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Creating Sustainable Value for the 21st Century | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase

Creating Sustainable Value for the 21st Century | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

“We have to think about the world before making new things.” Siddesh, a 10-year-old in Mumbai, India

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Do We Really Need Business Cases for Healthy Indoor Environments?

Do We Really Need Business Cases for Healthy Indoor Environments? | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

We in the green-building movement — regardless of our trade — must transform the hearts and minds of those whose decisions influence the work environments of their colleagues.

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EDF and LEED: An Evolution (Part 2)

EDF and LEED: An Evolution (Part 2) | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

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.

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3 Things You Can Do To Combat Climate Change | Co. Design

3 Things You Can Do To Combat Climate Change | Co. Design | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

Landscape architect Diana Balmori makes the case for why the industrial lawn is a "toxic field of conformity."

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Going Green at the Office

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Conservation only starts at home. Now businesses are trying to do something about wasted energy at work too...
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2011 Green Forum at Forrer Business Interiors

2011 Green Forum at Forrer Business Interiors | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

Forrer is hosting three back-to-back LEED CEU on October 19 + 20, 2011 at our showroom in Milwaukee, WI.

 

Click the following link for details and to register:

http://forrersbi.com/about/greenforum.html

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Sustainability Spotlight | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase

Sustainability Spotlight | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

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.

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10 Tech Tips for a Green and Healthy Workplace

10 Tech Tips for a Green and Healthy Workplace | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it
Businesses work better when their offices are healthy, enjoyable places to be - workers are happier and productivity goes up....
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How To Make Your Office Greener

How To Make Your Office Greener | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it
There was a time when energy conservation, climate change, and global warming were all just “buzz” words.
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Generation Gap: How Technology Has Changed How We Talk About Work - Forbes

Generation Gap: How Technology Has Changed How We Talk About Work - Forbes | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

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.

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Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and LEED: An Evolution (Part I)

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.

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How to Go Green: At Work

How to Go Green: At Work | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it
A greener workplace can mean a lighter ecological footprint, a healthier and more productive place to work, and good news for the bottom line.
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Urban Green in Wisconsin

Urban Green in Wisconsin | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

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.

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Sustainability: Trend or Trajectory?

Sustainability: Trend or Trajectory? | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

Sustainability may be the hot topic, but is it more than just a trend?

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Smarter Packaging

Smarter Packaging | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

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.

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Green Products from Steelcase

Green Products from Steelcase | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it
Resources for products, product environmental profiles, certifications, C2C cradle-to-cradle...
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How to Green Up Your Office - US News and World Report

How to Green Up Your Office - US News and World Report | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it
Making your office greener is easier than you think. Take these 5 steps to clean up your act.
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4 Ways To Make Your Office Greener

4 Ways To Make Your Office Greener | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

It pays to go green. Green your office and save some cash with these tips.

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