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Video Interview: Jones Lang LaSalle on Clean Energy Real Estate Needs

Clean energy companies have unique real estate needs that the real estate sector is rising to meet.  In this interview, Ben Stapleton, VP…
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Video Interview: Internal Stakeholder Engagement at Siemens

Today’s large corporations have the size and power to literally move mountains.  But with hundreds of thousands of employees spread over dozens of…
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Video Interview: Sharon Nunes of IBM’s Smart City Strategy and Solutions

Managing our planet’s limited resources is vital for realizing a sustainable future.  Many large scale human systems that interact with our planet need…
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Video Interview: Why You Should Care About Feed in Tariffs

Government policies and subsidies play an important role in incubating and popularizing renewable energy technologies such as solar and wind.   This video interview…
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Redwood Systems: LED Lighting that Talks (Video Interview)

The network of lighting in every room provides an opportunity to create an information rich “smart” building that redefines how we interact with…
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Video Interview: Removing Coal Fired Power Plants by Handling Peak Load

Coal fired and natural gas power plants are installed only to sit idle 99% of the time.  In fact, 10% of the power…

Video Interview: CEO of Rentalic Sees Garages of Idle Stuff as Business Opportunity

Many people own excess stuff, or have spare time and empty rooms.  Imagine if this idle capacity can become a business opportunity.  This…

Video Interview: Zimride’s John Zimmer on Leveraging Communities to Motivate Sharing

Earlier this month, Leon Kaye wrote about how Zimride merges social networking with carpooling.  I had a chance to sit down with co-founder…
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Video Interview: Rachel Botsman on Leveraging Collaborative Consumption Trends

What do eBay, Zipcar, Craigslist, Kiva and timeshare real estate have in common?  They all represent businesses that harness the power of collaborative…
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Video Interview: Aaron Marcus of AM and A on Motivating Culture Towards Sustainability

By Connie Kwan Cultural resistance can be a significant roadblock for GreenTech adoption.  GreenTech entrepreneurs can only be as successful at selling GreenTech…
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Interview: Shane Keaney of Bord Na Móna on Cleaning Air with Seashells

By Connie Kwan Using local waste materials to clean air and water makes good sense.  This video from the recent Going Green 2010…
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Interview: Jim Loughrey of Switch Genie

By Connie Kwan Many of today’s buildings were designed in the 70s and 80s when electricity was penny cheap, and lighting needs where…
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Interview: Pat McIntyre of ET Water Systems on More Efficient Irrigation

By Connie Kwan Irrigation accounts for about a third of water use in the United States.  Traditional irrigation control that uses sensors to…
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Video Interview: Mike Hart of Sierra Energy talks about zero waste

By Connie Kwan Is zero waste a pipe dream?  This video interview from the recent Going Green 2010 conference with Mike Hart and…
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Video Interview: Chris Erickson of Climate Earth on Managing the Double Bottom Line

By Connie Kwan Life Cycle Analysis and CSR Reports are now mainstream parts of the business lexicon.  However, decision making based on these…