These changes are good for the companies, good for business and are helping businesses be more socially responsible...
News and Observer
March 10, 2007
Sue Stock, Staff Writer
More companies making friends with environment
U.S. businesses traditionally weren't known as staunch protectors of the environment. But an increasing number of them are putting their clout -- and their money -- into green efforts.
Just this week, Bank of America announced a 10-year, $20 billion initiative to support and offer products and services that help the environment.
Retailers such as Wal-Mart are experimenting with green stores and pledging to reduce their energy and gasoline use.
Other companies including Expedia.com and computer maker Dell are asking customers to pay a few dollars extra to offset the carbon emissions produced by their plane flight or to build their computer. Read more...