2020 was the year that…

GreenBiz

2020 was the year that…. To recall some of the key developments, as I have done each December for more than a decade, I’ve plumbed the nearly 1,300 stories, columns and analyses we've published on GreenBiz.com since the dawn of 2020 — a.k.a. Joel Makower. Mon, 12/28/2020 - 02:11.

3 circular economy trends that defined 2020

GreenBiz

3 circular economy trends that defined 2020. Here are three trends that defined the circular economy in 2020, and what they might mean for the year to come. . Lauren Phipps. Mon, 12/21/2020 - 00:15.

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What I learned about water in 2020

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What I learned about water in 2020. The increased interest during 2020 in environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance has also focused more on innovative water solutions. There is no shortage of lessons learned from 2020. Will Sarni. Wed, 12/30/2020 - 01:30.

CleanTech Innovation Showcase 2020 Recaps

CleanTech Alliance

Below you’ll find links to recaps of every session of the the 2020 CleanTech Innovation Showcase.

2020 CleanTech Innovation Showcase

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Innovation Showcase brings the industry together to discuss the latest cleantech innovations, ideas and initiatives every June. The CleanTech Innovation Showcase attracts cleantech industry leaders from across the U.S.,

The top 2020 trends in sustainability, according to GreenBiz readers

GreenBiz

The top 2020 trends in sustainability, according to GreenBiz readers. From an unprecedented pandemic to a global economic downturn to the intensifying impacts of climate change, we can’t say we’ll miss 2020. READ THE FULL STORY: 8 electric truck and van companies to watch in 2020. .

Step up for Earth Day 2020

GreenBiz

Why I'm backing Earth Day again this year, and why you should, too. The Elkington Report

The sustainability year 2020 in review, in haiku

GreenBiz

The sustainability year 2020 in review, in haiku. Sue Lebeck. Tue, 12/29/2020 - 01:00. Editor's note: Back by popular demand, smart cities consultant Sue Lebeck provides GreenBiz highlights from the past year in verse. You'll find her haiku from 2019 here. Rise before the Surprise.

Energy Transition Institute 2020

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Energy Transition Institute, Jan 27, 2020 Applications due February 21, 2020 Raleigh, NC – The Energy Transition Institute, a new think tank based in the Research Triangle of North Carolina, will award up to $15,000 in fellowships to develop original analysis in support of the region’s transition to zero-carbon energy.

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Healthcare skyscraper wins 2020 eVolo Skyscraper Competition

Inhabitat - Innovation

After receiving nearly 500 submissions from around the world, eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of the 2020 Skyscraper Competition

2020: Fossil fuels are dead, long live the sun

GreenBiz

2020: Fossil fuels are dead, long live the sun. Hunter Lovins. Thu, 08/13/2020 - 00:15. We’re female entrepreneurs and environmentalists. We’ve spent decades promoting clean energy technologies.

PEDC Summer Pitch Night 2020

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Clean Energy Business Network, June 1, 2020 The CEBN is pleased to invite you to an exciting event this week: PEDC Summer Pitch Night 2020 Thursday, June 4 2:00 – 5:00 pm ET PEDC is hosting its 2020 Summer Pitch Night as a virtual event on June 4th.

The 2020 Ray of Hope Prize

GreenBiz

The 2020 Ray of Hope Prize. How can biomimicry drive innovation, and which team will win the 2020 Ray of Hope Prize?

The CleanTech Alliance Delegation at Globe 2020

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance brought a 20-person delegation to GLOBE 2020 in Vancouver, BC this week. The delegation spent three days at North America’s longest-running sustainable business summit and innovation expo making connections and building partnerships. Alliance News Featured

2020 Legislative Session Weekly Report: February 29, 2020

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Boswell Consulting, Feb 29, 2020 Week Seven We are now 7 weeks into the 2020 legislation session, with only 12 days remaining if the legislature finishes on time as anticipated. Legislators main focus this week was on committee hearings to hear bills that originated in the opposite chamber. The deadline for bills to pass […]. Alliance News Member News Public Policy

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25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020

GreenBiz

In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender. Careers Equity & Inclusion

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Coronavirus dampens 2020 outlook for clean energy and electric vehicles

GreenBiz

The immediate crisis could undermine long-term strategy. Clean Energy Electric Vehicles Renewable Energy Transportation & Mobility Energy Storage

The State of Green Business, 2020

GreenBiz

The good, the bad and the utterly unknown. State of Green Business Report Two Steps Forward

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Earth Day and the polling of America, 2020

GreenBiz

In the future, it seems, we’re all model green citizens, at least in our minds. Consumer Trends Two Steps Forward

8 electric truck and van companies to watch in 2020

GreenBiz

Get ready for all-electric heavy-duty big rigs, semi-trucks, box trucks, delivery vans and more. clean fleets electric trucks Electric Vehicles Logisitics Transportation & Mobility

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020

GreenBiz

These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels. Leadership

Is 2020 the year of the electric car?

The Environmental Blog

According the Guardian, 2020 is set to be the year that the electric car, or EV as they’re more commonly known, takes over the European car market.At According to data firm IHS Markit, the number of EV models available to the European market will jump from 100 to 175 come to the end of 2020.

