Orlando's journey to accelerate sustainability and resilience

GreenBiz

Orlando's journey to accelerate sustainability and resilience. This global framework continues to be centered as a Rosetta Stone to advance humanity in a more sustainable direction. s sustainable cities vision and making our city a great place, to live, work, learn and play.

Renewable and Resilient Energy in Commercial Buildings

GreenBiz

But to be truly sustainable, energy solutions must be not only clean, but also resilient and affordable Commercial buildings account for 33 percent of electricity usage in the U.S. today, representing a major opportunity for decarbonization.

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Resilient business strategies in a time of crisis and beyond

GreenBiz

A roadmap to recovery based on sustainability principles includes applying futures thinking and embracing diverse perspectives. Corporate Strategy COVID-19 Resilience Risk & Resilience

Sustainable Recovery: ESG Values and our Resilient Future

GreenBiz

Sustainable Recovery: ESG Values and our Resilient Future. Today’s pandemic has made the business case for sustainability stronger and the timelines shorter. . The essential role of ESG principles in business model resilience. Chief Sustainability Officer.

Personal resilience and Sustainability

Terra Infirma

One of my personal resilience tactics for elections has been to set a challenge for myself for the summer. When it comes to delivering Sustainability, the magnitude of the challenge means that setbacks are inevitable.

Building resilient and sustainable food systems

EDF + Business

As companies increase production to feed a growing population, the need for climate action, sustainable agriculture and increased resilience becomes even more urgent. By zeroing in on these strategies, companies can supercharge their efforts to build more resilient supply chains today.

How this startup uses data to facilitate resilience in the face of deep climate uncertainty

GreenBiz

A Q&A with Geospiza cofounder Sarah Tuneberg about the innovative risk assessment platform and its commitment to driving resilience for communities, enterprises and the globe. Data Data resilience Technology Risk The Sustainable MBA

For a clean, resilient grid, look to EV infrastructure

GreenBiz

For a clean, resilient grid, look to EV infrastructure. Electric vehicle charging infrastructure could provide a major benefit — boosting both clean energy and resiliency — for the power grid. Want more great analysis of electric and sustainable transport? Resilience.

Forging a Resilient Circular Supply Chain

GreenBiz

Forging a Resilient Circular Supply Chain. Can a circular supply chain hold more resiliency than its linear counterpart? Join this session to hear from companies forging robust, resilient, circular supply chains.

How the Produce Industry Built Resilience During Changing Times

GreenBiz

How the Produce Industry Built Resilience During Changing Times. The produce industry has long been building resiliency through sustainability strategies. How changes in the produce packaging industry are impacting sustainability efforts.

Episode 239: Wildfires and resilience, California's car ban

GreenBiz

Episode 239: Wildfires and resilience, California's car ban. GreenBiz analyst Sarah Golden speaks with state senator Jeff Golden (her father) about the climate change influence and what's next for improving resilience. . Resilience.

5 Amazing Ways to Make Commercial Buildings More Sustainable

Green Living Guy

Eco-consumerism places sustainability-enhancing demands on businesses and pushes them to make emission-reduction improvements. The post 5 Amazing Ways to Make Commercial Buildings More Sustainable appeared first on Green Living Guy.

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy

GreenBiz

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy. The call for a more resilient, circular and low-carbon economic model has garnered support from a growing number of businesses and governments over the past few years, and appears today more relevant than ever. Resilience.

From the boardroom to Wall Street, ESG is crucial for financial resilience

GreenBiz

From the boardroom to Wall Street, ESG is crucial for financial resilience. As diverse business stakeholders adjust to the climate crisis, social justice movements and a global pandemic, sustainable investing tactics are increasingly proven to benefit companies’ stability and profitability.

Resiliency in Times of Uncertainty

Clean Energy Trust

Wild Lupine at the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin Resiliency is a familiar word for those working on solutions for clean energy, decarbonization, and environmental sustainability. What does resiliency mean to you ?

Our COVID-19 response can make our cities more resilient to heat waves

GreenBiz

Our COVID-19 response can make our cities more resilient to heat waves. There is an urgent, global need for building urban resilience to heat and, as usual, business has a key role to play. We need to build resilience into both physical and social structures of our cities.

How Stockton and California are building resilience from the ground up

GreenBiz

How Stockton and California are building resilience from the ground up. So, how is California building resilience in both its rural and urban communities? Community Resilience. Deonna Anderson. Mon, 11/02/2020 - 00:05.

With supply chain issues expected to last, companies must go beyond “coping” to fostering resilience

EDF + Business

Building more resilient supply chains is a business imperative, especially as the likelihood for more disruption increases. Resilience is a fundamental consideration for future operations – not a nice-to-have, but a must-have. Building resilience: Where do we go from here? .

Sustaining Human Lives

Green Living Guy

Sustainability has become a hot topic across the globe – and it should be. One survey found that nearly 8/10 individuals consider sustainability to be important. Many people are willing to pay more money for sustainable products or cut back on resources damaging to the environment.

Sustainability, Resilience:

Green Roof Technology

Celebrating two projects with 20 years of integrated Green Infrastructure. 20 years after managing the Green Roof installation in 1997 Zeppelin-Carrée (left). and 1999 Kronen-Carrée (right). Both buildings are covered with over 500,000 sf of multiple types of green roofs. It is likely the world's first Solar Garden Roof. It is now on Goggle Earth. greenroofs #biophylilla #stormwater #greenrooftechnology #greeninfrastructure #optigreen #solargardenroof

How can KC be more climate resilient?

Greenability Magazine

Kansas City is hosting climate strategy workshops to explore ideas to help the community reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create more resilient neighborhoods. The post How can KC be more climate resilient?

