New Jersey developer charts course for urban resilience at historic shipyard

August 8, 2019 by  
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And when it comes to tenants, Hugo Neu is prioritizing businesses that have sustainability and economic equity at the core of their strategic plan.

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How much carbon dioxide is actually in your products?

August 8, 2019 by  
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Production might be out of sight, out of mind, but CO2 is embedded in products through minerals and materials. How do we measure it?

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What impact investor Nancy Pfund is thinking about

August 2, 2019 by  
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This article is adapted from the Energy Weekly newsletter, running Thursdays. Subscribe here. Nancy Pfund, founder and managing director of DBL Partners, is a trailblazer in impact investing. Her firm’s philosophy is right in the name: DBL stands for Double Bottom Line, referring to its strategy of combining competitive financial returns with enabling social, environmental and economic benefits.

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Growing change: Can agriculture be good for the climate?

August 2, 2019 by  
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Regenerative farming practices can promote soil fertility. They also have the potential to build economic resilience on farms by buffering the risk from threats such as pests, diseases and climate shocks.

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How Microsoft computes the business case for water stewardship

January 22, 2018 by  
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Microsoft is at the beginning of a journey towards better water management, responding to increasing global water stress due to climate change, population increases and economic development. “How do we bring better orchestration and a more formalized approach to water stewardship for Microsoft data centers, manufacturing sites and real estate offices around the world?” said Josh Henretig, senior director of sustainability at Microsoft. 

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Cities and the private sector partner for high-power innovation

November 1, 2017 by  
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Cities such as Houston and Amsterdam are tackling current climate-related challenges and generating savings and economic opportunities.

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Designing the Tesla building

November 1, 2017 by  
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As DHL, IKEA, Volvo and General Motors go, the building industry follows?

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To the president-elect: A confidential briefing

November 14, 2016 by  
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These are the scientific facts and economic realities, Mr. Trump. Deal with them.

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Cautiously hopeful, while awaiting disruption

February 8, 2016 by  
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There’s large potential for social and economic disruption ahead for years to come, with political instability to follow in the very regions providing climate leadership.

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How Big Corporations Are Leading The Way In Sustainability

July 22, 2015 by  
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Sustainability is now a key driver in both innovation and economic prosperity. The old mindset of cheap, dirty development is eroding away and making room for more environmentally-friendly products and practices. Why the change? Simply put, the…

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