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Building in Many Shades of Green

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Increasing consumer demand has pushed the world’s green building market to a trillion-dollar industry, a surge that has led to a parallel increase in the scope and size of the green building materials market, now expected to reach $234 billion by 2019.

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Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW)

         Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) is the annual global gathering that brings businesses and nations together to address challenges and celebrate achievements in sustainable development and clean energy.

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Building a Green Path Toward Sustainable Cities

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Green building is one of the best ways to combat climate change, since globally, “Buildings account for about a third of CO2 emissions, and these will continue to rise under a business-as-usual scenario,” Bruce Kerswill told delegates to the World Green Building Congress 2015 in Hong Kong.

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The Evolving Meaning of Sustainability

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Sustainability is a key concept for our times. For impact investors who want to put their capital behind better ways of doing business, it’s an important indicator of investability. But what exactly do we mean when we say “sustainability” or “sustainable”? This blog explores how the meaning of sustainability is changing and what that may mean for social investors.

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Fresh and Live: The Women in Green Forum

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Today, sustainability is moving to center stage and professional women are leading what amounts to a global green shift. Maximpact was on hand for the 4th Annual Women In Green Forum in Los Angeles to chart the change.

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