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Apr 08

Fortune Brainstorm Green, 4/4-6 Laguna Niguel, Part 5-Final Morning Panel on “How do you rank?”

"There are 333 production level certifications, and there is a branding race to become the JD Power of this space."~ Adam Lowry, Method "99% of the time, the retailer buyer wants to improve a poorly ranked supplier, rather than just drop them."~ Kevin Dooley, Sustainability Consortium "This isn’t reward/penalty as much as it is best …

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Apr 06

Fortune Brainstorm Green 4/4-6 Laguna Niguel, Part 3

"We haven’t solved a pollution problem anywhere in the world without putting a limit on what can come out."~ Fred Krupp, Environmental Defense Fund "When your company name is Waste Management and all your custermers are talking about is 'Zero Waste', you better think about your business model."~ David Steiner, Waste Management "Any movement is …

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Apr 05

Fortune Brainstorm Green 4/4 Laguna Niguel, Pre Conference Session

"It (sustainability) transformed the nature of the company… what we do and why we do it."~ John Matthews, Diversey "How can you sustain sustainability? Make it systemic. It's easy to be green when everyone is watching, but it takes more than CEO involvement. Having sustainability integrated into your execution is essential."~ Wayne Balta, IBM "I …

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Apr 13

Fortune Brainstorm Green April 12-14 Laguna Niguel, Part One

"We approached sustainability from a business standpoint, not because of altruism."~ Lee Scott, Wal-Mart Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors "We assumed before that people who criticized us were out to get us. Now we undrstand that they wanted to help us."~ Lee Scott, Wal-Mart Chairman of the Executive Committee of …

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