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Charting a Course: Creating a Sustainability Plan

In the contemporary business landscape, sustainability is not merely an option, but rather an imperative. The collective understanding of investors, consumers, employees, and regulators has evolved to recognize that companies’ robust financial...

All About Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) & Carbon Offsets

Pressure from the public, corporate, regulatory, and capital markets is pushing businesses to align their operations with sustainability. While sustainability actions take many forms, climate neutrality — the idea of achieving net zero greenhouse...

Navigating the Future: Sustainable Tax Policies

With the tax season underway, business owners have an opportunity to explore the crossover between finance and sustainability. The landscape of government policy is ever-changing, with significant implications for the business community—especially...

Behind the Scenes of LEED Certification: Our Success Story

When we contemplated moving offices in 2021, our employees were clear: “Don’t bring us back to the office unless you walk the walk.” To our team at Emerald Built Environments, that commitment meant having LEED-certified offices. However, for a small...

Sustainable Business Solutions: Tracking GHG Emissions with Software

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has been a sustainability buzzword for the last decade. As a result, reporting on emissions is becoming more common for businesses of all sizes. This translates to more public, investor, and policy pressure for all...

The High Cost of Ignoring Sustainability: A Wake-Up Call for Business Leaders

The global demand for sustainability is rising, with consumers, governments, and international organizations pushing for stronger climate action. While these groups have the power to make a change, parts of the private sector are lagging, which is...

10 Ways to Be More Sustainable at Work

In recognition of the 53rd Earth Day, which occurs every April 22nd, let’s take a moment to reflect on how sustainability and work cross paths.

The Journey of a Sustainable Building

As the world takes action to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, many tactics are lumped under the term “sustainability”. Investors, developers, and communities are starting to demand more ethical and environmental practices from businesses....

The Top 10 Emerald Blogs of 2022

Sustainability saw steady growth in multiple industries during 2022 and further entered mainstream conversations in the public and private sectors. This trend is driven by growing consumer demand for businesses to improve their environmental and...