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Category: Economics :: Green Economies
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Is a green MBA worth your time and money? 22.2.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
An advanced business degree in sustainability may change your life, but whether the investment will pay off depends on what you seek.
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Joel Makower, GreenBiz Group: The state of green business 15.2.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The eleventh annual State of Green Business report examines the key trends affecting sustainable business, provides an assessment of the key metrics of company performance on natural capital and other resource issues, and offers a look into the state of the sustainability profession.
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GreenFin funds the sustainability transition 5.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
Finding the trillions needed to address climate and the SDGs will take more than a just few progressive banks.
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How business should embrace the Norwegian concept of 'Friluftsliv' 1.2.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Nils Faarlund has worked with Bergans and Helsport on mountaineering gear. Now the rock-climbing legend pushes for incorporating nature into designs of all kinds.
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Episode 108: State of Green Business 18; Blackrock hypes purpose 19.1.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
In this week's episode, why Larry Fink champions social purpose, the state of the green profession and business goes loggerheads with sea turtles.
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How to Achieve Zero Emissions With a Green New Deal, Even if the Federal Government Won't Help 17.1.2018 Truthout - All Articles
(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout ) It's obvious that we can't expect anything good on climate change to come out of the Trump administration, but we also can't afford to wait, says economist Robert Pollin. Two recent studies produced by Pollin and his colleagues for New York and Washington states offer a path for states to make a just transition away from fossil fuels to clean renewable energy while creating thousands of new jobs. The following article could only be published thanks to support from our readers. To fund more stories like it, make a donation to Truthout by clicking here! With Donald Trump in the White House, the prospects for fighting climate change have never been any bleaker in the US. Yet there are options available to state governments to move forward with the greening of the economy even without federal support. This point is made crystal clear in  two studies  produced recently by economist Robert Pollin and some of his colleagues at the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at ...
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The sharing economy, growing green finance, how to speak Z 17.1.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The latest crop of reports for sustainability professionals.
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The State of Green Business, 2018 16.1.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The good news is that the bad news could be worse.
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Green jobs are still (mostly) promising 16.1.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Industry experts remain hopeful and excited about the green jobs market — yes, despite what you hear from Washington.
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Episode 107: State of Green Business hits and misses; mainstreaming climate risk 12.1.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
In this week's episode, the bell curve for connected cars, corporate energy buyers face tax changes and climate disclosure gets serious.
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Imagining a New Social Order: Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin in Conversation 19.11.2017 Truthout.com
Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin discuss how the left can save the US from neoliberal excesses. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout ) In a time of deep political, social and economic uncertainty for everyone (except the ultra-rich), Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin provide some theoretical and practical guidance for the left. This Truthout interview is an effort to help reimagine a realistic social order in an age when the old order is dying but the new has yet to be born. Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin discuss how the left can save the US from neoliberal excesses. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout ) This story could not have been published without the support of readers like you. Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout and fund more stories like it! We live in an age of illegitimate neoliberal hegemony and soaring political uncertainty. The evidence is all around: citizen disillusionment over mainstream political parties and the traditional conservative-liberal divide, massive inequality, ...
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Top Australian sustainability award winners announced 9.11.2017 Planet Ark News
It is award season here in Australia, and two awards have cast a spotlight on sustainability and the businesses, communities and individuals who are leading the way forward in this age of environmental awareness. The awards show the immense diversity of sustainability initiatives taking place in the country.
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Turn greener products into a profitable business strategy 27.10.2017 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new handbook, considered in this review, explores the evolution of successful green marketing at big companies like GE and Johnson & Johnson.
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Episode 97: Carbon pricing goes mainstream; Global Goals accelerate 20.10.2017 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In this week's episode, companies find value in the circular economy, partnering for global green growth and a visit with an inspiring educator.
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Exit Interview: Arthur Weissman, Green Seal 2.10.2017 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The eco-labeling organization's CEO is leaving after 24 years. Here's what he learned about what it takes to nudge buyers toward greener products.
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NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton answers your questions on babble 27.9.2017 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
babblers Niki Ashton At rabble.ca we're excited to bring you a series of Q&As with NDP leadership candidates, hosted by our discussion forum, babble. Here's how it works: our babble moderator, Meg Borthwick, solicits questions from our readers. The best of those questions are sent to the candidates' teams. On the day of the Q&A we open a thread to host the event, where questions are posted one at a time, and the candidate posts their answer to each of them. On September 26, we hosted our first Q&A with leadership candidate Niki Ashton. Here we bring you her full babble interview, featuring the top questions submitted by you, our readers. Watch for upcoming opportunities to contribute to Q&As with NDP leadership candidates on babble . cco: Do you feel that the NDP and the left in general have been trapped by the "jobs" discourse in campaigning? No politician wants to campaign against jobs, but many of these jobs (like coal and asbestos mining) are awful, dangerous to the people who work at them, and ...
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Under construction: USGBC CEO shares an evolving blueprint 26.9.2017 GreenBiz.com
Almost a year into his new role, Mahesh Ramanujam discusses building a new generation of climate leaders alongside greener communities and cities.
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How the restoration economy can help us withstand the next hurricane 25.9.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The vicious spate of recent hurricanes shows how vulnerable low-lying islands and cities are becoming. Yet these tools can help to develop green infrastructure to navigate this new reality.
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It's not easy being a (green) thought leader 7.9.2017 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Here's what it looks like to embrace a 'messy approach to innovation.'
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In Chicago and Iowa, Contrasting Tales of Building a Clean Energy Economy 21.8.2017 Truthout - All Articles
As former industrial communities seek to rebuild their economies around clean energy, two cities in the Midwest provide examples with starkly different outcomes. Chicago's Southeast Side and Newton, Iowa both used to house thriving industries, keeping residents with a solid toe in the middle class through well-paid and steady factory work. In Chicago it was steel, while Newton boomed under the all-encompassing attentions of the Maytag family and their washing machine factories. Thirty years later, those core industries have left both areas and a handful of different businesses have taken their place. In Newton, the Maytag sites have been reborn to manufacture wind turbine bodies and blades. But in Chicago, the jutting land formerly housing US Steel remains empty. While urban Chicago and rural Iowa are different in obvious ways, experts say there are still common factors that influence how a green economic development transition takes place. Greg Carlock, a climate researcher with the World Resources ...
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