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The Culture Shift of 2011, and What It Means for Business (Part 2 of 2)

3p is proud to partner with the Presidio Graduate School’s Managerial Marketing course on a blogging series about “sustainable marketing.” This post is…

Sustainability – Overused and Undervalued

Effective sustainability conversations need to be heard everywhere. Select students, communities, grassroots movements, businesses, and government agencies by themselves will not be able…
Six out of the 70 Global Sustainability Fellows at the UCI Empowering Sustainability on Earth conference in 2011. From the right: Giuseppe Rotolo, Italy; Gonen Sagy, Israel; Debjeet Sarangi, India; Cindy Chen, China; Solange Teles da Silva & Milena Rodrigues Boniolo, Mexico.

Nature Knows No Borders: Pioneers in Sustainable Innovation & Peacebuilding

"For an intense week we listened and discussed perspectives on the difficult global context for sustainability," said Gonen Sagy. Gonen is an alumnus…

FAA Awards $7.7 million for Clean Jet Fuel Development

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding $7.7 million in contracts to eight companies who will help the agency develop and approve sustainably-sourced “drop-in”…
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Bug Bites: Insects Might Be the Protein of Tomorrow

A strong case can be made for grubbing on bugs, but in the United States and Europe there’s a prevalent cultural bias against…
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Nike & Puma, Reframing the Sustainability Message for a Younger Market

Both Nike and Puma adopted a strategy of creating a movement around reframing the word “sustainability”. Although both movements were targeted towards demographically…

Groups Fight to Derail PNW Coal Export Plans

Here’s an idea: Let’s flood the global market with our cheap dirty coal! We won’t be burning and polluting the atmosphere here, merely…
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Renewable Energy Land Leases: How to get a Slice of the Pie

This post outlines key considerations for property owners to evaluate when leasing their land for renewable energy development. There are pros and cons…

Open Letter to the David and Lucille Packard Foundation Regarding Ecosystem Service Valuation

We are MBA students studying the interconnections of sustainability and business at the Presidio Graduate School. As part of our curriculum, we are…
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Sun Shines on Private Solar Financing in New Orleans

Adam Capital Clean Energy Finance, a private investment firm, has agreed to lend $1 million to finance rooftop solar panels for 85 low-income…
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Apple Skin Skies: The Fragile Reality of Global Warming Perception

Apple Skin Skies examines the idea that our atmosphere is thin relative to the size of the planet and the number of humans…
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NGO Collaboration Required For Strong Corporate CSR

Environmental NGOs have often been perceived as anti-business, anti-growth, tree-loving, bunny-huggers. However, they have evolved to become organized, structured and strategic. Instead of…

Newsweek Releases its Green Rankings Featuring America’s Top 500 Companies

Newsweek magazine released its list of the greenest companies called Green Rankings list today. The list is in its third year and it…
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Sustainability Movement is in Dire Need of Minority Outreach

The environmental movement is, and has been, well aware of the fact that it needs to work on increasing ethnic, age, and income…
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College Campuses Dump Disposable Water Bottles

To date, over a dozen colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada have campus-wide bans of the plastic bottles. A dozen more…