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Haute Couture Fabrics from Plastic Waste

What does it take to make a shift in sustainable fashion and turn a plastic bottle into gorgeous couture dresses? Dutch entrepreneur Monique…
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Urine-to-Fertilizer Campaign Launches in Amsterdam

Sewage is rarely thought of as a valuable resource, but the Green Urine campaign in Amsterdam aims to change that--by utilizing urine for…
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GRI G4: Are We No Longer Striving For An “A”?

In exactly one month’s time, we will all have our answers as to what the changes will actually be! Are we ready to…
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KLM Launches First Weekly Transatlantic Flight Using Biofuels

Last Thursday, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flight 642 completed the first weekly flight from New York’s JFK Airport to Amsterdam using sustainable biofuels.
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Netherlands’ Repair Cafes Curb Consumerism

A repair cafe is a place you take your old, broken-down items, buy a cup of coffee, and get your things fixed so…
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New Levis Store in Amsterdam a Model of Reuse and Recycled Construction

Levi’s last month opened a new two-story store on Kalverstraat. The 2700 square feet store’s interior is full of reused, restored and repurposed…
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SOCAP in Amsterdam: Social Missions Meet Financial Markets

By Matt Evans At the beginning of this month, SOCAP Europe was hosted  in the same area of Amsterdam where the very first…
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Urban Green: A City Green Thumb’s Best Friend

In recent years, gardening, farmers markets, eating local and organic have become increasingly popular. But, reality collides with ideals when it comes to…

A Tour of Amsterdam’s Waste-to-Energy Plant

Towards the end of my trip in Amsterdam to attend the Global Reporting Initiative Conference, I toured the city’s waste fired power plant…

GRI Conference: More Needed from USA for Integrated Reporting’s Success

Want to learn more? Consider a GRI-certified training course in sustainable management, coming soon to a city near you! For three days I…

Report from GRI Amsterdam: The Future of Transparent Sustainability Reporting

The three-day Global Reporting Initiative’s Conference on Sustainability and Transparency ended in Amsterdam yesterday, with 1100 professionals from 77 countries buzzing over  the…

Help Send a 3p Blogger to Cover the Amsterdam GRI Conference!

Earlier this week we announced that our friends at JustMeans will give two bloggers an opportunity to cover the Amsterdam Global Reporting Initiative…

JustMeans Offers Bloggers a Trip to Amsterdam for GRI Conference

Fancy yourself a writer? Our friends at JustMeans have put together 2 chances to win a trip to Amsterdam later this month to…