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What We Can Learn from Kamikatsu and Their Zero-Waste Efforts

September 20, 2021

By Grace Wang Sustainability Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Edited by Ariana Nieves Zero-waste is aiming to reuse, recycle, and refuse items to send as little to no waste to landfills, incinerators, or other waste spaces. The practice is designed to minimize consumption and encourage consumers to alternatively utilize what they have and reduce the […]
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The Benefits of Urban Agriculture

August 2, 2021

By Jackson Pentz, Sustainability Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Edited by Ariana Nieves One of the defining moments in human history occurred when our ancient ancestors stopped following herds of migratory animals and instead elected to live in stationary settlements on the open savannah. This dramatic shift in the way we lived would never have […]
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Earth and Climate Documentaries

June 21, 2021

Earth and Climate Documentaries You Should Watch This Summer (Or Anytime!) By Grace Wang Sustainability Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) When it is hot outside and the only thing you want (or can do) is sit indoors and stay out of the heat, putting on a documentary is one of many ways to pass the […]
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Sustainability in Sports

May 31, 2021

By Jackson Pentz, Sustainability Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Edited by Ariana Nieves With hundreds of professional teams, thousands of events, and over a million miles of air travel each year, the world of sports has an enormous demand for natural resources. In a field so focused on the fan experience and competition, it may […]
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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in 10 Minutes or Less

May 17, 2021

By Jackson Pentz, Sustainability Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Whether you enjoy reading in a Brooklyn studio, or catching waves in San Diego, skiing in the Rockies, or gaming with your friends, everyone relies on the environment to support their favorite activities. Yet, with the rapid pace of modern life, many Americans are left to […]
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AtmosAir Ionization Technology

April 19, 2021

By Jackson Pentz, Sustainability Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Edited by Ariana Nieves Since March 2020, businesses, property managers, and households alike have been looking for ways to ensure the healthy habitation of indoor spaces.  While the Covid-19 pandemic exposed numerous weaknesses in global supply chains, business practices, and behavioral patterns, it also inspired a […]
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Circular Fashion Instead of Fast Fashion

February 8, 2021

By Libby Dunne Sustainability Consultant LEED Green Associate, Fitwel Ambassador Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) We have all done it. You see an ad online for a t-shirt with a fun catch phrase or an image of your favorite animal. The shipping only takes 2 days, and best of all, it’s only $10! So, without knowing […]
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Gen Z Makes Sustainability Important for All Businesses

August 10, 2020

By Calvin Furbee Sustainability Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) As the economy becomes dominated by the younger generations, sustainability matters more than ever. Generation Z, which includes everyone born after 1996, will make up the largest portion of the U.S. population and economy in the coming years. Being exposed to the internet and modern technology […]
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Healthy Food Promotion in Green Buildings

July 27, 2020

By Libby Dunne Sustainability Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Americans spend an average of 90% of their time indoors. Therefore, the indoor environment in which people spend most of their time (at home and at work) should be conducive to good health. One of the core building blocks for overall health is healthy eating. Healthy […]
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Electric Vehicles: Then, Now, and Where We Are Going

October 7, 2019

By Danielle Crownover Sustainability Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Then: The Emerging Market The electric car and concept of the electric motor is much older than you may imagine. Try and take a guess when the first electric vehicle hit the road in the United States. Did you guess 1890? If so, amazing, hats off […]
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