March 18, 2014
by John Romano
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NRDC presents a “New Architecture for a New Global Partnership” for action on global Sustainable Development Goals

John Romano, Global Policy Fellow, New York City
The year 2015 will be a critical one for both our planet and its people; a year in which the global community is set to agree upon a new climate change agreement and a new set of global S… Continue reading

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May 14, 2012
by Jacob Scherr
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Reflections on the Race to Rio: Crowdsourcing Sustainability at Earth Summit 2012

Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC
It is easy to feel depressed about the state of the Rio+20 preparations after the recent two weeks of “informal informal” negotiations at the United Nations … Continue reading

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April 12, 2012
by Jacob Scherr
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Reflections on the Race to Rio: Ten weeks before the next Earth Summit

Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC
After participating in Rio+20 preparatory meetings last month at the United Nations, it appears that governments will spend thousands of hours this spring arguing over a… Continue reading

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April 20, 2011
by Shravya Reddy
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India Continues International Climate and Energy Leadership at Second Clean Energy Ministerial

Shravya Reddy, India Analyst, New York In early April, India joined twenty three other countries at the second annual Clean Energy Ministerial, held in Abu Dhabi, and reaffirmed its commitment to deploying low-carbon energy. The Clean Energy Ministeria… Continue reading

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April 18, 2011
by Reduce
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Starbucks Exec Dishes on New Corporate Social Responsibility Plan

How you could score a free cup o’ joe and other highlights from Starbucks new Corporate Social Responsibility Report. Starbucks first started publishing its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reports 10 years ago. Back then, according to Ben Packard, vice president of Global Responsibility, Starbucks was among just a handful of companies that reported such findings [...] Continue reading

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March 7, 2011
by Michael Davidson
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Converging on the Earth Summit: All Eyes on Actions and Accountability

On a miserable and rainy New York Sunday with gusts of up to 50 mph, what could fill a conference hall on sleepy 1st Avenue across from the United Nations? Civil society representatives have converged a day before the second preparatory committee on th… Continue reading

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February 28, 2011
by Anjali Jaiswal
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Taking Energy Efficiency to New Heights in India

There’s nothing like standing amid the bustle of India’s booming tech centers, such as Hyderabad’s Hi-Tech City, to get a glimpse of the magnitude of India’s building boom, as I’ve had an opportunity to do with NRDC Execut… Continue reading

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September 18, 2010
by Anjali Jaiswal
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Building Efficiency in Hyderabad

Last week in Hyderabad, I had the unique opportunity to discuss strategies for galvanizing building efficiency from theory into practice in the rapidly growing hi-tech capital.  We learned a lot about how to ramp up building efficiency in South In… Continue reading

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August 27, 2010
by Reduce
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GAO to Congress: Stronger Electronics Management Needed

August has been a big month in the realm of electronic waste and recycling, as the subject was both the focus of a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study and a named an international priority by the EPA.
The GAO study was prepared for the House of Representative Committee on Science and Technology and released to the [...] Continue reading

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