Sustainability

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


Hoosier Energy

Hoosier Energy: Powering Possibilities

Through the Electrify Indiana conference, Hoosier Energy and its distribution systems have been identifying how co-ops can bring the benefits of emerging technologies to their communities.
Manna Montgomery Alabama

$600M Beverage Complex Planned In Alabama

Owned and operated by Manna Beverages & Ventures, the beverage park will create 280 new jobs in Montgomery, AL.

In North Carolina, Bobcat Completes Its Largest Manufacturing Facility

The $70M expansion project makes Statesville, NC the largest Bobcat manufacturing facility in North America, and will create up to 250 jobs. 
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.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

LiveXchange Emerging Industries Speaker To Explore FDI Trends

Bruce Takefman, ResearchFDI Founder and CEO, will discuss the latest foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in emerging sectors during his LiveXchange Emerging Industries General Session.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Greg Lindsay To Give LiveXchange Emerging Industries Keynote Address

Lindsay, a two-time Jeopardy! champion—and the only human to go undefeated against IBM’s Watson—will be the keynote speaker at this year's LiveXchange Emerging Industries event.
renewable energy

Growing Green Energy

Investments in renewable energy are driving job growth and site selection  decisions across the nation.
Canfor Alabama

Canfor To Invest $210M In New Southern Alabama Sawmill Complex

The forest products company's new facility will provide a new, modern work environment for approximately 130 employees.
Greif Greenville County, SC

Sustainable Manufacturers Invest $24.5M In South Carolina Growth

Greif will invest $13 million over the next five years to expand in Greenville County; Aerofoam USA is establishing a $11.5 million operation in Abbeville County. 
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.
Universal Hydrogen France

Universal Hydrogen Launches Engineering Design Center, European HQ

At its new European headquarters in Toulouse, France, Universal Hydrogen will work to decarbonize aviation through the adoption of hydrogen.
Sustainability Industry

Strategic Sustainability

Among the growing green markets across the U.S. and Canada, recycling operations, electric vehicles, and supporting technology are making inroads.
LEGO Virginia

The LEGO Group Picks Virginia For $1B Manufacturing Plant

The beloved building toy maker will create more than 1,760 new jobs with its new manufacturing facility in Chesterfield County, VA.  
May / June 2022 Issue

May / June 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 3)

Business Facilities' May / June 2022 issue focuses on workforce development, including STEM, higher education partnerships, quality of life, and more.
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.
Omni Logistics

Omni Logistics Opens Renewable Energy-Powered Corporate HQ

Omni Logistics establishes new wind-powered Dallas, TX headquarters near key transportation gateways; opens three other new facilities.
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.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities Introduces LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities is expanding its Business Facilities LiveXchange franchise with the introduction of LiveXchange Emerging Industries.
USGBC LEED for Cities

15 Cities, Counties Join Green Buildings Leadership Program

In partnership with Bank of America, USGBC LEED for Cities certification has provided over $2 million to accelerate action on climate change, resilience, and social equity.
ENERGY STAR Certification

Manufacturing Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification In 2021

ENERGY STAR certified plants are among the most energy-efficient plants within their industries. Together, 93 plants prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from the industrial sector.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
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.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.