Newly independent REBA & founding NGOs plans to supercharge corporate renewables procurement

May 23, 2019 by  
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Founding NGOs contribute a piece of their organizations for successful spin-out.

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Outside or inside the system? Time to ask the right questions in response to our climate emergency

May 23, 2019 by  
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Forum for the Future chief executive, Dr. Sally Uren, explores how to drive the transformational shifts needed to respond to the climate crisis.

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EPA may attempt to eliminate California’s emissions independence

July 24, 2018 by  
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The U.S. Transportation Department and the EPA are expected to announce a proposal this Thursday to revoke California’s ability to set its own emissions standards . The proposal, revealed by an anonymous source, suggests that the organizations plan to freeze national emission requirements at 2020 levels until 2026. If this plan were to go into effect, experts estimate that national oil consumption after 2020 would increase by half a million barrels of oil per day. Additionally, the proposal would come into conflict with the Clean Air Act waiver that allows California to set its own regulations on emission levels. The levels of environmental damage from the potential increase in oil consumption have yet to be estimated. This news also comes after a January proposal by Governor Jerry Brown to raise the bar on a previous state goal of having five million electric vehicles available by 2030. California representative Jimmy Gomez added that “vehicle emissions standards are a big part of our environmental identity.” Related: The number of electric vehicles on the streets could triple in two years The EPA and the Transportation Department plan to hold public commentary and hearing sessions before finalizing the decision. Other states are also expected to join the conversation as dozens have adopted the same or similar policies on zero-emission vehicles. The organizations will entertain comments on whether U.S. regulators plan to offer credits for autonomous vehicles and air condition improvements as well. + Reuters Images via Shutterstock

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GreenBiz Sustainability Goals – Waste Management Sustainability Services

March 23, 2018 by  
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After this year’s GreenBiz conference, the real work begins. How do you know if you’re setting the right goals? How should you refine existing approaches and programs? How can you best engage stakeholders to achieve your organization’s sustainability vision?Learn how Waste Management Sustainability Services helps GreenBiz and other organizations set and execute on sustainability goals. sustainabilityservices@wm.com

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March 23, 2018 by  
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After this year’s GreenBiz conference, the real work begins. How do you know if you’re setting the right goals? How should you refine existing approaches and programs? How can you best engage stakeholders to achieve your organization’s sustainability vision?Learn how Waste Management Sustainability Services helps GreenBiz and other organizations set and execute on sustainability goals. sustainabilityservices@wm.com

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Sustainability is disruptive talk but wears incremental trousers

May 12, 2017 by  
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While we’re good at looking at the biggest picture and thinking long-term, we’re missing what’s going on inside our organizations.

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Episode 41: Food data players to watch; a corporate renewables crash course

August 26, 2016 by  
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This week on the GreenBiz 350 podcast: A look at where agriculture meets cap-and-trade climate policy, plus a breakdown of the organizations catalyzing corporate clean energy.

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#ClearThePitch helps make fields safe from landmines so kids can play soccer

April 6, 2016 by  
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Grey for Good, the philanthropic arm of Grey Group Singapore , has teamed up with DanChurchAid (DCA) to drive support for creating safer communities in post-conflict zones around the world – communities free of dangerous remnants of war such as land mines, unexploded ammunition and cluster bombs. This campaign tackles a topic often described as one of the most evil problems affecting millions of civilians in over 60 countries around the world. And while it will take a mammoth effort by DCA and other organizations to eradicate, the topic does not feature a lot in the public conversation or the media. To change this, the initiative #ClearThePitch builds an emotional link to one of the world’s biggest sports: soccer . It’s a universal sport and is played on streets, fields, playgrounds, parking lots and many more places. But due to remnants of war such as land mines, cluster bombs and unexploded ammunition, in large parts of the world playing soccer on fields can be extremely dangerous. Especially for children. With #ClearThePitch, you can help bring attention to the problem and help clean up these areas so kids can play safe again. + DanChurchAid + Grey

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Translating big data to improve corporate decisions

March 4, 2016 by  
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The public debut at GreenBiz 16 in Pheonix of the Green Infrastructure Support Tool (GIST), built by the Earth Genome in collaboration with WBCSD, that helps identify solutions to water scarcity risk. It demonstrates the promise of how environmental data, science and visualization technology can exponentially lower the cost for corporations to gain insights that enable better decisions for their organizations, society and the planet.

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Rethinking systems for the circular economy

March 4, 2016 by  
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Dow Chemical Corporate Vice President for EH&S and Chief Sustainability Officer Neil Hawkins and Polyethylene and Packaging Division President Diego Donoso discuss Dow’s 2025 goal to advance the circular economy by innovating and collaborating to design waste into new products and services at GreenBiz 16 in Phoenix.

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