Tag: Sustainability

World Water Day Infographic: Advancing A Circular Economy

Almost half the world's workers —1.5 billion people — work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its safe delivery, according to the United Nations. So, it’s no surprise that the theme for today's World Water Day is “Water and Jobs.”

World Water Day

The first White House Water Summit aims to mobilize a national effort to conserve and expand our water resources.

Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row.

Top 10 States Ranked In Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

Solar Energy For Multi-Tenant Buildings

CA firm financing mechanism focuses on bringing solar energy systems to multi-tenant commercial real estate.

PNC Tops Off Its New Global Headquarters In Pittsburgh

The Tower at PNC Plaza reflects the company's ongoing support of green building practices.

Burgers And Brews Set Sustainability Standard In The Heartland

Midwest companies leading the charge on corporate social responsibility.

Schindler Opens Elevator Manufacturing Facility In Hanover, PA

First elevator manufacturing facility in North America to achieve LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Energy Choices For A Strong And Secure America

American Security Project outlines policy choices to ensure energy security, economic stability, and environmental sustainability.

Five Trends: Why Smart Building Technology Makes Good Business Sense

New report from Jones Lang LaSalle makes the investment case for automated building systems.

QVC, Inc. Unveils Second Solar Farm In North Carolina

In Edgecombe County, 17,244 solar panels on two farms generate 5.8 million kilowatt-hours annually for QVC's Rocky Mount distribution center.

Piedmont Natural Gas To Open LEED Facility In NC

Rockingham location will become Piedmont's third LEED-certified facility.

FEATURE STORY: Thailand — Nuanced Nation, One-Stop Shop

Many site selectors are surprised to learn the country is an economic leader in Asia and a top-shelf business destination. From the May/June 2013 issue.

EPA Provides Technical Assistance Towards Sustainability Goals

The EPA has announced that 43 communities will receive technical assistance to pursue sustainable growth that encourages local economic development while safeguarding people’s health and the environment.

Zipcar Zipping From Cambridge To Boston, MA

Zipcar has been headquartered in Cambridge since the company was founded in 2000. More than 200 employees will move to Zipcar's new Boston corporate headquarters next year. Dec 6, 2012 @ 3:49 PM

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