Investing in Change

March 11, 2019 by  
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Companies that integrate environmental, social and governance issues into how they operate can benefit from lower risks, lower costs, and the ability to drive higher returns. How can companies lead with their values to drive success, both financially and reputationally? What are the drivers of the shift towards sustainable investing? What role can companies have in capital investment that creates true positive impact?

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Harnessing the wind to help a sovereign culture thrive

October 31, 2018 by  
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An unprecedented partnership uniting six tribes of the Sioux Nation is poised to leverage one of the country’s strongest wind resources across North and South Dakota, accelerating the shift to clean energy, breaking decades of generational poverty, and creating a long-term path to self-sufficiency for the Cheyenne River, Flandreau Santee, Oglala, Rosebud, Standing Rock and Yankton Sioux Tribes.

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Closing the gap on board diversity

September 28, 2017 by  
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Evidence shows that companies with diverse leadership outperform their homogeneous counterparts. Here’s how to make the shift in your organization.

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Meet a new circular vision to maximize value from waste

September 28, 2017 by  
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Ball and other companies weigh in on how the WWF’s Cascading Materials Vision’s potential to bind them with municipalities and manufacturers on a roadmap forward.

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Seabed mining can decide the fate of the deep ocean

September 28, 2017 by  
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Calls grow for the disclosure about the environmental consequences of extracting valuable minerals from the ocean floor.

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To avoid collapse, humanity needs a new narrative

August 19, 2017 by  
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A vision of the shift in which humanity pulls itself from the brink of massive disruption. From here, the future looks bright.

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SHIFT’s La Morena Flower Planters Give Cold Hard Concrete a Delicate Look

November 6, 2013 by  
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Concrete is generally thought of as a cold and hard industrial material, but SHIFT  is on a mission to bring to light the inherent beauty of this often misunderstood material. “La Morena” is their first attempt to give concrete new cred as a highly aesthetic, modern, and friendly component. By using wood and cement to make their  flower pot , SHIFT manages to create an honest and balanced artifact where concrete’s stony aesthetic is countered and warmed by the wood’s organic look. + SHIFT The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: concrete design , concrete industrial design , concrete planters , concrete pots , green design , La Morena Planters , Shift        

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Why corporate boards should listen to investors on sustainability

April 10, 2012 by  
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Ernst & Young expects sustainability proposals will continue to dominate corporate proxy votes throughout this year and argues that board members should listen to their investors.

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Is this the dawn of dark days for solar power?

April 10, 2012 by  
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Germany — once the world's leading solar power market, is cutting back on subsidies and installations, following a trend occurring worldwide. Although a grim sign, the shift also highlights the need to get serious about climate and energy party.

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Proposal to Phase Out Super-Powerful Greenhouse Gases Would Slow Warming by 10 Years

November 9, 2010 by  
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Though enacted to stop the hole in the ozone layer, the Montreal Protocol may also be able to be used to combat climate change.

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