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5 Reasons Why Integrated Reporting Can Be a Game Changer

Earlier this month Prof. Robert Eccles of Harvard Business School was interviewed on MIT Sloan Management Review about the latest developments in integrated…
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The Green Side of the State of the Union: Obama Wants to Have His Cake and Eat it Too

President Obama made his energy vision very clear, explaining that “this country needs an all-out, all-of-the-above strategy that develops every available source of…
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MIT’s New Perspectives on Energy Innovation

When MIT spends three years studying something, it’s probably worthwhile to pay close attention to the results. In this case the university is…

A Soup Company and a Sporting Goods Manufacturer Walk into a Bar…

What does a Massachusetts-based soup company have in common with a global sporting goods manufacturer?  Industrial facilities – spaces where they both need…
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Environmental Winners at Rice University’s Business Plan Super Bowl

Rice University began their business plan competition in 2001 with $10,000 in prize money.  In eleven years  it has rightfully earned the title…
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How Earth-Friendly Will the Skies Be in Twenty Years?

Ready or not, the future is being created now, partly by deliberate planning and partly by colliding circumstances. Some of that deliberate planning,…
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MIT/CoLab Contest: Crowdsourcing for Climate Change

There’s new meaning to being part of the climate change solution if MIT and the Climate CoLab online community can leverage their crowdsourcing…

Will Talking Trash Really Address the Root Waste Issues?

People don’t really think that when they toss an empty cup–or an old ink cartridge, or whatever–into a trash can, that the item…

Another Earth Day Rant

Watching all the Earth Day coverage yesterday was pretty exhausting. Let’s face it: Most of those talking heads on television are only repeating…

The Li-Ion Holy Grail

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Professor Gerbrand Ceder and graduate student Byoungwoo Kang have published details of their battery breakthrough in Nature, and…