• Never demolishing another building

    Most of the times urban progress is related to a wrecking ball, going hand in hand with dynamite and dust clouds as the politicians’ favourite way of showing that things are being done. But what if we stopping knocking things down? What if every existing building had to be preserved, adapted and reused, and new […]

  • Trend: Companies warm to nature-based solutions

    In the challenging quest to stave off the worst impacts of climate change, experts are turning to a solution that’s as old as the trees: actual trees. Nature-based solutions are finding their place in food production, disease prevention, air filtration, water purification, waste minimization and other processes.

    “Nature-based solutions are interventions which use nature and the […]

  • 8 stories that give the planet hope

    From unwavering climate strikers to billions of trees planted, here are the stories of 2019 that gave the planet and us hope.
    1. Climate strikes have jolted the world awake

    In just one year, Greta Thunberg has gone from the lone teenager on school strike at the Swedish parliament to a global symbol of climate resistance, inspiring […]

  • Climate Change and Gentrification

    Cities account for nearly 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions (PDF) and many are experiencing more instances of extreme weather, heat, droughts and flooding due to climate change. Climate change negatively affects poor communities, women, people with disabilities, indigenous groups and other marginalized populations the most. That’s why it’s so important for cities tackling climate […]

  • Building the future through Green Bonds in Colombia

    “If You’re Going to Build It, Build It Green,”  says Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO of the US Green Building Council, the organization that offers LEED certification to the world. For Ramanujam, building green simply makes business sense.
    Why Build Green?
    Since 20% of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions originate from buildings, the mainstreaming of green buildings presents […]

  • How do people buy these days?

    Original Article by Tom McGee

    Day after day multitudes go to their town plazas and local shopping centers to purchase the goods and services they want and need. This can be anything from the weekly grocery trip to apparel shopping to a haircut, and anything you can imagine.

    The median age in America is 35.3 and 74 […]

  • A company that faces plastic pollution and turns it into a green business

    Net-Works® is an innovative and multidisciplinary initiative designed to combat the growing environmental problem of discarded fishing nets in some of the world’s poorest coastal communities. At the same time, it is compatible with Interface’s sustainability objectives to obtain recycled content for our modular carpet and also aligns with the Live Zero pillar in the […]

  • Winter Solstice, what is it?

    The 2019 December solstice takes place on Sunday, December 22 at 4:19 UTC (translate UTC to your time).
    Why is it called ‘solstice’?
    The world ‘solstice’ comes from the Latin solstitium meaning ‘Sun stands still’, because the apparent movement of the Sun’s path north or south stops before changing direction. At the winter solstice, the apparent position […]