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Bhavini Patel

Emma Stewart spoke about the “City-Company Nexus” at CDP’s Spring Workshop, hosted by Google. She highlighted the corollaries she observes between new corporate sustainability practices and those emerging among cities. She also pointed to a case study of a collaboration between a public company and city government:  Washington DC.  

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Bhavini Patel

Four Ways CEOs are Inspiring Mayors on Climate Action Emma Stewart, April 4, 2016, with Katie Walsh, Cities Program Manager, CDP   Over thousands of years humans have built and settled in what we now call cities, and over the years some of those cities flourished as others perished. Many that perished believed that climate

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Jonathan Rowe

Saving so much on transportation and the ability to use cleaner materials sounds like it should make it a no-brainer, but is it so simple?   3-D printing is going mainstream. It’s already become an incredibly useful tool for rapid prototyping in the manufacturing world, and now it’s moving into the world of buildings. A

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Jonathan Rowe

With the built environment accounting for roughly a third of all global greenhouse gas emissions, it’s clear that a meaningful path towards climate change reversal must focus on reducing the environmental burden linked to the structures we inhabit, both new and existing. Recognizing this truth, it’s not surprising there’s so much interest in net-zero energy buildings

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Jonathan Rowe

Huge video projection screens to ensure all the fans have a good view. Vendors serving thousands of beers, brats, and nachos. Giant restrooms capable of handling the influx of fans during breaks in the game. Massive parking lots big enough to handle the tailgating crowds, driving from near and far. And thousands of tons of

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