How a Broader Definition of ‘Value’ Opens the Door to Sustainability

November 2, 2011 by  
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What’s the business driver for sustainability initiatives? Beyond a small group of no-brainers, many companies are struggling to justify investing in green projects. Embracing a new definition what’s valuable can help chart the path forward.

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Best of Inhabitat: An Exclusive Inside Peek inside New York City’s First LEED Gold Skyscraper, Hearst Tower

May 6, 2011 by  
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This week on Inhabitat, we were really excited to take a private tour inside a building that was New York ‘s first LEED Gold skyscraper ever – Hearst Tower! Even though it may seem like the city is rife with green projects today, back in 2006, NY didn’t even have one LEED Gold skyscraper – that is, until Hearst Tower changed all of that. Today, the eye-catching blue lattice tower is one of…

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Boosting the Fight Against Child Labor and For Clean Water: Where Aveda’s "Earth Month" Funds Go

May 6, 2011 by  
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Men in northern India lift the cover to a water source that now pipes clean water to their village. Photo: Rachel Cernansky I’m going to go out on a limb and assume most people will agree that Earth Day is a real let-down—for lots of reasons, including the hollow “Celebrate Earth Day every day” email blasts, Tweets, bumper stickers, etc

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Are Tech Geeks Also Cleantech Nerds?

May 6, 2011 by  
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Pike Research Blog has an interesting post that poses the question of whether or not tech-savvy people also have a thing for cleantech. Pike Research conducted a survey looking into the question, and found interesting info about what draws consumers in to clean technologies. The conclusion: “Early adopters of technology represent a goldmine of opportunity for consumer-focused cleantech companies.” Read their post for why.

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More Frequent Whale Strandings Has Experts on Edge

May 6, 2011 by  
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Photo by NOAA via Flickr CC In the last few years, there has been an unexplained spike in the number of whales washing ashore. While the National Marine Fisheries Service has declared an Unusual Mortality Event (UME) in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, it’s more than just oil spills that are causing increased strandings worldwide

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Why Employees Should Be Part of Any Green Solution

March 4, 2010 by  
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Training, educating and bringing employees on board with green projects is an end in and of itself, both for increasing workplace satisfaction and spreading a mentality of conservation at work as well as at home.

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