EDF’s Fred Krupp on corporate-NGO partnerships

March 13, 2019 by  
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Fred Krupp has guided the Environmental Defense Fund for three decades and is a leading voice on climate change, energy and sustainability, and a champion for harnessing the power of both technology and the marketplace to protect our environment. Through his leadership, EDF has set the bar for corporate-NGO partnerships that move markets and transform industries. In this conversation, we’ll look at the state of play, lessons learned and where things will go from here.

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A landmark partnership, 10 years later

March 4, 2016 by  
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Hear from Walmart Chief Sustainability Officer and Walmart Foundation President, Kathleen McLaughlin and Environmental Defense Fund Executive Director, Diane Regas on what it takes to set and achieve audacious and aspirational goals at one of the world’s largest companies, and what they’ve learned since the start of this historic 2005 partnership at GreenBiz 16 in Phoenix.

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My NGO hall of fame: What I learned from the best of the nonprofits

January 11, 2016 by  
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If I had to start my sustainability career all over again, I’d package, recycle and reuse the wisdom learned from 27 years of partnering with the likes of the Environmental Defense Fund, Conservation International and the World Wildlife Fund. I pondered this as McDonald’s just announced its new packaging design (with sustainability embedded).  

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How microgrids are bringing power to rural Kenya

January 11, 2016 by  
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Small-scale microgrids promise to bring electricity to the 1.3 billion people worldwide who currently lack it.

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Keep it simple for effective messaging

September 1, 2015 by  
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In this video, the Environmental Defense Fund uses the simple concept of a lever to tell the complex story of business influence on supply chains.

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Newlight and Vinmar bet on carbon-negative plastic

August 31, 2015 by  
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Newlight’s AirCarbon has won business from Dell and Sprint. Now Vinmar is making a 20 billion pound bet on carbon-based plastic.

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Made in America: Staggering amounts of toxic chemicals

April 16, 2014 by  
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Billions of pounds of hazardous chemicals are made in America, yet unknown amounts more go unreported. The Environmental Defense Fund explains.

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Private equity zones in on sustainability at mid-sized companies

November 2, 2012 by  
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The Environmental Defense Fund aims to find environmental — and financial — opportunities at smaller companies with a new program for private equity firms.

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Gernot Wagner on The Futility of Going Green and the Economics of What Really Matters (Podcast)

October 13, 2011 by  
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If bringing your canvas bags to the grocery store, carpooling, and forgoing double cheeseburgers makes you feel good about yourself, terrific. But don’t expect the planet to notice. What the world needs, says Environmental Defense Fund economist Gernot Wagner in his new book, is for us to put a price on carbon. Then things start to get interesting. After his clever hook is out of the way (Wagner himself is a car-less vegetarian), ” But Will the Planet Notice?: How Smart Economics Can Save the… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Buying Green & Good Intentions Won’t Even Slow Climate Change Down

September 9, 2011 by  
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Photo: Capitan Giona via Flickr/CC BY-SA And here comes an economist from the Environmental Defense Fund writing in the New York Times with a message that 95% of devoted “green” lifestyle-livers won’t want to hear: Your ethical consumer spending habits, your Prius-driving, your organic diet curation, your diligent efforts to dial down the A/C — none of that is making even a teeny tiny dent in addressing climate change or the biodivers… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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