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AECOM Recap: Why do we Celebrate Earth Day if the Earth Doesn’t Care? Reframing the Sustainability Conversation (5/7)

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AECOM’s Gary Lawrence, chief sustainability officer, hosted an Earth Day Google+ Hangout featuring a panel of experts in sustainability, water and nanotechnology.

In the fifth of seven video highlights, Jill Jago, sustainability communications consultant, discusses how including all stakeholders and reframing the conversation could lead to increased acceptance of sustainable practices.

Watch the discussion on reframing the sustainability conversation in AECOM's Earth Day Google+ Hangout video.

AECOM Recap: Why do we Celebrate Earth Day if the Earth Doesn’t Care? Addressing Water (4/7)

2014 Google+ Hangout
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AECOM’s Gary Lawrence, chief sustainability officer, hosted an Earth Day Google+ Hangout featuring a panel of experts in sustainability, water and nanotechnology.

In the fourth of seven video highlights, panel members discuss influences — such as urbanization, agriculture and food production — on the world’s growing water footprint and depleting resources. 

Watch the discussion on water in AECOM's Earth Day Google+ Hangout video.

AECOM Recap: Why do we Celebrate Earth Day if the Earth Doesn’t Care? Perspectives from Asia (2/7)

2014 Google+ Hangout
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AECOM’s Gary Lawrence, chief sustainability officer, hosted an Earth Day Google+ Hangout featuring a panel of experts in sustainability, water and nanotechnology.

In the second of seven video highlights, AECOM’s Dr. Thomas Tang, director of sustainability, Asia, discusses the challenges resulting from rapid urbanization in Asia and his involvement in ongoing initiatives to develop more resilient communities.

Watch the perspectives from Asia discussion in AECOM's Earth Day Google+ Hangout video.

LG Gas Dryers First To Be Certified For 2015 Energy Star® Specification

Total of 14 New ENERGY STAR Certified Gas and Electric Dryer Models Include Award-Winning LG EcoHybrid Heat Pump Electric Dryer
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/Paving the way for the first energy efficiency standards for residential clothes dryers taking effect in 2015, LG Electronics is the first home appliance manufacturer to announce ENERGY STAR certified gas dryers.

Rockefellers to Divest from Fossil Fuel Investments - The Minute

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In a highly symbolic gesture with real bottom line impact, the Rockefeller family has announced that its $860 million philanthropic organization will sell off its assets linked to fossil fuel companies and invest in renewable energy. The Rockefeller fortune was, of course, originally earned from Standard Oil, the first great oil company.

The Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage

September 19, 2014 Edition
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Frontline of Climate Change: Drought Water: it is a common agenda for all of us, for every walk of life. It’s our planet’s most valuable resource. Nations are powered by it. Life depends on it. And soon, we’ll be fighting over it.

Program Schedule Announced for Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge

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September 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A keynote presentation by Craig Culver, co-founder and CEO of Culver's, and a panel conversation on responsible paper sourcing will open the day at Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge.
 
"We're really pleased to offer a lineup that through the day takes one across the value chain, from sustainable sourcing to end-of-life product solutions," said Paul Fowler, WIST executive director. "With 11 expert speakers and nine different presentations, this will be a highly informative and engaging day."
 

Guest Post: EDF Fellow Shares GM Experience

Kevin Cotter, an EDF Fellow who spent his summer with General Motors, talks about how he helped the company save energy.
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Ten weeks ago, if you had asked me what I know about automotive paint, I probably could have told you everything I knew in 25 words or less. Half of those words would have been “um” or “uh…” Now, having immersed myself this summer in everything paint-related, I still don’t consider myself an expert, but I can safely say that I learned more than I thought possible, due in no small part to the patience of my coworkers and their eagerness to share knowledge.

SPF Americas Will Cover the Hottest Topics in EHS, Sustainability and Risk Technology

Conference Sessions will Highlight Mobility, Predictive Analytics and More
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In less than two weeks 500+ attendees will gather in Chicago on September 25 & 26 to attend 50+ expert-led sessions. It will be the largest EH&S, Sustainability and Risk technology conference of the year and you can find out all about it on the SPF website.

Check out a few of the hottest sessions at SPF and then save your seat in the audience by registering today.

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