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How healthy is your home? The idea of a healthy home seems so simple but what does it really mean? Let's talk about how to make healthy homes in Chicago, Illinois 60614 · http://healthyhomeschicago.com
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What are the Sustainable Development Goals?

What are the Sustainable Development Goals? | Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative | Scoop.it
A look at how the United Nations reached the 17 SDGs and what they look like.
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17 well articulated global sustainability goals outlined here by the UN. 


"But the most important way of achieving the SDGs was touched upon in the UN press conference: “We will need all partners to make this a success.” Multistakeholder partnerships, involving government, the private sector and civil society, have been described as the “glue” that will hold this process together, and will be the only way of ensuring these incredibly ambitious goals are met."

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Green Building Is Growing Around the World

Green Building Is Growing Around the World | Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative | Scoop.it
A new research study conducted by McGraw-Hill Construction on world green building trends demonstrates that green building is well-established across the globe and is expected to grow even more over the next five years.
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Stay ahead of the curve. Don't fall behind it. Join the Healthy Homes Initiative and start going green today. We will show you how.

 

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World Health Day - Battle of the Cities | Infographic

World Health Day - Battle of the Cities | Infographic | Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative | Scoop.it

Is your city the fittest? In honor of World Health Day MapMyFitness hosted a global challenge to find the fittest cities.

 

The Battle of the Cities contest encouraged users worldwide to log workouts for city points. The winners were chosen based on the percentage of increased activity over the weekend compared to the last 30 days. Over 18,000 cities competed and the results are in...


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Way to get fit Chicago. We take first place...where's the medal?

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Alex Steffen: The shareable future of cities | Video on TED.com

TED Talks How can cities help save the future? Alex Steffen shows some cool neighborhood-based green projects that expand our access to things we want and need -- while reducing the time we spend in cars.
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Rethinking the global vision of moving towards urban net zero designs. As always TED rocks and so does Alex Steffen

 

http://www.ted.com/talks/alex_steffen.html

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