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The Benefits of Cisco Remote Collaboration Technology in a Global Economy

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Paul Dickinson, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Carbon Disclosure Project, explains how Cisco TelePresence and Cisco WebEx help his environmental advocacy organization execute its mission across the globe.

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Georg Kell (UN Global Compact): Caring for Climate

A Call to Business Leaders from UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell

In an article featured in Planet B Magazine, UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell explains how the Caring for Climate initiative provides an action platform for companies to advance practical low-carbon solutions and help shape key UN goals and policies. Click here to continue reading

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2013 EcoLiving Awards

Submissions for 2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards in Business Leadership, Innovation and Student Leadership Now Open
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November 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - With rewards totalling $75,000, Scotiabank today announced the opening of submissions for the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards, a unique Canada-wide awards program that recognizes businesses, innovators and students for excellence in the development of home energy efficiency products, services and solutions. Submissions can be made through Scotiabank’s EcoLiving website until February 15, 2013.

Tips for Reducing Food Waste

Q&A with "American Wasteland" author Jonathan Bloom

My family is wasteful.

And I wish we weren’t.

I cringe as I scrape the uneaten green beans, ham and scalloped potatoes off of my kids’ plates into the garbage. (Apparently, 2- and 3-year-old children are finicky eaters).

My husband grew up with the parental edict of ‘Eat what you take.’ While, I may have been privy to a message more like ‘There are starving children in the world.’

Public Knowledge’s Harold Feld - Video Interview

Everyone Has a Stake in Digital Freedom
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In this interview, Video4Good speaks with Harold Feld from Public Knowledge about how conferences such as the COMMIT!Forum make an impact.  Feld details how he was able to share and collaborate with CEOs and thought leaders on protecting internet freedom at COMMIT!Forum 2012 in New York.

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Celebrates the Legacy of Visionary Cofounder William McDonough


Pioneering ‘green’ architect and visionary William McDonough was honored last night at a private gala in San Francisco, CA.  McDonough is widely known for his seminal bookCradle to Cradle (co-written with Michael Braungart), which launched a revolution in the way we think about a products life cycle.  The book has inspired an entire generation to abandon the old ‘cradle to grave’ mentality in which products are thrown away at the end of their useful life.


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