The 2019 VERGE Vanguard

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A diverse group of 20 visionaries, investors and entrepreneurs who are inspiring an equitable, inclusive clean economy. VERGE VERGE 19 VERGE Vanguard

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2019 was the year that…

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It was a very good year, except when it wasn't. Corporate Sustainability Finance & Investing Food & Agriculture Oceans & Fisheries Two Steps Forward ESG Risk

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2019, the year analog water solutions died

GreenBiz

Analog is not quite gone, but digital solutions are nearly mainstream. Digitalization Innovation Liquid Assets Water Efficiency & Conservation

Closing the loop on 2019

GreenBiz

Bringing you the five biggest stories of the circular economy from this past year, and some predictions for the next. Circular Economy In the Loop plastic Plastic Waste Recycling Waste Management

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6 sustainability trends that GreenBiz readers engaged with most in 2019

GreenBiz

Our most popular stories of 2019 covered everything from single use-plastic to the built environment. Circular Economy 30 Under 30 Buildings Carbon Removal Corporate Strategy Leadership plastic

Governor Jay Inslee Praises Clean Energy Innovations at 2019 Energy Leadership Summit

CleanTech Alliance

PRESS RELEASE November 26, 2019 CONTACT: Jon Okun, CleanTech Alliance, Operations Manager 206-389-7255 Jon@CleanTechAlliance.org Governor Jay Inslee Praises Clean Energy Innovations at 2019 Energy Leadership Summit Governor Jay Inslee gave a keynote speech at the Energy Leadership Summit highlighting the successes of the Clean Energy Fund, which has invested more than $150 million in clean […].

Climate Week 2019: Huge commitments, big money and collaboration

GreenBiz

Now it's time to put in the work. Climate Change Climate Conferences Climate Strategy Corporate Strategy

GreenBiz names 2019 VERGE Vanguard award winners

GreenBiz

GreenBiz Group today named the 2019 VERGE Vanguard, honoring 20 dreamers, pioneers, entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, business leaders, policymakers and investors on the cutting edge of sustainability and technology. Leadership

Climate Week 2019: Time for bold commitments — and action

GreenBiz

It's a heightened emergency. Time for heightened ambition, writes BSR's president. Leadership BSR

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Pacific Power on track to meet 2019 renewable energy targets

CleanTech Alliance

Source: UTC, August 8, 2019 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission found Pacific Power, one of the state’s investor-owned electric utilities, is in compliance with state renewable energy requirements for 2019. The Energy Independence Act, approved by voters in 2006, requires qualifying electric utilities to obtain a certain percentage of their electricity from eligible renewable […]. Member News

12 good things that happened for the environment in 2019

Inhabitat - Innovation

However, 2019 also brought good news. Between rainforest fires and growing ocean pollution, much of environmental news is grim. Here are a few high points as we go into 2020

Episode 201: Lessons from COP25, listeners share 2019 revelations

GreenBiz

Plus, how to have productive conversations about climate during your holiday gatherings. Corporate Strategy Podcast GreenBiz 350 Podcast

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Solar Panel Recycling in 2019: How it Works

U.S. Green Technology

The post Solar Panel Recycling in 2019: How it Works appeared first on U.S. Can Solar Panels Be Recycled? The solar industry provides clean renewable energy to communities nationwide, by both bolstering local economies and reducing communities’ environmental footprint. The energy industry is continually growing and adapting to the shift towards renewable energy sources. Solar power is one of the lower maintenance sources of clean, renewable energy. After initial.

Our Members’ Shining Moments of 2019

Greentown Labs

Member Appreciation Day 2019. 2019 was a big year for Greentown Labs’ community of more than 100 cleantech companies. The post Our Members’ Shining Moments of 2019 appeared first on Greentown Labs.

Bioenergy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2019 Funding Opportunity Announcement Selections

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Energy.gov, October 7th, 2019. The project descriptions and factual representations provided in this table are those of the selected awardees and do not constitute the views or opinions of the U.S. Department of Energy, its Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, or its Bioenergy Technologies Office. Neither the United States nor the U.S. […]. Opportunities

WA Clean Energy Transition Act Webinar: September 23, 2019

CleanTech Alliance

9, 2019 The Washington State Department of Commerce invites you to learn more about what is possible for community clean energy planning featuring lessons from a rural community at the upcoming webinar Community Grid Modernization and Workforce Development: Lessons from Tenino, WA. Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, Sept.

