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

February 8, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

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

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.

Go here to read the rest:
Mike Berkowitz, 100 Resilient Cities: It’s a new era in climate action

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

February 8, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

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

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

See more here:
The ICT sector is empowering women, and it’s great for business

Walking the talk with custom waste solutions for trade conferences

February 8, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Walking the talk with custom waste solutions for trade conferences

How a partnership with TerraCycle has enabled our GreenBiz 17 conference to go zero waste.

Read more:
Walking the talk with custom waste solutions for trade conferences

Where to put money divested from fossil fuels

August 26, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Where to put money divested from fossil fuels

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.

Read more here:
Where to put money divested from fossil fuels

Resilience as economic driver? How climate action can curb inequality

July 17, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

Comments Off on Resilience as economic driver? How climate action can curb inequality

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.

View original here:
Resilience as economic driver? How climate action can curb inequality

Oil Rich Rockefellers to Divest Charitable Fund From Fossil Fuels

September 22, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Oil Rich Rockefellers to Divest Charitable Fund From Fossil Fuels

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

View post:
Oil Rich Rockefellers to Divest Charitable Fund From Fossil Fuels

The Rooftop Gardens at Rockefeller Center are a Hidden Urban Treasure

August 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on The Rooftop Gardens at Rockefeller Center are a Hidden Urban Treasure

  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

Continued here:
The Rooftop Gardens at Rockefeller Center are a Hidden Urban Treasure

Awesome Biomimicry: Leaf Veins Inspire New Model for Water and Electricity Distribution Networks

March 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Awesome Biomimicry: Leaf Veins Inspire New Model for Water and Electricity Distribution Networks

Lemon leaf with interconnected loops. Photo: RU A team of biophysicists at Rockefeller University recently published a paper in Physical Review Letters about a new way to design distribution networks based on the veins that carry water and nutrients in most tree leaves.

View original here:
Awesome Biomimicry: Leaf Veins Inspire New Model for Water and Electricity Distribution Networks

Human-Powered Christmas Tree Lights up Copenhagen

December 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Human-Powered Christmas Tree Lights up Copenhagen

Photo by Christian Alsing courtesy of Copenhagen Media Center In a city of cyclists, Copenhagen’s traditional Christmas Tree on its City Hall Square will be lit by people pedaling this December. Seems fair with COP15 in town. Why not do that in everywhere

Originally posted here: 
Human-Powered Christmas Tree Lights up Copenhagen

Bad Behavior has blocked 884 access attempts in the last 7 days.