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Anti-Counterfeiting Market to Grow Through 2015

Counterfeit goods continue to plague industries worldwide. High growth in counterfeiting over the next few years is expected to drive significant expansion in the anti-counterfeiting market, especially as governments implement new global enforcement measures. Counterfeit goods pose a serious threat to a company's bottom line, siphoning sales and profits, but they can also present a wider danger...

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Who is Tops in the Nation in Buying Green Power? Ask the EPA

It isn't a question on the lips of the average American, but if you are curious about how business and industry are doing in the green energy revolution, the EPA has the info you are looking for. In compiling the list of top green power purchasers, the EPA is encouraging other businesses to support renewable resources. The EPA's Green Power Partnership works with approximately 1,300 partner...

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EDF Climate Corps 2010 - The Results Are In

Forty-seven leading companies, from Adidas to McDonald's to Yahoo!, played host this past summer to fifty one MBA students from top ranked business schools. The students were tasked with developing detailed energy-efficiency investment and implementation plans for each company to cut carbon pollution from facilities and equipment while boosting the bottom line. The students proved up to the...

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Weekly Industry Crib Sheet: U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows

Plus: U.S. Machine Tool Sales Rise, Industrial M&A Value Increases and Jobless Claims Fall. U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows in September The United States trade deficit narrowed to $44 billion in September, a 5.3 percent decrease from the $46.5 billion total reported for August, largely due to stronger services exports fueled by a weaker dollar, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce on...

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Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Consumers who want to consider environmental responsibility before making their next electronics purchase should consult Greenpeace's sixteenth edition of their 'Guide to Greener Electronics,' which ranks the 18 top manufacturers of personal computers, mobile phones, TVs and games consoles according to their policies on toxic chemicals, recycling and climate change. Greenpeace's mission is to get...

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Light Friday: Holographic Telecommuting

Plus: A Self-Flying Car, Tarantula Terror Studies, Close-Up Comet Photos and an Engine-Free Speedster Plane. The Autonomous Helicopter-Jeep Building a flying car or a car that drives itself to fulfill our vision of the future would be one thing, but a flying car that flies itself is another level of sci-fi-turned-reality altogether. The United States military's Defense Advanced Research Projects...

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Sustainability Spotlight: NREL's Clean Energy Forum Nurtures Innovation

Close to 500 participants from the investment community recently attended the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) 23rd Industry Growth Forum. Highlighting clean energy industry technology and business developments, the fourm featured presentations from 34 emerging clean energy companies and served as an ideal venue for them to prepare, refine, and present their business to a wide range...

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Top 15 Military-Friendly Employers

Military vets returning to the workforce do so at a difficult time. However, this Veterans Day, new data highlight private-sector firms that are eager to hire military veterans despite the slowdown in job creation. Although private-sector hiring is slowly improving — employment in the private sector has risen by 1.1 million since December 2009 — military veterans returning to the...

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Environmental and Sustainability Management Tools Consolidated into Easy to Use Matrix

The Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) has developed a how-to/where to resource for professionals seeking guidance on addressing environmental and sustainability management issues. The GEMI Solutions Tools Matrix is intended to serve as a navigational guide to assist companies in their own pursuit of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) and sustainability excellence by guiding...

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Green Beer All Year Long - Ontario Beer Container Recycling Rate Hits 92%

According to ts annual packaging recycling report, The Beer Store, a province-wide chain funded by brewers that acts as the de facto alcohol sales and container recycling system, collected 2.1 billion bottles, cans and kegs between May 2009 and April 2010. A deposit on all alcohol containers and easy access to recycling are being credited for pushing Ontario's recycling rate for beer, wine and...

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