December, 2016

The 6 best sustainability books of 2016

From climate change as national security threat to the changing face of global cities: Don’t miss these long reads.

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A poetic review of 2016

In poetic form,
these haiku show how GreenBiz
spread light in ’16.

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Sustainable retail trends to watch in 2017

With rising consumer expectations, store formats of the past no longer apply. The new year promises new ways to sustainably source and supply goods.

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How data holds businesses accountable for deforestation

More global businesses are pledging to obtain key commodities from sources that do not contribute to deforestation. Nonprofit groups are deploying data tools that help hold these companies accountable by tracing the origins of everything from soy to ti…

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How U.S. farmers are saving apple pie

A tiny nonprofit in Oregon is working to save the most diverse collection of apples in the nation.

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Here’s the long view on the impact of Trump’s presidency

More companies are following nature’s principles to drive profit and sustainability. Will Trump’s presidency throw a wrench into progress?

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How to revolutionize climate change storytelling

Joel Bach, creator and executive producer of “Years of Living Dangerously,” reveals how to tell “the most important story out there.”

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The biggest green business career moves of 2016

Here’s a recap of big hires — from tech to finance to energy — that shaped the field of sustainability this year.

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2016 offers these tastes of hope for the future

Sure, there was plenty of bad news on tap last year. But that can be fuel for change, according to these visionaries from our VERGE events.

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4 obstacles blocking low-carbon technologies

Technology holds the key to the low-carbon transition — and investors can turn it.

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