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SmartPlanet takes a tour of Yahoo's kitchen to see the sustainable options, food management company Bon Appétit has implemented. Innovations include locally farmed food options, a low...
January 15, 2010 1:40pm
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
Bob Hart, the head chef at Yahoo, shows off the company's new food dehydrator. The contraption takes excess food and paper waste such as fish, herbs and napkins and converts it into fertilizer....
3 | January 15, 2010 1:39pm
Looking to buy a 'green' toy for the holidays? San Francisco based Green Toys manufacture their toys out of recycled milk containers. The safe plastic material is called high-density polyethylene...
1 | November 24, 2009 2:52pm
At a Churchill Club event held at the Computer History Museum in Menlo Park, Calif., the United States’ CTO, Aneesh Chopra, describes his plan to invest in security infrastructure upgrades to help...
2 | August 6, 2009 1:20pm
At the Intersolar Conference in San Francisco, Scott Stephens, Photovoltaic Specialist for the U.S. Department of Energy, explains why he's optimistic about the future. He expects the market to...
1 | July 30, 2009 4:08pm
At the Revenue Bootcamp Conference in Mountain View, Calif., Chris Anderson, author of "Free: The Future of a Radical Price," discusses how different companies use the free-to-premium, or freemium...
4 | July 15, 2009 10:33am
How are companies tackling the e-waste problem? PC maker, Hewlett-Packard has an ambitious goal to recycle two billion pounds of e-waste by 2010. Correspondent Sumi Das talks to the company's...
20 | June 2, 2009 9:19am
Autodesk tools aim to help designers conceptualize projects on a computer before starting the costly (and energy-intense) construction process. Correspondent Sumi Das talks to the company's...
1 | April 7, 2009 10:57am
The historic California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco has re-opened for business and is being called the 'greenest museum' in the world. Correspondent Sumi Das talks to Aaron Pope, the...
1 | March 31, 2009 8:50am
Business travel is getting more costly everyday so many companies are turning to video conferencing to curb corporate travel. Cisco Systems has built a solution known as TelePresence. In this...
September 4, 2008 12:47pm
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
In an age of high gas prices and global warming, businesses are trying to figure out how their employees can spend less time on the road and more time telecommuting. Sun Microsystems believes...
1 | July 18, 2008 3:47pm
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