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Nov
29
2012

InterContinental Miami Goes 100% Wind Powered

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InterContinental Miami Goes 100% Wind Powered

Hotels aren’t traditionally thought of as environmentally sustainable, with their countless tiny shampoo bottles and piles of dirty laundry. Despite this, the InterContinental Miami is one of the industry leaders in looking to change this negative perception about how hotels affect our planet. Through a broad sustainability focus that encompasses …

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Drew Nitschke is a first-year graduate student at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, working towards degree in Environmental Economics and Policy. He is especially interested in sustainability and how it relates to business of all sizes. He graduated from UCLA in June 2012 after...
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Oct
4
2012
Renewable Energy

What It Is Renewable energy is energy that is naturally occurring and theoretically inexhaustible. Fossil fuels, though they are formed through natural processes, take millennia to form and available sources will be exhausted in the near future. Some major sources of renewable energy include solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal energy.  …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Feb
7
2011
Free Webinar on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient Utility Programs from the Center for Sustainable Tourism

The Center for Sustainable Tourism presents the sixth webinar in their Renewable Energy in Tourism series. This free webinar will focus on how you can work with your utility provider to improve energy efficiency, reduce operating costs, and identify possible financial incentives for improving your energy efficiency. Title: The Utility …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Aug
12
2010
Free Webinar on Energy Measurement: The Key to Energy Success

Thursday, September 2, 2010 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT The Center for Sustainable Tourism presents the third webinar in our Renewable Energy in Tourism series.  This free webinar will focus on energy measurement and benchmarking for the tourism industry and how monitoring your energy consumption better can lead to improved …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Apr
13
2010
Lunch & Learn: NC Green Power, Renewable Energy Resources, Thursday 12-1p in Raleigh

Learn how your business can advance alternative energy in North Carolina by supporting The NC GreenPower Program- Renewable Energy Resources for NC. When:  Thursday, April 15th (Noon- 1PM) Where:  HagerSmith Design (Downstairs)-  (Physical address:  305 Martin Street, Raleigh, NC) Lunch:  Will be provided and is FREE- just bring your appetite …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Jun
14
2009
The Energy Interstate: the Future of the Grid

Normally I try to write about topics that are immediately relevant to businesses, but I just read an article in this month’s issue of Discover magazine and I couldn’t pass up the chance to talk about the future of our national power grid.  The article called “Rising Power” described the …

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Teddy Salgado is a master's student at Duke's Fuqua School of Business pursuing his MBA with concentrations in Social Entrepreneurship and Decision Sciences. His professional interests include business strategy and development, particularly with environmentally and socially sustainable...
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