Fairsnape 2020 Recognition

Fairsnape

Dawn on 1 Jan 2020 Inglewhite. This is a great way to start 2020 … with the recognition of the regenerative sustainability work and influence through Fairsnape , my associates and those I work with and for … Triodos UK Sustainability Influencers 100.

Luxury in the new normal: Leadership and innovation in 2020 and beyond

GreenBiz

Luxury in the new normal: Leadership and innovation in 2020 and beyond. 2020 brings with it the end of a positive growth cycle, as analysts expect global luxury sales to contract 25-45 percent in 2020 , with a recovery that could take up to three years.

6 circular economy trends that will shape 2020

GreenBiz

From refill schemes to more practical and viable recycling options, there's a stronger sense of urgency to find solutions. Circular Economy Chemicals & Toxics ocean plastic plastic Plastic Waste Recycling

Circular economy startups compete at Circularity 2020, taking on shoes to shelf-life

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Circular economy startups compete at Circularity 2020, taking on shoes to shelf-life. Holly Secon. Mon, 08/31/2020 - 01:00. A circular economy is urgently required for the shift to a more sustainable planet.

Wanted: Your nominations for the 2020 GreenBiz 30 Under 30

GreenBiz

Applications for this year's cohort will be accepted until April 3. 30 Under 30 30 Under 30 Careers

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Glass Door in 2020 Interior Design Trends

The Environmental Blog

Have you noticed that glass doors become the most common material in contemporary designs? More commercial buildings use glass as the main designing element. Nowadays, the number of wooden doors has decreased but the number of doors that are made of glass has significantly increased.

Trend: Commercial buildings go all-electric

GreenBiz

Buildings Electrification Natural Gas Oil & Gas Renewable Energy State of Green Business 2020All signs point to the next generation of commercial buildings becoming all-electric.

CleanTech Day in Olympia 2020 Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Lindsay McCormick CleanTech Day in Olympia on February 3rd was a huge success. Over 60 people attended in person with dozens more calling in to hear from panelists.

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2020 WA Legislative Session Weekly Report

CleanTech Alliance

January 18, 2020: Week One Analysis by CleanTech Alliance lobbyist Brad Boswell Today marks the end of the first week of the 2020 Legislative Session here in Washington. Starting Monday, legislators returned to the capitol campus in Olympia from their home districts to begin this short 60-day session, the second half of the biennial budget […]. Public Policy

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How to celebrate Earth Day virtually in 2020

Inhabitat - Innovation

The 2020 theme for Earth Day is “climate action,” and while we aren’t able to come together physically this year, technology is presenting Social distancing is in full effect, but you can still celebrate Earth Day online and make a difference.

Trend: Circularity becomes measurable

GreenBiz

Circular Economy State of Green Business 2020

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NAWA reveals hybrid electric motorcycle at CES 2020

Inhabitat - Innovation

It’s not the first electric motorcycle on the market, but the NAWA Racer is currently the most talked about after a big reveal at CES 2020 in Las Vegas

Clean Tech Alliance 2020 Legislative Session Weekly Report March 7, 2020

CleanTech Alliance

We are now eight weeks into session and only five days remain of the regularly scheduled 60 day session. Two important cutoffs occured this week. Legislators worked late Monday night to pass bills with budgetary impacts out of their opposite-house fiscal committee by Monday’s deadline.

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Trend: Companies warm to nature-based solutions

GreenBiz

Carbon Removal Natural Climate Solutions State of Green Business 2020 State of Green Business ReportMore than 350 companies have made commitments to help reverse nature loss and restore vital natural systems on which economic activity depends.

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UTC Clean Energy Bulletin – March 3, 2020

CleanTech Alliance

Source: UTC, March 3, 2020 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their electricity from renewable or non-carbon-emitting […]. Industry News Public Policy

Earth Day 2020 goes digital

Inhabitat - Innovation

Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, events for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 will be digital

Clean Tech Alliance 2020 Legislative Session Weekly Report February 15, 2020

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Boswell Consulting, Feb 15, 2020 Week Five We are now 5 weeks into the 2020 legislative session and have officially passed the halfway mark. Only 27 days remain for bills to complete the necessary steps to become law. Tuesday of this week marked the second cutoff, in which bills with a budget impact greater […]. Alliance News Public Policy

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The Solar Singularity: 2020 Update (Part 2)

GreenTechMedia

Numerous new EV models became available in 2019 and 2020, and global markets showed strong sales for 2019 and early 2020. But some forecasts show EV sales slumping up to 43 percent in 2020 year-over-year, so 2020 is sure to be a serious blip in the overall growth story.

Feb 18, 2020 UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: UTC, Feb 18, 2020 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their electricity from renewable or non-carbon-emitting […]. Industry News Member News

Feb 18, 2020 Clean Buildings Initiative Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, Feb 18, 2020 Reminder As a follow-up to the Jan. 30 workshop, please submit written comments and the SBW Consulting Excel worksheet to buildings@commerce.wa.gov. We previously requested the SBW Consulting worksheet be uploaded to a Box account. Due to technical difficulties, please disregard those instructions and send the sheet […]. Member News Public Policy

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World Water Day 2020: The role of innovation in creating abundance

GreenBiz

We are now beyond business-as-usual approaches for water, which is critical for watersheds such as the Colorado River Basin. Digitalization Liquid Assets Sustainable Development Goals / SDGs Water Efficiency & Conservation