VERGE Talk: Disruptive technologies — how GIS is transforming crisis management

June 28, 2018 by  
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The VP of Operations at the Los Angeles Homeland Security Council explains how a data-driven tool they created for the City and County of L.A. changed her community’s ability to respond in emergency situations and redefined its crisis management systems — across the utilities, police, fire and other vital government departments. She tells the stories of accelerated resilience and security across various community groups and shares her lessons and resources for Hawaii and other areas in need.

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Performance with Purpose

February 23, 2017 by  
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PepsiCo’s foods and beverages appear in every corner of the globe. With such an expansive reach, there is tremendous opportunity for positive impact and engagement with consumers, retailers, farmers, investors, employees and the communities near where it works. The company’s Performance with Purpose Agenda seeks to do just that – improve its products, protect natural resources, and support communities around the world. But what will it take to achieve the ambitious new goals laid out in the agenda? What are the lessons for other companies?

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SolarCity brings power to schools in developing regions

December 17, 2013 by  
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By creating a foundation, SolarCity plans to bring light to rural villages outside the U.S. with solar and back-up battery systems. 

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Nike moves to water-free, chemical-free dyeing

December 17, 2013 by  
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The 'revolutionary' approach, which counts IKEA as an investor, works with polyester but could be applied to cotton next.

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Interface: Lessons in resilience from superstorm Haiyan

December 17, 2013 by  
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The Net-Works partnership in the Philippines was a step toward Ray Anderson's vision of a "restorative enterprise." But climate change is already here.

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How IBM, SAP, PepsiCo and MTV link sustainability to career development

October 9, 2013 by  
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As more companies adopt formal volunteer programs and embark on emerging market community development projects, they're recasting corporate philanthropy as a strategic investment.

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3 ways to compete sustainably: Lessons from Mexico

October 9, 2013 by  
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How can Mexico compete over the long-term?

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4 utilities thinking beyond ‘wires and poles’

October 9, 2013 by  
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Not all electric utilities are fighting off-grid renewable energy. NRG, NextEra, Direct Energy and Viridian are getting ahead of the curve.

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Why EPEAT approved the MacBook Pro despite recycling concerns

October 24, 2012 by  
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Here's an inside look at what took place behind the decision to approve the laptop — and the lessons we all learned about sustainability's clout.

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Supply chain sustainability: Lessons from the past, ideas for the future

July 16, 2012 by  
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What progress have we made toward improving the lives of workers in supply chains and protecting the ecosystems that support industry and commerce as well as human survival on this planet?

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