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Corporations have a responsibility to be mindful of their impact on both environmental and human health
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Smart Cities + Green Megaprojects of the Future

Smart Cities + Green Megaprojects of the Future | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

For many years, architects and city planners from around the world have been trying to create the green ideal: an entire city built to strict environmental standards- highly functional while still retaining aesthetic value.

 

Here’s a look at some green building and community design that caught our attention in recent months and may (or may not) become reality in the next several years. Their physical footprints may be large, but by using features such as wind power, solar, rainwater recycling and advanced air quality controls, their carbon footprints don't have to be...


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Mercor's curator insight, January 2, 2013 6:33 AM

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This is going beyond Mazdar in Dubai.  The reality is that we need to transform existing cities since starting from scratch is rare.  We need to retrofit cities more than build new ones, but still it is interesting.

Alexandre Pépin's curator insight, March 4, 2013 6:31 AM

 

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Biodiesels pollute more than crude oil, leaked data show

Biodiesels pollute more than crude oil, leaked data show | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Greenhouse gas emissions from biofuels such as palm oil, soybean and rapeseed are higher than those for fossil fuels when the effects of Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) are counted, according to leaked EU data seen by EurActiv.

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Human Impact on the Environment - Sustainable Baby Steps

Human Impact on the Environment - Sustainable Baby Steps | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
This page includes a brief, but thorough, overview of our human impact on the environment, the consequences of such an impact and one important question to consider.
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6 Hot Solar Projects from the Middle East and North Africa

6 Hot Solar Projects from the Middle East and North Africa | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Big or small, solar-powered projects in the Middle East and North Africa are transforming our region. Not only do they hold promise of slowly improving air quality by reducing our dependence on fossil fuels, but they also send the people who live here both an overt and subliminal message: renewable energy is possible and it is cool.

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Consumers are already making sustainable choices, all they need is a little (honest) guidance

Consumers are already making sustainable choices, all they need is a little (honest) guidance | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Julian Walker-Palin: Guardian Sustainable Business:

Asda study shows consumers – regardless of age, gender or income – are already choosing sustainable products and services...

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