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'Conference on Island Sustainability' for Guam and Micronesia
The University of Guam will host a (2010-08-02)
American Chemical Society hosts sustainability forum at 239th National Meeting
The American Chemical Society invites news media covering its 239th National Meeting to the society's first sustainability forum on Tuesday, March 23, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Moscone Center Esplanade Ballroom 301. (2010-03-16)
Ethical issues ignored in teaching, research of sustainability
Just about everyone agrees that sustainability is a good thing. (2010-07-01)
Science, Innovation, and Partnerships for Sustainability -- Symposium May 16-18
Sustainability has become a major focus for federal, state, and local government agencies, businesses, and nonprofits. (2012-05-07)
Incorporating sustainability in the US Environmental Protection Agency
The US EPA's Office of Research and Development has requested a National Research Council study to help define their efforts to incorporate sustainability concepts into agency programs. (2010-11-23)
Corporate sustainability should be core strategy, requires paths unique to each business
In an effort to qualify the process of investing in corporate sustainability, University of Missouri researchers examined two major international apparel brands, Nike and Adidas, to determine the paths taken to reach corporate sustainability. (2016-04-19)
Economic concerns drive sustainability in American cities and towns
While environmental issues are often cited as a major factor in cities and towns in pursuing sustainability, a new study shows that economic concerns can be just as important to local governments in adopting concrete sustainability plans. (2016-04-25)
Sustainable business innovation adds firms' market value
Sustainable business innovation is good business; researchers from Aalto University, Finland have proved. (2012-12-05)
K-State geographer working to clarify what sustainability really means to rural decision-makers
A geographer is researching how people define sustainability with the hope that this will later help civic and business leaders in rural communities make more informed decisions about sustainability. (2009-09-22)
Newly proposed system of measurement could help determine community sustainability
A newly proposed system of measurement known as the community sustainability assessment system, or CSAS, could be used to define what it means to be a sustainable community as well as evaluate the impact of individual communities on global sustainability, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2019-04-18)
ASU professor says engineers need to look at sustainability in different light
Engineers, trained to be object problem solvers, need to look at sustainability in a different way than they would approach other subjects in order to fully understand it, according to Arizona State University researcher Brad Allenby. (2007-02-16)
'Practicing Sustainability' chosen for a silver Nautilus Book Award
Practicing Sustainability, published by Springer, has been selected as a silver-award winner of the 2013 Nautilus Book Awards, in the (2013-05-14)
40 U-M students named Dow Sustainability Fellows
Forty master's and professional-degree students from eight schools and colleges at the University of Michigan are beginning the Dow Sustainability Fellows Program today, marking the first cohort of fellows in the $10 million program launched last spring. (2013-01-17)
How higher education can advance sustainability is focus of K-State conference
The conference's goal is to provide information that higher education colleagues -- students, faculty and staff -- can use in their own work. (2009-12-03)
Workshops on biotechnology and water for science journalists
There are still some places available on two international workshops for science journalists that the Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands) is organizing at the start of 2008. (2007-11-29)
New dietary guidelines must be sustainable, regardless of politics
The new iteration of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans must incorporate sustainability considerations -- both for the health and wellbeing of Americans and the world in which we live, urges a new piece appearing in Science Express on Oct. (2015-10-01)
Viewing choices through a sustainable lens
Sustainability is a human decision -- a responsibility that relies on good information and how we choose to use it -- according to George Basile, a senior sustainability scientist at Arizona State University, who made that point in this month's cover story in Sustainability: The Journal of Record. (2012-08-15)
Sustainability-linked loans provide opportunities for chemical firms
Spurred by calculations showing that companies with a lower environmental impact are less of a financial risk, banks are beginning to offer cheaper loans if chemical firms hit agreed-upon levels of environmental performance. (2019-06-26)
Tecnalia to host the international 2011 IDDRG Conference in Bilbao
Tecnalia will be hosting the international 2011 IDDRG conference in Bilbao June 5-8, 2011. (2010-10-25)
Sustainability, college athletics don't always connect
Large college athletics departments talk the talk when it comes to concern for the environment and environmental sustainability, but only a small percentage of these departments actually walk the walk in making their operations (2012-02-14)
Sustainability management: Legitimacy is more important than profit for large companies
The driving force behind sustainability management activities of large companies is mainly the pursuit of social acceptance. (2016-02-25)
People believe achieving environmental sustainability could hinder quality of life
Social wellbeing and community, not wider economy, uppermost in people's concerns over sustainability policies. (2019-09-02)
Thinking outside sustainability's box at the intersection of art and science
Science is about facts, but the science of sustainability also involves questions underpinned by values. (2012-02-17)
Summer Olympics go for the green as London prepares to host the world
As athletes from around the world compete for medals at the Summer Olympics in London, the city will be striving to meet Olympic-level sustainability goals. (2012-07-11)
Canadian small businesses leading the way in sustainability
New research from the University of Waterloo shows that Canadian small businesses are important- and often overlooked- drivers of sustainability and the green economy. (2018-04-05)
GREENBioPharma -- Dec. 2-3, 2009
Sponsored by Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News and organized by BioConferences International Inc., GREENBioPharma is the sustainability conference of the year. (2009-11-09)
Why are some people greener than others?
