Entrepreneurs, academics, and leading energy experts gathered at New York City’s Jacob Javits center for the Advanced Energy 2013 conference on April 30 and May 1. They discussed the latest developments in energy efficiency and how green energy has impacted job creation. Read more
Bradley Holcomb, chair of the Manufacturing Business Survey Committee for the Institute for Supply Management, said the manufacturing sector is solid thus far in 2013 and will continue to see steady growth for the rest of the year. Read more
There are many ways for American corporations and businesses to show the public that they are environmentally conscious, and doing everything they can to make sustainability a major part of their practice. For the past two decades, one major way companies have shown the public and their fellow business associates that they’re serious about sustainability and going green is by achieving ISO 14001 standard.
In the early 1990s the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) began creating a family of standards that related to environmental management; these standards were designed to help companies minimize how their work negatively impacts the environment, how it complies with laws of the country the business is based in, and ensures that the company is producing a product consistently and in a manner that also minimizes any damage to air or water quality. Read more