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CEOs of Leading Sustainability Nonprofits to Speak at GreenBiz Forum

NGO leaders to discuss emerging trends with world’s biggest companies and brands
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OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Executives from the world’s leading sustainability nonprofits will meet with their corporate counterparts in February to discuss the trends, tools and technologies needed to move companies and markets toward a more sustainable path.

GreenBiz Forum Helps Lead World's Largest Companies to Next-Gen Sustainability Efforts

Sustainability executives and thought leaders to convene for seventh annual conference in Scottsdale, Ariz.
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OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Efforts by companies to reduce their environmental impacts have hit a wall in recent years, according to research by GreenBiz Group. In February, hundreds of executives will gather in Arizona to learn how to jumpstart their efforts.

The seventh annual GreenBiz Forum, February 17-19 in Scottsdale, Ariz., brings together some of the world’s largest companies, along with leaders of major environmental groups, to look at the trends, tools and techniques sustainability executives need to improve their company’s performance.

VERGE SF Expo Doubles in Size, Featuring Tomorrow’s Sustainability Technologies

VERGE Interconnect offers immersive experience demonstrating the future of energy, food, transportation and more.
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OAKLAND, Calif., October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ –– Powered by a fully functional, renewably powered microgrid and showcasing game-changing technologies, the Interconnect Expo at VERGE SF promises to be an inspiring and interactive highlight of the four-day conference.

SF Event to be 100% Powered by Renewable Microgrid

Four-day VERGE SF event powered by mix of renewable fuels and storage
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OAKLAND, Calif., October 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ –– VERGE San Francisco, a four-day conference focusing on the intersection of technology and sustainability, will be powered by a fully functional, replicable, renewably-powered microgrid, demonstrating the power of distributed energy solutions on the market today.

Airbnb to Keynote VERGE SF on Distributed, Decentralized Disruption

Co-founder Joe Gebbia to discuss how technology transforms underutilized assets while providing sustainability benefits
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OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ –– Airbnb co-founder and chief product officer Joe Gebbia will open VERGE San Francisco, focusing on how the convergence of technology and innovative thinking can disrupt a trillion-dollar market in just a few short years.  The keynote conversation will kick-off an event focused on how technology transforms companies and cities while addressing a range of sustainability challenges, from climate change to crowded cities.

New Report Links Employee Education on Sustainability with Value Creation

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Companies with more advanced sustainability education programs are more likely to be harnessing sustainability to develop new products and markets, according to a new report from GreenBiz Group.

The report, “Sustainability and Employee Engagement: The State of the Art,” is based on a survey of more than 1,300 companies of all sizes. It follows on similar research conducted by GreenBiz, in partnership with National Environmental Education Foundation, in 2008 and 2011.

Three Leadership Groups Join Forces at 2nd Annual Sustainability Solutions Festival

GreenBiz Group, The Sustainability Consortium and ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives hosting series of events in Phoenix
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OAKLAND, Calif., September 10, 2014 /3BL Media/– Following the success of the inaugural festival last February, three leading sustainability organizations are bringing their events back together for the 2015 Sustainability Solutions Festival in Phoenix.

Famed Pelli Architects to Headline New York Event on ‘Next-Gen Buildings and Cities’

Father-son team to discuss how sustainability is transforming urban architecture and design
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., September 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ –– World-renowned architects César and Rafael Pelli will bring their vision to VERGE Salon: Next-Gen Buildings and Cities in New York City on September 16, a one-day event focusing on how technology and data are transforming the future of our buildings and cities. The father-son architecture team will participate during a day of presentations and workshops by corporate sustainability and technology leaders.

New York Event Explores the Future of Buildings, Cities and Sustainability

VERGE Salon examines role of technology in making cities smarter, greener and more resilient
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OAKLAND, Calif., August 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – An elite group of leaders in cities, buildings and technology will convene in New York City next month to explore the trends and technologies leading to “next-gen” buildings and cities. The day-long event, on September 16, is aimed at unlocking the opportunities created by the convergence data streams, smart grids, intelligent building systems and other technology trends.

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