World Water Day 2020: The role of innovation in creating abundance

March 20, 2020 by  
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We are now beyond business-as-usual approaches for water, which is critical for watersheds such as the Colorado River Basin.

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Trend: Corporate climate reporting gets physical

February 17, 2020 by  
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With events such as the recurring California wildfires and mudslides, hurricanes Harvey and Maria and Typhoon Hagibis, which have had catastrophic human and economic costs, it is perhaps unsurprising that governments, regulators and investors have started to ask companies to disclose their climate risks, including physical risk.

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VERGE influencers offer reasons to be hopeful in 2018

December 20, 2017 by  
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Here’s what experts in clean energy, transportation systems and emerging technologies such as the blockchain and artificial intelligence believe could take flight.

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How collaboration inspires sustainability heroes

August 15, 2017 by  
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Global results need collaboration, trust and communication. Just ask companies such as Apple and NGOs such as the EDF.

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How to make your materiality assessment worth the effort

August 15, 2017 by  
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First, visualize your options. Examples from Unilever and Target.

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The first smart state? The quest to link up the Land of Lincoln

March 13, 2017 by  
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Illinois is centralizing investments in technologies such as the Internet of things, while allowing cities to prioritize according to local needs. Texas may be next.

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Apple unveils nature-filled, solar-powered future for its retail stores worldwide

May 23, 2016 by  
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Foster + Partners is no stranger to working with Apple. The international architecture firm has overseen the design of several iconic Apple stores, such as the glass-clad flagship in Istanbul, as well as the new Apple Campus 2 in Cupertino that’s nearing completion. With Apple Union Square, the architects closely collaborated with Jonathan Ive, Apple’s chief design officer, and Angela Ahrendts, the senior vice president of Retail and Online Stores. Set across from San Francisco’s famous Union…

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Fleet Farming transforms suburban lawns into sustainable gardens

May 23, 2016 by  
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Front lawns are all too common across the United States, yet they produce a huge amount of pollution through absorbing fertilizer and pesticides. Homeowners use 800 million gallons of gas to mow 40 million acres of lawn. Fleet Farming, an organization started by Heather Groves and Chris Castro in Orlando, Florida, aims to reduce pollution by transforming those inefficient lawns into gardens that provide food for their local community. It’s not only lawns that are an issue, but our…

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India shatters records with temperature of 123.8 degrees Fahrenheit

May 23, 2016 by  
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As we continue to break records for hot temperatures, one city in India is suffering under oppressive record-breaking heat. Phalodi, in northern Rajasthan, registered an extreme temperature of 51 degrees Celsius, which is 123.8 degrees Fahrenheit. The prior record was set in another city in Rajasthan, Alwar, back in 1956 with a temperature of 50.6 degrees Celsius, or 123 degrees Fahrenheit. This new temperature smashes not only the country high, but the continent high. It’s shy of…

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How to avert disasters through responsible sourcing

June 11, 2013 by  
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How can companies avoid another calamity such as the industrial garment factory collapse in Bangladesh?

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