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Government Action

White House commits to powering up on renewables
By Danny Bradbury

At the Solar Summit, the Obama administration announced it will promote renewable energy installation for federally subsidized housing and military bases

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How governments fail to lead on sustainability
By Eric Whan

Social entrepreneurs and NGOs are filling the gap to lead the sustainability charge, according to experts in this GlobeScan SustainAbility survey. 

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New Principles Define Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing
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The multi-stakeholder membership of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council has created a set of principles that define leadership in sustainable purchasing across all types of organizations, sectors, and regions. Join us on Wednesday, May 7 at 1:00pm ET for the public release of these Principles for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing in advance of the Council’s upcoming public meeting on May 20-21 in Washington, DC during a free webcast moderated by Joel Makower. Register Here.

Climate Risks

From Miami, taking stock of climate risks
By Christina DeConcini and C. Forbes Tompkins

Politicians in the Sunshine State are inreasingly discussing the perils of rising sea levels and climate change. Will their efforts be followed up with comprehensive action?

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BSR report: How to mobilize business action on climate change
By Edward Cameron and Cammie Erickson

The stakes could not be higher. This multi-year strategy aims to help companies translate climate risks, build architecture for action and stabilize the climate....Read More

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Technology Solutions for Manufacturers to Comply with LEED v4 at Scale
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As building owners, architects and contractors request product life-cycle impact data, building product manufacturers are scrambling to comply but are struggling to find the tools and resources to respond rapidly. In this one-hour webcast, hear how LEED v4 is transforming the building marketplace, and how product manufacturers are harnessing the latest tools to make EPDs available to all who need them. Register Here [Link Corrected].

Focus on Supply Chains

Have supply chains changed since the Rana Plaza calamity?
By Andrea Moffat

A forthcoming Ceres report finds surprises in the state of manufacturing in the year since Bangladesh's deadly apparel factory collapse....Read More

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