31 Mar '12, 2pm

Solar Energy Production Much Cleaner than ... - Electronic Products

Solar Energy Production Much Cleaner than ... - Electronic Products

A new report released today highlights the best practices of photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers to protect workers and the environment during the production of solar panels. It also analyzes investor considerations regarding environmental, social, and governance practices for responsible management of PV companies. The report, Clean & Green: Best Practices in Photovoltaics , was released by As You Sow, a nonprofit organization that promotes corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy and innovative legal strategies. Along with highlighting how solar manufacturing companies are reducing environmental, public health, and safety risks, the report offers steps companies can take to ensure clean production and fiduciary responsibility. Historically, the solar industry has faced hurdles competing against fossil fuels on cost, and the industry faces additional challenges b...

Full article: http://www2.electronicproducts.com/Solar_Energy_Productio...

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