WalMart For All, Susty Conferences & Dumping the US Chamber of Commerce


A weekly wrap up of green and socially minded business news from the gang at

Nike, PG&E;, Exelon Quit US Chamber of Commerce Over Climate Change Stance - is it the latest eco fad, or are major corporations the new eco-activists?

WalMart's New Sustainability Index is For Everyone - Though created initially to green Wal Mart's massive supply chain, the new index is a piece in a larger conversation and benefits many companies.

Can California Meet Renewable Energy Goal with a Mandate? - Governor Schwarzenegger won't sign the latest California energy bills, but offers an alternative for the same goal. Whose method is best?

Why the G20 Wasn't About Climate Change -- And Shouldn't Be - Climate progress at the G20 meeting in Pittsburgh was a shrug, but environmentalists may be placing too much emphasis on the wrong meeting.

How to Choose Your Sustainability Conferences - It's conference season and the number of green events these days is overwhelming. Here are some tips to get the most of them with minimal carbon impact.