Walking a mile in the shoes of a closed-loop company

November 17, 2017 by  
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The president of footwear label Okabashi discusses why its U.S.-made shoes travel 10,000 fewer miles than competitors and use more secondary materials.

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Want to win $20 million? Recycle your carbon

July 1, 2016 by  
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“Instead of letting CO2 go up into the atmosphere and cause climate change, could you capture that and use it? Could you turn it into something?” That is the $20 million question according to Paul Bunje, head of energy and environment at XPRIZE Foundation.

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Why isn’t business lobbying Congress about climate change?

October 29, 2015 by  
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Even as more companies work to reduce emissions and use renewables, they haven’t demanded action in Washington.

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Creative City Leaders Find New Life for Trees Destined to Decay

December 31, 2013 by  
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When a beetle infects thousands of trees, Cincinnati city leaders salvage and sell the timber — and use the revenue to plant new trees.

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How Duke Energy is preparing for the utility evolution

October 2, 2013 by  
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Utilities need to start thinking more like Apple and use IT innovations, says David Mohler, VP of emerging technology.

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JPMorgan Chase on transparency: Defining the way forward

October 2, 2013 by  
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What is JPMorgan Chase doing to shift the modus operandi of the banking industry?

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3 signs of progress in curbing the illegal wood trade

July 8, 2013 by  
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As illegal logging rates decline, companies and cities are stepping up to control their supply chains and use only legally sourced wood.

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The battle for sustainable cities

July 8, 2013 by  
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The challenge to overcome the two big barriers to transforming our cities.

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7 keys to foster sustainability teaching at business schools

July 8, 2013 by  
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Need to engage faculty in teaching about sustainable business? You’re not alone. Here's how to get started.

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Smart Meters Alone Won’t Reduce Energy Use, Study Says

July 1, 2010 by  
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Utilities need to go beyond the smart meter and use a range of energy-feedback tools to achieve significant reductions in customers’ power consumption and their electricity bills, new research shows.

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