The built environment, broadly defined, is an interesting, albeit static, subject to photograph. The buildings, the roads, the streetscapes, the very structures themselves don’t change or move. Rather, it is the frenetic activity and connectivity that happens in and throughout these built environments that makes it such a compelling subject.
Less than Half Feel Prepared to Tackle These Challenges Survey Offers New Insights Into Logistics Challenges and Opportunities Collaboration Needed to Build Environmentally Sustainable Cities
ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new study from UPS (NYSE:UPS) and GreenBiz Group reveals nearly all companies (95 percent) surveyed are concerned about how urbanization will impact business growth and sustainability. However, according to The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics survey, only 47 percent feel prepared to address the associated business challenges.
by Theo Ferguson; founder, Healing Living Systems and Stuart Valentine; founder, Centerpoint Investment Strategies
Imagine you are seated on a patio in the Tuscan countryside. The fresh mozzarella coupled with sweet tomatoes, ripe from the warm sun, pairs beautifully with the garlic sourdough bread and crisp local wine. The setting opens the heart and soothes the soul. The vineyard you overlook is in its crucial stage of ripening, that last conversion of acid to sugar, and the company of friends and family couldn’t be better.
San Francisco has reduced its carbon emissions by 28 percent since 1990, while growing its GDP by 79 percent. And it’s far from alone. Across the country, cities have been proving that protecting the environment and growing the economy go hand-in-hand.
Joins with Other Leaders to Jump-Start Recycling Programs across the United States
May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé Waters North America today announced it is investing $6 million as part of a shared effort among business, government and community partners to fund comprehensive recycling infrastructure and programs in cities across the United States.
Today, few city dwellers around the world consider air pollution a laughing matter, and they are rightly demanding that their governments take action to reduce it. The UK, where nitrogen oxide and soot-like particulate matter have reached emergency levels, has a chance to become a global leader on the issue.
Affordable Housing Advocate Kelly Kent to lead National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative
NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and Citi Community Development announced today a major expansion of SAGE’s LGBT Elder Housing initiative.
Launched last year, the SAGE LGBT Elder Housing Initiative is a comprehensive national program to expand access to safe, affordable, and welcoming housing for LGBT older adults. The Initiative supports LGBT older adults in existing senior housing while simultaneously accelerating the development of housing specifically designed for them.