Differences in attitudes and cultural values could have far-reaching implications for the development of a sustainable global society, according to an analysis to be published in the International Journal of the Sustainable Economy. (2012-06-12)
IARU Sustainability Science Congress 2014
The congress invites experts across disciplines to break down academic barriers and jumpstart a broader collaboration on sustainable solutions relevant for society. (2013-10-07)
Software to calculate the environmental, social and economic impacts of transport
A Basque consortium, with the participation of Tecnalia among others, is designing a new tool to improve the sustainability of the transport sector, responsible for 25 percent of greenhouse gases. (2014-04-02)
Too little scope for development in today's aircraft technology
New technology can do much to improve certain aspects of aviation in terms of sustainable development over the next fifty years, but this will be nowhere near enough to compensate for the expected growth in air travel. (2007-06-26)
Harnessing computers to create a sustainable future
Harnessing the power of computers to help create an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable future -- that is the purpose of a major new grant issued by the National Science Foundation. (2016-01-08)
Cocoa And Chocolate Experts Convene To Discuss Sustainable Cocoa Production
Chocolate and cocoa experts representing companies and organizations from around the world will gather in Trinidad from September 21-24 to address the sustainability of cocoa production for future generations of both cocoa bean farmers and chocolate lovers everywhere. (1998-09-18)
For wineries, competition boosts profits from sustainability
An international study of small- to medium-sized wineries and vineyards finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance -- and the effect is enhanced when a winery perceives significant pressure from competitors. (2018-10-08)
ASU to use $27.5 million Walton investment to accelerate sustainability efforts
The Rob and Melani Walton Fund of the Walton Family Foundation is providing $27.5 million to Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability to develop and deploy promising solutions to sustainability challenges including energy, water, environment, climate, urbanization, social transformation and decision-making in local, national and global contexts and to educate future leaders in sustainability. (2012-03-29)
Promoting corporate sustainability on the web
Almost three-quarters of Standard & Poor's top 500 US companies mentioned one or more sustainability programs on their websites. (2011-11-08)
Consumers willing to pay more for sustainable apparel if business is transparent, MU study finds
University of Missouri researchers have found that consumers are willing to support apparel companies that do have employ sustainable and ethical practices; but those businesses have to prove it. (2011-08-17)
NIST prototypes framework for evaluating sustainability standards
NIST researchers have developed a prototype tool to help organizations of all types sort through the welter of choices and evaluate, and implement sustainability standards most appropriate for their operations and interests. (2011-04-27)
ASU will host conference on sustainability in higher education
Arizona State University will host the inaugural conference of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), October 4-6, 2006. (2006-09-06)
Achieving sustainable resource use attainable through science of cooperation
Societies can achieve environmental sustainability by nurturing cooperation, according to research at the University of Maine. (2017-12-18)
Global meeting on sustainability in commercial environments to take place in the Southwest
The International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering (ICOSSE '11) is an imperative global conference of sustainability researchers, engineers and practitioners, Jan. (2010-11-17)
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