Archive for the ‘business’ category

Local Matters – to Whole Foods Market and to Us

April 7, 2011

        Roger Stephenson, APR Vice President for Programs             It is a pleasure working with Whole Foods Market Team Leaders and Team Members as we approach April 12,  the 5% Day dedicated to benefitting Clean Air-Cool Planet’s sustainability programs in communities and on campuses.  Local matters to Whole [...]

Verizon earns nod for powering up green vehicles!

April 1, 2011

   Bob Sheppard Vice President of CA-CP’s      Corporate Program If you think it hurts when you fill with $ 4 gallon gas at the pump  imagine what it’s like for one of the nation’s largest vehicle fleets. President Obama met today in Maryland with executives from FedEx, UPS, AT&T, PepsiCo and Verizon who deal with that reality daily.  These [...]

100 Pro-RGGI Businesses

March 28, 2011

      Roger Stephenson, APR Vice President for Programs         The list of NH businesses supporting RGGI in New Hampshire is growing and this morning stands at 92.  Not bad for hardly trying.    Its common sense  - ask a business owner if s/he’d like to pay for RGGI, only to see the [...]

Make it your business to support RGGI

March 11, 2011

  Roger Stephenson Vice President for Programs           With almost 200 jobs produced already in New Hampshire as well as a number of NH towns and schools saving energy dollars, RGGI is not fooling around – it means business.  My colleague Bob Sheppard sent a note to business partners to sign on to [...]

Helping “The Heartbeat” with an Environmental GPS

November 18, 2010

By Bob Sheppard, CFO and Vice President, Corporate Program One of the things that first attracted me to Clean Air-Cool Planet a decade ago when there were but two employees on the payroll, was the opportunity to work collaboratively with corporate leaders, helping CEOs manage risk. This was an organization whose sole focus is climate [...]

Bedford 2020 Coalition: Survey to Gauge, Generate Participation

October 29, 2010

  By Olivia H. Farr Senior Vice President, Bedford 2020   The Bedford 2020 Coalition (B2020) is a private nonprofit, representing over 120 local partner organizations, formed in December 2009 to play a leadership role in the Town of Bedford, NY’s efforts to become a sustainable community.  B2020 is charged by the town with assisting [...]

What’s Good for the Troops…

October 7, 2010

By Bob Sheppard CA-CP CFO and vice president of the Corporate Program, Clean Air-Cool Planet  Two weeks ago one of the presenters at a forum we co-sponsored in Concord NH, mentioned a sobering reality about the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: Many of those killed or injured are not traditional battlefield causalities, but [...]

Energy, Environment and Elections

September 22, 2010

By Bob Sheppard CA-CP CFO and vice president of the Corporate Program, Clean Air-Cool Planet This is the last full day of summer, and with the primaries behind us, all eyes are turning towards the November mid-term elections. Folks who have spent the last 15 months focused on building support for comprehensive climate and energy [...]

What do witch hunts look like in a changing climate?

July 7, 2010

By Bill Burtis Manager of Communications and Special Projects, Clean Air-Cool Planet I came across the article “The Witch Hunt of the Little Ice Age” (by Dr. Promode Kant at the Institute for a green Economy in New Delhi) during a search for science on that period of the planet’s history made famous by climate [...]

Cool Planet: Climate Change in a Blog

June 25, 2010

Welcome to COOL PLANET, the climate blog with a difference: The authors here have been providing solutions to climate change for years. There have been a lot of lessons learned. We look forward to sharing them – ours, and yours – here, as another step toward a COOL PLANET. Send email to: Clean Air-Cool [...]


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