The Green Power Hike, which recently took place in Hong Kong, is an annual fundraising event that focuses on environmental conservation and education. It’s a great initiative, but it serves as another reminder of just how inundated my daily life has become by the word “green” and how many different meanings the word has come to adopt. I am beginning to think that (more…)
According to the post, Why It’s Time to Kick Your Green Initiatives Up a Notch, “results of the second-annual Sustainability & Innovation Survey of global corporate leaders by MIT’s Sloan Management Review and Boston Consulting Group suggest that green practices are taking firm root in the business (more…)
When it comes to the green energy race, it’s not over until it’s over. Just look at the city of Denver.
No one will deny that quite possibly one of the biggest contributors to carbon dioxide emissions is vehicles. There is no denying that traveling is important, however, the damage being done cannot be fixed so easily. Although numerous cities around the world are making public transportation and alternative (more…)
Everyone was talking about Super Bowl 45 yesterday: the national anthem fiasco, the best and worst adverts and the celebrity shenanigans. As a green blog we’d like to add another point to the the Super Bowl buzz: how green stadiums across the country are. The Cowboys Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, appears at number (more…)
I am spoke yesterday at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC at a forum on green jobs for women. Although policymakers assert that government investments in green initiatives can produce 20% more jobs than traditional economic stimulus measures, women are not finding as much employment in the green sector as men. I wrote about this (more…)