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Electrification 101
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04 August, 2022

Electrification 101

According to the Department of Energy, 39% of U.S. fossil-fuel emissions come from residential and commercial buildings. Most of this energy is used...

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Emerald Gives: Our 2023 Giving Initiative
07 July, 2022

Emerald Gives: Our 2023 Giving Initiative

Annually, the Emerald team conducts a nationwide search for one U.S.-based, non-profit organization to support in seeking a sustainable building...

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Celebrating America Sustainably
30 June, 2022

Celebrating America Sustainably

The 4th of July is a uniquely American holiday. Most Americans celebrate with get-togethers, cookouts, swimming, and other outdoor activities. At...

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Business As a Force For Good
23 June, 2022

Business As a Force For Good

Gandhi said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.”  Perhaps more than ever, business leaders see their organizations as agents for change —...

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Leading Women in Sustainability
16 June, 2022

Leading Women in Sustainability

To achieve the course correction necessary to achieve global sustainability goals, leaders around the world are stepping up. As business leaders,...

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It’s Not Sustainable Without Social Equity
02 June, 2022

It’s Not Sustainable Without Social Equity

Yesterday kicked off Pride Month, a time when allies rally with their friends, families, and colleagues from the LGBTQIA+ community to celebrate,...

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Voting for a Sustainable Future
05 May, 2022

Voting for a Sustainable Future

The upswing in appetite for sustainability measures in the public realm is seen with purchasing power and voting power. We also see consumers and...

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The Grass Is Always Greener with Sustainable Lawn Tips
28 April, 2022

The Grass Is Always Greener with Sustainable Lawn Tips

Spring has sprung in the Northern Hemisphere, and each day we see more and more gardens and lawns spruced up from spring clean-up. As the season...

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Using Calories to Understand The Planet's Health
10 March, 2022

Using Calories to Understand The Planet's Health

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you may be familiar with the hack to offset eaten calories with burned calories (exercise) to justify that plate...

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