Environment

Resource pages for "Environment"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


PepsiCo Denver

PepsiCo Building Sustainable Manufacturing Facility In Denver

The 1.2M SF facility, which will create more than 250 new jobs in Colorado, is scheduled to open at the Denver High Point development district in 2023.
Meijer Wind Energy

Meijer Advances Carbon Emission Goals With Wind Energy Investment

The wind energy center represents a major contribution to Meijer's renewable energy portfolio, is expected to begin producing energy by end of the year.
ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles Tops EPA Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

District of Columbia, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas round out top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
Better Buildings Initiative

Better Buildings Initiative Creates More Than $15B In Energy Savings

Since 2011, the Better Buildings Initiative has partnered with public and private sector leaders to improve energy efficiency of commercial buildings and industrial plants.
LEED for Cities and Communities

20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.
Zero Energy Buildings

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

California is by far the front-runner in zero energy building activity, with Oregon boasting the second largest count, according to the New Buildings Institute.
employees

Employees Want Employers To Make The World A Better Place

Today's employees care about more than just a paycheck: They want to work for companies that share their values.

Tradition vs. Tradition

The U.S. Interior Department recommends adjusting the boundaries and/or use of 10 national monuments.

Burn Baby Burn

Should burning trees to generate electricity be classified as carbon-neutral?
TD Bank Green Attitudes

Employees Place High Standards On Employers’ Environmental Practices

Nearly one-quarter of respondents of new TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey said they would refuse a job if they disagreed with the organization's sustainable impact.

Real Estate Industry Making Progress In Reducing Energy Consumption And Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new report published by the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that the global real estate industry continues to make progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.

Rankings & Awards

September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.
2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.