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Forget stars' homes. The newest tours visit pot growers and bong makers 4.1.2019 LA Times: Business

In Napa and Sonoma, tour bus operators ferry oenophiles between tasting rooms and vineyards. In Hollywood and environs, they shepherd the starstruck past the homes of the rich and famous.

Now they're giving customers a mind-expanding look at one of Los Angeles’ burgeoning industries: pot.

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The 'Green New Deal', carbon pricing and other policies that could shape 2019 2.1.2019 GreenBiz.com
Here are 3 legislative and regulatory battlegrounds likely to affect business strategies in the 12 months to come.
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Colorado cannabis businesses that aren’t exactly cannabis businesses are growing 26.12.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado is the top state for ancillary cannabis businesses -- those that support the pot industry but don't actually grow or sell marijuana.
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The need-to-know business guide to the COP24 Katowice deal 26.12.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
UN climate summits can seem removed from the real world of business, but it was important for the green economy — here's why.
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Climate wind shift? 81-percent support Green New Deal 18.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Unprecedented support for greener climate policy.
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Why TD executives are banking on sustainability 17.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Why TD executives are banking on sustainability
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Canada’s carbon-pricing policy is not a climate-change action plan 29.11.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Will Dubitsky One of the issues that will be debated in the next federal election campaign in Canada will be the pros and cons of carbon pricing, to the satisfaction of Liberals and Conservatives and at the expense of the environment.  The Trudeau administration has decided to impose a carbon tax on provinces for which there is no current price on carbon. This is the only significant pillar of the federal government’s climate-change action plan. There is just a sprinkling of other smaller measures. Having a single stand-alone carbon price strategy is a bit like saying the way to raise a child is to buy the child a winter coat -- and that is it. This doesn’t work. The findings of 2016 studies of 16 carbon price countries and two Canadian provinces indicated the carbon emission intensity and energy use affected by the price of carbon is less than one per cent.  This single formula is overwhelmingly outweighed by the US$46 billion in direct and indirect subsidies for the oil gas and coal sectors in Canada ...
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Kickstarter’s new features put sustainability top-of-mind for creators 28.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Kickstarter’s new features put sustainability top-of-mind for creators
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Sustainable finance ideals thrive in Asia 16.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
From Malaysia to Australia, more investors are funding renewable energy, sustainable supply chains and other efforts to future-proof economies against climate change.
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Financing a greener Asia 12.11.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with the head of sustainable finance for Asia-Pacific at ING Bank, Herry Cho.
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Closing the eco-design gap through corporate-academic partnerships 31.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Creating a new generation of designers, managers and executives fluent in designing with environmental considerations will require that companies invest in their current and future talent pool.
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Stockholm World Water Week 2018: Our take and what’s next 17.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The value of water strategy innovation, not just the risks, is becoming crystal clear.
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Can booming green bonds finance sustainable cities? 14.9.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Can booming green bonds finance sustainable cities?
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Analysis: Climate action could bring $26 trillion economic boost, but we're wasting time 10.9.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Governments must stop dragging their feet on phasing out fossil fuels subsidies and businesses should move faster to set science-based reduction targets.
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How New Jersey can finance its bold new clean energy targets 23.8.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
How New Jersey can finance its bold new clean energy targets
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Here's how small businesses can get a bigger piece of the pie in Philly, advocates say 17.8.2018 Philly.com News
Many obstacles stand in the way of small business getting work from the city and its major employers, including complex and not well-publicized procurement processes, says a new report by the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia.
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Can we do business in the doughnut economy? 11.8.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
5 ways businesses can go from "do what pays" to "do no harm" to "do more good."
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The math in climate finance isn't adding up 12.7.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New analysis shows that banks are not transparent about their climate progress. Here's why that matters.
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Report Report: Purpose, protein, carbon and boards 19.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology reports you need to know.
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These 8 nature-based startups from around the world are going to save it 13.6.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
And this environmental impact accelerator is going to help.
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