Month: September 2016

Biomimicry 2016 – The Road to Resiliency

The Biomimicry 2016 Conference is our inaugural convening of professionals around biomimetic and energy efficient, nature-inspired design. Nature has had 3.8 billion years of R&D and has a lot to teach us about efficiency. This half day conference will include a variety of short TED style presentations and panel discussions from nationally leading biomimicry experts and AEC firms, exhibitor ta...[Read More]

2016 National Conference: Seizing the Momentum

Register today for the preeminent impact investing conference of the year. Seizing the Momentum is a call to action for the impact investing community to take advantage of the latest investment opportunities and innovations that can help tackle society’s most intractable problems. The conference will be headlined by leading foundation presidents and CEOs, including Patrick McCarthy of The Annie E....[Read More]

Net Positive Energy + Water Conference

The International Living Future Institute is hosting its third annual Net Positive Energy and Water Conference, dedicated to the exchange of technical expertise, bold strategies and provocative case studies—all aimed at accelerating the global shift toward Net Positive Energy and Water buildings and communities.

Sustainable Brands | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia brings another welcomed perspective as sustainability and design leaders gather from around the world to share profitable business models that deliver brand purpose. With Kuala Lumpur continuing to be a major hub for business in Asia, brand leaders will reconvene at SB’16 Kuala Lumpur in November of 2016.

TerraMar: Uniting to Protect Our Precious Ocean Resources

Guest blog by Ghislaine Maxwell, Founder of the TerraMar Project The oceans cover over seventy percent of our planet’s surface. To quote former U.S. president John F. Kennedy, “We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea; whether it is to sail or to watch; we are going back from whence we came.” The ocean creates more than fifty percent of the oxygen we breathe. It regulates our clima...[Read More]

Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference

Most of us want to make a difference. We donate our time and money to charities and causes we deem worthy, choose careers we consider meaningful, and patronize businesses and buy products we believe make the world a better place. Unfortunately, we often base these decisions on assumptions and emotions rather than facts. As a result, even our best intentions often lead to ineffective—and sometimes ...[Read More]

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