How green bonds can bridge infrastructure financing gaps

August 31, 2017 by  
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Pay-for-success bonds backed by the Rockefeller Foundation and others seek to fund urban resilience projects.

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The data center emissions challenge — it’s not just the big guys

August 31, 2017 by  
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Silicon Valley giants are most identified with data center energy usage, but companies in other industries also have an opportunity to make a dent.

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How scientists use Google and crowdsourcing to map uncharted forests

August 31, 2017 by  
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A mashup of technologies is helping scientists map forests and provide a road map for sustainable development.

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Mike Berkowitz, 100 Resilient Cities: It’s a new era in climate action

February 8, 2017 by  
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As cities around the world go from climate planning to climate action, the Rockefeller Foundation offshoot is gearing up for the long haul — with or without Trump.

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The ICT sector is empowering women, and it’s great for business

February 8, 2017 by  
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Silicon Valley, take note: Salesforce, Intel and Jabil are among a myriad of ICT companies supporting women across the business value chain.

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Walking the talk with custom waste solutions for trade conferences

February 8, 2017 by  
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How a partnership with TerraCycle has enabled our GreenBiz 17 conference to go zero waste.

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Where to put money divested from fossil fuels

August 26, 2015 by  
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In September 2014, a day after 400,000 people marched for the climate in the streets of New York City, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund made headlines, announcing it would ensure none of the fund’s $860 million would be invested in fossil-fuel companies.

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Resilience as economic driver? How climate action can curb inequality

July 17, 2015 by  
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Recent actions in Washington, including a partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and the creation of a Resilience AmeriCorp, show how to connect the dots on economic development and climate action.

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Oil Rich Rockefellers to Divest Charitable Fund From Fossil Fuels

September 22, 2014 by  
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The Rockefeller brothers made their family’s fortune through their oil refinery company, Standard Oil. Now the family is joining a growing movement to divest from fossil fuels. Today the $860 million Rockefeller Brothers Fund will announce that it, along with 49 other foundations, is divesting from oil, gas, coal and tar sands. The stunning announcement coincides with tomorrow’s United Nations Climate Change Summit , and aims to send a message that industry and financial leaders think the time has come to end our dependence on Big Oil. Read the rest of Oil Rich Rockefellers to Divest Charitable Fund From Fossil Fuels Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: big oil , charitable funds , Charity , divestment , ethical investment , fossil fuels , investment , philanthropy , renewable energy , Rockefeller , Rockefeller brothers Fund , sustainable investment , United Nations Climate Change Summit

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The Rooftop Gardens at Rockefeller Center are a Hidden Urban Treasure

August 20, 2011 by  
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  On a quest to visit all of New York City’s most fabulous outdoor spaces?  Then the Rockefeller Center ‘s hidden rooftop gardens are a must to add to your list – unfortunately, they may also be the most difficult to check off.  The elaborate fountain pools, stone planters, and impeccably maintained vegetation are sure to impress any and all visitors with their regal allure, but unfortunately they’re open almost exclusively to Rockefeller employees.  We’ll keep our fingers crossed for their re-opening to the public again soon, but until they do click ahead to live vicariously through some gorgeous photos !   READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Green Building , landmark green buildings , rockefeller center , rockefeller center gardens , rockefeller center rooftop gardens , rockefeller financial , rooftop gardens , rooftop gardens new york , rooftop gardens nyc , secret rooftop gardens

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