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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
Even though we are all aware that green jobs have a lot of benefits, we sometimes fail to pay enough attention to the challenges that we have to face in the process of going green. Overcoming them is becoming increasingly important because of the current growth rate of the green jobs sector. The ch...
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Posted by on in Solar
A new report shows 2.5 million Americans now work in the clean energy field—and that number is quickly growing. The clean energy revolution means we’re getting more renewable power from the wind and sun, doing more with less waste in our workplaces and homes, and building some of the best all-elect...
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Posted by on in Ecotourism
When appeals to an environmental conscience cannot motivate governments to conserve their natural resources, a swift kick in the wallet may. Gaining traction are projects to quantify the value of “services” provided to us by oceans, forests and other ecosystems, d...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
AUSTIN, Texas - Offering a more upbeat view of the economy, President Obama resurrected his jobs proposals Thursday, advancing modest initiatives as he pushed for action on more ambitious efforts that face resistance from congressional Republicans. "We're poised for progress," he said. The presiden...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
Adopting "clean technology" doesn't have to cost the earth, whether you're a large global enterprise or a local shop, but it could ensure the long-term survival of your business. As the population continues to grow, the demand for food, water and energy will rise by as much as 50% by 2030, says the...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
  Can a community like the South Bronx, which  suffers from  high unemployment, underinvestment and so-called environmental injustice, fit into the green economy? In 2010 a union-backed training initiative took on the question, enrolling unemployed  residents, including many w...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Problem: Changing the US and other countries in the world to create a green-based economy, while phasing out fossil fuels. Solution: It will take more than government programs and incentives. Companies and other organizations need to embrace the change and can prosper in doing so. This week's Solu...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
We are delighted to release our paper exploring how to unlock value from today’s business challenges such as increasing input costs, pricing of externalities, new technologies, customer & shareholder scrutiny, and volatility/uncertainty. Within the businesses that we have assisted in our years ...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Creating new well-paying jobs to spur the economic recovery remains a central concern globally and in the US. The Great Recession has left many professionals and their families struggling to make ends meet for over two years. This jobless recovery is likely to be the longest recovery since the Great...
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