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Best of 2019 Video Vault: 5 videos that kept us thinking in 2019

GreenBiz

Equity and plastic and leadership — oh my! Circularity 19 GreenBiz 19 VERGE VERGE 19 Video Vault

InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Spotlight: Techstyle Materials

Greentown Labs

Techstyle Materials founder Derek Stein presents at the InNOVAte 2019 Final Showcase. The InNOVAte 2019 Challenge is a six-month accelerator run by Greentown Labs and the world’s leading construction and building materials company, Saint-Gobain.

Climate Week 2019: Head, heart and higher ambition

GreenBiz

The optimists seem to be winning out over the cynics. Climate Change Leadership Two Steps Forward

Here are the winners and losers on climate policy in 2019

GreenBiz

State lawmakers this year made it easier to get renewables in some parts of the country, but others gutted clean energy expansion. Energy & Climate Policy & Politics

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Amazon deforestation increased by 34% in 2019

Inhabitat - Innovation

Over 10,000 square kilometers of the Amazon rainforest were cleared from August 2019 to July 2019

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Envirocon 2019

Ambisense

Continue reading "Envirocon 2019". The post Envirocon 2019 appeared first on Ambisense. Last year’s Envirocon was a huge success and was very well received by those attending. This year’s conference will also be dedicated to new technology in the environmental monitoring sector, however, it will have a slightly different format. The morning session will be dedicated to presentations and speakers, and in the afternoon there will be .

5 Tangible Advances for Long Duration Energy Storage in 2019

GreenTechMedia

Following long duration storage is like rooting for a home team that’s always about to win next year. Lithium-ion batteries utterly dominate grid storage deployments these days.

InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Spotlight: Hyperframe

Greentown Labs

The InNOVAte 2019 Challenge is a six-month accelerator run by Greentown Labs and the world’s leading construction and building materials company, Saint-Gobain. The post InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Spotlight: Hyperframe appeared first on Greentown Labs. MEMBER SPOTLIGHT accelerator building corproate Greentown Launch Hyperframe InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Saint-Gobain startupHyperframe co-founders Jay Cady (left) and Ken Sobel. Photo courtesy of Hyperframe.

The coolest sustainability innovations of 2019

Eco-Business

From river trash shepherds to food waste-fighting cockroaches, here are 19 of our favourite sustainability innovations of 2019

InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Spotlight: Inovues

Greentown Labs

The InNOVAte 2019 Challenge is a six-month accelerator run by Greentown Labs and the world’s leading construction and building materials company, Saint-Gobain. Inovues is successfully leaving the InNOVAte 2019 Challenge with a pilot project. The post InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Spotlight: Inovues appeared first on Greentown Labs. MEMBER SPOTLIGHT accelerator corporate Greentown Launch InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Inovues Saint-Gobain startupPhoto courtesy of Inovues.

InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Spotlight: Pre Framing Corp

Greentown Labs

The InNOVAte 2019 Challenge is a six-month accelerator run by Greentown Labs and the world’s leading construction and building materials company, Saint-Gobain. The post InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Spotlight: Pre Framing Corp appeared first on Greentown Labs. The Pre Framing Corp team.

2019 in review: Top 3 corporate sustainability trends

EDF + Business

By Daniel Hill This blog is a follow up to an earlier blog published: Top 3 Trends in Corporate Sustainability for 2019. Earlier this year, I identified the top 3 corporate sustainability trends that all business leaders should be watching in 2019.

Nominees announced for Aquatech Innovation Award 2019

Envirotec Magazine

Category winners as well as the Overall Winner of the Aquatech Innovation Award 2019 will be revealed at the opening ceremony of the Amsterdam International Water Week and the Aquatech Amsterdam, taking place on November 4. The nominees for the 2019 Aquatech Innovation Award are: Category: Innovation – not yet to market. Jury members of the Innovation Award 2019. Urbanisation and online sensors key trends in Aquatech Innovation Award nominees.

