Lessons from Ceres: How to expand corporate leadership

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Ceres finds that sustainability leadership is the exception and below average performance is still the norm. Here's how companies can get investors on board.

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Ceres finds that sustainability leadership is the exception and below average performance is still the norm. Here's how companies can get investors on board.

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Why utilities need educating about smart grid benefits

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Utility employees need to understand how the smart grid will create deep, organizational DNA-level transformations and new ways of doing business.

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Alicia Silverstone and Juice Beauty Launch Vegan Cosmetics Line

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Being the eco beauty-addicts we are, we’re always on the hunt for new products that do well by the earth. Alicia Silverstone for Juice Beauty is the latest collection to catch our eye for its completely vegan and organic ingredients. Chock-full of antioxidant-rich botanicals such as passion fruit, champagne grape, white tea leaf, and cucumber, these yummy products aren’t just gentle on your skin, but they’re also cruelty-free and come packed in containers made from 95 percent post-consumer recycled materials. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Alicia Silverstone , eco friendly skincare , eco-celebs , eco-fashion , Eco-Friendly Beauty , eco-friendly celebrities , Ethical Fashion , green beauty , green celebrities , green fashion , green skincare , Juice Beauty , natural beauty , natural skincare , sustainable beauty , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable skincare , sustainable style , vegan beauty , vegan fashion , Vegan style

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Burn Calories and Charge Your Laptop While Working on the WeBike

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Photo: Gizmag We’re huge fans of stand-working here at Inhabitat, so when we spotted this cool work pod that channels the power of pedaling, we were immediately enamored. The WeBike is a super-eco-friendly work desk that not only promotes co-working and exercise, but it’s made from sustainable materials and turns all your foot motion into power for your gadgets! Read the rest of Burn Calories and Charge Your Laptop While Working on the WeBike Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bike Desk , Design for Health , eco friendly desks , exercise desks , exercise pods , green desks , webike , work pods , workout desks

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NBT Studio’s Ambihive is a LED Lamp and Sound System Packed Into a Single Cardboard Wall Fixture

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Cardboard becomes a sleek and modern material choice with  NBT Studio ‘s AmbiHive, an ambient wall light and high-tech speaker all-in-one. Made from sustainable Inverted Corrugated Board (ICB), the AmbiHive uses premium vibrating sound technology attached to the underside of the “acoustically vibrating” cardboard. Low-energy LEDs light up in synch with the sounds for an ambient and dynamic effect. The design is also completely customizable online. + NBT Studio Read the rest of NBT Studio’s Ambihive is a LED Lamp and Sound System Packed Into a Single Cardboard Wall Fixture Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ambient light , AmbiHive , cardboard , cardboard designs , cardboard lamps , cardboard speaker , eco design , green design , NBT Studio , speaker , sustainable design , wall light , wall speaker

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The Lichtbed is a Giant, Dreamy Shape-Shifting Daybed

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Would you like a ‘throne’ of your own, or perhaps a fluffy picnic space? Lichtbed is an experimental project by architecture practice 51n4e and textile designers Chevalier-Masson and Julie Vandenbroucke. The oversized daybed that explores social relations and the boundaries between openness and privacy allowing sitters to chose the size of their own personal space. Read the rest of The Lichtbed is a Giant, Dreamy Shape-Shifting Daybed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , 51n4e , belgium , chevalier-masson , daybed , Design , julie vandenbroucke , lichtbed , milan design week 2012 , perspectives , social relations , wool

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Trees Take Root in Abandoned Silos in American Farming Communities

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Drive down a two-lane highway in the rural Midwest and you’re likely to encounter decaying buildings, maybe a half-collapsed barn, and abandoned silos . Industrial agriculture has reshaped America’s farming communities in recent decades by consolidating resources in fewer and larger farms, leaving abandoned structures from defunct family farms dotting the landscape. And amid the ruins, the New York Times has spotted a surprisingly common sight: abandoned silos with trees growing inside them, or as they’re more commonly known, silo trees. Read the rest of Trees Take Root in Abandoned Silos in American Farming Communities Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: abandoned buildings , abandoned silos , destructoporn , farm , industrial agriculture , industrial farming , Kansas , ken wolf , midwest , rural , rural decay , silo trees , Silos

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Mexican Parks Trade Free Wi-Fi Access for Dog Poop

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Dog poop in public parks can really be the pits – however a new campaign by DDB in Mexico includes a genius incentive to get dog owners to clean up their pup’s leavings . For every “deposit” made in a specially sanctioned receptacle, the surrounding area will get free Wi-Fi, paving the road to the information superhighway with poop. Read the rest of Mexican Parks Trade Free Wi-Fi Access for Dog Poop Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: dbb , eco design , green design , mexico , park clean up , Poo Power! , poo wifi , poop incentives , poop power , sustainable design , Terra

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Keeping up the momentum: Companies build on Earth Day

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Companies are proving that Earth Day continues long after the celebration. Here's how a number of corporations are following through on their committments.

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