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LEED Gold Certification at Ingersoll Rand Campus Benefits Occupants While Helping the Planet
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Two LEED Gold Certified buildings at Ingersoll Rand’s North American headquarters in Davidson, North Carolina, demonstrate the value of sustainability in terms of saving resources as well as creating a better experience for people.

Women Using Venture Capital to Change the World

The New Leaders in Silicon Valley

by Nancy E. Pfund, founder and managing partner, DBL (Double Bottom Line) Partners and one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business 2016

Earth Week Guest Post: When “Eco-Friendly” Equals “Customer-Friendly”

How One Dealer’s Environmental Upgrades Boost Business

By Don Elliott. Don is the owner of Sunshine Chevrolet in Arden, North Carolina and Don Elliott Chevrolet in Wharton, Texas, He has worked in the auto industry for more than four decades, beginning his career at General Motors in Chevrolet marketing. 

As the president and owner of two General Motors’ Green Dealer facilities – Sunshine Chevrolet in Arden, North Carolina and Don Elliott Autoworld in Wharton, Texas – I believe the smart thing to do today is embrace energy conservation.

Talk with Green Guy Show - 3/13/2016 - Mayors Climate Summit Series - Mayor of Birmingham, AL

Mayor William Bell - Birmingham, AL
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainability -  at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Listen to the March 13th show here, and be sure to tune in Sunday, March 20th for an interview with Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Manager, City of Richmond, VA.

European Style Appliances for American Homes

Thoroughly conceived compact appliances appeal to urban dwellers and downsizing empty nesters alike.

American homes keep getting bigger, and so do the appliances found inside the typical home. But concurrent with that trend is another one, seen in developments such as the Tiny House movement and the increasing popularity of “micro-apartments.”

“Empty nesters are downsizing, and young professionals are moving to big cities with small apartments, and even smaller kitchens,” says Dan Kenny, director of brand marketing for Bosch Home Appliances. “Compact appliances are also in demand for secondary spaces throughout the home, such as a basement or media room.”

Domtar Uses LED Lightbulbs to Save Money and Conserve Energy

Highlights from Domtar's 2015 Sustainability Report
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Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp.

Look to the Lumens: How to Buy LED Lighting

Though an LED bulb may look like an old-fashioned Edison bulb, they are quite different animals.

One of the more exciting developments in the lighting industry over the past decade has been the emergence of LEDs. The principles of LED Lighting have been around for some time, but the real commercial breakthrough of the technology, in terms of both affordable cost and creative applications, has only occurred recently. Though these bulbs may look like an old-fashioned Edison bulb, they are quite different animals, and this new type of illumination works differently than the lighting you are accustomed to.

RSF Social Finance Extends Additional Financing to GREEN CREATIVE

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SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to GREEN CREATIVE, a San Francisco Bay Area-based developer and manufacturer of commercial and specification grade LED lighting solutions.

Philips LEDs on Costa Cruises' Fleet: One More Step Toward Sustainability

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December 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting, is supporting Costa Cruises in its path of sustainable business by upgrading its fleet with the latest LED lighting. More than 300,000 light fittings are being replaced across 10 ships with the MASTER LED and CorePro LEDTube solutions. The lighting project guarantees energy savings of up to 80 percent and a resulting huge reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

The Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage

August 28, 2014 Edition

Climate Swerve While it’s undeniable that a climate swerve is, indeed, occurring, I can’t help but wonder—is its influence strong enough to help our businesses and governments make difficult decisions about eliminating the use of fossil fuels and divesting from dirty energy, even if it means stranding assets in favor of a healthy planet.


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