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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Christiana Figueres: ‘Energy for everyone and emissions from no one’

October 26, 2017 by  
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What does the next decade look like for the U.N.’s former executive secretary of the Convention on Climate Change?

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Christiana Figueres: ‘Energy for everyone and emissions from no one’

October 26, 2017 by  
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What does the next decade look like for the U.N.’s former executive secretary of the Convention on Climate Change?

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Is business the new destination for millennial activists?

October 5, 2017 by  
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A generational shift in whether nonprofits or for-profits are better suited to effect change.

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Nissan reveals ‘revolutionary’ new wave of EVs

October 5, 2017 by  
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Carmaker claims investments in infrastructure and battery advances will “change the way people access and pay for the power in their cars.”

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How transportation infrastructure keeps sustainability on the move

October 5, 2017 by  
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The basic experience of transportation infrastructure has remained the same for the past 50 years. That’s all about to change.

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Platform-based grids promise a power boost

April 26, 2017 by  
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Platform business models have redefined the modern economy. Next, it may redefine the electric utility sector through DSOs and DERs.

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Could EVs put the brakes on the utility ‘death spiral’?

April 18, 2017 by  
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The industry could drive entirely new revenue streams and business models by investing in charging stations. Too expensive? Think of it as a branding exercise.

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Opportunities for plastics in a circular world

April 18, 2017 by  
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As world population increases, so does the consumption of resources as economies expand. Without arguing about whether some or all of these resources are finite, it is clear to many that to the extent we can recover material which has become waste after its initial use, the more likely we are to sustainably carry out those activities of consumption in the years to come.

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Measuring the ROI for circularity soon may be easier

April 6, 2017 by  
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More companies are introducing circular concepts into their product manufacturing, but a full transition to circularity may need convincing metrics. Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Accenture and UL EHS are working on it.

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