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Ecocentricity Blog: Alex, I’ll Take Economic Systems for $800

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Capitalism is fundamentally a more efficient system than communism. By empowering private citizens to seek their own self-interest, the system becomes decentralized, making it more locally attuned to market demands and shifting conditions.

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Capitalism is fundamentally a more efficient system than communism. By empowering private citizens to seek their own self-interest, the system becomes decentralized, making it more locally attuned to market demands and shifting conditions.

Black & Veatch: Rise of Data Propels Growing Adoption of Smart City Solutions

Strategic Directions Report reflects increasing engagement tied to smart city, smart utility efforts
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cities and utilities are increasingly relying on data analytics tools to advance their smart systems, even as municipal leaders grapple with how to pay for these upgrades. Fulfilling the smart city promise will require integrating communication technology and increasing stakeholder engagement.

42BELOW Vodka Brand Says: “When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Eco Soap”

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As waste continues to be a major trending topic within the sustainability world, companies are coming up with increasingly creative ways to address the issue within their own business operations – from "inglorious vegetables" to shoes that can

Where’s the Emergency Brake on This Thing?

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Ideally, the free market would have some mechanism by which the interests of future generations are protected. It would have some emergency brake to stop excessive consumption that might leave future generations with less than they deserve.

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Ideally, the free market would have some mechanism by which the interests of future generations are protected. It would have some emergency brake to stop excessive consumption that might leave future generations with less than they deserve.

NAEM's 2017 Calendar Features Latest Practices, New Formats, Fresh Ideas

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Today NAEM announced its 2017 conference calendar, focused on the latest management challenges and emerging practices for environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders.

"Because the EHS&S field continues to evolve along with the spectrum of risks it manages, NAEM's 2017 calendar was developed to be timely and relevant to the needs of those leading these programs within companies," said Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt.

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Orvis CEO Stresses Urgency of Everglades Crisis

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins Calls fo "Urgency and Total Devotion" in the Fight to Save the Everglades
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The following comments were made by Orvis CEO Perk Perkins at the Everglades Coalition Conference on Jan. 5, 2017.

I remember from my earliest days camping with my father, he taught me and my brother to always leave a campsite better than we found it. That has become a metaphor for my life and our company.

Sustainable Brands Welcomes Senior Director to Corporate Membership Team

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SAN FRANCISCO, January 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® announced today that Darren Beck has joined the company’s leadership team as Senior Director of Corporate Membership to further develop and enhance the growing SB Corporate Member Network. Darren comes with a wealth of experience in sustainability, CSR and social impact, having spent 15 years with Sprint, most recently as the Director of Environmental Initiatives.

Green Charge: How Energy Storage Can Support Your Sustainability Efforts

Energy storage is a versatile tool that can help support sustainability efforts while also enhancing operations and improving your bottom line.
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Commercial and industrial organizations can benefit from adding energy storage to their sustainability plans, from increasing the use of renewables and adding resilience to cutting demand charges and supporting the grid.

Sustainable Brands Opens Registration for SB’17 Detroit

Early bird pricing ends January 5th
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 21, 2016, /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® opened early bird registration for its notable US conference: SB’17 Detroit. Best-available pricing for All Event Passes ends January 5th, 2017.

Empowering the Marketplace for a Sustainable Future

Year-End Fundraising Letter from Leonardo Academy President
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As the year is winding down, Leonardo Academy's team of experts is gearing up to expand the impact of their sustainability and environmental improvement projects. 

Not only will 2017 bring a new level of challenges in the field of sustainability, emissions reduction, and overall climate action, it also marks Leonardo Academy’s 20th anniversary as a nonprofit. Since 1997, the organization has been working with the mission of leveraging market forces to advance sustainability and environmental improvement.

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