2011: A Year Of Sustainability Regulatory Actions?

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 2:20 PM EST) -- A recent benchmark survey of corporate sustainability programs, the first of its kind, identified nine major components: energy conservation, renewable energy purchases, LEED building construction, greenhouse gas emissions, production and transportation, supply-chain accountability, product stewardship, solid-waste conservation and water conservation.[1]

However, there is no uniform set of binding federal rules, regulations or generally accepted guidelines in the United States that specifies what practices or related requirements are "sustainable," a term that has been loosely applied to an array of practices and activities. Even the benchmark survey...
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