How — and — why the world’s biggest buyers deploy clean energy

February 10, 2018 by  
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What do the nation’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, an e-commerce giant and the U.S. military have in common?They are some of the world’s biggest buyers of energy, and they are all scaling their efforts to procure renewables. Here, the heads of sustainability at Walmart and Amazon and former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Air Force (now head of RMI’s Business Renewables Center) tackle sustainability solutions at a global scale with a focus on economic prosperity. 

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Cities must repave the ‘last mile’ of public transit

December 4, 2017 by  
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We are all pedestrians. So why aren’t cities more walkable?

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Michael Kobori on stretching beyond the sustainability department

December 4, 2017 by  
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The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: The Levi Strauss leader offers a glimpse at broadening the reach of sustainability.

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Surviving the future in the aftermath of the market economy

September 10, 2016 by  
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Our economy depends on a lot of things working right such as reliable energy, fresh water and productive oceans. These are all in trouble.

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Sustainable Fashion: 6 Brands Delivering The Goods

September 7, 2016 by  
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Sustainability and eco-friendly are big buzzwords in today’s retail market. But when it comes to putting these core values into practice, many companies are all talk and little action. However, the following fashion brands do it better than…

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Food Waste, Energy Generation and…..a HORSE?

December 9, 2015 by  
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We’ve talked about food waste before – remember the program turning food waste into energy at Disney World? Or the world leaders who were fed trash to raise awareness about the issue? These are all incredible programs but they’re also fairly…

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Will ‘floatovoltaics’ become the next big thing?

June 24, 2015 by  
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Solar panels can float in water, slowing evaporation while sparing land. Installations are all over the world and in some surprising bodies of water.

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Tim Trefzer greens the Atlanta Falcons’ home

June 24, 2015 by  
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The sustainability manager for the Georgia World Congress Center Authority chats about the LEED Silver convention center and the new football stadium.

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Electric Vehicle Rental Program Revs Up in Orlando

September 26, 2013 by  
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A new initiative in Orlando encourages visitors to rent electric vehicles. Car agencies, hotels, travel agents, tourist attractions and more are all collaborating to make the experience as easy as possible.

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Sustainability budgets set to rise in 2013, senior executives say

October 12, 2012 by  
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Smart grid, energy systems integration and distributed generation projects are all well positioned for growth, according to analyst firm Verdantix.

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