How Whole Foods, Timberland, Apple and other companies across sectors left a positive mark on 2016. How will your organization make an impact this year?
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9 ways companies made a difference
Comments Off on 10 storylines that shaped the urban debate in 2016
From the perspective of city leaders and urban activists around the world, it’s safe to say 2016 was a year of contrasts. The year saw the Olympics of urbanism take place in Quito, Ecuador, where the United Nations held Habitat III, its once-every-20-years summit on cities. We also saw a big-city backlash in elections in the United States and United Kingdom, a rural revolt whose repercussions are still unknown.
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10 storylines that shaped the urban debate in 2016
Comments Off on The 13 top energy developments of 2016
First-time corporate energy buyers such as 3M and future-focused mobility moves by Toyota are just the tip of the news that made waves last year.
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The 13 top energy developments of 2016
Comments Off on The 6 best sustainability books of 2016
From climate change as national security threat to the changing face of global cities: Don’t miss these long reads.
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The 6 best sustainability books of 2016
In poetic form, these haiku show how GreenBiz spread light in ’16.
A poetic review of 2016
Comments Off on Sustainable retail trends to watch in 2017
With rising consumer expectations, store formats of the past no longer apply. The new year promises new ways to sustainably source and supply goods.
Sustainable retail trends to watch in 2017
Comments Off on How data holds businesses accountable for deforestation
More global businesses are pledging to obtain key commodities from sources that do not contribute to deforestation. Nonprofit groups are deploying data tools that help hold these companies accountable by tracing the origins of everything from soy to timber to beef.
Comments Off on How U.S. farmers are saving apple pie
A tiny nonprofit in Oregon is working to save the most diverse collection of apples in the nation.
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How U.S. farmers are saving apple pie
Comments Off on Here’s the long view on the impact of Trump’s presidency
More companies are following nature’s principles to drive profit and sustainability. Will Trump’s presidency throw a wrench into progress?
Comments Off on The biggest green business career moves of 2016
Here’s a recap of big hires — from tech to finance to energy — that shaped the field of sustainability this year.
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The biggest green business career moves of 2016