Unilever seeks young entrepreneurs with sustainable ideas to change the world Canada NewsWire (press release) TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Building on the success of its first Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards in 2013,...
They have some questionable past credentials but this is something that is worth supporting along as they true to there to the ideas that #UIWGroup follows
Blue & Green Tomorrow Sustainable tourism industry needs third party certification Blue & Green Tomorrow As tourists are becoming increasingly conscious of their carbon footprint and the impact they have on the destinations they visit, the industry...
David Baggs is an opportunity for Global Green Tag
How Women Can Lead the Transition to a Cleaner, Sustainable Environment Care2.com So we have a choice: continue business as usual towards an ever hotter and inhospitable planet, or take steps now to create a healthier, more verdant and equitable...
It is women all over the world who are providing the leadership for creating sustainability an all levels. I am so glad they make 51% of the worlds population
Substantial, fundamental changes in the world economy are required to reduce humanity's overall environmental footprint to a sustainable level. This is the conclusion of Arjen Hoekstra, professor of Water Management at the ...
Backyard Orchards Offers Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Landscape Design Buffalo Rising Just in time for the growing season, a start-up landscaping business is sprouting in Buffalo with a new focus – sustainable garden design rooted in ecology.
Another example of what people are doing at a local community level. It is happening all over the world
Transport is inherently linked to urban development. The viability of transport systems relies on densely populated neighborhoods that allow for more convenient trips between urban communities.
Public transport systems is one of the core area that was neglected in the past and now we playing catchup after years of government neglect and poor management decisions. If cities are going to have any chance of being sustainable we have to develop systems that provide more and better public transport systems.
In a perfect world, energy simulations and design tools would be so well integrated that each time an architect moved a wall, added a window, or changed a lighting specification, the building’s predicted energy performance would be updated and displayed instantly. With that sort of real-time feedback, designers would quickly become skilled at optimizing the energy performance of their designs, and new buildings would be rapidly approaching carbon neutrality. Along the way, other aspects of a building, such as how well it uses daylight, how procuring its material will affect the planet, and even how much it will cost to build, could be similarly tracked and optimized. And all of this would be done while sharing a design seamlessly across disciplines...
2013 Key Findings () () Number of Women on Boards Increased: The percent of board seats held by women in the 2020 Index companies increased to 16.6% in 2013 from 15.6% in 2012.The percentage of board seats held by women in 2011, the first year of...
This is a topic that About People will be discussing. Women in senior position within companies and hwo women are bringing a management style more suited to the future of business
The e-newsletter coming out on Friday will have a story on one womens journey - My Secret Weapon of Understanding
Perth's major roads have never been more congested and commute times have never been longer. (Too many people vs. insufficient, sustainable infrastructure.
Then do not keep spreading the urban sprawl. We have to get over the current practices of urban planning and development and really start thinking about creating sustainable urban communities not dependent of cars. We have to develop walkable cities and maje people king not the car
Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma promotes sustainable neighborhoods NewsOK.com So, while he is fortifying the home by updating the kitchen and extending previous owners' modernization of the house's flow and livability, he also is...
This should be happening globally. This what #UIWGroup is doing creating sustainable urban communities
Momentum to stop deforestation is coming from palm oil producers and brands, but unless the RSPO strengthens its standards, Indonesia's forests will continue to burn (Cleaning up deforestation from palm oil needs more than greenwash -
This sets the bar on unsustainable forestry and farming practices. But they are not alone
I traveled to 5 continents, living in 14 ecovillages and doing in-depth interviews with their members over the course of a year, and publishing the results in Ecovillages: Lessons for Sustainable Community.
We have to have a focus on creating sustainable communities
Phys.Org Study measures nature's wealth for more sustainable planet Phys.Org Researchers found that the value of preserving live reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico was more than $3 a pound in 2004, a price that jumped to almost $9 in 2007 after...
It makes difference when we include the natural processes in the equation
Tips on speed dating a sustainable designer: Dick Clarke from Envirotecture Architecture and Design The Alternative Technology Association (ATA), a not-for-profit organisation that aims to connect and assist people to make sustainable choices in...
Dick Clarke has been a player in sustainable design for many years and been a great person who has given much of his team to his local community helping to create sustainable living environments where ever he goes
When cobalt replaces iodine, solar cells are cheaper and more sustainable - Image Courtesy images-of-elements.com. A copper-based dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) is relatively inexpensive compared to its silicon cousin ...
The options are endless to what will provide the solutions to future energy needs that are both clean, green and sustainable.