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Geras Tousignant Gallery presents “ODYSSEY” – New works by Celebrity & Fashion photographer Giuliano Bekor

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Geras Tousignant Gallery, in conjunction with LIGHTBOX STUDIO in Los Angeles presents:
“ODYSSEY” – New works by famed Celebrity & Fashion photographer Giuliano Bekor
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More Than 400 Microgrid Projects are Under Development Worldwide

Recent widespread power outages from severe weather events and other causes have increased the appeal of microgrids, which can operate in isolation from the wider power grid.  According to a recent tracker report from Navigant Research, the number of active microgrid projects around the world continues to increase rapidly.  The report, the fourth edition of Navigant Research’s Microgrid Deployment Tracker, identifies at least 405 microgrid projects that are currently planned, proposed, under development, or fully operating. Continue reading

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Novo Nordisk Annual Report Integrates Sustainability and Business Strategy

novo-nordiskFebruary 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today Novo Nordisk published its ninth integrated annual report detailing the company’s social, environmental and financial results for 2012. The 2012 report describes how Novo Nordisk’s Triple Bottom Line business principle continues to support the company’s long-term value creation.

“We publish an integrated report because we think it’s important that when we talk about sustainability we also hold ourselves accountable to our stakeholders,” says Lise Kingo, executive vice president, corporate relations, Novo Nordisk. Continue reading

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Carbon Lighthouse Retrofit of Historic San Francisco Building Identifies $1M in Energy Savings

SAN FRANCISCO–()–Carbon Lighthouse, a leading energy solutions provider, today announced that it has completed a retrofit on the Flood Building, a historic downtown San Francisco office and retail building. Cumulatively, the retrofits will save the tenants of the Flood Building over one million dollars in lifetime energy costs while eliminating 870 tons of CO2 per year over the twelve to fifteen year lifespan of the project. Continue reading

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Dramatic Rise in Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) Reporting

(Source: Addison / 3BLMedia) According to analysis just released by the Governance & Accountability Institute, there has been a dramatic increase from 2010 to 2011 in the number of the largest U.S. companies issuing ESG, CSR or Sustainability reports. In the 2011 analysis, 53% of S&P 500 and 57% of Fortune 500 companies were reporting on their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) impacts, making non-reporters the minority. In the 2010 analysis, just 19% of S&P and 20% of Fortune 500 companies reported. Continue reading

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Happy New Years – and over a quarter of a million thanks from CaelusGreenRoom!

2013Happy New Years from everyone at the CaelusGreenRoom!

In 2012, over a quarter of a million people visited CaelusGreenRoom.  This exceeded our expectations and we have been thrilled at the positive feedback we have received about our site.  We would like to thank every single person that visited the site.

Here is to a great 2013!

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10 Great Sustainability Books to Give as Gifts


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  1. Embedded Sustainability: The Next Big Competitive Advantage
  2. Cradle to Cradle
  3. Green to Gold
  4. Confessions of a Radical Industrialist
  5. Necessary Revolution
  6. Hot, Flat, and Crowded
  7. When the Rivers Run Dry
  8. Mid-Course Correction
  9. The Sustainability Revolution
  10. Energy Systems Engineering

What makes a good gift for someone into green and sustainability?  Here are our favorites.

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Marks & Spencer Sells 1B Sustainable Products; Social Innovation Summit Meets – CSR Minute

Marks & Spencer has sold over a billion items that have some form of sustainability credential in a year. Initial accounting through Plan A, the company’s sustainability strategy, shows that 35 percent of its products now have an eco or ethical feature that goes beyond the market norm.

Business4Better has issued an open call for presenters at its 2013 Conference and Expo, scheduled for May 1-2 in Anaheim. Individuals with knowledge of and passion for corporate community engagement, CSR, skilled and pro-bono employee volunteering, and business-nonprofit partnerships can apply to present at its inaugural event. The deadline to submit is Friday, December 14th.

The Social Innovation Summit, sponsored by Landmark Ventures, concluded earlier this week. The Summit is a private forum for executives, the venture capital community, and thought leaders, focused on building partnerships and identifying solutions to social and environmental challenges. To date, more than 100 partnerships have been formed at previous Summits. The event is taking place at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley. Those interested can also participate virtually through Twitter through the hashtag#SI512.

For more information on these and other stories, go to http://www.csrminute.com.

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