Sign in with Facebook
  • Facebook Page: 128172154133
  • Twitter: EarthProtect1

dena.new

dena.new

Dena New is an International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) candidate at Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Focusing her studies on finance and sustainability, she is passionate about the use of sustainable business practices in conserving our global future. She is also an avid foodie. Watch out for all things related to food and sustainability! 

Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Since 2000, the International Development (ID) community's battle to end (or substantially reduce) poverty by 2015 has played out on the world stage. There have been delays, defeats and some solid accomplishments. In doing so, the development community's thinking has evolved about what best constitu...
b2ap3_thumbnail_042613polsky-4.jpg
Continue reading
Hits: 1274 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Companies continue to rank low among global institutions when it comes to sustainability leadership, though a few companies — mostly the usual suspects — continue to rise above the others, according to an annual survey being released this week. If that sounds like damning with faint praise, it ...
b2ap3_thumbnail_weinreb-cso.jpg
Continue reading
Hits: 1583 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Green Products/Services
Nike, NASA, U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. State Department have launched a challenge to create new, sustainable materials. It's an effort to bring collective genius, unprecedented networks and new resources to overcome some of humanity's toughes...
b2ap3_thumbnail_050713nike.jpg
Continue reading
Hits: 2075 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Recycling
Cities cover 2 percent of the world's surface, but generate 70 percent of the world's waste. With increasing urban populations and consumption in developing nations, levels of urban waste can be expected to continue growing. Researchers have come up with a new tool to improve the measurement of was...
b2ap3_thumbnail_recycle.jpg
Continue reading
Hits: 1306 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Recycling
As major electronics companies continue to be accused of planning obsolescence into products, an IBM program focused on making good use of that old e-waste has been thriving. IBM’s Global Asset Recovery Services (GARS) can remanufacture just about any kind of IT equipment, regardless wheth...
b2ap3_thumbnail_Electronics-recycling-bin.jpg
Continue reading
Hits: 1755 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Green Design
In 2012, despite a 39 percent decline in education sector-related construction, the growth in its total green share was estimated to be $16 billion, almost double the 2008 green education market, according to the new report from McGraw-Hill Construction, "New and Retrofit Green Schools: The Cost Ben...
b2ap3_thumbnail_130502-schools-w.jpg
Continue reading
Hits: 1970 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Recycling
Did You Know that Your Company Could become a RAD Partner? The United States EPA, in partnership with manufacturers, utilities, retailers and state affiliates, have reduced energy consumption, increased the recycling of durable goods, and ensured the proper handling of hazardous substances through ...
b2ap3_thumbnail_RAD.jpg
Continue reading
Hits: 1655 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Buy Local
According to the 2012 survey by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, when you choose to do business locally, you are indeed making an impact. And that impact is happening at its best in the communities like ours that have embraced Local First. 65% of respondents reported revenue growth in ...
Continue reading
Hits: 1653 0 Comments

Posted by on in General Environment
The Hershey Chocolate Company has grown to be one of the most profitable chocolate companies in the world, and the largest producer in North America. What interests me (besides my love for chocolate) is the transparency and initiative that Hershey is taking to report their corporate social responsib...
b2ap3_thumbnail_hershey-kiss-csr-report.jpg
Continue reading
Hits: 6028 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Solar
One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLA announcing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transparent and is more durable and malleable than silicon. The applications are mind-boggling. Windows that produce ...
b2ap3_thumbnail_la-me-gs-ucla-transparent-solar-film-could-be--002.jpg
Continue reading
Hits: 1859 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Food
In addition to previewing a new sustainable food lifestyle app at the festival, the former Entourage star is also hosting music lineups at venues during the week to promote his Wreck room music project. The Food Tripping app, due to launch on Earth Day April 22, lets users find ...
b2ap3_thumbnail_adrian-Grenier.jpg
Continue reading
Hits: 1608 0 Comments
0

81595f2dd9db45846609c618f993af1c

© Earth Protect