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EPEAT: Moving the Electronics Market Toward Green Standards

Government regulation is often the go-to answer when it comes to environmental issues, like reducing waste in landfill. But when it came to developing standards to reduce e-waste and ensure that computers, monitors and other electronics were built ‘green,’ it was purely a matter of industry consensus. Oh, and lots and lots of hard work.

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The Line on the Sidewalk: South Florida’s Climate Change Dilemma

Florida’s coastline is world famous for its tourism amenities. The state is also a vital transportation nexus for the country, providing an essential link with Latin America. And of course, people love going to the Kennedy Space Center to learn about the country’s space endeavors. But all three of those vital Florida industries face considerable challenges if sea levels continue to rise. So does Miami’s million-dollar shorelines, which face insurance problems, flooding landscape and the prospects of a sizable exodus in coming years.

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House Natural Resources Committee: ‘Carbon Emissions Are Good’

The House Committee on Natural Resources recently discussed the benefits that carbon emissions provide to the planet. Yes, you heard right. I said “benefits.” Greenhouse gases produced by burning coal, oil and other fuels are good, so some representatives and witnesses say.

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To Diversify Tech — Force Inclusion?

The cat’s out of the bag. After years of pressure from activists, technology companies have released demographics about their employees. And it’s not good.

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Costco Ditches Antibiotic-Laced Chilean Salmon

The nation’s third largest retailer ditched Chilean salmon in favor of antibiotic-free Norwegian salmon, Reuters reported on Thursday. Why stop selling Chilean salmon? In response to an aggressive bacteria plaguing their aquaculture environments, Chilean fish farmers used 1.2 million pounds of antibiotics to produce less than 900,000 tons of salmon last year.

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7 Ways To Improve Animal Welfare

Temple Grandin, an animal scientist at Colorado State University, says that being autistic helps her do better work to improve animal welfare in slaughterhouses. There’s a stereotype that people with autism are cold and unfeeling. However, Grandin is empathetic toward animals. Here are her strategies.

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A New Psychology for Sustainability Leadership

The more we understand how psychology and worldviews drive sustainability leadership, the more effectively we will be able to cultivate them, especially during times of complexity and rapid change.

Women’s Leadership in 2015

“Women’s leadership” can mean many things — personal development, career advancement, community engagement. Here we present an editorially independent series on women’s leadership and advancement, brought to you by MGM Resorts Foundation.

The Circular Economy and Green Electronics

We examine the challenges, triumphs and future of green electronics. How does the concept of a circular economy fit into a world in which everything is electrified? An editorially independent series brought to you by the Green Electronics Council.

Disrupting Short-Termism

In this series, TriplePundit highlights innovative companies working to solve long-term problems with short-term business solutions for both people and planet. An editorially independent series brought to you by CVS Health.

The ROI of Sustainability

When it comes time to extend programs beyond the basics, it can be hard to justify the expense. Or is it? In this series we discuss the ROI of sustainability — what it means and how to track it. An editorially independent series brought to you by MeterHero.

From the Podium

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Jul

Standing Out In a Crowd of MBA Applicants

Getting a good job has always involved a few simple steps. As long as you learned the right skills, built some experience, and…
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Jul

Impact Hub NYC Launches SOCAP-Themed Programming with “Taste of Kiva Zip” Event

Expanded Financial Inclusion Opportunities for US-based Social Enterprises
21
Jul

Emerging Green Conference Full Program and Speaker List Unveiled

The Green Electronics Council announces the sessions and speakers who will discuss electronics in a circular economy during its three-day conference in September.
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Global Sustainability Summit

Are you ready for consumers who demand transparency and for the changing landscape of food retail, from sustainable sourcing to CSR? The Global…
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The Women in Green forum has emerged as the premier conference series highlighting women's impact on the environmental industry.
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SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) is a world-renowned conference series dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good.
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The EHS Management Forum is the largest annual gathering of EHS and sustainability managers, directors and vice presidents.
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Join UL Environment Johnson & Johnson, ASSA ABLOY, and LG to learn why sustainability is the new business imperative and what industry leaders…
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