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WATCH: Apple’s Ambitious Sustainability Goals Challenge the Tech Industry

Apple has announced an ambitious new environmental goal: to make all of its products from either recycled materials or renewable resources. In this interview for VICE News, Apple's V.P. of Environmental and Social Initiatives, Lisa...

Are rooftop beehives just a brand buzz exercise for companies?

What links the London Stock Exchange, posh grocer Fortnum & Mason and the Scottish parliament building in Edinburgh? All great institutions, of course, but they have also proudly introduced beehives to their rooftops. In...
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The Benefits of Using a Green Data Center

Smartphones have made high-definition video and photography available to almost anyone, resulting in an endless growth in new data that must be stored and recorded for future access. This has significant implications both for...
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How Going Green Can Improve Employee Engagement

There’s no denying it, the American workforce has evolved to a point where they no longer view work purely as a way to collect a paycheck. With jobs having become an integral part of...
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Shoes Made from Ocean Plastic, by Adidas

Adidas is releasing a new shoe that is made from plastic collected from the oceans. Plastic ocean pollution is an increasingly important environmental concern, with the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' spanning an area roughly twice the size...
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Why Trump’s vow to kill Obama’s sustainability agenda will lead business to step in...

During the campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump called climate change a hoax, threatened to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency, committed to easing restrictions on drilling and mining on federal lands, and promised to push for...
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The Environmental Perks of Using Modular Data Centers

In recent years, modular data centers have become a more flexible, energy efficient, and environmentally-friendly alternative to their traditional brick and mortar counterparts.  Let’s learn something about them.   Characteristics Modular data systems are comprised of pre-engineered...
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This Water Treatment Company is so Confident in Their Process, They’ve Started Brewing Beer...

In December, I brought you the Poo Bus. Today, my friends, I bring you Poo Beer! Well, not really… but close enough. The people of Oregon – the state known for putting birds on things and being...
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Here’s What Banks and Financial Institutions are Doing to Help the Environment

The environment and its treatment is possibly the defining issue of our time. It consumes the political and consumer agenda. Increasingly enlightened buyers are investigating prospective purchases for their environmental ratings. The knowledge amongst...
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Small Businesses Take the Lead on Green Technology Innovation

“We need miracles,” says Bill Gates. “We need to take the CO2 rate down to 0 in less than 25 years.” So where do we turn? To universities? Well, to a certain extent we do,...

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