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New Green City 2012

By |September 19th, 2012|

New York City is not only America’s largest city, it's also planning to become America’s greenest under an ambitious environmental strategy outlined by Mayor Mike Bloomberg in 2007 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030. For the past 6 years, GrowNYC – a non-profit whose goal is to improve New York’s quality of [...]

Zero-Waste: An Olympic-Sized Mission

By |August 8th, 2012|

This is part 3 of a 3 part series of posts related to Olympic inspired sustainability topics. You can read part 1: “Sustainable Olympics in London Win Green” here.  One of the most important and ambitious sustainable initiatives taken by the London 2012 Olympic Games is their mission for zero waste to landfill. An estimated 3300 tons [...]

Concept of Sustainable Olympic Games is Decades Old

By |August 2nd, 2012|

This is part 2 of a 3 part series of posts related to Olympic inspired sustainability topics. You can read part 1: "Sustainable Olympics in London Win Green" here. Sustainability is not a sprint. In fact, the path to true sustainability is a marathon…as the Olympic Games continually remind us. The Olympic Movement’s Agenda 21 suggested as [...]

Sustainability: How Does It Apply to Corporate Success?

By |May 24th, 2012|

Sustainability is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Years ago, a company’s success or otherwise was judged on its financial performance – earnings per share, return on investment, etc. Now, however, as consumers become increasingly concerned with the environment, corporate success is [...]

Pratt Industries to be Featured in Sustainability Documentary Hosted by Kim Alexis

By |May 2nd, 2012|

At first glance, eighties’ supermodel Kim Alexis may not appear to have much in common with the corrugated box business. But she will in the coming weeks. The blonde New Yorker – who appeared on more than 500 magazine covers and was featured in Sports Illustrated’s famous Swimsuit Issue six times during her reign as [...]