Episode 225: Lyft’s electrifying declaration, please open the windows

June 19, 2020 by  
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Episode 225: Lyft’s electrifying declaration, please open the windows Heather Clancy Fri, 06/19/2020 – 02:30 Week in Review Stories discussed this week (4:27). To make offices safe during COVID-19, buildings need a breath of fresh air Unilever unveils climate and nature fund worth more than $1 billion How Perdue, Smithfield and Silver Fern Farms are reducing packaging waste The unmasking of Corporate America Features Moving from analysis to action on circular food (29:10) Emma Chow, project lead on the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Food initiative, chats about the role menus play in counteracting food waste and sharing practical steps for addressing the “brittleness” of the existing food system. ESG and the earnings call (39:40) Most companies don’t directly address environmental, social and governance concerns on their quarterly earnings calls. That needs to change. Tensie Whelan, director of the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, offers tips for how companies can buck that trend most effectively.  Lyft drives toward electric vehicles (49:30) Ride-hailing service Lyft has committed to electrifying all of its cars by 2030. GreenBiz Senior Writer Katie Fehrenbacher has the scoop. *Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere:  “4th Avenue Walkup,” “Arcade Montage,” “I’m Going for a Coffee,”  “Here’s the Thing” and “As I Was Saying” Happy 20th anniversary , GreenBiz.com! Virtual conversations Mark your calendar for these upcoming GreenBiz webcasts. Can’t join live? All of these events also will be available on demand. Supply chains and circularity. Join us at 1 p.m. EDT June 23 for a discussion of how companies such as Interface are getting suppliers to buy into circular models for manufacturing, distribution and beyond.  Fleet of clean fleet . Real-life lessons for trucking’s future. Sign up for the conversation at 1 p.m. EDT July 2. In conversation with former Unilever CEO Paul Polman . One of the most influential voices in sustainability joins Executive Editor Joel Makower at 1 p.m. EDT July 16 for a one-on-one conversation about redesigning business and commerce in the post-pandemic era to better address sustainability and social challenges. Resources galore State of the Profession. Our sixth report examining the evolving role of corporate sustainability leaders. Download it here . The State of Green Business 2020. Our 13th annual analysis of key metrics and trends published here . Do we have a newsletter for you! We produce six weekly newsletters: GreenBuzz by Executive Editor Joel Makower (Monday); Transport Weekly by Senior Writer and Analyst Katie Fehrenbacher (Tuesday); VERGE Weekly by Executive Director Shana Rappaport and Editorial Director Heather Clancy (Wednesday); Energy Weekly by Senior Energy Analyst Sarah Golden (Thursday); Food Weekly by Carbon and Food Analyst Jim Giles (Thursday); and Circular Weekly by Director and Senior Analyst Lauren Phipps (Friday). You must subscribe to each newsletter in order to receive it. Please visit this page to choose which you want to receive. The GreenBiz Intelligence Panel is the survey body we poll regularly throughout the year on key trends and developments in sustainability. To become part of the panel, click here . Enrolling is free and should take two minutes. Stay connected To make sure you don’t miss the newest episodes of GreenBiz 350, subscribe on iTunes . Have a question or suggestion for a future segment? E-mail us at 350@greenbiz.com . Contributors Joel Makower Katie Fehrenbacher Deonna Anderson Topics Podcast Transportation & Mobility Food & Agriculture Circular Economy Electric Vehicles Supply Chain Collective Insight GreenBiz 350 Podcast Featured in featured block (1 article with image touted on the front page or elsewhere) Off Duration 56:15 Sponsored Article Off GreenBiz Close Authorship

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Earth911 Podcast: eevie Offers Sustainable Living Coaching in the Palm of Your Hand

November 15, 2019 by  
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eevie is a new mobile app for the iPhone and … The post Earth911 Podcast: eevie Offers Sustainable Living Coaching in the Palm of Your Hand appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Imposing Communist-Era Television Tower Offers a Unique Hotel Destination in Prague

March 26, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Imposing Communist-Era Television Tower Offers a Unique Hotel Destination in Prague Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: communist-era architecture , David Cerny , metallic baby sculptures , Oblaca restaurant , one room hotel Prague , Prague television tower hotel , Žižkov Television Tower        

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Bicycle Haüs is a Gleaming Green Mecca for Cycling Enthusiasts

March 26, 2014 by  
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Hilton Offers a Deep Look into Its LightStay Sustainability System

December 15, 2011 by  
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As of this month, the more than 3,750 properties that are part of Hilton Worldwide are participating in the company’s LightStay sustainability management program. Christopher Corpuel, Hitlon’s green guru, tells GreenBiz how they made it happen.  

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GreenBlue Offers Tips on Designing Recyclability Into Packaging

July 6, 2011 by  
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Advice for designers, from recyclers and composters, on how to keep packaging out of landfill.

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Creating a ‘Business-Friendly’ Approach to Conservation

July 6, 2011 by  
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In its more than 25 years of existence, The Conservation Fund has applied an agile, entrepreneurial model to buying and conserving ecosystems, while also leaving space for economic activity in those ecosystems.

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Seaweed Offers Kelping Hand for Biofuels

July 5, 2011 by  
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Fast-growing kelp could provide greener fuels without affecting the world’s food supply.

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SolarReserve Banks on Storing Heat from the Sun

July 5, 2011 by  
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SolarReserve bids to make solar energy more competitive by storing heat until it’s needed.

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The Future (and Past) of the ‘Office of the Future’

July 5, 2011 by  
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Thirty years after the publication of my book on the health effects of office environments, things have changed significantly, though some things haven’t.  

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