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Top 10 questions facing plant science and agriculture
The growing human population needs abundant safe and nutritious food, shelter, clothes, fibre, and renewable energy, and needs to address the problems generated by climate change, while preserving habitats.
Found Fruit in Bay Area for Local Food and Sustainable Living
Local food with a creative twist ... and inspiring fun! Found Fruit is a Bay area grassroots (so to speak!) resource for resourceful living.
Green Innovation Drives Business Profitability & Growth
Harvard Business Review white paper, Gregory Unruh and Richard Ettenson pointed out that eco-friendly product launches are up 500% between 2007 and 2009.
Green Design for Green Buildings by Sustainability Architects
Green building is one component of sustainable communities. Architects and contractors are key players in the product choices and processes that have the potential to reduce impact on the environment.
Igniting Inspiration in Communication - J Marshall Roberts (5 videos)
Part 1 - John Marshall Roberts - Igniting Inspiration
Laughter is ... well, green ... maybe sustainable?
Have you laughed today? Laughter provides many benefits that lead to more sustainable community... and a healthier life!
Sustainable Communities Pilot Project in 5 Cities, Including National City, CA
Sustainability depends on the "system" in which we live, work and play. And that is the ENTIRE community. EPA, HUD and DOT are piloting system-wide sustainable community retrofits.
New Technical Support for Sustainable Communities
EPA announces a new office and pilot programs to help communities minimize their environmental impact and increase economic opportunity
Exciting, Unrelenting Steps to a Carbon Constrained Economy - 2050 Starts Yesterday
Technologies enhance our capabilities, but they will never replace our heart...or a sharp, caring mind. Our challenge for 2050 will require everything we've got.
Community Alliance with Family Farms
Sustainable communities are rooted in local farms and food production -- fresh, sustaining, organic, soil conserving -- local and urban agriculture are vital to California's sustainability.
Economic Development by the US Treasury Department
CDFI Fund enables locally based organizations to further goals such as: economic development (job creation, business development, and commercial real estate development); affordable housing (housing development and homeownership); and community development financial services (provision of basic banking services to underserved communities and financial literacy training).
Find the Carbon In Your Value Chain To Compete
The cost of doing business will shift dramatically and fast as the world puts a price on carbon.
Sustainable Design of Buildings for Balanced Value
Green building is just part of the building profile -- bring on operational and retrofit design strategies for lifetime value.
Developing Sustainable Leadership
Green change management depends on the development of sustianability leadership knowledge and skills.
Greener Supply Chain Distribution
Supply chain solutions start with effective use of fuel and building space, and green strategies take effectiveness a step further for double savings.
Community Revitalization in Downtown LA on Broadway
Community revitalization is green. It reclaims old buildings and roads. It provides jobs. It provides meeting spaces and home spaces and productive business spaces. And it minimizes urban sprawl and use of new materials.
Prisons are Microcosms of a City...and California is Conserving Energy and Water at CDCR
Society tends to shun its prison system...and reform will have to come from within. Sustainability is also first, an internal commitment to making a better world. The California correction system is addressing the prison system as a "city" environment with high leverage on conservation of energy, water, waste and transportation. Here are details.
Overview of Supply Chain Management
Supply chain management affects greening of business processes. Putting the supply chain into perspective is basic to sustainability planning.
Wal-Mart Green Jobs Council for Supply Chain Sustainability
Corporate sustainability starts with purchasing green inventory and supplies from a green supply chain. Next comes fostering greener jobs.
Growing Power for Sustainable Urban Food Sources
Growing Power brings sustainability to communities with food production, youth employment and education, fresh food and local responsibility for one's neighbors.
Systems Design...A Powerful Pathway to Our Future
System science applies to sustainability for long lasting sustainable solutions
Plan A...Because there is no Plan B. Stuart Rose.
Sustainability in the grocery business starts with a visionary and Plan A.
The Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan
Enjoy this video of The Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan
Sustainable Agriculture Solutions for Water Quality, Water Supply and Resource Management
SAS Sustainability Management Scorecard
Sustainable Development Strategies at Governance Level
Sustainable Development Strategies and Green Alternatives at Governance Level
Sustainable Development Best Practices for Community Sustainability
Development Best Practices for Community, Office Center and Housing Sustainability
Green Chemistry for Manufacturing Sustainability & Efficiency
Green Chemistry for Manufacturing Sustainability using Best Practices for Efficiency, and Natural Resource Conservation
Quotes About Sustainability and Smart Leadership
Quotes about sustainability and leadership
Doing and Reporting are 2 Different Critters in Green Biz
Some of the Sustainability reporting agents who evaluate companies for their transparency and quality of environmental operations
Edited by Carolyn Allen