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5 reasons companies are collaborating to end deforestation 6.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Working together can help balance the sometimes seemingly conflicting goals of economic growth, social development and environmental protection.
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Solar design and installation company empowers employees to be owners 3.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
PV Squared Is Setting New Standards in the Renewable Energy Industry, One Employee at a Time
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Why corporate tax savings should be held to a higher standard 29.5.2018 GreenBiz.com
Should corporations' windfalls lead to a sustainability stimulus?
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RELEASE: New Study Calls on Cities to Integrate Informal Workers 29.5.2018 WRI Stories
RELEASE: New Study Calls on Cities to Integrate Informal Workers The informal economy accounts for 50-80 percent of urban employment in cities across the Global south WASHINGTON (May 29, 2018) — Informal workers represent 50 to 80 percent of urban employment in the Global south – from street vendors and waste pickers, to workers manufacturing goods at home – and generate up to half of GDP outside of agriculture. Though cities need informal workers to be productive, most are either ambivalent... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Why diversity in sustainability matters, and what you can do 23.5.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Here's what some are — and aren't — doing to fight whitewashing in the green movement.
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Can mini-grids solve sustainable energy access? 30.4.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Community energy and mini-grids are promising models for reducing global energy poverty, but the nascent sector is still far from proven.
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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three 27.4.2018 THE CITY FIX
A few short years ago, the idea of sustainability drew praise as something that ought to be encouraged for its environmental benefits, despite what was then seen as its inevitable trade-off with economic growth. That was Phase One. Phase Two ...
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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three 18.4.2018 WRI Stories
Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three Comments|Add Comment|PrintBicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India. Photo by WRI Ross Cities This post was originally published in The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 Report. A few short years ago, the idea of sustainability drew praise as something that ought to be encouraged for its environmental its inevitable trade-off with economic growth. That was Phase One. Phase Two emerged from a number of empirical studies that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Why human resources is your sustainability ally 18.4.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Don't overlook the department that's on the frontlines in terms of advancing good jobs and an ethical culture.
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Transcript of Zuckerberg’s second day of questioning on the Hill 12.4.2018 Washington Post
Transcript of Zuckerberg’s second day of questioning on the Hill
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How this up-and-coming leader is improving energy equity in Illinois 10.4.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
How this up-and-coming leader is improving energy equity in Illinois
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It's time to double down on decarbonization efforts 10.4.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A deeply worrying new trend has appeared — the recoupling of emissions and economic growth.
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The surest path to a green card may be an investor visa — at least for anybody with $500,000 to spare 10.4.2018 L.A. Times - World News

Fresh out of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a degree in applied information management systems, Ishaan Khanna landed an internship at Ticketmaster.com.

But after the U.S. government rejected his application for an H-1B visa — available to highly skilled workers in fields with a...

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Meet the women of the clean energy and sustainability workforce 28.3.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Meet the women of the clean energy and sustainability workforce
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Meet the women of the clean energy and sustainability workforce 27.3.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Meet the women of the clean energy and sustainability workforce
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For Community of 60,000 in Eastern Rwanda, Trees Can Contribute to Sustainable Development 13.3.2018 WRI Stories
For Community of 60,000 in Eastern Rwanda, Trees Can Contribute to Sustainable Development Comments|Add Comment|PrintChildren get ready to plant a tree in Karangazi, Eastern Rwanda. Jean Baptiste Mutabaruka is on the road to the local bank, again. When he gets there, he will inquire once more about raising money for an idea he thinks will reduce poverty in his small farming community of 60,000 in the province of Eastern Rwanda. For 10 years, Jean Baptiste has journeyed through the parched... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The Warped Environmentalism of America’s Biggest Industrial Meat Producer 3.3.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Justin Whitmore has the unenviable job of trying to make the nation’s biggest industrial meat company look virtuous. The 35-year-old former McKinsey consultant became Tyson Foods’ first sustainability chief in May. He’s tall, fit and slim, with a clean-shaven face and head, […]
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Green jobs are alive and well, and these 6 companies prove it 2.3.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
From Amazon to Unilever, here's a sampler of high-profile brands building out sustainability career opportunities.
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Will these popular corporate sustainability programs survive the next U.S. budget? 27.2.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The spending bill due March 23 could make or break many clean energy and sustainability programs.
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Here's how companies can have both values and profits 24.2.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It's actually easier to avoid profit-killing shareholder initiatives and consumer boycotts and to promote environmentally responsible behavior.
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