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California Restricts Livestock Antibiotic Use with Little Resistance From Industry

Right on the heels of last week’s landmark passage of the SB 350 climate bill, which commits the state to reducing carbon emissions…
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Nestlé’s Expired Permit Prompts Water Diversion Lawsuit

Yesterday, three California nonprofit organizations joined together in a lawsuit against the U.S. National Forest Service. Their beef? Nestle's water bottling permit in…
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Ambitious California Renewables Legislation Signed Into Law

Signed by Gov. Jerry Brown during a ceremony this week at the Griffith Park Observatory in Los Angeles, Senate Bill 350 mandates that…
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Divestment’s Impact is More Than Just Money

The divestment campaign – a grassroots movement to get public pensions, university endowments, and other large funds to remove fossil fuels companies from…
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Volkswagen Admits Almost 500,000 Vehicles Cheated Emissions Tests

Last Friday the EPA accused Volkswagen of installing “defeat devices” in four-cylinder Volkswagen and Audi automobiles from model years 2009 to 2015. The…
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California Democrats Cave In To Oil Lobby

A California Senate bill would have required a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use by 2030. Last week, California Gov. Jerry Brown and…
Dozens of tech companies call the San Francisco Bay Area home. But are they aware enough about the impacts their presence has on local communities?

3p Weekend: 3 Ways #TechTitans Impact the Bay Area

Dozens of tech companies call the San Francisco Bay Area home. But are they aware enough about the impacts their presence has on…
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Join Our Crowdfunding Campaign! #TechTitans and the Service Economy

TriplePundit is developing a three-part multimedia series to examine the challenges facing many tech companies when it comes to their impact on communities.…
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Twitter Chat Recap: #TechTitans

Today, TriplePundit and distinguished panelists came together for a special hour-long Twitter Chat at #TechTitans to discuss tech companies in the Bay Area.
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Scooping Up Diplomacy: The ‘Invisible’ Ambassadors of Summer

University students like Anel, Mavutho and Umar are participating in the U.S. Department of State Exchange Visitor Program, which provides more than 80,000…
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Join Our Crowdfunding Campaign! #TechTitans and the Transportation Crisis

TriplePundit is developing a three-part multimedia series to examine the challenges facing many tech companies when it comes to their impact on communities.…
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Join Our Crowdfunding Campaign! #TechTitans and the Housing Crisis

As you may have heard, TriplePundit is developing a three-part multimedia series to examine the blind spot facing many tech companies when it…
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Keystone XL Pipeline Sputters Out As U.S. Solar Generation Soars to Record High

As rumors fly about the impending Keystone XL permit denial, U.S. solar generation soars to new heights thanks partly to the support of…
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Twitter Sets Diversity Goals, But Experts Say That’s Not Enough

Twitter's recent announcement that it is setting diversity goals for 2016 is no surprise. It's the latest tech company to 'come clean' about…
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California is Fighting Its Rampant Wildfires with Prison Labor

Thanks to an ongoing drought exacerbated by climate change, California is facing one of its worst wildfire seasons on record. But the state…