7 Must Have Essential Oils To Stock In Your Natural Medicine Cabinet

Our medical system is broken. We’re currently spending $6.5 billion dollars on healthcare worldwide, yet chronic disease is on the rise. Pharmaceuticals are constantly being recalled due to safety concerns. And antibiotic resistance is commonplace. That’s why more and more people are searching for ways to support their health naturally. One thing many people are discovering […]

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How The Next Generation Is Redefining Social Entrepreneurship

When I was a kid, the sum total of my entrepreneurial adventures was a lonely little table my sister and I used to set up on the street by our house, selling paintings for 25 cents a piece. We were well aware that the artwork was sloppy and ill-conceived, but were counting on pity purchases […]

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The Water Revolution Is Here

At current usage and population rates, international demand for water in 2030 will outstrip supply by 40 percent. As fresh water supplies dwindle, nations across the globe will face unprecedented, unsettling, and formerly unthinkable choices regarding water, compelled to make difficult decisions about how to allocate the precious resource. In the United States, our population […]

Is the Future of Corporate Reporting 4D?

As global firms increasingly integrate financial and environmental reporting, paints and coatings company AkzoNobel is taking integrated reporting to the next level and measuring the four dimensions of capital: financial, natural, social and human. AkzoNobel says it will scale up a fourth-dimensional impact assessment approach following a successful pilot. Some are calling it the future […]

Massive Desalination Plant Uses HDPE Pipe

As California enters its fourth year of severe drought, the state is looking to innovative water technologies including desalination. Water Efficiency reports Poseidon Water and KSD Construction are working in the southern part of the state to build the largest desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere. The Carlsbad Desalination Plant and its 10-mile water delivery […]

Program Helps Building Products Achieve LEED Specification

Ron Blank & Associates has launched a program to help building product manufacturers get their products specified. In November 2013 the US Green Building Council released its latest green building rating system, LEED v4. Ron Blank, president of Ron Blank & Associates, says building product manufacturers have had a difficult time adhering to the guidelines […]