General Electric, which for decades has held one of the worst environmental reputations in the country, finally seems to be getting serious about cleaning up its act. Having dabbled in some of the more ridiculous green schemes ever perpetrated by a PR department, GE has made some promises recently that actually merit praise.
November 5, 2007
Ethical shopping is usually more about which products you buy than where you buy them, but EarthMoment.com hopes that the carbon credits it donates with every purchase will be enough to make you want to do your holiday shopping with them.
October 29, 2007
Consumer electronics continue to get cheaper for Americans and Europeans—thanks to free trade and technology innovation. You may be able to afford a 60-inch plasma display, but what kind of an energy impact will it have?
October 26, 2007
Few products have achieved the iconic status of the Apple iPod. Its cultural power is reinforced by the ultra-hip silhouetted figures in ads, the association with Bono and all he stands for as a human rights activist, and mostly the ability to miraculously store an entire music collection in the palm of your hand.
Apparently, nothing could tarnish the iPod's image - not even a human rights scandal.
September 5, 2007