Sustainability News & Insights

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July 1, 2013

Goodwill’s success in re-use and recycling provides a window to the sharing, buy-it-used economy

Growing numbers of Millennials—and others—are sharing, buying used and repurposing products, not just because money is short, but also...

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April 29, 2013

The U.S. oil and gas boom will drive down prices

While addressing consumers' No. 1 concern, energy independence will have unexpected consequences. In an opinion column in yesterday’s New...

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April 17, 2013

Teaching Them to Fish Efficiently

You know the old saying, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime"? We think...

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April 11, 2013

Making More Friends

We recently wrapped up analysis of our 2013 Utility Pulse study, in which we uncovered a wealth of information about the sometimes rocky...

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February 20, 2013

Are American consumers really wired for collaborative consumption?

There’s something seemingly un-American about collaborative consumption. In 2008, during the early days of the recession, Congress passed...

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November 14, 2012

What’s Really Killing Energy Behavior Change

For many years, we’ve asked consumers who they most blame for rising energy costs. And for years, respondents have said they most blame...