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Making Change Together with the Cool City Challenge

At this morning’s EPA webinar (part of a dynamite series by EPA's West Coast Climate and Materials Management Forum), Annie Leonard shared what she has learned on her journey…

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Added by Sue Lebeck on September 9, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Mo'Data, Mo'Data, Mo'Data

Sustainability is, at last, becoming deeply embedded into business decision-making and practice.   "Mo'Data" is my translation of the mantra I heard from business leaders last month, as they described what is needed most to get this job done. From KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) to EPDs (Environmental Product Declarations) to…

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Added by Sue Lebeck on March 12, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

May is Game-Readiness Month for Change-Makers

Whether we feel we are experiencing too much change or not yet enough, change IS the massively multiplayer adventure game on the table these days. And the game is much more fun if we are prepared!

 

Admired colleagues are serving up some great preparations for change-makers this month, and you will want to get your share. Marianna Grossman’s Sustainable Silicon Valley WEST - Climate Change and Resiliency…

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Added by Sue Lebeck on May 1, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

100 Years of Innovation

In the after-glow of holiday magic, we are reminded of our power - and responsibility - to create magic in the world.  Suspending disbelief, we stretch our imaginations and, at least for a time, expand our view of what is possible. 

 

Recently, my colleagues and I answered an invitation to consider how to expand our collective view of what is possible in the field of commercial space.  In responding to DARPA’s One…

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Added by Sue Lebeck on January 3, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

"What Part of You is Not for Sale?"

Today's perspective comes from guest blogger Alyson Greenlee, a newly-minted twenty-something MBA who immediately impressed me.   I enjoy Alyson's thinking, so I asked her if I could share one of her thoughtful and provocative questions here.  Enjoy! -- Sue

 

What part of you is not for…

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Added by Sue Lebeck on December 6, 2011 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Celebrate! the California Benefit Corporation

News from our friends at B-Lab -- Woohoo!

Check out also our new Video addition to the B-Labs innovation story!…

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Added by Sue Lebeck on October 11, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Sprint - Your Partner for Smart Grid Innovation?

Brian Huey from Sprint took the time to answer InnovatingSMART's questions regarding communications support for Smart Grid innovators and entrepreneurs.   Check out Brian's detailed answers below.  THANK YOU, Brian! 

 

And check out The Sprint Open Solutions Conference Nov. 2-4, 2011, in Santa Clara, Calif. Registration is now open for the conference -- Half-off…

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Added by Sue Lebeck on August 16, 2011 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Scaffolding for the Smart Grid

My husband and I are repainting our historic Victorian home, and hold grand visions for what will emerge.  Today, the workmen came to put up the scaffolding necessary to get the job done. 

 

After a day of them erecting metal structures and laying down planks into strategic and stable configurations, I behold in amazement the result.  There now exist pathways and bridges providing access and support to the painters for every stage of their work to come -- whether removing…

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Added by Sue Lebeck on August 16, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

B Corporations--Changing the DNA of Business for Good!

You heard all about them from Deborah Hirsh of B-Labs.  Now -- come to hear from several business leaders who have incorporated their enterprises as B Corporations.  On March 21, join…

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Added by Sue Lebeck on March 14, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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