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As Internet of Things goes corporate, workplaces could get greener

Shutterstock As the enterprise market for Internet of Things technologies heats up, the sustainability implications for offices and supply chains are becoming clearer. by Megan Anderle Heralded not long ago as a symbol of technological advancement, the Internet of Things (IoT) more recently has been called the most overhyped technology in …

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Delivering on Profit and Purpose – a Job for the CFO?

Image credit: by Maxine Perella Back in 2012, a Deloitte study remarked how chief finance officers (CFOs) were ‘coming to the table’ in matters relating to board-level sustainability. The CFO role has evolved to the point where it is now widely perceived as an enabler for sustainable business – customers, shareholders …

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Businesses get solar at no upfront cost, encourage their customers and employees to invest too

CC BY 2.0 Solarcentury When companies like Solar City started offering no money down solar leases in California, it heralded the start of a major solar power boom. By removing the sometimes daunting upfront capital costs, and allowing customers to instead lease their rooftops and buy back energy at a cheaper rate, …

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ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance Reports Strong Progress in Reducing Energy Consumption and CO2 Emissions as Portfolio Continues to Expand

For more information contact: Trish Riggs, Urban Land Institute, Washington +1 202 624 7086 Peter Walker, Urban Land Institute, London +44 (0)20 7487 9586 SAN FRANCISCO (September 4, 2014) — The latest performance report published by the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance demonstrates that some of …

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The Link Between Education and Sustainable Living in Brazil

The debate about the sustainability of our activities on the planet can no longer exclude education. The undeniable fact is that we are in a situation of environmental and social alarm because the teaching methods used in recent centuries have evolved relatively little compared to other sciences, and failed to …