Fashion brands that are leading the sustainable movement

Green Prophet

The topic of sustainability has become very popular in recent years. The industry will probably grow even bigger in the following years, considering that more and more new sustainable brands keep popping up almost every month. Ecologically spot-on and dead sexy.

Sustainability Movement

The Green Changemakers

Now Western is turning its focus to a sustainable future, developing new campus organizations, instituting sustainable action plans and opening new possibilities for the next generation of students. Tags: Sustainable-development Education Western Washington University in Bellingham WA prides itself on being one of the most influential educational institutions in the US in the race to go GREEN.


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Earth Hour is Tomorrow!

Green Earth Journey

Only a year later and Earth Hour had become a global sustainability movement with more than 50 million people across 35 countries participating. Earth Hour occurs this Saturday, March 27th at 8:30PM (local time) around the world. earthTV presents LIVE camera feeds from Paris (Eiffel Tower), Sydney (Opera House and Harbour Bridge), Berlin (Brandenburg Gate), and Munich (Church of our Lady). Tune in to to catch these landmarks turn off their lights to support Earth Hour.

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How to Turn Your City Sustainable

Green (Living) Review

To move forward, communities need to take a step back and create a long-term sustainability plan—and you just might be the person to get your city’s started. Amidst a movement toward more sustainable communities are stories of regular people leading the way and taking action in all areas of sustainable living. John Heneghan’s approach to sustainability was to work through the channels of local government.

Your Big Questions to Julián Castro

Sightline Daily

Again, we’d love to see the conversation continue in the comments section below, sharing your own recommendations for our young questioners or your experience of working to build an inclusive sustainability movement. Sightline Institute researches the best practices in public policy for a sustainable Pacific Northwest.

Cleaner Cookstoves for a Cooler Planet

Green Prophet

The New Yorker christened Scott the movement’s Thomas Edison, adding, “The average cooking fire produces as much carbon dioxide as a car, and a great deal more soot. Radha Muthiah, executive director of the Alliance, predicts that the emergence of middle-income countries such as the Next Eleven (N-11) will invigorate this sustainability movement. Nearly 3 billion people lack safe and efficient cooking gear. It’s time to make the problem in the kitchen sexier.

San Miguel de Allende: leading Mexico's green revolution

Green Traveler Guides

“The organic movement is happening here,&# Dianne declares. Where to eat The Restaurant: a Masterton creation At the heart of the growing “eat local, organic and sustainable&# movement here is chef Donnie Masterton. Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Earth Hour - March 28, 2009 From 8:30-9:30pm

The Go Green Blog

In 2008 the message grew into a global sustainability movement with 50 million people switching off their lights. It’s the 3rd annual Earth Hour in one month - Saturday, March 28, 8:30-9:30pm. What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour began in Sydney in 2007 as a global climate change initiative, calling individuals and businesses around the world, to turn off their lights for one hour. In 2007, 2.2 million homes and businesses seized the challenged.

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Can Sustainable Food Feed the Whole US? | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Can Sustainable Food Feed the Whole US? Addressing a room of 70-90 modern farmer types, urban-planners, and Bay Area locals, Mother Jones Tom Philpott , Earth Island Journal s Jason Mark , and former editor Twilight Greenaway discussed issues taking up the most space on their plates, along with their vision for the future of the sustainable food movement. "Whats the sweet spot for scale for the sustainable food movement?" Skip to Navigation.

Mindfulness and Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

At first glance mindfulness and sustainability might not seem to be that connected. An interesting study in Social Indicators Research from Jacob, Jovic, and Brinkerhoff point out that mindfulness and sustainability are actually connected. Another researcher''s work, Oscar Kjell''s study Sustainable well-being: A potential synergy between sustainability and well-being research in Review of General Psychology , takes a little different approach to the same general area.

Net Impact Annual Conference

Eco Friendly Daily

More than 1,500 MBA students and professionals gathered at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania this past week at the annual Net Impact North American Conference to attend Net Impact’s 16th Annual North American Conference catering to this year’s theme, The Sustainable Advantage: Creating Social and Environmental Value.

One Billion Strong: Can Chinese Megacities Lead on Urban Conservation?

Conservancy Talk

Conservation work in Chinese cities I had the opportunity to attend meetings with many inspiring individuals who are working on urban sustainability, and I saw lots of great on-the-ground work in China. But after spending two weeks learning from my colleagues and seeing what they value about their cities, I’m filled with hope for the burgeoning sustainability movement in China.

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Announces California Sustainable Winegrowing Certification

Green (Living) Review

Lohr's success as one of the first 17 California vineyards and wineries to earn third-party certification through the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines has earned the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing (CCSW) distinction from the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA) for its estate vineyards in the appellations of Paso Robles and Arroyo Seco, Monterey County, as well as for its two wineries located in Paso Robles and San Jose.

