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Sustainability Around the World: Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games - Corporate Eco Forum

Sustainability Around the World: Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games - Corporate Eco Forum | Sustainability | Scoop.it
... (Power of #Energy #Efficiency: @DowChemical delivers #carbon neutral #Olympics via installed projects! Breakthrough! http://t.co/2j7c7dQCon)
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Very interesting idea to mitigate carbon footprint for the winter olympic games. I wonder if something similar will be done to mitigate carbon footprint of the World Cup to be held in Brazil this year.

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Open thread: what does 'sustainable' mean to you? - The Guardian

Open thread: what does 'sustainable' mean to you? - The Guardian | Sustainability | Scoop.it
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5 turning points that will shift the course of sustainability | GreenBiz ...

5 turning points that will shift the course of sustainability | GreenBiz ... | Sustainability | Scoop.it
From tech dominance to food struggles, these 2013 developments could prove very significant in the years and decades to come.
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[2014 trends] Nobody cares about sustainability - Bizcommunity.com

[2014 trends] Nobody cares about sustainability - Bizcommunity.com | Sustainability | Scoop.it
[2014 trends] Nobody cares about sustainability
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I hear that statement often when I'm doing a talk or presenting to a group of marketing directors.
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A Case for Sustainability

A Case for Sustainability | Sustainability | Scoop.it
The world's biggest retailer is blazing a path of sustainability and using its power to show the world that sustainability and profits go hand in hand.
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Can sustainability sweet-talk its way into more hearts and minds?

Can sustainability sweet-talk its way into more hearts and minds? | Sustainability | Scoop.it
Here's why I wrote "Sustainability is for Everyone," a little book with a big message.
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Bringing sustainability closer to everyone by relating it to daily choices and activities is a great way of making it popular.

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Sustainability is impossible until companies admit environmental cost - The Guardian (blog)

Sustainability is impossible until companies admit environmental cost - The Guardian (blog) | Sustainability | Scoop.it
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Sustainability is impossible until companies admit environmental cost
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Take the Norwegian salmon farming industry – and most salmon farming elsewhere, much of which is controlled by Norwegian companies.
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It is very sad to see that many companies that like to call themselves "sustainable", are just trying to get their share of the market but are not transparent about their processes and their damage to the environment.

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Green Capitalism: The God That Failed

Green Capitalism: The God That Failed | Sustainability | Scoop.it
No amount of ''green'' capitalism will ensure the profound changes we must make to prevent the catastrophic impacts of global warming.

Via Julie Mettenburg
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Bring back beavers to control flooding, environment secretary told

Bring back beavers to control flooding, environment secretary told | Sustainability | Scoop.it
UK's Mammal Soceity urges Owen Paterson to reintroduce 'master river engineers' to naturally dam rivers (Beavers are the answer to England's flooding woes, says Mammal Society http://t.co/B4lqMSjnlJ...
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Found this interesting article that is related to lesson 2.5 (Ancient biodiversity).

Should reintroducing species save/ help our damaged environments?

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Love Food Hate Waste | Stop Food Waste, Find Recipes, Save Money

Love Food Hate Waste | Stop Food Waste, Find Recipes, Save Money | Sustainability | Scoop.it
Very useful tips and recipes
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10 Sustainable Business Stories Too Important to Miss

10 Sustainable Business Stories Too Important to Miss | Sustainability | Scoop.it
Progress (and setbacks) from 2013, and what to look for in the year ahead.
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Green Fade-Out: Europe to Ditch Climate Protection Goals -

Green Fade-Out: Europe to Ditch Climate Protection Goals - | Sustainability | Scoop.it
The EU's reputation as a model of environmental responsibility may soon be history.

Via Maria Nunzia @Varvera
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▶ David Harvey on the role of culture in building a more democratic engagement with urban environment

David Harvey talks to ECF about the Princess Margriet Award laureates, Teatro Valle Occupato and Teodor Celakoski about the role of culture in building a more democratic engagement with the urban environment. Harvey speaks about the need for traditions of commoning to grow and an insistence that neither the state nor private interests should stop citizens from exercising democratic rights in their city.


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Singapore Takes the Lead In Green Building in Asia - Yale Environment 360

Singapore Takes the Lead In Green Building in Asia - Yale Environment 360 | Sustainability | Scoop.it
Singapore Takes the Lead In Green Building in Asia Yale Environment 360 "Ultimately the goal in these tools is to reduce the (environmental) footprint," says Deo Prasad, a professor of architecture at the University of New South Wales in Australia...
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