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New York Reaps 800 Percent Solar Growth in Five Years

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2 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
When we think of solar, sun-kissed states such as California, Hawaii and sometimes Florida come to mind. Even Georgia is seeing growth in solar, symbolized by its former governor and ...

Solar-powered trains are closer to reality than we might think

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8 mentions19 hours ago 19 hours ago
How can we connect solar photovoltaics (PV) directly to railways to power electric trains? That’s the question my charity 10:10 and researchers at Imperial College’s Energy Futures Lab are trying ...

Bipartisan Collaboration in the Age of Trump (Yes, It Still Happens)

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2 mentions22 hours ago 22 hours ago
To characterize the early days of the Donald Trump administration as divided would be a massive understatement. A litany of controversial executive orders sparked protests, and tensions flared between political ...

A 100% Clean Energy Revolution: Town-by-Town, City-by-City and State-by-State

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2 mentions23 hours ago 23 hours ago
By Leah Y Parks In the face of the new administration and the Republican Party’s push to increase support of fossil fuels, there remains significant movement toward a clean-energy future.

Scott Pruitt Forgot Something in His First Address as EPA Head: The Environment

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2 mentions11 hours ago 11 hours ago
This week Scott Pruitt gave his first address as the new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Strikingly absent from his speech: the environment. He barely mentioned it. Instead,

Barclays Shares First Year Results of Shared Growth Ambition

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Today, Barclays published its annual Citizenship performance in the Barclays PLC Annual Report 2016.2016 marks the first year of Barclays’ Shared Growth Ambition – a new Citizenship strategy that concentrates ...

How Did Denmark Spark Its Miraculous Food-Waste Reduction?

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3 mentions5 hours ago 5 hours ago
Why does Denmark find it so easy to stop food waste? The country managed to reduce it by 25% over just five years, something close to a miracle. It's cultural,

Samsung Names 10 Public Schools National Finalists in $2 Million* Solve for Tomorrow Contest

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2 mentions8 hours ago 8 hours ago
Print Alerts Students from across the U.S. head to New York City to compete for a spot at the top in Samsung’s Annual STEAM Learning Contest Submitted by: Samsung Electronics ...

Watch Out, Uber and Lyft: Google’s Waze Takes On Ride-Sharing

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Google’s traffic navigation app Waze plans to expand in order to take on ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft, the Wall Street Journal reported this week. Google purchased Waze for $1.13 ...

Denmark Generated Enough Wind Energy To Power All Its Electricity Needs On Wednesday

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2 mentions7 hours ago 7 hours ago
February 24th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe country of Denmark generated enough wind energy on Wednesday to power the entire country’s electricity needs, according to new figures from Europe’s wind ...

This One-For-One Peanut Butter Fights Famine in South Sudan

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The one-for-one business model has caught on in recent years, with Tom’s shoes being one of the more well-known social enterprises in the space. Other companies, including the eyewear company ...

Tesla Charges Ahead with Plans for More Gigafactories

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2 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Tesla Motors’ first ‘gigafactory’ may not be completed until next year. But the company is still bullish on the manufacture of lithium-ion batteries, solar panels and its anticipated Model 3 ...

Everyone’s Talking About the SDGs, But This AI Company is Making it Happen

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2 mentions15 hours ago 15 hours ago
With the Paris Agreement still maintaining a dominant voice in social media and news, and the SDGs placing a strong emphasis on business to lead the way, eRevalue is offering ...

Ag Commodities Giant Agrees to Stop Deforestation in Africa

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Olam International isn’t exactly a household name. But this US$10 billion company based in Singapore invests in just about every agricultural product found in our kitchens. Olam has businesses in ...

How Energy-Efficiency Programs Benefit All 50 States

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
The modern refrigerators, washing machines and clothes dryers we take for granted today are much more more efficient than those used by our parents and grandparents. And according to a ...

The expanding role of sustainability leadership

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2 mentions19 hours ago 19 hours ago
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 12:15amLate last year, I sent a short survey to my network of (mostly) sustainability executives across a range of small and large organizations covering multiple ...

Kashi Doubles Down On Transitional Organic Agriculture

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4 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
You could say it’s one of those good news/bad news kinds of stories. The good news is that demand for organic food continues to grow at a robust rate, a ...

The Carlsberg Group Continues to Improve Its Sustainability Performance

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2 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Since 2015, the Carlsberg Group has delivered reductions of 6% in energy consumption (kWh/hl), 14% in CO2 emissions (kg CO2/hl) and 6% ...

Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back

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3 mentions5 hours ago 5 hours ago
Brazil was aware of the challenge of keeping deforestation at bay, Everton Lucero, the secretary of climate change and forests of Brazil’s Ministry of the Environment, said in an interview.

Building a Better World Also Builds a Better Workplace

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
By David Goldberg I started my first business in 2006, having just quit a banking job in Los Angeles. Finance had left me uninspired and unmotivated, so I moved to ...

Monsanto 2016 Sustainability Report Marks Substantial Progress Against Goals

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Monsanto Company has released its 2016 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together. Highlights include Monsanto’s actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change through collaborative efforts, the advancement of its biodiversity ...

Dear Shannon: How can I promote leadership in the age of Trump?

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3 mentions2 hours ago 2 hours ago
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:33amDear Shannon, Donald Trump's inauguration last month has me getting more concerned about leadership, the environment and human rights. I'm not in politics, so how ...

North Dakota Tries to Slam the Brakes on Wind Power to ‘Save Coal’

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
This week, the North Dakota Senate is mulling a bill that would impose a two-year moratorium on wind power development. State Sen. Dwight Cook said the bill is necessary to ...

Why sustainable brands now have a competitive advantage

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2 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Research for Unilever shows that brands are missing out on £820 billion by not pushing sustainability. This throws up a number of questions for marketers. What defines sustainable? How sustainable ...

