Aspiration can now tell you the ‘social impact’ of your monthly spending

Looking for some insight into the societal cost of buying a cup of coffee, a double cheeseburger, or a pack of cigarettes? Well, financial services startup Aspiration now has an app for that. The f

Apple, Facebook and Google top Greenpeace’s clean energy report

Apple has earned the title of greenest tech company in the world for the third year in a row, according to a new report from environmental organization Greenpeace . In a new report, “Clicking C

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Tech Companies Should Accept No Compromises On Climate Change Issues

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres today at Climate Week NYC to discuss Apple’s concerns when it comes to climate

HowGood, Now With $2M In Funding, Releases Apps For More Sustainable Grocery Shopping

New mobile applications from HowGood want to help shoppers become better informed about which food is best to eat – and not just which food is healthiest, as the name suggests, but whether the

Apple Takes A Swing At Samsung In Full-Page Print Earth Day Ad

Apple has a new full-page ad appearing in some print newspapers today (via 9to5Mac), and it celebrates the company’s environmental record while simultaneously digging slyly at Samsung, its longt

Recyclebank Turns “Green” Actions Into Discounts At New Shop For Sustainable Goods, One Twine

Recyclebank, a company founded in 2004 which today works with partners to reward consumers for “green” actions like recycling, is now getting into e-commerce. With the launch of a new w

Tim Cook Highlights Apple’s Use Of Clean Energy, Sustainable Materials In New Video

Apple has been one of the top performers in the most recent Greenpeace rankings of Internet companies thanks the clean energy sources they use to power their data centers. The company is keen to empha

ePantry Launches An Online Grocery Offering Sustainable Goods, Automatically Shipped To Your Door

A new online grocery called ePantry, publicly launching today, believes that consumers do care about buying green and sustainable products, but they often choose not to because it’s less conve

Greenpeace Dings Amazon, Hails Apple, Google And Facebook In New Green Net Report

Environmental watchdog agency Greenpeace is looking at the ecological performance of the world’s leading Internet companies once again, and this latest report finds that Apple, Facebook and Goog

SupplyShift Helps Companies Understand The Environmental Impact Of Their Supply Chain

For large companies that have a long list of suppliers that they work with, it’s not only difficult to manage communication with all of them, but understanding the environmental impact of each s

Google Encourages Going Green For Earth Day With “Nature’s Engineers” Micro Site

Biomimicry is an engineering field that takes cues from nature to help solve and address human problems, and Google today launched a new website at its Google Green initiative that highlights some of

AgLocal Raises $1 Million From Andreessen Horowitz & Others To Enable Sustainable Meat Production

<a target="_blank" href="">AgLocal</a>, a startup that's using the power of the Internet to disrupt how animal farmers connect with meat buyers and distributors, has just scored $1

“Etsy For Eco” Ethical Community Raises $300,000+ In Seed Funding

<a href="">Ethical Community</a>, an online, eco-friendly marketplace (which has plans for a snazzier name in the works!), has secured a £200,000 ($316,640 USD) round

Greenstart Tightens Focus, Goes After “Sexy” Cleantech Startups

<a href="">Greenstart</a>, the San Francisco-based startup accelerator dedicated to the cleantech industry - and more importantly, to making it "sexy" enough to attract investors

Apple Addressing Pollution Concerns In China

Apple met with leaders of five environmental groups in China yesterday to discuss pollution concerns. According to a report from <a href="

Solaria Announces Partnership With Service Provider Meteocontrol

Solar manufacturer <a href="">Solaria</a> and solar performance monitoring software and hardware provider <a href="">meteocontrol</a> have today annou

Facebook, NRDC & Opower To Partner On Energy-Saving Social App

Facebook, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and clean tech startup <a href="">Opower</a> are today announcing a partnership on a new social networking-based energy applica

GM Announces All-Electric Chevy Spark EV, Plus New Concept Car Chevy EN-V

This week, GM announced it will launch an all-electric vehicle under the Chevrolet brand, the Spark EV. The car is basically an electric version of the Spark mini-car and will be sold in limited quant

Car-sharing Startup RelayRides Partners With GM

General Motors is partnering with a car-sharing startup called <a href="">RelayRides</a> on a new venture that will allow GM owners to rent out their idle vehicles via the OnStar

GE And Others Invest $22 Million In Green Builder Project Frog

GE is leading a $22 million investment in San Francisco-based green builder <a href="">Project Frog</a>, which helps speed up and reduce the cost of traditional construction
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