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Opower claims its energy-efficiency software has saved consumers over $1 billion in electricity costs. On Monday, cloud-applications company Oracle announced that it would buy Opower for $532 million. Obviously, this is great news for the Opower employees...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Compared to their urban counterparts, residents of rural areas are older and sicker. While the average resident of a major city can expect to live to 79.1 years of age, the average rural resident will live for 2.4 years less, a disparity that has only...
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Despite the challenging economic and political environment in the Middle East, renewables -- especially solar power technologies -- are enjoying a surge, from the Mediterranean shores of North Africa to the posh cities within the oil-rich Gulf nations....
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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A corporate sustainability insider shares steps and missteps to using wind and solar contracts in a successful corporate energy strategy.
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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While humane, environmental and hunger-relief organizations are seeking ways to feed the ballooning population that is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, health organizations are scrambling to curb obesity and stymie heart disease. An abundance of...
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Clean cookstoves in Laos, biogas digesters in Vietnam, community solar and other low-carbon, simple technologies in rural villages worldwide: Find out just how the poor are saving the planet, and get up to speed with three easy steps on how you can start,...
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Nespresso says its recycling program -- which it plans to expand to the contiguous 48 states of the U.S. -- mitigates the environmental impact of single-use coffee pods. But not everyone is buying into the company's communications plans.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Earlier this week, General Mills’ social media team reminded the public about the new Trix cereal in a cute video posted on the company’s Facebook page. While the bunny scored some points, the post was overwhelmingly panned by commenters.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Leaked documents reveal that Nestlé had the opportunity to get ahead of the curve and start a global conversation on water consumption. Instead, the company confused “non-confrontation” with leadership.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Successful nonprofit mergers result from the development of a shared vision that creates alignment, manages senior staff roles and responsibilities, and clarifies the combined mission. Organizational leadership requires that we put aside personal interests...
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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To make up your mind for yourself, run your eyes over this new infographic, which outlines the statistics both ‘for’ and ‘against’ the further development of the fracking industry.
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Corporations across the board are struggling to figure out how exactly to be more strategic in their giving. However, working with brands who are able to do so successfully, we have gained a wealth of insight and best practices. The following steps will...
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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This quest to redefine urbanization, and to build and redesign 'smart cities,' may already be over. It is clear megacities -- 40 or so giant urban centers -- will run the world within a decade. But can they be sustained?
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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One of the largest palm oil companies in the world, Singapore-based Golden Agri Resources (GAR), has announced a four-year plan to trace more than 7 million tons of palm oil all the way back to its point of origin.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Nithin Coca | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Sarah Palin is back in the public eye, and not just to promote her Judge Judy knockoff. She's stumping for the climate denial film "Climate Hustle," which explains how climate change is a hoax. Her logic, as usual, is impeccable -- and so is the burn...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Jen Boynton | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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San Francisco’s Department of Public Health released an interactive map to showcase the potential effects that climate change could have on its residents.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Not everyone can afford a brand new, all-electric vehicle. And all things considered, the most sustainable car is often one that's already in use -- especially if you can trick out your ride to make it more fuel-efficient. A mechanic with a passion for...
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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With a horizon of snow-capped peaks, old-growth forest and a city of glass, creative leaders see Vancouver as a living lab for developing new pathways to affordable, low-carbon housing using alternative currency mechanisms.
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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More than 100 years ago, the first fledgling calls for business transparency were heard. At that time, it was in the grueling textile mills where children worked intolerable schedules in place of school. Today, transparency figures into every business...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Jan Lee | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Starting in 2019 the state’s three investor owned utilities will launch Time Of Use (TOU) pricing for residential consumers. Will residential customers respond by buying smart and cleaner technologies to access lower prices? Or will they vote in revolt?...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Bill Roth | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Patsy Doerr, global head of corporate responsibility and inclusion for Thomson Reuters, is over doing good. She explains why in this op/ed.
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Allison Maslan, a serial entrepreneur and trapeze practitioner, shares pointed lessons her sporting passion taught her about life in business.
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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