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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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The Importance of Municipal Climate Action Plans
19 May, 2022

The Importance of Municipal Climate Action Plans

Cities and developed land are a top source of greenhouse emissions, producing between 67 and 72 percent of carbon dioxide and methane emissions in...

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Why Emerald
12 May, 2022

Why Emerald

We spend a lot of time working. For many of us, we are working more now than we ever have. During the pandemic, for those of us who were fortunate...

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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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