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Green Buildings: Good for the Environment, Occupants and the Bottom Line

by Adam Bonislawski
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Green buildings are good for the environment—that is well known. But what benefits do they offer the people who inhabit them?

How & Why Businesses Are Offering Products That Can Be Differentiated By Carbon Footprint or Impact on Emissions Reduction

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Many companies offer products that can be differentiated by carbon footprint or impact on emissions reduction. Industries leading the way include utilities, industrial goods manufacturers and those supplying basic materials. 

Learn how companies are approaching new product design and redesigning existing products to address #ClimateChange. A new report from Ingersoll Rand and GreenBiz, Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling Climate Change, details strategies companies are implementing. 

Internal Operations Key to Reducing Emissions for Large Companies

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While it's not uncommon for companies look to their own operations to improve energy efficiency, some may be surprised that more than 70 percent of the largest businesses target internal processes as the most common way to help mitigate #ClimateChange. See the variety of actions business leaders are taking and considering for the future. http://bit.ly/263pLl6

Ingersoll Rand Releases Study Revealing How Corporations are Taking Action on Climate Change

More than 90 percent of companies are working to reduce their carbon footprint
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DAVIDSON, N.C., April 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, today revealed findings from a new survey conducted in partnership with GreenBiz Group, an organization advancing the opportunities at the intersection of business, technology and sustainability. This research details the current landscape of corporate action on climate change. 

Bechtel Among Experts Speaking on Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure

Panellists to Discuss Innovative Approaches to Financing Projects in Developing Countries at CSIS Event
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Reston, Va., April 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- According to the World Bank’s Global Infrastructure Facility, the unmet demand for infrastructure around the world is estimated to be above $1 trillion per year. Meeting the financing need for bankable and sustainable projects is a priority, for both governments and the private sector.

Irrigation Keeps Getting Smarter

Green Builder Media's April 7, 2016 Vantage Enewsletter
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Irrigation Keeps Getting Smarter Intelligent controllers offer refined water management based in the cloud.

Dome Home Disaster Alert System is the most simple and affordable system to protect your home, family and assets from the potential costly and damaging effects of fire, flood, freezing temps and carbon monoxide.

Dealerships Share their Environmental Best Practices

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More than 400 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers have signed up to participate in GM’s Green Dealer program. These dealers, who come from 47 states across the U.S., are implementing energy reduction, renewable energy, water conservation, waste-to-landfill reduction and community outreach practices that deliver cost savings and help differentiate them from their competition.  

Sea Level Rise is Coming Faster and Deeper Than Anyone Expects

Green Builder Media's March 31, 2016 Vantage Enewsletter
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Sea Level Rise is Coming Faster and Deeper than Anyone Expects James Hansen, the former NASA expert and "father of Climate Change" says we're not taking global warming seriously enough. And we're going to pay.

Talk with Green Guy Show - Mayors Climate Summit Series. Interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

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