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Green EducationSmart CitiesSolutions

The potent promise of a converging world

By Joel Makower, GreenBiz.com, 27th October, 2014, This morning, we launch our fourth annual VERGE conference in San Francisco, with more than 1,000 attendees coming from around the world to hear more than 200 speakers, with thousands more watching the free livestream. It’s the latest in our global event series …

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Mexico

DESARROLLO SUSTENTABLE Y EL CRECIMIENTO ECONÓMICO EN MÉXICO

La sustentabilidad se refiere a la administración eficiente y racional de los recursos, de manera tal que sea posible mejorar el bienestar de la población actual sin comprometer la calidad de vida de las generaciones futuras. Uno de los principales retos que enfrenta México en materia de desarrollo sustentable es …

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Mexico

Acuerdo por un México Sostenible

El Acuerdo por un México Sostenible es una iniciativa liderada por el IGS, con la participación de líderes empresariales y universitarios, en la que se proponen compromisos empresariales, recomendaciones de políticas y acciones concretas para ayudar a transitar a México hacia una economía verde. El documento también promueve que la sostenibilidad ambiental, la preservación …

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Be GreenCSR Green BusinessGreenCSR

How to prevent gasoline from contaminating soil and groundwater

CC BY 2.0 Dan DeChiaro/Flickr There are more than 100,000 gas stations in the United States which fill cars up with 365 million gallons of gasoline per day. With all the back and forth of the gas nozzle between cars and pumps, some gasoline inevitably ends up on the pavement. A …

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EnvironmentPlanet

A short about saving species

Video screen capture Saving Species: The Grasshopper Sparrow A new documentary from director Louie Psihoyos and the Oceanic Preservation Society is slated for a wide release later this year. The film is called “Racing Extinction,” and has big ambitions for preventing mass species loss. New Yorkers got a sneak peak of …

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EcoPreneurTechnology CSR

Initiative challenges Elon Musk to help create a sustainable global transportation tipping point by 2025

© Tiny Rebellion The new TEN9 initiative seeks to use technology, creativity, and policy to convert 1 billion people to sustainable transport by 2025, in the hopes of crossing the tipping point. What will it take to create a real sea-change in transportation? Electric vehicles are getting to be more viable …

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CSR Green BusinessEcoPreneurGreenCSR

LEGO dumps oil company partnership, makes things a bit more awesome

Last summer, Greenpeace ran a campaign to convince LEGO to drop its branding campaign with oil giant Shell. To get people’s attention, they produced the video below, which quickly became the most virally popular video in Greenpeace’s long history. Over the past three months, over a million people from all around the …

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ChallengesClimate ChangePlanet

This Graphic Shows 35 Years Of Shrinking Sea Ice At Once

Instead of boring charts and graphs, NASA is using pictures to show how quickly sea ice is melting. Two years ago, the Arctic ice cap shrank down to a record low–an area over a million square miles smaller than the usual size at the end of the summer. This summer, …

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EcoPreneurGreen EducationGreen University

Scientists Can Now Go To School To Learn How To Save The World

A new Caltech program will fund researchers making renewable energy breakthroughs–and teach them business lessons to get their ideas out of the lab. Science isn’t always sexy. Even critically important science. If you’re a researcher who believes that studying the conductivity of certain molecules underneath a microscope could one day …

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EcoPreneur

Celebrate Made in NY Media Center’s 1st Birthday With Industry Mentorship

This is a sponsored post about coworking brought to you by CollaborativeConsumption.com and our content partner Made in NY Media Center. Over the last few years, thousands of creatives and freelancers around the world have said goodbye to the inevitable distractions and potential loneliness of the ‘home office’ to instead embrace the world of coworking. …

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