Drivers of Sustainability

While some people believe sustainability is a fad, we have identified the legitimate reasons why sustainability will last for years to come.

Drive Toward Healther Buildings and Positive Contributions

Wed, 2014-07-16 11:06

McGraw Hill Construction released a fascinating report this week titled, "The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings." The report identifies a general lack of awareness among medical practitioners of the health benefits of green building and sustainability and urges for better understanding of these benefits.

Medical Information Chart

Green Talk in Florida discusses how we can help the planet

Wed, 2013-09-18 08:37

In his Climate Action Speech delivered on June 25, 2013, President Obama put forth plans to reduce carbon emissions, improve energy efficiency, and prepare for protection against inevitable climate impacts. Among the many commitments, the President also issued a call to action: “Understand, this is not just a job for politicians.

TED Talk: Elon Musk

Fri, 2013-07-19 10:02

Elon Musk is one of the most daring and successful pioneers of our generation. He is currently the CEO of three companies: Tesla, Solar City, and Space X. Due to their pioneering nature, these ventures were huge risks for investors, and at some point each of these companies has been dangerously close to bankruptcy. However, somehow Elon has been able to not only sustain these businesses, but also lead them to be successful.

Learn about Green Power Partnerships

Mon, 2013-05-06 12:59

More and more, companies are developing plans to use more green power in their business efforts. There are companies like Intel who receive more than 50 percent of its energy from renewable sources, and even Whole Foods has offset 100 percent of its energy for four years running. Companies like these are all part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s voluntary program known as the Green Power Partnership.

The Green Power Partnership

Major League Sports Leading the Way

Mon, 2013-04-08 09:51

As the green culture of the U.S. continues to expand with things like LEED certified buildings, continued growth of renewables, and environmentally conscious business practices, it is only right that major league sports follows suit with their own green initiatives.

10 Reasons for Corporate Sustainability

Thu, 2012-07-19 11:09

Sustainable business practices have taken the forefront in the national conversation about sustainability. Although there are numerous companies with sustainable strategies in place, numerous business executives are still apprehensive about the benefits of implementing sustainability in their organization. Businesses that promote sustainable practices are not only more likely to improve efficiency and increase profits, but also assist in the preservation of the environment and the reduction of carbon emissions.

5 Reasons Why Sustainability is Sustainable

Wed, 2012-03-21 10:29

Sustainability, one of the more prominent headlines in the news recently, has created much debate in the United States. Rising energy costs and depleting natural resources have caused many Americans to question our energy future. While many people agree that sustainability is a necessary element to combat the energy gap, there still remains strong dissention and skepticism about its viability and importance.