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Edward Norton

Conservancy Talk

To continue the conversation on the ideas in Nature’s Fortune , I recently spoke with leading conservationists, CEOs, scientists, academics and activists about the environmental movement — what’s working well, what we could do better and what they see as the biggest challenges and opportunities ahead. Edward Norton: Most of what I know about environmental conservation I learned from my father, who has been a leader within the movement for over 30 years.

Sustainability on Shaky Ground — Sightline Daily - Northwest News.

Sightline Daily

Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Sustainability on Shaky Ground Posted by Edward C. Wolf 03/02/2011 10:30 AM A Cascadian quake could set the sustainability movement back. I tend to frame sustainability in these bioregional terms. Less noted are the ways a Cascadia earthquake and tsunami could undermine progress toward sustainability. Skip to content.

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Strategy for Sustainability: A Business Manifesto,

The Green Changemakers

That calls for the relentless pursuit not of short-term profitability, but of long-term sustainability—and that doesn’t mean “green.” Leading business strategist Adam Werbach pushes sustainability well beyond quaint notions of saving the planet. In Strategy for Sustainability , Werbach redefines the movement to address not just environmental and economic trends, but also social and cultural ones. Source: Sustainable Life Media. Layoffs. Failing companies.

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Sustainability on Shaky Ground

Sightline Daily

Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Sustainability on Shaky Ground Posted by Edward C. Wolf 03/02/2011 10:30 AM A Cascadian quake could set the sustainability movement back. I tend to frame sustainability in these bioregional terms. Less noted are the ways a Cascadia earthquake and tsunami could undermine progress toward sustainability. Skip to content.

Sustainability is destroying the Earth

The Green Changemakers

“Very provocative article that make us question what sustainability is really about and what alternatives we actually need to create different systems. Enjoy!” ~ Mabel Don’t talk to me about sustainability. I refuse to sustain the monster. What is it we are trying to sustain? The sustainability movement says that our capacity to endure is the responsibility of individuals, who must make lifestyle choices within the existing structures of civilization.

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Community as Technology

The Green Changemakers

I traveled with 24 fellow alumni of the Masters in Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability program , and we brought with us our own tools and technologies for making a bright green future. Realizing the relevance of community itself as a technology, we joined many local and international sustainability networks in exploring the possibilities for collaboration at a dialogue hosted by the Global Sustainability Programme at RMIT.

Could Mindfulness hold the key to unlock a sustainable future?

The Green Changemakers

Posted by sdreyerleon in Uncategorized July 6, 2011 Educating for Sustainability: A Mindfulness Practice! During the interview, Thich Nhat Hanh says something that cuts to the heart of what I see as the relationship between mindfulness and sustainability. It puts me in mind of the reasons why I believe so strongly in the development of the field of Educating for Sustainability. For more in the Sustainable Business Strategy series, click here.

Smart by Nature

The Green Changemakers

Smart by Nature is based on four guiding principles: Nature is our teacher; Sustainability is a community practice; The real world is the optimal learning environment; Sustainable living is rooted in a deep knowledge of place. Nature is our teacher view all content > To envision sustainable communities, we look to design principles evolved since the advent of life on Earth. We can pattern human societies and institutions after the patterns found in sustainable ecosystems.

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Spring of Sustainability - FREE 3 month online teleseminar events

The Green Changemakers

HIghly recommended: a FREE series of live, online and teleseminar events where you can learn from and be inspired by more than 100 pioneers of sustainability. Sustainable-development Conference Education

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The 2011 Edition of the Journal of Sustainability Education

The Green Changemakers

Her impressive accomplishments and the examples she brings to the interview are a must-read of inspiration for anyone involved with sustainability education. Show that your company or institution educates for sustainability. This essay explores the challenges facing organizations intent on fostering peace, justice, and sustainability when incorporating traditional business practices into their operational modeling. Sustainable-development Research Education

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Seeing cities as the environmental solution, not the problem

The Green Changemakers

The increased development and maintenance of strong, sustainable cities and towns will not happen without a concerted effort. This is the first in a series of posts that will introduce NRDC’s agenda for sustainable communities. But, at the same time, moving toward sustainability requires work on selected individual issues in a focused way, bringing significant resources to bear on a limited number of key challenges faced by American cities.

Weekend Reading 3/11/11

Sightline Daily

Lots to think about -- and do -- to build a sustainability movement that matches Cascadias shifting demographic profile. Alex Steffens new book is out, a sort of Worldchanging 2.0 -- a big update and revision to the original that takes into account the many changes to the landscape of clean energy and sustainability. (Im Skip to content.