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Sustainable Brands Conference Update: Empowering Consumers

The Green Samaritan

Moving from blueberries to business, the Sustainable Brands Conference ’11 kicks off next week in Monterey, California June 7-10. Green Living EcoBonus GoodGuide How to buy green Josh Dorfman Sustainable Brands 2011 Conference

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Ecosocialist Conference shows potential for a united green left in North America

Green Blog

I was unable to attend the Ecosocialist Conference in New York City on April 20, and it is clear from all reports that I missed an important and inspiring event. Below are reports by three participants in the conference. “A resounding success!”

Israeli Reuse Conference Claims that Big Opportunities Come in.

Green Prophet

The first national Reuse Conference taking place in Pardes Hana-Carcur today is trying to prove that reuse is not only creative and good for the environment, but a good business opportunity as well.

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Meet A Few Green Prophets At Energy Conference, Eilat

Green Prophet

At least three Green Prophets will be at the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference tomorrow in Eilat, Israel. Among those on the media panel will be Green Prophet’s friend David Goldman from Expansion Media.

UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

The green-savvy will attend to learn more but it’s very hard to convince new people with no prior interest in the issue to give up their time to discuss a brand new topic. This is where the SustainabilityCamp conference in the UAE comes in.

More Sustainable Business: Going Green at Conferences

Living Green & Saving Energy

Part of doing business is attending conferences. Traveling to the conference location, going to meetings, getting around while you are there, eating and drinking. Here are some some simple ideas to make your conference attendance more sustainable. green business practices green work habits reduce fossil fuels going green at conferences A lot happens that could be done more sustainably.

Civilization without destruction

Conservancy Talk

“Forests precede civilization; deserts follow.” It seems apt to quote a nineteenth century French writer and politician, François-René Chateaubriand, from the climate summit in Paris this week. But even more so when you consider the context for his writing.

Green Destination Orlando launches

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. Green Building Council (USGBC), Central Florida Chapter, announced the launch of Green Destination Orlando after a successful pilot program. All are leaders in Orlando-area green building operations, notes Belon.

Green Prophet at Desertec Conference in Cairo

Green Prophet

Tafline is currently at the Desertec Dii conference in Cairo, reporting from the field. Above is Dii’s CEO Paul van Son addressing the Dii conference. The conference venue – the Semiramis Hotel – overlooks the Nile River that is the lifeblood of so many countries.

Green Hero: Gili Islands’ Delphine Robbe

Green Traveler Guides

Delphine Robbe: the Gilis' green guardian. After conferring with scientists and engineers, GET is planning to plug these reef holes. I think it’s a safe bet that it will take more than a little brush with cancer to slow down Delphine Robbe, a seemingly unstoppable green hero.

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Saudi Arabia Sinks $26 Billion in Green Buildings

Green Prophet

Saudi Arabian investment in 76 new environmentally savvy construction projects is estimated to exceed $26 billion, according to Faisal Al-Fadl, Secretary General of the Saudi Green Building Forum (SGB Forum). Image of green conference from SGB Forum.

Dubai’s Renewable Energy Conference To Boost Middle East Green Energy Investment

Green Prophet

With more than $20 billion worth of renewable energy projects currently being developed in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the upcoming Mena Renewable Energy conference in Dubai will look at boosting investment in this sector.

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London Olympic Games 2012: where to go green

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening the Games |. Of the nearly one million visitors anticipated in London for the summer 2012 Olympics, how many will insist on going green? And what does the epicenter of Englishness have waiting to greet the green traveler? The map: essential green companion.

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Looking Back at Paris: Investing in Nature Gains Traction as Climate Solution

Conservancy Talk

We need to know as much about so-called green infrastructure as engineers know about gray—manmade—infrastructure. The negotiations room wasn’t the only place at the U.N. climate convention where leaders made critical progress.

A Word From MPD: NYC Welcomes The Good And Green Marketing Conference

Eccorazzi

Placing a specific interest on Generation Y, I’ve helped companies like American Express strengthen both their green and social action platforms. and Steve Thomas , former host of This Old House on The History Channel and Renovation Nation on Planet Green.

Apple App for certified green hotels worldwide

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. G reen Globe is adding Green Key Global certified properties to its application for Apple mobile devices. The Green Globe App can be downloaded free of charge from the Apple App Store.

Seane Corn on the Hyatt Boycott & Yoga Journal Conference.

Elephant Journal

Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. Seane Corn on the Hyatt Boycott & Yoga Journal Conference: Statement. Just arrived in SF for the YJ conference.

5 Ways Attendees Can ‘Green’ Natural Products Expo West.

Elephant Journal

What could attendees be doing to green Expo West or other conferences they attend?

TEDxAmman – Mohammed Asfour’s Green Message

Green Prophet

The chairman of the Jordan Green Building Council Mohammad Asfour tells us why nature inspires him to deliver a practical message of action. If you have been keeping an eye on the green scene in Jordan , then there’s no chance that you could have missed Mohammed Asfour.

Another Reason To Green The Asphalt Jungle

Environmental News Network

These thoughts are perfectly natural because many urban areas do have increased crime rates and you are unlikely to see many trees or green spaces while pounding the pavement. The other hypothesis is that the green eases psychological stresses, making violent crime less likely.

When will the Middle East wake up to green roofs?

