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Tides of Change: The Global Shift from Single-Use Plastics

By Ian Lifshitz, US VP of Sustainability and Stakeholder Relations Asia Pulp & Paper Group
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This article is sponsored by Belantara Foundation. 

GreenBiz Names 2019 VERGE Vanguard Award Winners

Honors 20 dreamers, pioneers, entrepreneurs and others leading the clean economy
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GreenBiz Group today named the 2019 VERGE Vanguard, honoring 20 dreamers, pioneers, entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, business leaders, policymakers and investors on the cutting edge of sustainability and technology.

GreenBiz and State of California to Collaborate on Advancing Grid Resilience

Summit at VERGE 19 to convene public- and private-sector leaders in response to wildfire and clean-energy goals.
Press Release

OAKLAND and SACRAMENTO, Calif., September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/— GreenBiz Group and the state of California today announced a collaboration to advance California’s climate and energy goals in the wake of devastating wildfires, with a Grid Resilience Summit to be held on October 24 as part of VERGE 19.

Bending the Line: How Better Design Can Transition a Linear Economy to a Circular One

By: John A. Lanier - Reprinted from GreenBiz
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John A. Lanier shares an excerpt from his book:  Mid-Course Correction Revisited: The Story and Legacy of a Radical Industrialist and his Quest for Authentic Change, by Ray C. Anderson and John A. Lanier (Chelsea Green Publishing 2019)

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John A. Lanier shares an excerpt from his book:  Mid-Course Correction Revisited: The Story and Legacy of a Radical Industrialist and his Quest for Authentic Change, by Ray C. Anderson and John A. Lanier (Chelsea Green Publishing 2019)

PYXERA Global Partners With GreenBiz for Circularity 19 Conference

Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is pleased to announce its media partnership with GreenBiz Group for the Circularity 19 conference from June 18 to 20 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This three-day event will convene over 500 leaders to explore and capitalize on opportunities toward a circular economy. Featured speakers include Sarah Chandler of Apple Inc. and Kate Brandt of Google.

Renewable Energy Microgrid to Power Oakland Conference

GreenBiz Group’s VERGE 19 conference and expo to once again be powered by renewable energy
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., June 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The VERGE 19 conference and expo will be powered by a fully functional, renewably powered microgrid, demonstrating the resilience and radical efficiency that is the essence of VERGE conferences.

VERGE 19, October 22-24 in Oakland, is the platform for companies, cities and communities accelerating the clean economy. The event convenes more than 3,000 leaders to explore scalable, cross-cutting solutions and to collaborate more effectively to advance them.

Young Leaders Recognized for Shaping Sustainable Business

GreenBiz names 2019 class of 30 early-career professionals changing the way business is done across industries
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., June 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group has announced the 2019 “GreenBiz 30 Under 30”, the fourth annual list of emerging leaders across sectors and countries who are shaping the next generation of sustainable business.

GreenMoney’s Videos Issue on Sustainable Business, Impact Investing and Environmental Sustainability

Solutions in Focus
Blog

GreenMoney’s annual all-Videos issue (May 19) is now online. Check out the lineup of selected short videos on Sustainable Business, Impact Investing and Environmental Sustainability. All here - https://GreenMoney.com 
 
The Videos include

It's Calling Time on Carbon Emissions

by Hugh Bowring, GreenBiz
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Climate change no longer can be passed off as tomorrow’s problem. People only have to look out the window or turn on the news to see how the world’s weather patterns are changing at an alarming rate. Whole communities are already having to adapt to its impacts, and there are unsettling signs that the Earth’s natural ecosystems are buckling under the pressure of global warming and mankind’s general mismanagement of the planet.

VIDEO | Mohawk's George Bandy Jr. on the Social Side of Sustainability

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The chief of sustainability at Mohawk, George Bandy Jr., is excited to continue to expand its sustainability experience to its new acquisitions. He's proud of his sustainability team and the passion and diversity they've brought into their work, as well as the "social" side that's the humanity beyond the often measurements-driven day-to-day. And that's a value for the customers, he points out.

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