How Canopy’s founder is winning converts with her gospel of deforestation

November 14, 2017 by  
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Australian-born Nicole Rycroft cultivates transformational, not transactional, relationships with the likes of H&M, VF Corp. and Levi Strauss & Co.

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How climate resilient is your company?

November 14, 2017 by  
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It’s time to go on the offense when it comes to climate risk. Here are three actions to take.

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My NGO hall of fame: What I learned from the best of the nonprofits

January 11, 2016 by  
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If I had to start my sustainability career all over again, I’d package, recycle and reuse the wisdom learned from 27 years of partnering with the likes of the Environmental Defense Fund, Conservation International and the World Wildlife Fund. I pondered this as McDonald’s just announced its new packaging design (with sustainability embedded).  

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How microgrids are bringing power to rural Kenya

January 11, 2016 by  
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Small-scale microgrids promise to bring electricity to the 1.3 billion people worldwide who currently lack it.

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How disruptive progress leads to sustainability

January 11, 2016 by  
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Disruptive change is coming, a reading of forecasts about the future suggests, and a sustainable world may be its result.

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Green Gift Guide For Back to School Tots and Teens (Slideshow)

August 1, 2011 by  
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Bright new ideas for eco-friendly supplies have made back-to-school shopping much more fun. The nine items here will send the K-12 set back to school in sustainable style, with the likes of biodegradable pencils and pens, sneakers with car-tire soles, bright pencil cases made out of recycled snack packaging, a sustainable wood desk that grows with your child, and more. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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It’s Not Just Asian Carp: U.S. Identifies 40 High-Risk Species

August 1, 2011 by  
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A sampling of the 40 high-risk species. Via glmris.anl.gov . Concerned about Asian carp? Meet the invasive cousins, you might say, of the monster fish. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a white paper on 40 high-risk species to watch out for, including the much-hyped bighead and other varieties of Asian carp. And they’re not all fish…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Water Authority to Install "15 Football Pitches" of Solar Across London

August 1, 2011 by  
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Despite a Government review of feed in tariffs for larger solar projects , medium- to large-scale solar power in the UK may not be quite dead-in-the-water as the industry had feared. IKEA has already announced plans to install 2MW of solar on its stores (alongside the purcahse of a 12MW wind farm), and now a water authority is planning to become the largest industrial user and producer of solar in the country—as the BBC reports that

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