KI installs largest solar energy array in Northeast Wisconsin

American professional furniture producer KI has completed the installation of Northeast Wisconsin’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) system at its Green Bay, WI., design and development facility. The new 115 kilowatt (kW) array – consists of 480 PV solar panels, covering approximately 22,820 square feet (2,120 square meters)  of rooftop space – converts sunlight into electricity, […] Read more

Let’s make sure our world will never end

We figured we might kick off the new year with positive news. Especially now the world hasn’t come to an end on 21 December 2012, we might as well take a deeper look in making sure it will never come to an end. An analysis performed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) shows that […] Read more

Nowy Styl Group joins UN Global Compact

Today, Polish manufacturer of professional furniture Nowy Styl Group announced they have joined the UN Global Compact. The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, […] Read more

Dutch Herman Miller joins forces for Make-A-Wish

There are more professional furniture companies who take corporate social responsibility seriously and put their actions where there mouth is. Yesterday, we posted an article about the commendable activity of Kinnarps Germany to donate money to the German Children’s Hospice Association. Today, we came a across an initiative of the Dutch partner of Herman Miller, […] Read more

Kinnarps Germany donates to children’s hospice association

In the spirit of Christmas, the German branch of Swedish office furniture manufacturer Kinnarps, Kinnarps GmbH, has decided to support the work of the German association for children’s hospices, the Deutsche Kinderhospizverein e.V. The Deutsche Kinderhospizverein e.V. accompanies children and youngsters with a life-limiting illness, and supports their siblings and parents from the moment of […] Read more

One out of eight Dutch employees has a burn-out

According to an article last Saturday in one of the Netherlands’ national newspapers, deVolkskrant, one out of eight Dutch employees has a burn-out. Most of the sick leave is due to depression. More than half of these employees indicate that work is the main cause of their problems. The Dutch labour market has been under […] Read more

Green building is now a consumer request

Building green is no longer just an indicator that a company wants to do the right thing—now it symbolizes client and market demand as well as adding to a business’s bottom line, according to a new study released by McGraw-Hill Construction and United Technologies. McGraw-Hill is a leading global financial information and education company. Presenting […] Read more

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