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Beijing Recycling Program Turns Bottles Into Subway Rides

Beijing recycling company expands its bottles-for-subway credit program across the city.
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China, The Nature Conservancy Work to Curb Pollution

It might seem like a strange partnership between a nonprofit and a huge nation, but it might work. TNC’s Conservation Blueprint project identified…
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China Leads Global Solar Growth; New PV Capacity Up 232 Percent

China installed 12 GW of new solar PV power generation capacity in 2013, a whopping 232 percent year-over-year increase. New solar PV power…
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Financing Conservation Through Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES)

The need for policies that promote the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services is more important than ever. World Resource…
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No Tesla Charging Stations? Chinese Business Man Builds His Own

Zong needed a way to get his new Tesla home from the dealership; his idea evolved to a “demonstration of the power of…
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Apple’s Environmental Report Reveals Major Accomplishments, More Work To Be Done

Apple’s carbon footprint shrank 3 percent from 2012 to 2013. It's a modest decline, but this is the first time the tech giant…
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New Solar Tariff on China May Slow Recent U.S. Solar Boom

The Commerce Department recently ruled to impose a solar tariff for Chinese solar products, but it may slow the recent U.S. solar boom,…
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U.N. Global Compact Addresses Sustainable Development in Africa

The event was part of “Africa: Advancing Partnerships and Responsible Business Leadership,” a week-long conference co-sponsored by the U.N. Global Compact. Held in…
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A Triple Play on Climate Change: China, India, U.S. Take Action

The coincidence of the leaders of the world's #1, #2 and #4 carbon emitters taking strong action to reduce CO2 emissions is the…
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GM’s 2013 Sustainability Report: Connecting to What’s Important

TriplePundit spoke with David Tulauskas, GM’s director of sustainability, about the company's 2013 Sustainability Report.
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Report: China Holds a ‘Wide Lead’ in the Clean Energy Investment Race

As clean energy finance fell in Europe -- most notably Germany and Italy -- it soared in Asia, particularly in Japan and China…
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Hilton Bans Shark Fin Soup in its Asian Pacific Locations

Guests at the Hilton hoping to order shark fin soup will have to take their business elsewhere: The hospitality giant recently announced a…
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Gap Inc.’s P.A.C.E. Program Empowers Women on the Factory Floor

Gap Inc.'s highly successful P.A.C.E. program assists women in developing the foundational life skills to advance in their personal lives and the workplace.
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Chinese Man Sues Government Over Smog

China is infamous for its dangerously high levels of air pollution, and now one man is suing the government for failing to reduce…
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Unilever and UN Agency Team Up to Support Small Farmers

Unilever and IFAD ink an agreement to bring small farmers into the corporations supply chain. Is this more than just a great marketing…