October 12, 2015, 6am PDT
From a new Silicon Valley facility, Mercedes' R&D department is developing car-share services based on a vision of 21st-century suburbs. The company is also testing self-driving prototypes and electric models.
May 12, 2013, 1pm PDT
The Chinese government has been employing a bottom-up approach to sustainability through pilot programs in individual cities, boosting investment in clean energy by 20 percent since last year.
October 26, 2010, 1pm PDT
Marc Stoiber offers suggestions for bolstering a city's green image by looking at several cities across the globe that have found success at marketing their own sustainable urbanism programs and initiatives.
July 21, 2009, 9am PDT
Cities in the Southwest are drying up. With less water to go around, water-intensive plantings like vast lawns are becoming an environmental faux pas. Now some cities are compensating residents for getting rid of them.
November 4, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Rapid economic and physical development are posing problems for China's environment. But a new eco-friendly development model may soon replace the heavily resource-reliant "SuperBlock" development pattern.</p>
December 17, 2005, 9am PST
A new report reviews how well the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Economic Performance Indicators have been applied by 33 companies, including GE, McDonald's, Novo Nordisk, Shell, Starbucks, and Toyota.
October 26, 2005, 1pm PDT
A bienniel survey, Beyond Grey Pinstripes 2005, identifies the top 30 MBA programs for 'sustainable-business education' and names Stanford the top school.
October 23, 2005, 5am PDT
An editorial sifts through the differences between Integrated Waste Management and Zero Waste.
September 10, 2005, 1pm PDT
Several experts talk about the government's role in developing a set of design criteria based on sustainability principles.
August 12, 2005, 11am PDT
A new study shows that the global pattern of "massive conversion" of of land use from natural to agricultural and urban uses has the "most significant impact on the world's biosphere."
February 4, 2005, 5am PST
If American companies fail to invest in clean energy and carbon-neutral technologies, they will lose out in the global marketplace.
November 12, 2004, 5am PST
South Carolina U. Creates an enviromentally designed complex for 500 students for the same cost as conventional construction.
May 9, 2003, 6am PDT
Toyota's new building complex is the largest ever to receive a Gold Level Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
May 15, 2002, 8am PDT
Battery Park City Authority now requires environmentally friendly and energy effienct features on buildings.