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World-Renowned Architect Norman Foster on Green Building Practices

World Renowned Architect Norman Foster on Green Building Practices

Norman Foster is the founder and executive chairman of Foster + Partners, a global studio for architecture, urbanism and design, rooted in sustainability. Watch below as Foster speaks on how architects need to evolve to make sure that they are putting green at the very core of their buildings and designs.   Foster: Buildings are…

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How Pepsi Drinkers are Empowering Sustainable Farming

Pepsico recently announced its intentions to increase the company’s pursuit of sustainable farming. Watch or read below as Jim Andrews, Pepsico’s Chief Sustainability Officer, talks about the company’s plans to eliminate at least three million tons of emissions by 2030.   Host: You, of course, know PepsiCo as the soda snack giant, but the New…

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TCC Partners with Recipric on Sidelining Carbon Initiative

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – The Conservation Coalition (TCC) is announcing Recipric as the official Sports Industry Partner for Sidelining Carbon. Recipric engages the sports industry in sustainability efforts by advising on a holistic strategy that incorporates environmental and social sustainability efforts, including resource efficiency in the stadium, fan engagement and sustainable partnerships, and reducing…

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Recent QSR Moves as Digital Ordering Continues to Soar

As the pandemic and social distancing persist, more and more daily activities have gone virtual. When it comes to meal-time decisions, convenience is key for customers. With the limitations the pandemic has put in place, what’s the most convenient way to get healthy meals? Many city residents use food delivery services like UberEats, Postmates, GrubHub…

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Balancing Cost and Function with Eco-Friendly Secondary Packaging

Sustainability is playing a more prominent role in corporate branding and imaging. While primary packaging is playing a key role for consumer packaged goods, a number of brands are interested in sustainable secondary packaging solutions. A growing demand for sustainable packaging According to PMMI’s report, Packaging Sustainability: A Changing Landscape, the sustainable packaging market is expected…

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Polygon Reduces Carbon Footprint Whilst Saving Time and Money with RIT Plan in Belgium

Polygon in Belgium found themselves encountering a problem with technicians driving longer distances than needed, which led to lost driving time, high fuel costs and ultimately, pollution of the environment. “It also created frustrated technicians, so we realized we had to change our way of working,” says Carla Slaets Country president of Polygon Belgium. With…

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Where Do All the Old Solar Panels Go?: Business Casual

Solar panels have long been the figurehead of the sustainability movement. They are the celebrities of being “off-grid,” representing everything it means to building a lifestyle in harmony with the earth. But how earth-friendly are solar panels? Powered by RedCircle Millions of tonnes of solar panels hit landfills each year, and that number is only…

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Fostering a Culture of Engagement is Key to Combating Employee Disengagement and Quiet Quitting
June 12, 2024

Employee engagement in the U.S. workforce has reached an alarming 11-year low, with only 30% of employees actively engaged at work, according to Gallup. This significant drop in engagement and rise in disengagement highlights a pressing challenge for leaders across various industries on how to foster a culture where employees feel motivated and valued. What…

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How a Futurist Sees Healthcare Being Delivered!
June 12, 2024

In a recent episode of the “Healthcare Rethink” podcast by FinThrive, host Brian Urban explored the future of healthcare with Trond Arne Undheim, a leading Futurist and Research scholar in Global Systemic Risk, Innovation, and Policy. Undheim, author of “Health Tech: Rebooting Society Software, Hardware, and Mindset,” shared his vision of a healthcare system…

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Industry-Wide Collaboration and Historical Aerodynamic Insights Ensure eVTOL Safety
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) sector is on the cusp of revolutionizing urban mobility, yet it faces significant aerodynamic challenges. With the rise of urban air mobility, the industry must navigate complex issues like vortex ring state and outwash effects. As the technology progresses, the stakes are high for ensuring safety and…

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Seamless eVTOL Urban Air Mobility Requires Smart Vertiport Design and Regulatory Support
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) industry is on the brink of transforming urban air mobility, with significant investments fueling rapid advancements. Projections indicate a substantial growth in the sector, underscoring its potential to reshape transportation. However, these developments bring forth considerable challenges, particularly concerning infrastructure and safety. What are the main infrastructural…

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Retrofitting Your Building to Go Green
January 22, 2020

Making the decision to “go green” and do your part to reduce your environmental footprint is an admirable one, but one that comes with an onslaught of questions – how will you go about it? What needs to be changed? Will it require a total upheaval? Fortunately, the answer may be simpler than you think….

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What Are Green-Collar Jobs, and Are They the Future?
December 26, 2019

Are green-collar jobs the future of the global workforce? With a growing focus on sustainability, more and more green-collar jobs are opening up. But what are green-collar jobs? They are generally seen as jobs that focus on environmentally conscious developments, technology, and policies as more industries increase sustainable practices. These jobs include: Environmental or biological…

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Tile Makers Like Crossville Are Setting New Bars for Sustainability
June 7, 2019

Sustainability continues to drive the future of AEC as regulations push for more ecologically conscious business practices and more consumers demand eco-responsibility from manufacturers and builders. But manufacturers of building materials are taking the cue as they, too, look for more eco-friendly methods of processing natural materials. In this episode of the AEC Podcast,…

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How We Made Manufacturing More Environmentally Friendly
March 15, 2019

It is one thing for a company to be an innovator with the products it is developing, but it is another thing to be an innovator and trendsetter in sustainability. Clarus is a company that has strived for and excelled in both. On today’s episode of Glass is in Session, we sat back down…

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