Arizona State University (ASU) School of Sustainability

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Startups Shine in SB Innovation Open, 'Shark Tank' for Retailers
Startups Shine in SB Innovation Open, 'Shark Tank' for Retailers

1 year ago - Startups that positively impact people, planet and profit often bring the most exciting innovations to the sustainability space. Once again, Sustainable Brands did its part this week at SB’18 Vancouver to highlight the latest emerging companies addressing intractable issues — inspiring audiences and building connections with established brands. Shark Tank: Circular Economy Innovations for Retail First, in a Tuesday afternoon “Shark Tank,” startups pitched their solutions to retailers.

Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver

1 year ago - Sustainable Brands kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands '18 Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia.

11 Startups Redesigning Business: Meet the 2018 SBIO Semi-Finalists
11 Startups Redesigning Business: Meet the 2018 SBIO Semi-Finalists

1 year ago - After one of our most high-traffic voting periods to date, it’s time to meet the eleven semi-finalists in the 7th annual Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) — our competition for startups that positively impact people, planet and profit, co-sponsored by Makersite and RISN Incubator.

Arizona State University and city of Phoenix call for ventures that innovate for waste prevention and diversion
Arizona State University and city of Phoenix call for ventures that innovate for waste prevention and diversion

1 year ago - TEMPE – After a successful launch with nine initial ventures, Arizona State University, named the most innovative school in the nation by U.S. News and World Report for three straight years, in collaboration with the city of Phoenix, named the Top Performing City overall by Governing and Living Cities, renew a call for innovators and entrepreneurs to participate in the RISN Incubator, a diverse solutions business development and accelerator program.

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Starbucks’ ‘Upstanders’ Returns to Share Stories of Real People Effecting Extraordinary Change
Starbucks’ ‘Upstanders’ Returns to Share Stories of Real People Effecting Extraordinary Change

2 years ago - Starbucks is harnessing the power of new media to highlight the efforts being made by real people across the United States to effect positive changes in their communities. The coffee giant has brought back its Upstanders original series for a second season, which features stories of ordinary people showing extraordinary courage.

Arizona State University (ASU), City of Phoenix Launch Circular Innovation Incubator
Arizona State University (ASU), City of Phoenix Launch Circular Innovation Incubator

2 years ago - Arizona State University (ASU) continues to blaze new sustainability trails with the launch of a new innovation incubator program in partnership with the City of Phoenix, Arizona.

adidas, Arizona State University Unite to Shape the Future of Sport
adidas, Arizona State University Unite to Shape the Future of Sport

2 years ago - Over the years, adidas and Arizona State University (ASU) have emerged as leaders in the sustainability movement as a result of groundbreaking innovations, education and outreach programs and thought-provoking campaigns designed to solve global sustainability problems. Now, the two forward-thinking entities are teaming up to launch the Global Sport Alliance, a strategic partnership that aims to shape the future of sport and highlight its positive impact on society.

#BusinessCase: How Dell Saved $39.5M, Slashed Emissions, Increased Sustainable Materials by 20%
#BusinessCase: How Dell Saved $39.5M, Slashed Emissions, Increased Sustainable Materials by 20%

3 years ago - Today, Dell unveiled the significant progress it has made against the 21 goals under its 2020 Legacy of Good Plan. Based on a baseline of its Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) performance, the company aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its facilities and logistics by 50 percent, ensure 100 percent of product packaging is sourced from sustainable materials and is either recyclable or compostable, identify and quantify the environmental benefits of IT-based solutions, and much more.

ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Driving Global Impact
ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Driving Global Impact

3 years ago - Arizona State University (ASU) has emerged as a leader in sustainability education in part due to its Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, a series of programs designed to solve global sustainability problems, educate future leaders in sustainability strategies, and 

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Circular Economy 100 Program Comes Stateside, Lands in Arizona
Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Circular Economy 100 Program Comes Stateside, Lands in Arizona

3 years ago - The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) has launched a U.S. chapter of its Circular Economy 100 (CE100) program, which brings together leading organizations with the objective of innovating, developing and implementing circular economy opportunities.

ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Creating Solutions through Global Partnerships
ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Creating Solutions through Global Partnerships

3 years ago - Arizona State University (ASU) has emerged as a leader in sustainability education in part due to its Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, a series of programs designed to solve global sustainability problems, educate future leaders in sustainability strategies, and 

ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Converting Waste into Economic Development
ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Converting Waste into Economic Development

3 years ago - Arizona State University (ASU) has emerged as a leader in sustainability education in part due to its Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, a series of programs designed to solve global sustainability problems, educate future leaders in sustainability strategies, and 

ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Developing Leaders Who Drive Real Change
ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Developing Leaders Who Drive Real Change

3 years ago - Arizona State University (ASU) has emerged as a leader in sustainability education in part due to its Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, a series of programs designed to solve global sustainability problems, educate future leaders in sustainability strategies, and 

ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Learning Sustainability through Global Engagement
ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Learning Sustainability through Global Engagement

3 years ago - Arizona State University (ASU) has emerged as a leader in sustainability education in part due to its Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, a series of programs designed to solve global sustainability problems, educate future leaders in sustainability strategies, and 

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Trending: Wastewater, Algae Have Untapped Potential for Clean Water, Energy Generation
Trending: Wastewater, Algae Have Untapped Potential for Clean Water, Energy Generation

3 years ago - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is funding a project to cultivate microalgae as biomass for fuels and an array of consumer products. The microscopic single-cell organisms could unlock an affordable way to generate energy using only sunlight and carbon dioxide (CO2).

ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Reaching Tens of Thousands of Students
ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Reaching Tens of Thousands of Students

3 years ago - Arizona State University (ASU) has emerged as a leader in sustainability education in part due to its Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, a series of programs designed to solve global sustainability problems, educate future leaders in sustainability

Trending: Biomimetic, Phase-Changing Materials Could Hold Keys to Climate-Resistant Surfaces
Trending: Biomimetic, Phase-Changing Materials Could Hold Keys to Climate-Resistant Surfaces

3 years ago - Whether the presidential candidates pay attention to it or not, climate change is a looming threat. Failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation was considered to be the greatest global risk in the World Economic Forum’s newly-released 2016 Global Risks Report. Luckily, researchers are making progress on mitigation and adaptation solutions to combat the changing temperatures, thanks to beetles and adaptive building materials.

ASU Initiatives Delivering on Mission to Solve, Educate, Engage on Sustainability
ASU Initiatives Delivering on Mission to Solve, Educate, Engage on Sustainability

3 years ago - Arizona State University (ASU) has emerged as a leader in sustainability education in part due to its Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, a series of programs designed to solve global sustainability problems, educate future leaders in sustainability strategies, and engage and inform the public around sustainability issues.

Walmart Workers Launch #FastFor15 Movement for $15/Hr, Full-Time Pay
Walmart Workers Launch #FastFor15 Movement for $15/Hr, Full-Time Pay

4 years ago - Walmart employees’ low wages make it difficult for them to meet ends meet, and many go hungry or require assistance from local programs and food banks, according to OUR Walmart - a worker-led organization focused on pressuring the world’s largest retailer to pay its workers $15 an hour and extend full-time employment. To bring the issue to the attention of the Walton family leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, OUR Walmart has launched a “Fast for 15” initiative.

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Arizona State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Sign Agreement to Develop Solutions to Global Challenges
Arizona State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  Sign Agreement to Develop Solutions to Global Challenges

4 years ago - TEMPE, Ariz. (September 30, 2015) – Arizona State University and the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington will enter into an agreement to solidify the burgeoning collaboration between the two institutions on research projects related to energy security, climate science and sustainability, and other aspects of global security.  The signing of the official memorandum of understanding took place September 29 on ASU’s Tempe campus.

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