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Environment

 

Innovations in environmental protection

 

Funding the Sun

Village Power Finance gives members of nonprofit associations a novel way to pay for solar conversion projects.

 
Sustainability

Scoring Sustainability

Through an initiative called Earthwards, Johnson & Johnson aims to create a greener company—one product at a time.

 

A Smarter Way to Park

In San Francisco, planners are using variable pricing to reduce the congestion, pollution, and aggravation that come with big-city traffic.

 

Future Thirst

Meeting the world's growing demand for water will require advances in technology that build on 3,000 years of progress.

Reviewed By Eric Stowe | Spring 2014
 
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A Man of His Time

The founder of the Worldwatch Institute and the Earth Policy Institute pursues an unfinished agenda.

 
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Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy

Creating Climate Wealth discusses business model innovations that will help battle the effects of climate change.

 
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The Solution Revolution

The Solution Revolution discusses the need for a new cross-sector approach to global problems.

 

Conservation as an Investment

Environmental conservation and business investment are not mutually exclusive, argues the CEO of the Nature Conservancy.

Reviewed By Robert Jaquay | Summer 2013
 
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Bottom-Up Solutions to Mitigating Climate Change

NGOs, social entrepreneurs, impact investors, and philanthropists need to help slow climate warming.

 
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When Cooking Can Kill

Traditional cookstoves are being recognized as a major health hazard.