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Ecocentricity Blog - January 2015

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I think we might have ruined the color green. Which is a shame, because it is one hell of a color.
Seriously, stop and think for a second. I’ll wait – I’ve got all day in fact, seeing as you are reading this at your leisure. I advocate for sustainability, so when I say “green,” what do you think?

Maybe I’m wrong, but I bet you think of some marketing campaign by a company espousing its environmentally friendly practices. If not that, you probably just think of a blue recycling bin (oh, the irony). Those are great things and all, but shouldn’t we mean more than that?

Go Organic for the Holidays with Safeway’s O Organics

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Safeway is proud to be growing and evolving our O Organics™ line of products so families can enjoy purely delicious organic food for the holidays, and all year ‘round.

O Organics was introduced in 2005 and has grown rapidly to become one of the biggest organic brands in the country. It’s recently been given a new fresh, modern look.

Safeway’s O Organics line has all the essentials for holiday meals and entertaining including:

·         Snacks and appetizers: Dry Roasted Mixed Nuts  and Stone Ground Wheat Crackers

Center for Resource Solutions Announces 2014 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Awards to be presented during Renewable Energy Markets 2014 in Sacramento, CA. Apple Inc., SMUD, White House CEQ to receive top honors
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) will recognize four organizations and two individuals for their role in building and shaping the market for renewable energy over the past year.

Environmental Sustainability: MGM Resorts International’s Sustainability Program Receives “Galaxy” Star Award from the Alliance to Save Energy | October 2014 CSR Newsletter

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MGM Resorts International received the Alliance to Save Energy's highest honor, the "Galaxy" Star of Energy Efficiency Award at a special awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.. Each year, the Star of Energy Efficiency Awards are bestowed upon individuals, organizations, companies, government programs and learning institutions that have demonstrated a significant and tangible commitment to the cause of energy efficiency both in the United States and abroad.

Is Business Doing Enough to Address Global Sustainability Challenges?

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The business landscape is very different now to when I started my career in the field of sustainability over 15 years ago, writes Joe Franses.

Businesses today face significant pressure to deliver value beyond a return for investors. They must generate a profit whilst also addressing the significant social and environmental challenges we face.

KeyBank Offers Green Solutions for Business, KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Renewable Energy Portfolio Nearly $1.6 Billion

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CLEVELAND, November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank is responding as more companies seek to conserve cash, reduce energy consumption, and cut operating costs through renewable energy initiatives. Key’s Community Bank provides a unique set of financial tools for business clients who implement their own energy efficiency and sustainability projects, and Key’s “green” experts come armed with the resources, connections, and financing to devise and implement the solutions for clients.

Coca-Cola Enterprises Concludes Fifth Annual CRS in Action Week

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Each year, Coca-Cola Enterprises hosts ‘CRS in Action Week,’ a week of sustainability events across the company during which each employee is encouraged to get involved in sustainability-related activities. Take a look at our wrap up video and see how we were able to bring sustainability to life throughout our territory!

 

Green Builder Picks the Five Best Building Ideas This Century (So Far)

Tell Us Your Favorite Green Innovation; Get Entered to Win a $1,000 Lowes Gift Card
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The building industry is notoriously slow to change, but when the global recession hit a few years ago, smart builders carved a green niche to save their companies. Eco-friendly construction tends to continue, even when times are relatively bad, motivated by the idea of saving money on energy, water, and maintenance.

What's really changed in the past couple of decades? Here's my short list of some of the best and brightest ideas, and why they matter:

CBRE Global Investors Achieves Excellent Results From GRESB Benchmark; Seven Funds Named Leading Sustainable Funds And Awarded Green Stars

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​AMSTERDAM, October 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CBRE Global Investors has achieved excellent results from the latest Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). The survey, which assesses the sustainability performance of funds, has analyzed 28 directly managed funds from CBRE Global Investors. Most of these funds have shown significant average performance improvements and alignment with the global GRESB average benchmark.
 

The Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage

October 16, 2014 Edition
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Could Climate Change Spawn War? For many years, the Pentagon has issued reports about climate change, highlighting the future possible threats our nation may face from increased temperatures, extreme weather, drought, flooding, and rising sea levels. This week marked a notable change in the Pentagon’s approach.

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