Opportunity zones could provide major boost for clean energy, sustainable development

August 14, 2019 by  
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Predictions of $200 to $300 billion investments in the nation’s 8,700+ OZones show the massive opportunity for the private sector.

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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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From Amsterdam to Zagreb, 3 steps to transition to a circular economy for cities

July 26, 2019 by  
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A new report on circular policies illuminates major opportunities for governments and people.

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Vien Truong: business leaders can catalyze environmental justice reform

July 22, 2019 by  
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The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: How governments, businesses and NGOs can work together toward environmental equity

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Mathy Stanislaus, circular economy fellow at WRI

July 12, 2019 by  
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Circular Economy Fellow at WRI, Mathy Stanislaus, is exploring, “what are the key levers, specifically policy levers, to accelerate the circular economy?” He’s found some key points: value retention processes (extending life and enabling second life of products) and creating and optimizing a secondary materials system (a market for using used materials in safe, healthy and effective manners). Doing so can reduce new resource extraction by 80 percent and GHG impacts by 80-90 percent. The incentives are high — and so prioritization is imperative.

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IDEO’s Lauren Yarmuth on the cultural conditions for the circular economy

July 12, 2019 by  
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Lauren Yarmuth is a systems thinker — and she’s thinking in terms of how to unlock the challenges that prevent the transition to a circular economy.

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Shenzhen: A city miles ahead in electrification

July 2, 2019 by  
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The Chinese city’s innovative policies provide incentives that stick for users. Here’s what we can learn.

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Civic crowdfunding reduces the risk of ‘bikelash’

June 6, 2019 by  
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Want to protect cyclists as bike-sharing and dockless bicycle ventures expand? Seek community input.

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Sustainability consultants have the perfect skill set for serving in political office

June 5, 2019 by  
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Three reasons that sustainable professionals know how to get things done.

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5 deep decarbonization trends in China’s industrial sector

May 16, 2019 by  
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Electrification, carbon capture and hydrogen — oh my!

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