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Are Historical Home Updates Key to Going Net-Zero?

U.S. Green Technology

In 2019, the global emissions of carbon dioxide totaled 33,621.5 million metric tons. This gas leads to climate change and increased temperatures. Homes are one of the many contributors to this issue. We use tons of energy to heat our homes and power our devices.

The sustainability job market is booming. What does that mean for hiring?

GreenBiz

Just saying you want a job in sustainability isn't enough anymore. Students with the right degrees are still struggling to find jobs in the sector

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Yes, Investing in ESG Pays Off

Andrew Winston

[I published this piece, co-authored with Paul Polman, in Harvard Business Review a few weeks ago. This is another in the realm of the “business case” for sustainability (within a corporation for its own capital and investment decisions, not as an investment thesis for investors).

Could Your Brand Be In A Category Of One?

Michael Grossman

What’s Redefining A Category? The banjo wasn't a new instrument when comedian Steve Martin started playing it as a kid. It had been around for 100 years. Players in the genre became virtuosos, and you can hear it in everything from bluegrass and country to pop/rock.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

8 Benefits Of Renewable Tension Fabric Structures

U.S. Green Technology

Tension structures, also known as tensile fabric structures, are architecturally inventive forms of construction art that allow designers and end-users to create a range of free-form canopy patterns utilizing membranes.

Sustainable from the start: Clean power demands greater circularity

GreenBiz

Sponsored: ESG profiles of renewable energy projects vary widely. It’s critical to strive for an inclusive sustainable energy future, not just net zero

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May 11 Perkins Coie Breakfast Series Event

CleanTech Alliance

Speakers will explore emerging opportunities to reduce carbon emissions and operating costs, as well as to generate revenue through diverse co-products.

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5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Mold in Your Water-Damaged Home

U.S. Green Technology

Although found chiefly outdoors, molds can also be present indoors. They can enter your home through the open windows, doorways, and vents. It can also get attached to people’s clothes, shoes, and even your pests. Whenever there is excess moisture, it becomes a suitable environment for molds to grow.

Green hydrogen is the final piece to solving the decarbonization puzzle

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Green hydrogen should be used in tandem with an integrated renewable energy architecture that also consists of solar, wind and batteries

IoT satellite-based LoRa program and white paper launch

Envirotec Magazine

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 3

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, May 3, 2022 Upcoming workshops, rulemakings, and other dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation.

5 Tips on Making an Eco-Friendly Business Event

U.S. Green Technology

Assuring Your Event Matches its Environmental Mission Too often there are business events that deign to be eco-friendly but by dint of their very organization end up producing excess carbon over not having the event at all. What a Catch-22!

How to build climate resilience into the construction industry

GreenBiz

The need for investment in more resilient buildings is clear, but many countries lack the data to properly assess these risks

Danish firm trials turning offshore wind turbine foundations into safe havens for corals

Envirotec Magazine

Artist’s impression of future coral growth potential. A still from the ReCoral explainer video (note: This is not a scientific illustration of the possible scale, species, or size of the corals).

4 Seasons Arborscapes LLC: A Tree Care Service That Champions Sustainability By Caring For Our Trees

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable tree care. 4 Seasons Arborscapes LLC provides high-quality and sustainable tree care for businesses and residents of south-eastern Pennsylvania.

Using Technology to Promote Sustainability in Your Company

U.S. Green Technology

We all know how important sustainability is and how much we have to do if we want to change the paradigm and show the world that business owners are actually capable of being eco-friendly.

Sunlight may be the best disinfectant, but what about satellites?

GreenBiz

A new relationship between Planet, an Earth imaging company, and financial services stalwart Moody’s aims to address the growing demand for information about ESG risk

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Slow pace of innovation continues to frustrate supply chain, says water industry survey

Envirotec Magazine

A new survey from British Water points to an ongoing lack of innovation uptake by water companies and their delivery partners.

