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Mohawk Group Video | Light Lab: A Beacon of Sustainability

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Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting edge and innovative flooring solutions, recently unveiled the Light Lab Design Center. The renovated design studio in Dalton, GA, is the first Living Building Challenge™ Petal Certified facility in the Southeast. Learn how the Light Lab serves as a beacon of sustainability for not only the flooring industry, but for all manufacturers of products made for the built environment.

Learn more about the Mohawk Group Light Lab Design Center.

Whole Planet Foundation’s pre-GRAMMy Showcase & Benefit from 2015 Was A Hit

Whole Planet Foundation is preparing for tomorrow's 2017 event
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Whole Planet Foundation’s pre-GRAMMy Benefit and Showcase from 2015 was a hit!

The Impact that Cannot Be Measured

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It’s that time of year.  Time when companies and organizations take stock of their results in the past year.  Much of the assessment is financial, with tax filing season right around the corner.  Much of it is strategy based, so companies can assess what did and did not work.  For one organization, Sealed Air’s Soap For Hope™, their results can be counted in numbers.  However, the numbers they are counting are lives changed.  

Daimler is Reducing the Burden on Cities

Daimler is a market leader in carsharing with its car2go brand. In this interview, Thomas Beermann, Managing Director of car2go Europe, explains the company’s future plans.
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car2go is making a tangible contribution to reducing traffic and esmiisons in city centres. But there are still issues with the availability of parking spaces.

Kirstie McIntyre on HP’s Full Lifecyle Responsibility

by Kirstie McIntyre, Global Director, HP Sustainability
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Kirstie McIntyre is global director for HP Inc.‘s sustainability operations and co-leads HP’s circular economy programs, working for a number of years on the development of end-of-life programs for various companies in the technology sector. In this case study she shares with us the approach that has set HP apart as an industry leader when it comes to the circular economy.

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Kirstie McIntyre is global director for HP Inc.‘s sustainability operations and co-leads HP’s circular economy programs, working for a number of years on the development of end-of-life programs for various companies in the technology sector. In this case study she shares with us the approach that has set HP apart as an industry leader when it comes to the circular economy.

Arrow Charitable: One More Way Arrow Electronics Is Taking Corporate Social Responsibility Companywide

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Centennial, Colo. February 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As a leading global technology company, Arrow Electronics is committed to serving the communities in which its employees live and work. Each year, many Arrow employees partner with local nonprofits around the world, extending the company’s collaborative and innovative culture into the broader community.   

What Drives Urban Resilience? Two Cities That Bounced Back

by Richard Barkham, Global Chief Economist, and Matthew Walaszek, Senior Research Analyst, at CBRE
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Every so often, cities face major shocks. These can be economic shocks, such as the decline of key markets; natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina; or political shocks, such as corruption or gross mismanagement. Larger cities can often deal with these events using their own ample manpower and by leveraging their relationships with national governments. Smaller cities have a greater need for outside resource, but often have to fall back on their own resources and creativity to survive.

This Chemistry Project Could Recolor Fabric Dyeing

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Take a look at your jeans, your skirt, your favorite dress shirt. Whether new or just a little worn in, there’s a good chance they look and fit great. The fabric is of good quality and the colors are vibrant and sharp.

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Take a look at your jeans, your skirt, your favorite dress shirt. Whether new or just a little worn in, there’s a good chance they look and fit great. The fabric is of good quality and the colors are vibrant and sharp.

School Food Gets Real

By Anne Marie Hampshire
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If the thought of school cafeteria food conjures memories of cooked-’til-they’re-slimy green beans, grease-soaked pizza and gravy-covered mystery meat, here’s some news to savor. Kids in Austin today are enjoying an entirely different school-lunch experience. Thanks to the strategic vision of Austin Independent School District (AISD) and the financial and moral support of nonprofit Whole Kids Foundation, lunch in the cafeteria is evolving to be more nutritious, more locally sourced and far more hip than what most of us remember.

Data and Planning Drive the Growth of Smart Cities and Utilities

Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report
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The Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report investigates the progress made by communities and utilities as they continue their evolution toward smarter infrastructure.

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