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Can Business Trump Trump’s Anti-Climate Stance


By Carol Pierson Holding

Donald Trump’s election has sent the global climate community into a tailspin.

It seems every climate change action supporter is making lists of the awful things he’s planning to do, so I’ll turn to the very succinct one I received in a Sunday morning email from Michael Brune, Executive Director of the Sierra Club:

End of Paris Climate deal. End of the EPA. End of the Clean Power Plan. More drilling. More coal. More pipelines. More lives destroyed. More wildlife bulldozed.

CTC Global’s ACCC® Conductor Earns First Third-Party Certification for Reduced CO2 Emissions from Improved Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Certification based on LCA Conducted by SCS Global Services
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IRVINE, Calif., November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CTC Global announced that its ACCC® conductor became the first electric transmission conductor to earn third-party certification for CO2 emission reductions resulting from improved energy efficiency.

Bill McKibben to Discuss Moving Forward on Climate in Hostile Administration on Live Webinar

National Climate Seminar Presents Middlebury College Professor and Founder Discussing Challenges of Moving Forward on Climate Issues in Trump Administration
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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., November 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On Wednesday, November 16, as part of its twice-monthly National Climate Seminar series, the Bard Center for Environmental Policy will host a live web discussion, “The Postelection Climate for Climate Action,” with climate change activist Bill McKibben. The talk takes place at 12 noon. EST and can be viewed at:

How Do We Fill the Gap?


Posted by Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact on the Huffington Post Blog on 14 November 2016

“How do we fill the gap?”

This week, as leaders from around the world gather in Marrakech for COP22, this is a question on the minds of many.

A Choice of Progress

Given the results of the election, our sustainability work has become more important than ever. Now is the time for us to step up and fulfill our duty as a group of tireless change-makers that do not shy away from any kind of challenge.

The team at Green Builder Media, in partnership with friends and colleagues around the world, have worked assiduously for over a decade to affect positive change within and beyond the building industry.  With the Presidential election results, the urgency and significance of our work has increased exponentially.

It’s more important than ever that we take a bold stance to inspire climate action, challenge conventional models, and conquer complacency. 

Regulators Examining Whether Performance-Based Incentives Could Be the Key to a Modernized Grid


Utility regulators in some U.S. states are considering the adoption of performance-based regulation to replace the traditional cost of service regulation.

Carnival Corporation to Expand the Fathom Experience to Additional Company Cruise Line Brands

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MIAMI, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced Wednesday plans to expand its Fathom brand’s Dominican Republic social impact experiences to its other cruise line brands sailing to its Amber Cove port of call.

Former Prime Minister of Australia Addresses the BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, the Honorable Kevin Rudd, former prime minister of Australia and president of the Asia Society Policy Institute, explored how being bold can help build a better world.

"Without finance, effective action on climate change is a dead letter," Rudd said.

Following his address, Rudd answered live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.

Watch the full video below:

Crane Hoists Made-in-Pueblo Trane Chiller into Place, Bringing Pueblo County Closer to Sustainability Goal

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PUEBLO, Colo., November 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – A made-in-Pueblo chiller and other new energy-saving solutions were hoisted into place by crane at the Historic Pueblo County Courthouse this morning. These energy-efficient solutions, which are expected to reduce annual energy costs for the county by $38,000, will bring Pueblo County close to achieving its goal of reducing energy consumption by 5 percent in all county buildings.

CSRHub’s Cynthia Figge to Speak at Sustainable Brand's 2016 New Metrics Conference


CSRHub Co-Founder and COO, Cynthia Figge, will be speaking at Sustainable Brands New Metrics conference, in Boston, Massachusetts, on November 14-16. Cynthia will discuss The Second Generation of ESG Metrics and the Movement to bring “Dark Data” to Light. New Metrics will showcase the macro, corporate and investor landscapes to help business succeed.


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