As communities, consumers, and our society in general focus more on the effects of our footprint on the natural world, leading companies have followed suit to change their business practices. By using less energy and safer materials, manufacturers have taken charge in order to address issues such as climate change and the conservation of finite natural resources while maintaining profits and shareholder expectations.
Next week, UC Berkeley Extension presents “What’s Trending? Sustainable, Prosperous and Greener Corporations,” a free public event that will also livestream on FORA.tv. The event will feature real-life success stories in corporate sustainability for professionals and interested citizens alike and will touch on trends for 2013 and beyond.