U.S. News and World Report Names 2022 Hyundai Tucson Best Plug-in Hybrid

Green Living Guy

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 22, 2022 – The Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid has been named the 2022 Best Plug-in Hybrid by U.S. News & World Report. The Tucson Plug-in Hybrid has an all-electric range of 33 miles and an EPA-estimated 35 MPG combined.

5 Budget-Friendly Construction Tips To Build A Smart Home

U.S. Green Technology

With the continuous advancement of technology and the internet, even home devices and appliances are getting high-tech these days. Smart homes are becoming a trend because they provide a better living environment and security for families of all ages.

Data, integration and global alignment: Salesforce’s approach to ESG

GreenBiz

Salesforce Vice President Sunya Norman chats about partnering with the finance team on disclosure, reaching net zero on residual emissions and the need for international alignment on ESG disclosure

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Protected: Transferred Emissions: How Risks in Oil and Gas M&A Could Hamper the Energy Transition

EDF + Business

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: climate leadership emissions net zero commitments Oil & Gas

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Toyota, NEEF and P2 Announce Partnership for Pollinator Friendly Places Project

Green Living Guy

PLANO, Texas (April 29, 2022) – Pollinators put food on our tables. One out of every three bites we eat comes to us courtesy of pollinators such as bees, butterflies, moths, flower flies, beetles and bats.

How Does Your Business Benefit from Green Logistics?

U.S. Green Technology

Globally, more and more companies are noticing the need to use green technologies to tackle the issue of rising costs and optimize organizational processes. Today, more businesses are learning about the value of low-carbon logistics activities and how they could potentially benefit their operations.

Burger King UK becomes first fast food company to trial reusable packaging

GreenBiz

In the loop: The restaurant chain becomes latest major brand to announce partnership with re-usable packaging service provider Loop

Sustainable eCommerce: Starting an Online Business With Waste Reduction in Mind

Green Business Bureau

Starting an online business is more popular than ever and for good reason. The world of eCommerce offers nearly infinite possibilities and can be an exciting prospect in terms of expanding your reach and increasing sales in a global market.

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Kia EV6 Features State-of-the-art Audio System

Green Living Guy

The Kia EV6 has been carefully honed from the ground-up to set new benchmarks across the electric vehicle (EV) landscape, be that with its advanced zero-emissions battery powertrain, industry-leading ultra-fast charging technology, dynamic performance attributes, a daring design, and an interior space that is truly transformative.

Volkswagen aims to establish electric Eden on a Greek island

Charged

EV pioneers realized long ago that islands, which tend to have short driving distances and high gas prices, make great candidates for electrification. The Volkswagen Group is putting this principle into practice on the Greek island of Astypalea.

The temperature is rising on heat as an ESG issue

GreenBiz

Despite the growing attention associated with extreme heat, most indications are that companies and economies haven’t yet warmed up to the risks

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Ecopreneurship: Can Urban Gardening Be A Green Business and Create Jobs For Our Youth

Green Business Bureau

Urban Gardening For Teens.

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The Most Efficient and Sustainable Construction Ideas for 2022

Green Living Guy

Even though most people believe that the construction industry is to be blamed for the catastrophic ecological situation we’re living in at the moment, this concept couldn’t be further away from the truth.

Toyota bZ4X to use new eAxle from AISIN, BluE Nexus and DENSO

Charged

Electric drivetrain manufacturer AISIN has teamed up with BluE Nexus and DENSO to develop an eAxle for the new Toyota bZ4X. Japan-based BluE Nexus is an electric drivetrain module and electric systems company.

How to write an impactful corporate climate statement

GreenBiz

Here are seven recommendations for drafting your public statement, from the experts at World Resources Institute

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Wanted: new technology to recycle old mattresses

Eco-Business

The pursuit of a good night’s sleep is doing bad things to the environment — judging from the number of used mattresses that end up in landfills. The hunt is on for new and innovative ways to recycle this bulky and hard-to-dispose item

Can We Make Plastic More Sustainable?

Green Living Guy

As pollution causes a significant loss of biodiversity and humans now face a compromised aquatic-based food system, it’s time to meet a simple truth: The world has a serious plastic problem.