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World Changing Ideas 2019: All the Winners, Finalists, and Honorable Mentions

World Changing Ideas 2019: All the Winners, Finalists, and Honorable Mentions

April 14, 2019 at 10:36 pm

FAST COMPANY 04/08/2019 By Morgan Clendaniel Fast Company‘s third annual World Changing Ideas Awards drew nearly 2,000 submissions across 17 categories. Fast Company editors and reporters created lists of honorable mentions and finalists, and then our panel of judges picked winners in each category. You can read more about the […]

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ULAB-BEI Holds Discussion on Youth Activism

ULAB-BEI Holds Discussion on Youth Activism

April 9, 2019 at 11:22 am

DAILY STAR 4/9/19 The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) and Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) organised a discussion forum on April 1, 2019 titled “Youth Activism for Better Governance.” The event was held in ULAB Campus A Auditorium. The event, organised with the support of International Republican Institute, featured a […]

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School of Business at Independent University Bangladesh Hosts Prof. Michael Shank

School of Business at Independent University Bangladesh Hosts Prof. Michael Shank

March 27, 2019 at 12:56 pm

IUB 03/2/19 Department of International Business of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), in association with Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) and International Republican Institute (IRI), hosted Prof. Michael Shank, New York University, USA, for a Seminar entitled `Youth Employment Scenario Across The Regions’’ on March 24, 2019 at IUB in Bashundhara, Dhaka. […]

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Making it Circular: The Role of Industries in Circular Cities

Making it Circular: The Role of Industries in Circular Cities

March 12, 2019 at 12:12 pm

UNIDO 03/05/2019 NEW YORK CITY, 5 March 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization, together with the Permanent Missions of Austria, Ecuador, Slovenia, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UNDESA, has organized an event, “Making it Circular: The Role of Industries in Circular Cities”. The event took place at United […]

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Brandon Looks for Good Solar Sites, Builds Questionnaire for Developers

Brandon Looks for Good Solar Sites, Builds Questionnaire for Developers

November 30, 2018 at 8:41 am

RUTLAND HERALD 11/29/18 By Keith Whitcomb Jr. BRANDON — The town Energy Committee is working on a list of properties ideal for solar development as part of an energy plan in development. Committee Chairman Michael Shank said Thursday that the group has put an ad in The Reporter, a weekly […]

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Babcock Pulls Plug on Brandon Solar Project

Babcock Pulls Plug on Brandon Solar Project

November 30, 2018 at 8:35 am

MOUNTAIN TIMES 11/29/18 By Russell Jones BRANDON — In a surprise announcement Thursday, Nov. 15, Babcock Solar Farm, LLC, filed documents that put an end to its proposed 2.2 MW solar project that would have been built near Park Street and Country Club Road in Brandon. The formal initiative requested […]

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Energy Leaders Gather for Dec. 1 Conference Focused on Vermont Action

Energy Leaders Gather for Dec. 1 Conference Focused on Vermont Action

November 28, 2018 at 8:59 pm

VTDIGGER 11/28/18 By Johanna Miller As Warnings on Climate Change Intensify, Energy Leaders, Business Innovators and Policy Makers Gather for a Dec. 1 Conference Focused on Vermont Action Montpelier, VT (November 27, 2018) – VECAN’s 11th Annual Community Energy and Climate Action Conference will take place on Saturday, December 1 […]

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ECOSOC, UNGA Committee Discuss Leveraging Circular Economy to Advance SDGs

ECOSOC, UNGA Committee Discuss Leveraging Circular Economy to Advance SDGs

October 17, 2018 at 12:07 pm

IISD 10/16/18 By Nathalie Risse 10 October 2018: During a joint meeting of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Second Committee (Economic and Financial) and the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), UN Member States, experts and stakeholders considered ways to leverage the model of a circular economy to advance the […]

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Opinion Pieces Examine Global Food System Challenges, Including Waste, Access, Pricing

Opinion Pieces Examine Global Food System Challenges, Including Waste, Access, Pricing

August 12, 2018 at 11:02 am

KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION 08/08/18 The Hill: Wasted food is a factor that remains noticeably absent from the climate change discourse Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), ranking member of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, and Michael Shank, communications director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network “…Globally, […]

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Where is Sustainable Development Headed?

Where is Sustainable Development Headed?

July 23, 2018 at 12:32 pm

UNCTAD 07/20/18 Where are we heading on the path to the Sustainable Development Goals? UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and other senior officials spotlight the issues. Traditional assumptions about how to deliver development are being challenged as the world strives to implement its most wide-ranging poverty alleviation and sustainability agenda ever, […]

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