 3:57pm
Packing material is no friend to the environment. Energy intensive to produce, it often ends up in landfill after a single use. SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das looks at some greener compostable...
4 | July 27, 2010 8:59am
SF Green Cab's GM Athan Rebelos says, "When I heard that Green Cab was getting Priuses, I literally chuckled, that will never work." But he admits he was totally wrong. Rebelos talks to...
10 | July 20, 2010 8:31am
With over 900 bottling operations globally, how does Coca-Cola keep its water consumption in check? Jeff Seabright, vice president of the Environment for Coca-Cola, talks about how they're using...
2 | March 2, 2010 1:48pm
Helene York, vice president of strategic partnerships at Bon Appétit demos the company's Low Carbon Diet Calculator. The software tool allows users to calculate the carbon emissions created...
12 | January 15, 2010 1:40pm
San Francisco, with a 72% recycling rate and a goal of zero waste to landfill by 2020, is being called one of the 'greenest cities' in the U.S. Jared Blumenfeld, director of the department of the...
1 | October 20, 2009 4:00pm
Volkswagen's Marcial Hernandez and Sun's Greg Bollella detail Project Bixby, an Audi TTS programmed by Volkswagen and using a Java runtime environment. The vehicle will then be raced on a Rally...
2 | June 8, 2009 2:54pm
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Bill Joy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems and partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, explains how his company came up with 26 "grand...
1 | February 12, 2009 2:26pm
Networking giant Cisco Systems has a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its operations by 25 percent in the next four years--with the help of technologies it's created. Cisco also wants...
August 14, 2008 1:53pm
California utility giant PG&E has made it one of its business goals to invest in clean energy. In the last few years, the company has signed contracts with renewable energy providers in the areas...
August 4, 2008 10:50am
Hotels are known as energy wasters, generating large amounts of water and electricity to serve their customers. But one hotel entrepreneur is trying to change that by going green. In this video,...
July 22, 2008 9:48am
Frog's Leap Winery is nestled in the Bay Area's scenic Napa Valley. The vineyard is known for its crisp sauvignon blancs, and earthy zinfandels, but now they're getting attention as one of first...
5 | July 15, 2008 10:27am