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New local campaigns can bring cheaper and cleaner rooftop solar to communities of color 6.8.2020 GreenBiz.com
New local campaigns can bring cheaper and cleaner rooftop solar to communities of color Lacey Shaver Thu, 08/06/2020 - 00:20 There is a new urgency across the United States to address structural and systemic racial inequities in criminal justice , wealth and housing , employment , health care and education . These disparities are also pervasive in energy. One common measure of this is "energy burden," or the share of take-home income spent on energy bills. Communities of color have been shown to have a 24–27 percent higher energy burden than White Americans when controlling across income levels, and low-income residents experience an energy burden up to three times higher than high-income residents. Rooftop solar has the potential to reduce energy burden in communities of color, but it has not yet lived up to its potential due to systemic barriers: lack of solar education and outreach; financial challenges such as lower income and access to credit; and issues related to home ownership, such as lower ...
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In Conversation: Paul Polman 11.6.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In Conversation: Paul Polman Over the past decade, Paul Polman has emerged as one of the most influential business voices in sustainability. During his 10-year reign as CEO of Unilever (following 27 years at Procter & Gamble), he led the company’s Sustainable Living Plan, a multifaceted effort to decouple its growth from its overall environmental footprint and improve its social impact. Since leaving Unilever, he formed Imagine, whose goal is to help companies meet the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development. He also served as chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and is currently chair of the International Chamber of Commerce. In this intimate, one-on-one conversation with GreenBiz Executive Editor Joel Makower, Polman will discuss the future of business in the post-pandemic era, including how to redesign business and commerce to better address both sustainability and social challenges. If you can't tune in live, please register and we will email you a link to access the ...
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Why sustainability professionals should drive green consumerism 14.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
What would happen if more people than ever before demanded goods aligned with a sustainable, low-carbon economy? Our economy would transition swiftly.
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Earth Day and the polling of America, 2020 13.4.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In the future, it seems, we’re all model green citizens, at least in our minds.
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5 ways businesses can nudge their consumers to go green 10.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Companies large and small are leaning into sustainability, but consumers remain stubbornly out of step. Here's how to flip the script.
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Power to the young people: emerging climate leaders attend VERGE 19 16.12.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Passionate youth, corporate changemakers, cleantech innovators and public sector planners are all critical to the success of the climate movement.
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Barack Obama on climate, equity and overconsumption 26.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The former president opens up about the urgency of the crisis and what he sees as the disconnect between our stated values and our actions.
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Does water stewardship lead to brand value? 13.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Performance can be transparently communicated through certification, helping build intangible value.
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Consumers need more affordable access to healthy and sustainable living 13.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New research shows that Americans are increasingly concerned about the environment, but don't currently have lifestyles that reflect that.
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Green Seal at 30: What we’ve learned 4.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Seven things you should know about ecolabeling.
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Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms isn't enough to save the environment 2.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The move away from single-use plastic containers could still result in the use of other plastics — and be another incremental corporate action.
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Reducing your chemical footprint: how to take charge 27.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
One of the top consumer concerns about products? Ingredient safety.
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How the Target Center's 'nutritional curator' wins with clean food 20.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
You won't find a single microwave or any trans fats in the stadium food at this Minneapolis arena, thanks to David Fhima.
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The ecosexual movement is attracting new people to environmentalism 24.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
‘Pollen-amorous’ leaders host marriages to the Earth in Sin City.
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Alone on the Green River 24.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Writer Craig Childs goes boating in Utah and ponders the costs and payoff of solitude.
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Using product certification to win consumers’ hearts and minds 29.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
Toward increased authenticity and credibility in a crowded marketplace.
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How Unilever integrates the SDGs into corporate strategy 15.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with CSO Jeff Seabright on the company's "sustainable living plan" and why the finance sector needs to step up.
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An approach to making the SDGs personal 4.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Here’s one way we could bridge the gap between the global aspiration of the Sustainable Development Goals and the grassroots nature of the sustainable lifestyle movement.
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Bringing IKEA full circle: Retailer unveils ambitious climate goals 8.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Ready to assemble a plastics ban, circular design and zero-emission deliveries?
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Dynamic sustainability teams do these three things 1.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Jarami Bond, a 2017 GreenBiz 30 Under 30 honoree, shares three insightful lessons after three years in corporate sustainability.
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