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How Solar Energy Is Powering Off-Grid Health Clinics

Solar energy continues to show huge promise for bringing clean affordable power to those living off the grid, but many of the off-grid solar applications, especially in developing countries, focus on small projects, such as charging mobile devices and providing light after dark, not powering entire buildings and organizations. However, that is changing, and some […]

August 26th

Sustainability as a Condition of Association Membership? Let’s Make It a Trend!

A few days ago, I blogged about the American Forest & Paper Association’s ability to blow its own horn that its member companies have made great strides in key areas of sustainability, including paper recovery, emissions reduction, use of alternative energies, and much more. I was looking at its 2010 “Sustainability Report” again today and […]

B-cycle: Can it work in the U.S.?

Today Alex Bogusky, Chairman of Crispin Porter + Bogusky is set to speak at SXSW on the topic of bike sharing. CPB is one of the three founding partners of B-cycle, a concept which has been quietly gaining support in cities around the U.S. and which has been launched, under another company, to a degree of success in Paris. The question is, can it succeed here?

March 13th