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Chicken, salmon, gratins and more great recipes using green garlic, now in season 16.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

What’s in season: Similar to scallions or spring onions, green garlic is actually an immature version of garlic bulbs, and can range in size from slender plants to thick stalks where the bulbs are just beginning to fill out. Green garlic, generally in season through the spring months, started out...

Episode 112: Leading the 'Lyft of energy'; Elon Musk's space stunt 16.2.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
In this week's episode, the case for climate gentrification, leading the "Lyft of energy," Steelcase on the circular economy and a Q&A with John Picard.
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What we feed animals is key to a sustainable future for food 16.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
The implications for environmental health, including biodiversity and deforestation, are significant.
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Leaders from Mars to McDonald's give voice to the power of partnerships 16.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
Big companies and NGOs share how they pooled resources and tackled ambitious goals to go 'far and fast'.
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From idea to open source: a sustainable packaging journey with Candela Montero 16.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From Idea to Open Source: A Sustainable Packaging Journey with Candela Montero, Director of Corporate Citizenship at Disney Consumer Products and Interactive.
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From doing better to doing enough: Using science & context to set meaningful targets 16.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
As corporate sustainability target-setting becomes increasingly integrated into core business decisions, agreeing to and implementing ambitious targets now reaches far beyond sustainability teams. With over 320 companies seeking Science-based GHG targets, and leading businesses pursuing context-based targets for impacts related to land and water use, the momentum toward targets that actually solve key sustainability issues is palpable.
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Uncommon collaboration: Action-oriented transparency 16.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Hear how International Paper and Procter & Gamble are driving sustainable change throughout the value chain and beyond – through strategic alignment, cross-functional dialogue and partnerships. Sustainability leaders will discuss their companies' respective citizenship strategies, as well as specific collaborations that leverage their combined expertise and scale to create value for customers and stakeholders across commercial, technical, supply chain and sustainability areas.
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Sustainable solutions: collaborating for climate change 16.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
In today’s political environment, the mantle of climate leadership has been passed to the private sector. Supply chains are the new frontier of sustainability and accelerating this transformation can’t wait. Today, nearly half of all American Fortune 500 companies have stepped up to set climate targets, generating huge results for the planet and the bottom line – more than $3.7 billion in savings for corporations last year alone.
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The role of company boards in driving sustainability 16.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
More than half of S&P 500 companies exceed board-level oversight requirements on environmental or social issues, especially in industries subject to scrutiny. More directors and executives see the financial risks and opportunities of sustainability. How do boards oversee a company’s sustainability efforts? What role can sustainability executives play?
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Suzanne Shelton: Why now is the best time to tell your sustainability story 16.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Shelton Group has been polling Americans for over a decade to understand their beliefs, desires, and espoused behaviors related to energy and the environment. For most of that time, the numbers have been largely consistent in terms of the percent of Americans whose beliefs and actions align on sustainability – and it was a pretty niche group (about 18-22%). Three years ago something began to shift. It seemed like an anomaly in the data. But then the numbers shifted further upward the next year. And the next.
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Joel Makower, GreenBiz Group: The state of green business 15.2.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The eleventh annual State of Green Business report examines the key trends affecting sustainable business, provides an assessment of the key metrics of company performance on natural capital and other resource issues, and offers a look into the state of the sustainability profession.
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Here’s a picture of a school lunch 15.2.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Let's just say parent Mandy Berkhof wasn't that impressed when she went to a Sioux Falls elementary school on Tuesday to have lunch with her daughter.
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Fourteen Environmental Programs Eliminated in Trump's Budget Proposal 15.2.2018 Truthout - All Articles
In times of great injustice, independent media is crucial to fighting back against misinformation. Support grassroots journalism: Make a donation to Truthout. President Trump released his  proposed federal budget for 2019  on Monday, and in the process pushed for the complete elimination of more than a dozen key environmental programs. These include, but are not limited to, areas of the government focusing on climate change, public lands and energy efficiency. Of course, these fully eliminated programs are just the tip of the iceberg. Trump's proposal also drastically slashes the budgets of the Environmental Protection Agency, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and other agencies critical to a sustainable future. The impact of proposed budget cuts on the EPA and other agencies, if passed, will be dramatic, but many operations will probably manage to limp on. That may not be so with the 14 programs Trump has proposed eliminating altogether: The Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy ...
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Next on Fulton Market menu: offices, and lots of them 15.2.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
The latest wave of office construction transforming Chicago'’s once-gritty Fulton Market district is likely to move closer to reality Thursday as proposals for four big office buildings are considered for zoning approval. Developer Sterling Bay wants to construct office buildings of 19, 20 ...
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Innovative tip-to-tail ideas for reducing seafood waste 15.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Seafood and the circular economy are converging as innovative startups craft everything from renewable energy to "fish leather" shoes.
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Green Eggs Cafe buys Medusa Pizzeria in Fishtown 14.2.2018 Philly.com News
Green Eggs' Steve Slaughter says Medusa will remain open - same name - and will add waiter service. A Green Eggs is on the way, too.
As Cities Grapple With Mobility Revolution, 10 Principles Emerge to Guide Them 14.2.2018 WRI Stories
As Cities Grapple With Mobility Revolution, 10 Principles Emerge to Guide Them Comments|Add Comment|PrintBikesharing is part of the paradigm shift in urban mobility. (Flickr/WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities) Mobility is undergoing a huge shift—from the emergence of shared cars and bicycles to the impending self-driving cars—and we’re just starting to understand the full effect on cities. The revolution has implications for equity, accessibility and sustainability, and has caught many... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Calling all value creators, futurists and change agents 14.2.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new BSR report finds that evolving roles for the sustainability sector will open exciting leadership opportunities within global companies.
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Salesforce, Cargill and others share secrets for buying clean power 14.2.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
There are many paths that corporate buyers can follow to meet renewable energy commitments.
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11 hot offstage moments at GreenBiz 18 14.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Peek at these (mostly) behind-the-scenes memories from four days of sustainability knowledge-sharing and celebrating last week in Phoenix.
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