Companies Are Increasingly Using Non-Financial Goals For Executive Compensation

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2 mentions5 hours ago 5 hours ago
Executive compensation has always been a difficult topic and as executive wages have grown rapidly since the financial crisis, while the wages of the average worker have stagnated, the debate ...

I Was a Muslim in the Trump White House—and I Lasted Eight Days

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3 mentions2 hours ago 2 hours ago
In 2011, I was hired, straight out of college, to work at the White House and eventually the National Security Council. My job there was to promote and protect the ...

BIER Issues Results of 2016 Water and Energy Use Benchmarking Study

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
February 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) released their 2016 Water and Energy Use Benchmarking Study, celebrating their ninth benchmarking report on key performance data ...

US, Japan, Germany Hop Aboard Hydrogen Fuel Cell Train

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
The dream of a zero-emission hydrogen economy amounted to little more than pixie dust just a few years ago. But that was then and this is now. In the first ...

White House blocks news outlets from media briefing

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2 mentions21 hours ago 21 hours ago
The White House has blocked several major news outlets from covering its press briefing. White House Press Secretary Spicer on Friday hand selected news outlets to participate in an off-camera ...

Twinings Demonstrates How It Is Improving the Quality of Life in Tea Communities in Its 2016 Social Impact Report

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
UK-based international tea brand Twinings publishes its 2016 Social Impact Report which brings to life the stories of the people behind a cup of tea, from Chrissy, a smallholder tea ...

Exxon Mobil shareholders renew call for 2C climate analysis

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2 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Exxon Mobil should show how its business model will fare in a world that takes effective action against dangerous climate change. That is the demand 38.2% of shareholders agreed with ...

Parker 2016 Sustainability Report Demonstrates Local Impact of Global Commitment to Responsible Operations

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
.@ParkerHannifin highlights how its employees are making a difference in 2016 Sustainability report http://bit.ly/2kRVqT6 via @ReportAlert Multimedia from this Release Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies,

Teens Sue U.S. Gov't over Climate Change

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
http://www.cchange.net/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/SC-2017-02-21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS What do a 13 year old in Louisiana, a 14 year old in Oregon and a 16 ...

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic #UNEnvironment

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
23 February 2017 – UN Environment launched today an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic ...

Sick, dying and raped in America's nursing homes

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Some of the victims can't speak. They rely on walkers and wheelchairs to leave their beds. They have been robbed of their memories. They come to nursing homes to be ...

Norway Expands Its Role as the World’s Electric Vehicle Leader

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2 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Although battery range is improving and designs are more appealing, electric vehicles still face a long road ahead in order to gain drivers’ acceptance. The 30-month-long slump in petroleum prices ...

Perspective

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
With cries of “fake news” coming from all sides, schools are stepping up — teaching media literacy to help students distinguish rumor from fact, hoax from reality. As President Trump’s ...

Business advice, from 14 successful CEOs and entrepreneurs

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our site. By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Commentary and analysis ...

Univision Contigo Reimagined to Build Strong Minds, Promote Healthy Habits, & Celebrate Diversity

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Click to read in Spanish NEW YORK, February 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced the next evolution of ...

Investors worth $2.8 trillion are uniting against Donald Trump's climate change denial

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3 mentions7 hours ago 7 hours ago
The world’s biggest investors are joining forces to unite against Donald Trump in the fight against climate change. The US President has repeatedly denounced climate change as a hoax peddled ...

A Surprising Salve for New York’s Beleaguered Cities: Refugees

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Mr. Hagstrom, the economist, says that it’s not clear if those workers are displacing American employees, but that the bulk of those positions for refugees are “starter jobs” like working ...

Unilever, Tesla, Adidas Among Brands Proving Sustainability Makes Commercial Sense

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2 mentions21 hours ago 21 hours ago
Unilever, Tesla, Adidas and Energizer are among the brands proving that sustainability makes commercial sense, according to a column by Jake Dubbins, chief executive officer of Media Bounty, on The ...

Grocery Trade Association Launches New Food Dating Initiative: Can It Work?

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2 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Depending on the source, anywhere from a third to 40 percent of all food in the U.S. is wasted. One of the culprits is food dating, as outlined a few ...

12 Powerful Posters Of Female Scientists That Every Classroom Needs

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Can you name five female scientists from history? Maybe you named one, or two. Chances are you remembered Marie Curie, the famed two-time Nobel Laureate whose work led to the ...

Fish under threat from ocean oxygen depletion, finds study

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
The depletion of oxygen in our oceans threatens future fish stocks and risks altering the habitat and behaviour of marine life, scientists have warned, after a new study found oceanic ...

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

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2 mentions17 hours ago 17 hours ago
In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide. They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair, one ...

13 Sustainability Newsletters Worth Your Time

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4 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
With a busy week behind you and the weekend within reach, there’s no shame in taking things a bit easy on Friday afternoon. With this in mind, every Friday TriplePundit ...

#Infographic - How Our Relationship with Self Influences Our Blogging. Adapted from the book 'The Social Entrepreneur's Guide to Successful Bloggin…

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Two Reasons Why Your Blog Might Not Be Helping Your Business | The 7 Graces of Marketing - ethical marketing for social entrepreneurs 20 tips for your #Facebook business page ...

Trump White House ousts chief digital officer over background check

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
White House Chief Digital Officer Gerrit Lansing was among the six staffers escorted out of the White House last week after being unable to pass an FBI background check, according ...

Mental Health Professionals Warn About Trump

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
To the Editor: Charles M. Blow (column, nytimes.com, Feb. 9) describes Donald Trump’s constant need “to grind the opposition underfoot.” As mental health professionals, we share Mr. Blow’s concern. Silence ...
 

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