How To Build a Sustainable Home

Green Living Guy

A sustainable home is one that is energy efficient with a minimal carbon footprint and uses renewable resources for building materials. The post How To Build a Sustainable Home appeared first on Green Living Guy.

6 tips from companies for building resilient supply chains

EDF + Business

Food and agricultural companies in particular face challenges associated with more extreme and volatile weather, both in terms of the impact it has on their bottom line, as well as their long-term resilience and ability to withstand disruptions. .

Report Report: Carbon bubble, resilient ag, water-smart future, SDG finance

GreenBiz

A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology. Banking Carbon Removal Finance & Investing Food & Agriculture Sustainable Development Goals / SDGs Water Efficiency & Conservation Report Report

7 Proven Ways City Leaders Can Work Better Together to Create Resilient Cities

The City Fix

In cities around the world, local officials face multi-dimensional sustainability and resilience challenges and are often responsible for achieving many overlapping mandates.

St. Lucia’s sustainability map: where blue, green and orange economies merge

GreenBiz

Lucia's Minister of Sustainable Development. Policy & Politics Risk & Resilience Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable MBAA Q&A with St.

This coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic

GreenBiz

This coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic. The past 15 years have tested the resilience of everyone living along Louisiana’s Gulf Coast, including the Grand Caillou/Dulac Band and the four other state-recognized tribes that live nearby.

Learning from Texas: How Active Efficiency Can Help Improve Grid Reliability and Resilience

The City Fix

Energy + Climate Change active efficiency building efficiency Clay Nesler COVID-19 electricity grid emergency conditions energy energy efficiency power outage public health resilience sustainable energy Texas United StatesRecent events in Texas and elsewhere in the U.S.

Renewable and Resilient Energy in Commercial Buildings

AGreenLiving

But to be truly sustainable, energy solutions must be not only clean, but also resilient and affordable. Original post: Renewable and Resilient Energy in Commercial Buildings. Commercial buildings account for 33 percent of electricity usage in the U.S.

Boundary Object, Bridging Concept, or Metaphor? Resilience in Recent Sustainability Research

Ideas 4 Sustainability

Originally posted on SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY : The concept of resilience has become increasingly popular over the past years – especially in sustainability science. As of late 2020, there were almost 13,000 peer-reviewed publications in the Scopus scientific database that mentioned both resilience and sustainability. However, the definitions of resilience vary greatly.

An Open Letter: The Texas Energy Transition—The Greentown Labs Community Offers Pathways to a Resilient and Sustainable Energy Future

Greentown Labs

As a pioneering climatetech community, Greentown Labs is issuing this open letter to highlight our solutions for improving American energy resilience and sustainability. Blackouts will occur with increasing regularity and severity until we build more resilient energy systems.

Business lessons from phase 1 of the COVID-19 pandemic

GreenBiz

COVID-19 resilience Risk & Resilience Sustainable Development Goals / SDGs RiskWe are only in phase one of a pandemic that has changed the rhythm of daily life like no other recent event.

The guidebook for resilient animal agriculture

EDF + Business

Coupled with the challenge of recovering from the devastating global pandemic, the need for companies that source and sell beef, dairy, pork and poultry to build resilience into their supply chains is urgent. Animal agriculture companies are feeling the impacts of climate change.

Liberty Mutual's Francis Hyatt on the case for investing in resiliency

GreenBiz

Pete May, Co-Founder and Board Member at GreenBiz, interviewed Francis Hyatt, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Liberty Mutual Insurance, during VERGE 21 (October 25-28, 2021). This video is sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance. View archived videos from the conference here: [link

Peers sought to build urban resilience platform

Envirotec Magazine

Nature-based urban resilience infrastructure in Milan, Italy. A new peer-to-peer platform is helping municipalities and water utilities find reliable innovative solutions to their infrastructure resilience challenges, according to the firm behind it, Isle Utilities.

6 Ways to Eat Sustainably

Green Living Guy

Thousands of people are embracing sustainability as their awareness of conservation grows. Simply make educated … Read More 6 Ways to Eat Sustainably. The post 6 Ways to Eat Sustainably appeared first on Green Living Guy.

What’s the right balance of energy, security and sustainability?

GreenBiz

Electricity Grid Energy & Climate Risk & ResilienceThe challenge for policymakers is not only to decarbonize energy systems, it is to do so while simultaneously ensuring the security and affordability of energy.

5 Priorities for Cities After COP26

The City Fix

Without getting cities right, we cannot solve the climate crisis. Contributing to 75% of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, it is impossible to overstate their central role. Cities’ choices influence and can drive change in every system that needs to be decarbonized.

4 reasons why urban landscapes are a linchpin for climate resilience

GreenBiz

Properly designed and managed using sustainable landscape strategies, outdoor areas can help communities significantly. Cities Land use

SAVE THE DATE: Mindfulness: Seeding Climate Innovation & Personal Resiliency • 1/27/22

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

The post SAVE THE DATE: Mindfulness: Seeding Climate Innovation & Personal Resiliency • 1/27/22 appeared first on Women in Cleantech & Sustainability.

Elevated climate-related risks spur new approaches to doing business

GreenBiz

They are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability. Corporate Strategy resilience Risk & Resilience Risk

Puerto Rico microgrid at manufacturing plant to deliver renewables and resilience

Renewable Energy World

Both projects will reduce demand on regional energy infrastructure and enable Eaton to power its manufacturing plants with more renewables and boost energy resilience for its operations, said the companies in a press release.

Resilience, in this moment

AGreenLiving

Here is the original post: Resilience, in this moment. Business Green amid-the-multiple electric vehicles focus-on-sustainability leadership multiple risk & resilience stressors-coming survive-and thrive-amid will-the