How the Levi Strauss Foundation takes on social justice issues

April 23, 2020 by  
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Daniel Lee, executive director of the Levi Strauss Foundation, joined veteran journalist Marc Gunther for a conversation about how the foundation has worked on social justice issues for well over a century. In those years, the foundation has largely focused its philanthropic efforts on protecting the marginalized.

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Advanced traffic management is the next big thing for smart cities

August 13, 2019 by  
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Using video, analytics and artificial intelligence to unclog roadways isn’t just good for vehicle emissions reductions. These technologies could become the foundation for more efficient and inclusive transit systems.

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European Climate Foundation plays matchmaker for CEOs, scientists

December 12, 2013 by  
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With its concise AR5 report summaries, the foundation is helping to bridge the divide between climate science and business. 

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Brazil’s Cietec throws its weight behind sustainability innovation

December 12, 2013 by  
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The nonprofit is also connecting students and small companies with multinationals including IBM, Microsoft and Intel.

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Plant with Eggbeater-Shaped Hairs Inspires New Waterproof Coating

November 11, 2011 by  
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The unusually shaped hairs on the leaves of this floating weed is the foundation for a high-tech waterproof material.

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Kenya’s Plastiki? Boat Made From Plastic Bottles & Old Flip Flops

November 11, 2011 by  
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It’s not an 8,000 mile journey across the Pacific Ocean, but it’s still pretty cool.

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Kenya’s Plastiki? Boat Made From Plastic Bottles & Old Flip Flops

1 Gigawatt Hydro-Wind Power Project Planned in Morocco Will Double Nation’s Capacity

November 11, 2011 by  
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Morocco is making good on it’s stated goals of increasing renewable energy development, leading towards 40% of electricity from renewables over the next decade.

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Book Review: Canadian Solar Home Design Manual

April 16, 2010 by  
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Building one’s own energy-efficient home from the foundation up can seem like a daunting task, especially with the huge range of options out there. Some fundamental questions include: what are your needs and budget? How will you site your home?

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Book Review: Canadian Solar Home Design Manual

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