October 14, 2014

Sophisticated—and highly detailed—master plans are an increasingly important piece of the planning process.

October 9, 2014

EnTouch Controls awarded Corner Bakery Cafe the company’s annual Environmental Sustainability Award for its commitment to energy efficiency.

September 25, 2014

Simon Property Group has been recognized by the CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) and The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) for its ongoing leadership and commitment to sustainability and energy conservation.

September 24, 2014

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and global sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future have launched a project to empower sustainability initiatives, Retail Horizons.

July 8, 2013

West Marine has released its BlueFuture(R) 2012 Sustainability Report. The study encompasses the retailer’s company-wide efforts focusing on sustainability, including improving and protecting the marine environments, reducing the company's carbon footprint and encouraging people to enjoy being out on the water.

June 21, 2012

As it celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, Wal-Mart Stores is being recognized for many achievements, not the least of which is its leadership in sustainability. On the green front, the chain has become a leader in best practices, with innovations that deliver positive results for consumers, communities and the company’s bottom line.

November 28, 2011

By Ian Lifshitz, Asia Pulp and Paper Group

October 11, 2011

Food Lion said Tuesday that two of its stores in Fayetteville, N.C., have been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver certifications by the U.S. Green Building Council.

September 26, 2011

A KFC restaurant in Indianapolis has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

June 16, 2011

Eighty percent of building owners expect double-digit energy-price increases during the next year, causing owners to set an average energy reduction target of 12%, according to Johnson Controls’ fifth annual global Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

April 22, 2011

PetSmart celebrated Earth Day with the announcement that its distribution center in McCarran, Nev., has been awarded Silver Certification under the LEED (Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design) for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance rating system.

December 1, 2010

Starbucks Coffee Co. and International Paper, with Mississippi River Pulp, LLC, have completed a six-week pilot project that -- for the first time -- proved Starbucks used paper cups can be recycled into new paper cups.

November 30, 2010

Columbia, S.C.-based Edens & Avant said Tuesday that its mixed-use development Mosaic, located in Washington, D.C., has achieved Silver Certification as a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Neighborhood Development Plan.

September 27, 2010

Office Depot announced that its global headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla., has been awarded Gold...

August 10, 2010

J.C. Penney Co.’s corporate headquarters in Plano, Texas, has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy...

March 23, 2010

Kohl’s Department Stores has received a Gold Achievement Award for Green Purchasing from the U.S....

March 16, 2010

Giant Eagle has announced that its GetGo convenience store and gas station in Wexford, Pa.,...

January 21, 2010

Shopping center owner and operator Regency Centers has been selected as a project consultant to...

January 21, 2010

Starbucks Coffee Co. is asking U.S. mayors and other municipal leaders to improve local commercial...

January 19, 2010

Regency Centers announced that its Jefferson Square shopping center in La Quinta, Calif., received LEED...

October 25, 2009

Staples announced that its store in Roslindale, Mass., is its first Northeast location to be...

December 14, 2008

Almost as well-known as the old 3R’s—reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic, the new 3R’s—recycle, reuse...

December 14, 2008

Almost as well-known as the old 3R’s—reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic, the new 3R’s—recycle, reuse and...

November 20, 2008

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the opening of the public comment period for...