Emerald Blog

Art in the Workplace
21 July, 2022

Art in the Workplace

Research shows that people perform better when there is art in the workplace – or classroom. It makes people happier and healthier – and 32% more...

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Litigation, Not Regulation, Will Drive ESG Progress
14 July, 2022

Litigation, Not Regulation, Will Drive ESG Progress

In previous blogs, we’ve discussed the importance of businesses taking the time to evaluate how ESG can help spur growth. In this week’s blog, we...

Guest Writer, Richik Sarkar Guest Writer, Richik SarkarRead More
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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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is Sustainable
09 June, 2022

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is Sustainable

Wow, it was great to be back in person at USGBC Live in Twin Cities, Minnesota, after months of isolation from the broader USGBC community. In their...

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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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LEED for Cities and Communities Certification
26 May, 2022

LEED for Cities and Communities Certification

Over the past two years, the federal government has placed a renewed priority on climate change and sustainability, including new or expanded funding...

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