Tawanna Black, Valerie Craig and Carrie Freeman: Power, privilege and bias in a circular economy

July 23, 2019 by  
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This discussion explores how governments, companies and communities in both developed and developing countries can use the creation of circular economies to challenge the status quo, and embed justice and equity in the creation of new policies, better products and services and smarter infrastructure.

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Why businesses are in danger by missing the climate cuts window

January 16, 2013 by  
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Is it too late to prepare for climate change? That time is coming soon, WWF says.

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San Francisco taps open data for city apps

January 16, 2013 by  
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A project to unleash city agency data has sparked the creation of dozens of new apps, from maps to discover green spaces to sensors tracking bike and pedestrian traffic

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When it comes to protecting beauty, nada es impossible

November 18, 2012 by  
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Chrissy interviews Fran Lalas, Director of The Vines Resort and Spa about how corporate social responsibility plays an integral part in the creation of an extraordinary destination.

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Podcars Can Help Us Build Car-Free Cities, Says PRT Expert

August 22, 2011 by  
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Image credit ULTra PRT In my post Podcars Running At London’s Heathrow Airport I wondered how Personal Rapid Transit could possibly solve the “last mile problem”, particularly in low density suburbia. I received a tweet from Nathan Koren, an American architect who until recently worked in London with ULTra PRT, builders of the Heathrow system, offering to explain how they could work in cities. He is a committed urbanist who doesn’t drive, and sees PRT as a tool in the creation of car-free cities…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How a Roadtrip in India Inspired Efficient Building Monitoring

February 2, 2011 by  
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 What started as a trip across India looking for energy and environmental innovations led to the creation of a energy efficiency platform that provides real-time access to energy use data.

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Steve Jurvetson on How a Scientific Renaissance is Breeding Innovation

February 2, 2011 by  
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A renaissance in biology, chemistry and nanotechnology is breeding innovations in technologies that can address environmental problems, such as efficiency or recycling.

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Updated Packaging Tool Adds Impacts From Shipping, Refills

June 25, 2010 by  
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A new version of a web-based packaging impact tool allows companies to see how single-use packaging compares to refills. Users can also figure out the transportation-related impacts of different types of packaging.

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The Full Costs of BP’s Mistakes: The Advent of ‘Avatar Environmentalists’

June 25, 2010 by  
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There are signs that the world is seeing BP’s disaster as a first glimpse into the future of corporate governance, leading to the creation of a new kind of corporate oversight from citizens.

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