For Immediate Release - July 11, 2018 – Vancouver, BC – GreenPages Directory, North America's fastest growing online directory for sustainable purchasing and healthier living, is pleased to announce the launch of its updated and expanded business platform along with new name... Read More
When science, technology, and social need converge, results can be breathtaking in scope and impact.
Consider, for example, the noticeable shift occurring in society’s approach to dealing with nuisance waste streams of all types. Let’s focus on one issue—that... Read More
Eco-Innovation, Waste Management & Recycling, Water Quality & Water Pollution
Homes and larger structures contribute significantly to global warming. According to a recent US EPA report, the commercial and residential building sector generated 11% of the total US greenhouse gas emissions in 2016. A Canadian government paper cited 2015 statistics showing buildings... Read More
Construction, Development & Real Estate, Eco-Innovation, Environment & Climate
Imagine that 100 percent of the recyclable materials that are currently headed for landfills are captured and re-processed into new products. This dreamy vision of the future is often referred to as “the circular economy,” and we aren’t there yet. Today, most countries with robust... Read More
Waste Management & Recycling, Sustainability
While offering the standard disclaimer that past performance is no guarantee of the future, I nevertheless offer some predictions for, and reflections about, the future of sustainable and impact investing.
The field has grown from $639 billion in assets in 1995 to $8.72 trillion in 2016. It... Read More
Fair Trade, Finance & The Social Economy, Sustainability
Few issues capture the complex space millennials occupy better than food and farming. At a time when commodity agriculture is pervasive – regenerative, organic agriculture is experiencing a renaissance spurred on by millennials. Much has been written about millennials, a generation that... Read More
Agriculture & Food
To celebrate the recent World Food Day, learn how food production can be transformed from a greenhouse gas emitter to a carbon sink by improving soil biology.
“Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.” This year’s message from the United Nations Food and Agriculture... Read More
Agriculture & Food, Environment & Climate
Can a city be sustainable? That’s what our 2016 edition of State of the World investigates. In his chapter, “Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Buildings,” author and project co-director Michael Renner explains what actions cities can take to make their... Read More
Construction, Development & Real Estate, Energy, Environment & Climate, Eco-Innovation
Human nature often resists change. We struggle with moving from familiar surroundings to new, unknown territories. Yet, when it comes to the greatest single challenge we face today, our resistance to change will surely cause massive, uncontrollable, and unforeseeable changes.
Climate... Read More
Energy, Environment & Climate
A Changing Climate
By 2050, the world will consume 61 percent more energy than it does today. This should be good news, for, as access to reliable, affordable energy increases, so does the quality of life for hundreds of millions of people. Energy keeps schools and businesses running,... Read More
Energy, Environment & Climate