Sep 04 2019
EOSIS INC recognized as a “Best For The World” B Corp for sustainability and environmental excellence
AUSTIN, TEXAS; SEPTEMBER 5TH 2019 – EOSIS CONSULTING INC, a Certified B Corp, has been named a Best For The World honoree in recognition of their environmental performance and sustainable business practices. Ranking in the top 10% of all B Corps for their environmental responsibility, EOSIS INC earned this honor because of initiatives such as […]
Ago 30 2019
What Is a Net Zero Water Building?
A net zero water building (constructed or renovated) is designed to:
Minimize total water consumption
Maximize alternative water sources
Minimize wastewater discharge from the building and return water to the original water source.
The goal of net zero water is to preserve the quantity and quality of natural water resources […]
Ago 30 2019
What good are city clean-energy targets? To answer this broader question, let’s tackle each specific point above.
Setting a future target can inspire, build consensus and spur action today
Cities often commit to meeting their goals 10 or more years into the future. Ambitious, long-term targets not only provide an inspiring vision for a community but also […]
Ago 13 2019
Photo by William Bossen on Unsplash
Greening the office, engaging your employees, switching to renewable energy, closing the loop and going climate positive.
In 2019, there is an increasing sense of urgency to take climate action. Business has a huge impact on the planet. With this comes an opportunity to change, improve and take action. B Corps believe […]
Ago 02 2019
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Groundwater depletion is causing wells to run dry, affecting food production and domestic water access. Drilling deeper wells may stave off the drying up of wells—for those who can afford it and where hydrogeologic conditions permit it—yet the frequency of deeper drilling is unknown.
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara […]
Ago 01 2019
Photograph from @RenewableSearch
It is not only about the extreme temperatures, European countries have also seen an increase in storms and floods linked to the climate crisis, which fossil fuels highly contribute to.
The EIB’s strategy paper laid out its focus on long-term investments that aligns with the Paris agreement, which aims to cap a global rise […]
Jul 29 2019
of WeWork members globally use sustainable forms of public transit (walk, bike, public transit).
of members globally who used to drive by themselves to work have switched to using more sustainable forms of transit since joining WeWork.WeWork is a company born in 2010 with the mission of creating something more than pleasant and shared office spaces. […]
Jul 19 2019
Photograph from: inhabitat.com
There is no better way to beat heat than to head to the nearest beach! But you should avoid doing that if you live in Mississippi. That´s because all 21 of the state’s beaches have been shut down for swimming due to a blue-green harmful algal bloom (HAB), according to the Mississippi Department […]
Jul 08 2019
Saving materials from the scrap heap
1.The “Aviator’s Villa,” is a high-end example of this approach in the U.S. It is a home in New York designed by Urban Office Architecture and built from salvaged airplane parts. It is the very definition of biophilic, as it incorporates sweeping views of sky, trees and the lake below.
Jul 08 2019
Where countries are unable to control fertility rates and urbanization continues apace – within 35 years more than 100 cities will have populations larger than 5.5 million people. By 2100, say the authors, the world’s population centers will have shifted to Asia and Africa, with only 14 of the 101 largest cities in Europe or […]