Industry News – 7/8/13

Four Reasons to Launch a Continuous Energy Improvement Program,

This article states four reasons that companies should launch a Continuous Energy Improvement program. They are savings money, your employees with appreciate and benefit from it, your company will be seen as a leader and its easier than you think as companies that employ Lean Six Sigma or similar programs already believe in ongoing improvement.

The Gradual Greening of American College Campuses,

The 2013 Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges provides an overview of how sustainability on campus is no longer just recycling or petition signing and colleges are now taking a system wide approach. The article provides examples of sustainability initiatives at several colleges such as UC San Diego, UW Oshkosh and American University. The article also says that many times it is students who are driving the advancement of sustainability programs on campus and are conducting a lot of the research behind campus initiatives.