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September 10th, 2014
Think of a city as a complex organism powered by human activities and consumption. John E. Fernández, associate professor in the Department of Architecture, wants to understand how the urban metabolism works—what it needs in terms of energy, materials, and water to sustain the work and lives of its residents, and what gets discarded as waste. “When we speak of a healthy city,” says Fernández, “we are really focusing on whether it strikes a balance between economic growth and resource efficiency.”
MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative
September 10th, 2014
In order to better help its customers align environmental and societal aspects with business success, BASF has developed a new process for steering its portfolio based on sustainability criteria. The Sustainable Solution Steering method is used to systematically review and evaluate the sustainability aspects of the approximately 50,000 relevant product applications in the company’s portfolio, which represent sales of €56 billion. The benefit: This externally validated process makes it possible to measure the products’ contribution to sustainability within their various markets and industries and to increase this contribution through targeted steps.
September 4th, 2014
Take Our Sustainability Personality Quiz and we’ll donate $1 to either the UNICEF US Fund, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Earth Day Network or Opportunity International.
August 25th, 2014
Gain powerful techniques for jump-starting collaboration to go back to your organization and lead your colleagues and partners through the CollaborateUp Formula.
August 19th, 2014
HP Living Progress Exchange SB14 San Diego
This year in the Activation Hub at SB'14 San Diego, HP Introduced their Living Progress Exchange and Held Robust Conversations in the Glass House with cross-industry and organizational leaders from to collaborate on how best to tackle common concerns and leverage each other's insights to find solutions for the following topics: human progress, economic progress, and environmental progress.
August 6th, 2014
World-class forum at New Metrics’14 will feature new ways to create and deliver social, environmental and economic value.
Sustainable Brands
July 31st, 2014
Professionals looking to enhance their leadership and sustainability training and education are encouraged to apply for $15,000 scholarships before September 19.
ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
July 24th, 2014
J Ottman Consulting
July 22nd, 2014
Saving water, energy and time when compared to traditional processing, Novozymes’ Combi process won this year’s innovation award from The Society of Dyers and Colorists.
July 21st, 2014
Funding is in addition to 1 million hours of mentoring being provided by AT&T employees AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson joined President Obama today to commit $18 million to education programs with a youth mentoring component. This funding supports the company’s goal of providing youth across the country 1 million hours of mentoring by AT&T employees through the end of 2016.

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