Learn about the Retirement Marketplace at the 2019 Biz Fair Sept 21!

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 3, 2019 On Sept. 21, we will be showcasing our Retirement Marketplace at the 23rd annual Washington Small Business Fair. The Retirement Marketplace is an online portal where people can find retirement plans — with no fees to their business — that are affordable for employees at an annual fee of […]. Member News Opportunities

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The 2019 Redress Design Awards showcased the very best of emerging eco-designers

Inhabitat - Innovation

Known for its work in reducing textile waste in the fashion industry, Redress has just hosted its 2019 Design Awards — the world's largest sustainable fashion design competition. Let's take a look at the winners

Recent Deals – 20 September 2019

CleanTech Group

Transportation & Logistics: Voyage raised $31 million in a Series B round, bringing its total capital raised to $52 million. Voyage develops autonomous vehicle technology and delivers autonomous mobility services, and it is currently focused on retirement villages in the US. This recent funding round was led by Franklin Templeton Investments with significant participation from Khosla Ventures, Jaguar Land-Rover’s InMotion Ventures, and […]. Cleantech News

US Microgrid Market Slowed in 2019. PG&E Could Singlehandedly Reverse the Trend

GreenTechMedia

microgrid market set a record with 666 megawatts of capacity additions in 2018, but project delays and cancellations have dropped the expected 2019 total to 553 megawatts, according to a new report by energy research firm Wood Mackenzie. so far in 2019. The burgeoning U.S.

Top 10 Utility Regulation Trends of 2019

GreenTechMedia

In August, we published the top 10 utility regulation trends of 2019 — so far. With 2019 wrapping up, we look at the 10 trends and actions that stand out above the rest.

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International Disaster Conference 2019

Eco-Business

The International Disaster Conference (IDC) Series is a stream of events organised by the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and the Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation ASSIST, to bring together leaders, experts, policy-makers, and practitioners in Asia in the field of disaster and crisis management, showcasing practical actions that inclusively address context-sensitive urban resiliency challenges brought by climate change and disaster impacts

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Greta Thunberg is Time magazines 2019 Person of the Year

Inhabitat - Innovation

So far, the 16-year-old is the youngest individual to receive the recognition, thanks to her youthful activism that has brought global attention to the planet’s climate crisis

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10 times when sustainability was (sort of) funny in 2019

Eco-Business

But Eco-Business found a few stories from 2019 that stopped us from reaching for the Xanax Sustainability is a notoriously depressing sector to cover.

2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard reveals leading states in clean energy adoption

Inhabitat - Innovation

Just in time for the annual celebration of Energy Efficiency Day, the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released its 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

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Recent Deals – 23 August 2019

CleanTech Group

Agriculture & Food: Motif FoodWorks, a developer of ingredients for the next generation of plant-based and healthy foods (previously known as Motif Ingredients), raised $27.5 million from General Atlantic and CPT Capital. This funding round added to the $90 million it raised from Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Louis Dreyfus Company, Fonterra, and Viking Global when the […]. Cleantech News

For 2019, the 10 worst cities for air quality are in California and Arizona

Inhabitat - Innovation

These are the 10 cities in the U.S. with the worst air quality

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Biomaterials Archive debuts at Dutch Design Week 2019

Inhabitat - Innovation

Dutch Design Week, the largest design event in Northern Europe, is back once again this October to show how pioneering designers around the globe are changing the world for the better. Spread out across nine days with over a hundred locations in Eindhoven, the annual event will host a wide array of exhibitions, lectures, festivities, and more, including the first-ever public presentation of a Biomaterials Archive, where attendees can see, touch, smell, and even taste innovative materials made b

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June 25th, 2019

E2 Environmental Entrepreneurs

June 25th, 2019 was originally published in e2org on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. BREAKING: Oregon’s Flagship Climate Bill Under Attack State legislators flee state to avoid vote A historic moment in climate policy is currently unfolding in Oregon as the fate of a state bill to initiate a strong carbon pricing program hangs in the balance.

7 ways climate change was felt in Asia in 2019

Eco-Business

Here are some of the climate change disasters that ravaged the world’s most populous continent in 2019 Asia is projected to be hit the hardest by climate change, and this year clearly showed why.

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