Green Prophet

This year Paris hosts the COP 21, the United Nations conference on climate change. Expect to see other green news coming in the run up to the December summit. The list of added benefits of green roofs is long. Vive la France!

Data Centre Carbon and Water Efficiency featured at European Conference

Green (Living) Review

New measurements for data centre efficiency defined by industry alliance The Green Grid, will feature in a plenary debate at the 7th annual DataCentres 2011 April 2011 - New measurements for data centre efficiency defined by industry alliance The Green Grid, will feature in a plenary debate at the 7th annual DataCentres 2011. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article

Solutions for Cities – From Nature

Conservancy Talk

That’s why we worked together recently to craft an important resolution for the United States Conference of Mayors’ 84 th Annual Meeting. June 20 was the official first day of summer – but as Texans, we’d be forgiven for not realizing it.

From Paris: Government Leaders Emphasize Protecting Nature

Conservancy Talk

And Justiano Netto, State Secretary of the Green Municipalities Program of Pará, Brazil, noted that his government and its citizens of course want to grow their economy – but not at the expense of the Amazon. Mark R.

Jordan To Host International Permaculture Conference

Green Prophet

Green-fingered activists will be flocking to Jordan to attend the tenth International Permaculture Conference this September. The bustling city of Amman and sweeping red sands of Wadi Rum in Jordan will be hosting the International Permaculture conference this month.

Gorgeous green-roofed Ostim Eco Park is an incubator for clean tech in Turkey

Green Prophet

ONZ Architects strike the perfect balance between nature and development with their incredibly efficient green-roofed design proposal for the park, slated for construction in Ankara. Design clean tech Green design Turkey ONZ Architects OSTIM Eco Park

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Israel Takes Messianic Stance on the Rio+20 United Nations Conference

Green Prophet

Israeli diplomats and ministers have taken a quasi-Messianic tone as the Rio+20 United Nations conference approaches.”Our ” Israel has a reputation as an international hub of green technology.

Find Green Prophet at the 2nd Annual DII Conference in Cairo

Green Prophet

Green Prophet is crossing the desert in a bus to attend one of the most important renewable energy conferences on earth. Green Prophet is heading across the desert to attend the second annual Dii Conference being held at the swanky Semiramis InterContinental Hotel in Cairo.

Share Beirut is TED-style Creativity Conference for Lebanon

Green Prophet

In October there will be a free three day conference in Beirut which will look at “digital” rights in the MENA and promote creativity. If you are interested in attending this FREE conference, register as soon as you can before the 28 th of September.

Scribblers Retreat Writers' Conference

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Scribblers Retreat Writers’ Conference I recently came back from Georgia, where I participated in the May session of Scribblers’ Retreat Writers’ Conference.

THIS Toothbrush Is A Miswak | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Thank you Leen for sharing your eco-product with Green Prophet. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ????????????

Going Green In Your Home

Green Prophet

Today, with the wealth of cheap detergents available at the supermarket, it can be hard to make the decision to choose the more expensive “Green” Products. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ????????????

Jerusalem Launches World Pilgrimage Conference for People of Faith

Green Prophet

Green Pilgrim Jerusalem hosts a week-long international symposium on greening pilgrimage, with major religious leaders from around the world. Read more about the Jerusalem Symposium on Green Pilgrimage on the event’s website. Green Prophet will be there!

Green Designers’ Cloudy Thinking

Green Prophet

The concept’s not awful and something tower builders in the Middle East can learn from: raise up private green spaces typically placed at ground level to the sky. The 14,000 m2 volume will house a sky lounge, restaurants, a conference center, and health club.

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Israeli Government Officials Prepare to Paint the Knesset Green

Green Prophet

Five governmental committees and eight scheduled discussions plan on painting the Israeli Knesset green tomorrow during “Environment Day&#. Read more about the green activity of the Israeli Knesset:: Green Tsunami Washes Over Knesset.

UN Office in Jordan Gets the Green Building Gold

Green Prophet

It’s like the Olympics, but in green building codes: The new Amman headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) just grabbed top kudos for green building: Certified Gold under Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a world standard for green building certification.

3 U.S. hotels win as green ‘earthkeepers’

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. Green Building Council. hotels win as green ‘earthkeepers’ is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. H otels in Washington, D.C. Stone Mountain (Georgia) and San Francisco get this year’s Good Earthkeeping honors.

2010 Peak Oil Conference

Green (Living) Review

Global Energy Experts Agree: We are Facing the End of Oil as We Know It Speakers at ASPO-USA Conference Urge Government Action Now WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Economists, activists, technical experts and policymakers from across the political spectrum gathered October 7-9, 2010 in Washington, DC to discuss the global energy crisis. ASPO-International President Dr. Kjell Aleklett concluded the conference with a plea to the audience.

MENASOL in Dubai is for Middle East CV and CSP Solar Energy

Green Prophet

A two-day networking and conference in Dubai this May will give equal treatment to both concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) initiatives. Hit the jump to read our Q & A with Gallego and find out how to register for the conference in time to receive a discounted price.

500+ properties now listed on VeggieHotels site

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | More than 500 hotels and B&Bs that serve exclusively vegetarian or vegan food are now listed on VeggieHotels. The Berlin-based web portal, launched in 2011, makes it easy to find purely vegetarian hotels, guest houses and conference centers.

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