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Find the Stocks that Offer Innovation, Not Just Growth

Reprinted from Institutional Investor. Michael Molitor is a Senior Fellow with the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global, the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, with $860 billion under management, has missed out on $1.9 billion in additional profits as a result of its decision to divest all of its tobacco holdings in 2010. The story that reported this fact, which ran in the Financial Times , goes on to suggest that fund managers should reconsider their investments in tobacco companies, as the sector is generating impressive returns, well above many key performance benchmarks.

The Sustainability of Bloomberg's European Headquarters in London

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Posted on Inside Bloomberg

A critical feature of the building’s design and construction is focused on our commitment to sustainability. For jobs in London: http://bit.ly/1quat8C

San Juan Islands Legalize Tiny Housing and a Suburban Makeover

Green Builder Media's April 21, 2016 Vantage Enewsletter
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San Juan Islands Legalize Tiny Houses to Ease Housing Shortage At under 400 square feet, these mini dwellings are cheaper, easier and faster to build and could help provide much needed housing to islanders and seasonal workers.

CITGO Chesapeake Terminal Recognized by The Elizabeth River Project for More Than a Decade of Environmental Restoration Projects

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CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of its continuing efforts to revitalize the Elizabeth River in Southern Virginia, the CITGO Chesapeake Terminal received its fourth Sustained Distinguished Performance Award this year from The Elizabeth River Project, a nonprofit that leads community environmental restoration efforts along the River.

From E-Waste to New Life: Behind the Scenes with Arrow’s Value Recovery Business

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Reduce, reuse, recycle. These are the “three R’s” of protecting our environment, a mantra taught in schools and repeated in brochures.

Most of us understand the first R: use less. And, the third, recycle, gets its share of attention, thanks to the seemingly ubiquitous recycling bins and programs around the world.

Green Buildings: Good for the Environment, Occupants and the Bottom Line

by Adam Bonislawski
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Green buildings are good for the environment—that is well known. But what benefits do they offer the people who inhabit them?

How & Why Businesses Are Offering Products That Can Be Differentiated By Carbon Footprint or Impact on Emissions Reduction

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Many companies offer products that can be differentiated by carbon footprint or impact on emissions reduction. Industries leading the way include utilities, industrial goods manufacturers and those supplying basic materials. 

Learn how companies are approaching new product design and redesigning existing products to address #ClimateChange. A new report from Ingersoll Rand and GreenBiz, Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling Climate Change, details strategies companies are implementing. 

Internal Operations Key to Reducing Emissions for Large Companies

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While it's not uncommon for companies look to their own operations to improve energy efficiency, some may be surprised that more than 70 percent of the largest businesses target internal processes as the most common way to help mitigate #ClimateChange. See the variety of actions business leaders are taking and considering for the future. http://bit.ly/263pLl6

Ingersoll Rand Releases Study Revealing How Corporations are Taking Action on Climate Change

More than 90 percent of companies are working to reduce their carbon footprint
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DAVIDSON, N.C., April 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, today revealed findings from a new survey conducted in partnership with GreenBiz Group, an organization advancing the opportunities at the intersection of business, technology and sustainability. This research details the current landscape of corporate action on climate change. 

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