How investors gave Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts a wake-up call

October 8, 2013 by  
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Shareholders flexed their muscles this proxy season with proposals targeting palm oil, climate change and shale gas.

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NASA inspires launch of software for energy-efficient buildings

October 8, 2013 by  
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The Ekotrope software can construction costs by 10 percent and improve efficiency by 40 percent.

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Why ‘coworking’ would bring fresh ideas to Yahoo

March 1, 2013 by  
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Rather than revoke employees’ rights to cloud commuting, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer should allow them to cowork instead.

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Shareowners pressure companies on renewables and efficiency

March 1, 2013 by  
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Most of the 13 shareholder resolutions filed this proxy season targeted energy use in the IT and real estate sectors.

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Sustainability may be closer to business as usual than you think

March 1, 2013 by  
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Lean Six Sigma can be used to justify and prioritize corporate sustainability projects.

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ICYMI: EPA’s climate leaders, toxics in the food system and more

March 1, 2013 by  
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Our new feature recaps some the biggest sustainability news, and looks at new corporate commitments, a vegan NASCAR, and more.

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Aether’s New San Francisco Store Takes Shipping Container Architecture to New Heights

February 12, 2013 by  
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High-end clothing store Aether Apparel just launched its first standalone retail shop in San Francisco – and it’s made from three recycled shipping containers stacked one atop another! The sophisticated building is the latest addition to PROXY , a temporary cargotecture development in Hayes Valley which already boasts a coffee shop, an ice-cream parlor and a Biergarten. Aether’s towering shipping container store was designed by architects Envelope A&D working in collaboration with Aether designer Thierry Gaugain, and it was fabricated by Chris French Metal . Read the rest of Aether’s New San Francisco Store Takes Shipping Container Architecture to New Heights Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aether , Chris French Metal , eco design , envelope a+d , green design , hayes valley , proxy , proxy_storefront , retail in shipping containers , San Francisco , shipping container architecture , shipping containers , sustainable design , Thierry Gaugain

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Proxy Preview 2010: Helping Foundations Align Investment and Mission

April 13, 2010 by  
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The 2010 Proxy Preview is designed to help foundations navigate social shareholder proposals and identify those that are relevant to their mission and grantmaking agendas.

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