Women in Tech
May 27th, 2017
Women in Tech
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Chatting with Akon about ‘Lighting Africa’ and his Role in the Tech World
Since the mid-2000s, Akon has been recognized for his catchy tracks and incredible performances. His high, modulated vocals – partly inspired by his African roots –...
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez and the Climate Case That Could Change Everything
“This is no ordinary lawsuit.” This pithy line opens the “Background” portion of Judge Aiken’s decision to deny the dismissal of Juliana v. United...
Justin Wren, an Unlikely Champion
If there is one thing Americans love, it is the comeback story. Winning can be boring, but winning after failing elicits something very primal in our nature. But life...
Hip-Hop's Akon Brightens the World of Sustainability on New Cover
Rapper, businessman, and sustainability advocate Akon is definitely the perfect fit as the cover story for Innovation & Tech Today’s first issue of...
The 49ers Tackle Sustainability
It’s not every day an NFL organization takes on the daunting task of creating a sustainable stadium. Actually, it’s so uncommon that the San Francisco 49ers are the...
Interview: Bill McKibben on Pipelines and the War for the World
Perhaps one of the most influential thinkers in the sustainability movement, Bill McKibben has a knack for converting ideology into action. After his seminal book The...
Business as (Un)Usual: The Women in Green Forum
What you’ll find as a common thread in the environmental industry is a lack of women adequately represented in leadership roles. The tide, however, is shifting, and...
Giraffe joins list of species that are 'vulnerable to extinction'
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) made an update to its Red List of Threatened Species earlier this week at the 13th Conference of the...
Have We Really Just Entered the "Anthropocene" Period?
The task of researching, categorizing, and documenting the unfathomably ancient Earth’s timeline belongs to stratigraphers – scientists who study the features of...
Thoughts on Greenbuild 2016
Don't wait to be something to do something. These are the words of California's Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom at the 2016 Greenbuild Plenary event in Los Angeles,...
Scientists are Trying to Squeeze Energy from Poop
Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory proudly present the pungent power source of the future: poop. These scientists have...
4 Nature-Inspired Sustainable Technologies
“A sustainable world has already been invented,” according to Dr. Janine Benyus. A biologist and TED Talks alumna, Benyus works to transform how we perceive...
Eating Beer with Dan Kurzrock
With Dan Kurzrock of ReGrained. “Granola” has become a playful slur for environmentalists over the years. When you say, “He’s pretty granola,” you’re...
Sustainability & Hops: Green Energy & Craft
Craft Breweries have led the beer industry to grow and evolve in exciting new ways. And we aren’t just referring to supersized breweries like Coors, Budweiser or...
Streamlined solar battery boosts renewable energy potential
A new solar energy battery, large and affordable enough for our nation’s power grid, promises to hasten the U.S.’s transition to renewable energy. The battery was...
Homegrown Technologies & Advanced Fuel Efficiency
Every year in the United States, inefficiently operating vehicles waste billions of gallons of fuel. According to Argonne National Laboratories, vehicle idling (leaving...
Our Interview U.S Green Building Council's Rick Fedrizzi
Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, co-founded the organization in 1993. Fedrizzi oversaw the creation of the LEED green building...
Tiny House 101: Happiness, Sustainability, and Letting Go of Things
There's a lot of buzz around the country these days about tiny houses. A quick internet search reveals countless photos of these micro abodes. People of all ages and...
What Exactly Does “Activating Purpose" Mean in Sustainability?
“Activating Purpose” is a constant theme at this year’s Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego, CA. Emblazoned on numerous banners, flyers, and web pages, the...
Why Sustainability is a Business’s Best Friend with KoAnn Skrzyniarz
Ten years ago, KoAnn Skrzyniarz combined her business background with her deep love and concern for our environmental and social future. Her goal? To reframe...
Fixing The World's Water Crisis: What the Experts Say
Everywhere you look, the news is rough. NASA calls last year's West Coast drought the worst in a millennium. And the Southwest continues to burn or flood, with no middle...
Columbia Island: A Weird Past and Promising Future
Evolution of Columbia Island The evolution of Columbia Island reads like an outlandish adventure or historical novel – and now, a direct peek into the present and...
Raphael Bemporad: Four Sustainability Aspirations
Raphael Bemporad's Sustainability Checklist During his talk at SB ’15 San Diego, BBMG’s Raphael Bemporad made a startling comment: “For awhile, we’ve been...
Sustainable Brands: Relevance & Resiliency
Sustainable Brands’ annual San Diego conference moved from sharing success stories to implanting practices for our new economy — and environment While Southern...
Peer Stewardship: The Future of Sustainability
"As businesses and customers begin to thrive in economic sustainability, we look ahead to what it really boils down to: taking care of each other." Matthew...
President Obama’s Climate Change Plan
Climate Change Plan Pope Francis suggested a revolution was necessary to combat climate change, President Obama took the front lines in August with a bold,...
Rick Fedrizzi: Greenbuild 2015 Exclusive Interview
Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, co-founded the organization in 1993. Fedrizzi oversaw the creation of the LEED green building certification...
Urban Sustainability: Smart Cities, Smart Citizens
What is the smartest city in the world? What makes it that way? We look at the latest most essential form of urban development to ensure sustainability and...
The Sustainability Roundtable
Like the term “business” itself, sustainability means different things to different people – and companies. When the word pops up, it engenders discussion that...
The Next Generation of Design: Sustainable Stadiums
As the world’s population grows and demands more energy, businesses and consumers are working diligently to conserve available resources while exploring new renewable...
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