22 November 2013 by Mira Inbar 0 Comments

How Dow taps benefits from trickling money into water funds (GreenBiz.com)

Water is a critical element in businesses from agriculture to beverages to semiconductors. It's an ingredient for product development, quality control, and supply chain. Most of the freshwater used by industry comes from groundwater: rainfall and snowfall that collects in rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. Watersheds regulate water quality by filtering sediments and pollutants, and regulate the flow of water by moving water from its source. Protecting these watersheds protects the bottom line.

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13 November 2013 by Blake Durtsche 0 Comments

Fifty Shades of Sustainability

Two years ago at the Net Impact conference in Portland, I moderated a panel titled Sustainability in Unexpected Places. Through a combination of humor, pointed questions, and eye-opening stories, the audience and I enjoyed exploring sustainability in sports, guns, and tattoos with the three panelists. Memorable to say the least.

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11 November 2013 by Peter Fimrite 0 Comments

Traveler's 3,400 miles by bike, loss and restoration (SF Gate)

After graduating from college in May, Blu Skye’s intern, Zilong Wang, embarked on a “green commute” to work: he rode a bicycle alone for 3,400 miles from Massachusetts to San Francisco. This story, and the subsequent bike theft-and-recapture in San Francisco, was the lead article on the Sunday front page of San Francisco Chronicle – the article was shared over 1,100 times on Facebook within 3 days.

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6 November 2013 by Ram Nidumolu 0 Comments

Organizational Change for Natural Capital Management (TEEB for Business Coalition)

This study describes how business leaders can strategize and implement changes

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