Monday, March 17, 2008

Researching Sustainability in Corporations
Consumer Reports' "Web-based initiative to inform, engage, and empower consumers about environmentally-friendly products and practices. offers an accessible, reliable, and practical source of information on buying 'greener' products that have minimal environmental impact and meet personal needs."
"This official website for ACEEE's Green Book is a unique consumer resource providing Green Scores rating the environmental friendliness of every vehicle on market." Note that only some ratings are available via the website. The rest are only available through the book.

Six Sins of Greenwashing (green'wash', -wôsh') – verb: the act of misleading consumers regarding the environmental practices of a company or the environmental benefits of a product or service.

Business Week article on Greenwashing
"Use this page to find substantive links to conventional energy sources, as well as new and renewable energy." From Dallas High School.