Growing Something Greater: Healthy Kids, Schools and Communities

March 9, 2020 by  
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Stephen Ritz is an educator in the South Bronx, where he takes a “whole school” approach to education, rooted in health, wellness and mindfulness. In the poorest Congressional district in America, where 45,000 people live within 8 square blocks of each other and healthy, fresh food is not available, he teaches students about growing and preparing their own vegetables in school farms. “Of all the crops I’ve grown,” he says, “my greatest crops have been my students themselves.” From GreenBiz 20.

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Why NGOs top the list of those advancing sustainable development

August 8, 2019 by  
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Why do experts point to NGOs as making the greatest contribution to advancing progress on sustainable development?

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Let’s put people at the center of circular fashion

August 8, 2019 by  
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Benefits won’t reach all of society without reworking the apparel industry in a fair and inclusive way.

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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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Lessons from Orange County, California’s water strategy

January 2, 2019 by  
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And why water is the greatest challenge in resiliency planning.

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Meet the 11 startups accelerating change at VERGE Hawaii

May 2, 2018 by  
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Here are some of the greatest solutions you haven’t yet seen — but should.

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Meet the 10 startups accelerating change at VERGE Hawaii

May 2, 2018 by  
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Here are some of the greatest solutions you haven’t yet seen — but should.

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Can satellites help companies reach their sustainability goals?

May 2, 2018 by  
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Methane is the most dangerous greenhouse gas emission, and accurate measuring is necessary to ensure that corporations meet their public commitments and meet the 2-degree warning.

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7 pillars of the circular economy

March 8, 2017 by  
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This could be our greatest opportunity to repair the functioning of the global system

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Why coal country must be part of the clean economy

March 8, 2017 by  
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One of the most remarkable developments in recent years has been the relatively drama-free embrace in many corners of the private sector of the concept of environmental externalities. Arguments over the indirect costs of fossil fuel combustion — climate change, mercury contamination, ground level ozone and the like — have been a form of hand-to-hand combat in utility rate cases and other regulatory actions for years.

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