Part 2 of 2 dedicated to LEED and how it has evolved over the past decade. Using the Environmental Defense Fund’s Washington, DC, office as a comparative basis, David Kay and Carissa Gavin dig into the requirements for certification as they have progressed with new standards and technologies.
When Columbia University decided to expand with a new campus in West Harlem, its leaders realized the project presented new opportunities for significant sustainability efforts.
The building was targeted for demolition. It had limited parking, no loading dock and just one garage door to take materials out. The easy way would have been to leave it for the bulldozers and landfills. But Columbia saw opportunities to teach and lead others, and was committed to a better solution.
We surveyed Fortune 500 executives across the country and found that 80% of them find communication across generations to be a most challenging issue in the workplace. In fact, many businesses are paying more attention to the generation gap now than ever before, and it all seems to boil down to how different generations perceive technology…and use it.
Part 1 of 2 dedicated to LEED and the development of it over the past decade. Using the Environmental Defense Fund’s Washington, DC, office as a comparative basis, David Kay and Carissa Gavin dig into the requirements for certification as they have progressed with new standards and technologies.
Wisconsin is not the first place I think of as a hotbed for green innovation. It's better known for cheeseheads, the Green Bay Packers and political unrest. But the Badger State is surprisingly green and almost ultra green when it comes to small & large-scale wind power.
New products today often include recycled content, but one thing that’s a given is packaging. All that molded foam, plastic wrap, and corrugated fiberboard has a huge impact: it’s estimated that 30% of landfill is packaging waste.
Eco-smart furniture packaging by Steelcase International: less weight and volume results in lower carbon emissions.