I stood before the refrigerated case of my locally owned and operated grocery store, staring at the plastic-wrapped meats and poultry. As a vegetarian for most of my life, this is not a place I visit very often. But it was a holiday weekend, and I had offered to prepare a traditional family meal for […]
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A new report sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies makes a strong case that collaboration between cities and corporations is necessary to address climate change.
Businesses are talking a lot about the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs). What’s needed to shift businesses to action, as the Millennials want?
Many businesses and communities have been recent recipients of awards that recognize exceptional green business practices.
Congestion in our U.S. National Parks requires ecotourism operators to rise to heightened levels of responsibility.
NASA stated that 2014 was the “Earth’s warmest in 134 years of records”, and 2015 is set to be even hotter as the Earth’s average surface temperature continues to rise. Water conservation efforts are popping up all around California, as the state grapples with the effects of climate change. As the state’s snowpack has diminished […]
Transitioning to a low-carbon economy is the way toward a more sustainable growth pattern, and businesses are well-suited to take up the task and take action on climate change, starting with their own operations. But business alone can’t bring about change as fast as a collaboration with policymakers and governments, which could help kickstart investments […]
Do you know what the climate impacts of your everyday actions are? Aside from calculating the carbon footprint of each activity, and adding them together and keeping tabs on them all, which is not only time-consuming, but doesn’t take into consideration how your behaviors compare with others, there isn’t a really comprehensive method of tracking […]
Calling all sustainable entrepreneurs, eco-entrepreneurs, green business startups, and innovative inventors! Here’s your chance to be in the running for $680,000 in funding to develop and bring to market your product or service that reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Instead of relying solely on policy and governmental regulations to address greenhouse gas emissions, entrepreneurs and innovators […]