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The call to business and capital, from business and capital 13.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
While business has contributed to the mass destruction of our resources, it also holds the key to the solutions.
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Episode 179: Shell's clean energy aspirations, green chemistry's role in a circular economy 12.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Featuring chats with Shell executives Brian Davis and Harry Brekelmans. Also on this episode, we chat about corporate and employee activism.
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Former Park Hill Golf Course property sells for $24 million; buyer plans development 12.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A $24 million sale of the 155-acre former Park Hill Golf Course property was announced Thursday and the Denver-based investment firm buying the land said housing, recreation and open space are among development options for the controversial parcel.
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Better Transport Should Mean Better Access: Assessing Infrastructure Investment in İzmir, Turkey 11.7.2019 THE CITY FIX
The previous Map of the Month showed the power of accessibility data – comparing average travel time to different services in Mexico City – as a proxy to understand inequality in cities. But similar analyses can also help us to ...
Why Sustainable Forestry Is a Good Investment 11.7.2019 WRI Stories
Why Sustainable Forestry Is a Good Investment Comments|Add Comment|PrintSenegalese villagers plant mangrove trees. A decade ago, 100,000 volunteers from the Senegalese villages of Casamance and Siné Saloum joined together to replant 80 million mangrove trees, the world’s largest mangrove restoration program. Ten years later, the mangroves have sequestered more than 160,000 tons of carbon, the equivalent of taking more than 100,000 cars off the road every year. The restored coastal ecosystem... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Why Autodesk is investing in an urban prefab construction startup 11.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The software company's strategic investment in Factory OS includes goals for impact metrics such as waste reduction, jobs creation potential and how the collaboration can stimulate the development of more affordable housing.
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Alternative energy efforts in Mexico slow as Lopez Obrador prioritizes oil 10.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

With its windy valleys and wide swaths of desert, Mexico has some of the best natural terrain to produce wind and solar energy. And, in recent years, the country has attracted alternative energy investors from across the globe.

But the market has taken a step back under Mexico’s new president,...

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10 questions for Shell's New Energies VP 9.7.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Three years ago, the oil major created a division to invest in electricity, clean energy, electric vehicle charging, alternative fuels and other newer businesses. GreenBiz recently got an update on how all of that's been going.
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How America's Biggest Companies Made China Great Again 24.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Big business made China great by bending to Beijing's will. Here's how it all happened.
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Federal tax credits available for groups serving low-income and rural communities 23.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Qualified businesses and nonprofits must serve low-to-moderate income people or be located in an area with high rates of unemployment or poverty.
Conservation Finance Takes Off as the Netherlands Issues One of the Largest Green Bonds Ever 22.6.2019 WRI Stories
Conservation Finance Takes Off as the Netherlands Issues One of the Largest Green Bonds Ever Comments|Add Comment|PrintA floodplain restored through the Room for the River program. Image: Dutch Embassy The conservation finance market hit a new high-water mark in recent weeks as the Dutch government issued one of the largest green bonds ever: 5.98 billion euros (roughly $6.8 billion). This bond for low-carbon development and sustainable water management will finance, among other things, natural... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Besides Buying Renewables, How Can Companies and Cities Create a Greener Grid? 21.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
Corporations have driven much of the recent U.S. investment in renewable energy, collectively procuring more than 16 gigawatts of new capacity since 2014, enough to power roughly 5 million homes for a year. Commercial and industrial energy users represent more than 60% of U.S. ...
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RELEASE: Latin America and the Caribbean Working Toward Carbon Neutrality Through Landscape Restoration 19.6.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Latin America and the Caribbean Working Toward Carbon Neutrality Through Landscape Restoration17 countries commit to restoring degraded lands to help the region achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (June 18, 2019)— Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean reinforced today their commitment to restore degraded landscapes that are key for sustained economic growth, with less carbon emissions and better agriculture productivity.  This is why — through Initiative... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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4 key takeaways on ESG reporting and investing 17.6.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New guidance for chartered financial analysts may
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Episode 176: Investors dive into water risks, IKEA's low-carbon shipping manifest 14.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In this episode, Ceres director of investor engagement Monika Frayman chats about why the investment community is scrutinizing corporate water strategy. Plus, IKEA's Angela Hultberg ponders the company's early experiences with electric vehicles and last-mile delivery.
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What is a post-CSR water stewardship strategy? 12.6.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Perhaps, it's simply a water strategy?
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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains 11.6.2019 WRI Stories
A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains Comments|Add Comment|PrintUnloading oil palm fruits. Photo by African Hope/Wikimedia Commons Imagine you are a sustainability officer for a candy company that uses palm oil in its chocolate bars. How do you determine if the oil you are buying has contributed to deforestation? It’s a common quandary: More than 360 companies have committed to eliminating deforestation from their supply chains by 2020. Most will miss this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Destination Medical Center, North? Duluth readies for massive medical investment 5.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Two of Duluth's regional health care systems, Essentia Health and St. Luke's, are planning to invest more than $1 billion in expansions. City officials hope the development, which is being supported in part with infrastructure funding from the state, will spur additional growth in the downtown medical district.
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Joe Biden Just Released His Green New Deal. He’s Targeting Net Zero Emissions by 2050. 4.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Joe Biden promised to reverse the Trump administration‘s deregulatory effort and set the United States on course to hit net-zero emissions by 2050 under a plan the former vice president put forward Tuesday as a version of the Green New […]
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Where our past 30 Under 30 honorees are today 3.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Here's a sampling of the latest activities from among the 120 outstanding young professionals we've named since 2016.
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