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Method’s New Factory to Host World’s Largest Rooftop Farm

Back in March, eco-friendly cleaning supply company Method broke ground on its first U.S. manufacturing plant, set to be built on Chicago’s South Side. Now the San Francisco-based company has revealed more details about the green roof planned for the factory.

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The Pathway to a Stronger Clean Power Plan

Renewable energy growth shows the way to much greater cuts in power plant emissions — and it’s affordable, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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Is Jessica Alba’s Diaper Company ‘Honest’ About Its Eco-Credentials?

The Honest Company, a line of eco-friendly baby, personal care and cleaning products dreamed up by Jessica Alba, has become wildly popular among parents looking for an alternative to Pampers and Johnson & Johnson. But, in a marketplace overcrowded with questionable celebrity products – from Suzanne Somer’s ThighMaster to Jessica Simpson’s line of edible cosmetics – is it any wonder a conscious consumer would approach a company created by a Hollywood actress with a heavy dose of skepticism?

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SXSW Eco Interview: Alejandro Rios, Masdar Institute

Nick Aster talks to Dr. Alejandro Rios of Masdar Institute about the ISEAS project — which will use salt water aquaculture to produce both food and biofuel with few of the side effects often associated with them.

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7 Strategies for Achieving LEED Certification

Achieving LEED certification is a powerful tool for for companies undertaking Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sustainability reporting. Use these seven strategies if you want to achieve LEED certification and meet your sustainability goals.

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The Clever Marketing Strategy of NRG

NRG is a company with a clever name and marketing strategy. The company provides sustainable energy choices, including solar power, for consumers. It is also a company that has sustainable energy solutions installed at six stadiums that are home to professional teams.

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Solar PV Catching On Fast in Latin America, Caribbean

Solar power is poised to take on a major role in meeting electricity needs across the LAC region. NPD Solarbuzz forecasts that some 9 gigawatts of clean, renewable PV generation capacity will be installed across the LAC over the next five years.

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Brazilian Startup Solidarium Connects Artisans with the Global Marketplace

“The whole idea of Solidarium is to create the largest distribution network for handmade products in the world,” founder Tiago Dalvi told Triple Pundit. The company, which allows local artisans to sell their products in an online marketplace, hopes to reach 1 million people over the next five years.