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Sustainable Sites, Sustainable Trash?

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Mon, 2017-01-16 15:17

If you’ve spent a day in the big city lately, you may have noticed a big change in the type of trash receptacles located around town. BigBelly Solar has redefined how we throw away trash by developing one of the coolest trash bins you will ever see. In 2003, BigBelly Solar jumped on the scene with its goal of transforming the way cities think about waste collection. The company wanted to offer a solution for the public space by leveraging renewable solar energy and information technology. With these goals in mind, the solar-powered trashcan emerged.  Read more: Sustainable Sites, Sustainable Trash? »

Top 5 Nations for Renewable Investment

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Thu, 2019-11-14 09:06

Last week, Ernst & Young released their report for Country attractiveness indices (CAI) for February 2013, which consisted of 40 countries on the attractiveness of their renewable energy markets, energy infrastructure and the suitability for individual technologies. In the report, E&Y claims that policy uncertainties and financial incentives remain to be a substantial factor for renewables investors in many countries.

Corporate Social Responsibility

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Thu, 2016-11-03 12:15

There is no doubt that large corporations wield vast amounts of power in today's societies. But to what extent do these powerful agents have an obligation to operate with the public’s interest in mind?

A new Prosumer Report from Havas Worldwide surveyed exactly 10,219 people in 31 countries and the results were pretty shocking. Sixty-nine percent said that corporations have just as much of a responsibility as governments.  Read more: Corporate Social Responsibility »

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