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August 3rd, 2016 OER (Office of Economic Resilience) – Tools for Resilient Communities

‘HUD’s Office of Economic Resilience (OER) has developed a series of briefs that will take you inside the innovation of their grantees and partners, the people involved in these projects and the tools they have developed that are models to others.  OER created these briefs to introduce planners, policymakers, community leaders, and interested citizens to […]

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August 3rd, 2016 GISR CORE program

‘To cure survey fatigue by helping companies and investor groups cut to the center of numerous sustainability research and ratings, the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) last year launched the Center for Ratings Excellence (CORE) program. GISR aims to make sustainability intelligence more intelligible for businesses and investors by breaking the subject down into […]

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August 3rd, 2016 GRI G4 Guidelines – sustainability reporting

The Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 Guidelines are designed to enable all organizations to report the most important sustainability information — both positive and negative. It is designed to be universally applicable to all organizations of all types, sectors and sizes worldwide. GRI’s approach is based on multi-stakeholder engagement — that is, all framework elements are […]

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August 3rd, 2016 CSR Hub – corporate sustainability assessment tools

What if you wanted to compare Apple’s environmental track record with Google’s? Or maybe two food giants completing a merger, such as Kraft and Heinz? Good news: You can do exactly that with CSRHub‘s online corporate sustainability assessment tools covering more than 15,000 companies.

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August 3rd, 2016 DOEE Climate Science Report

DOEE has released a new study on the impacts of climate change for the District of Columbia.   Click this link for the report.

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August 3rd, 2016 Change Management for Sustainability

Document that looks at implementing change management in your organization to grow your sustainability efforts, by the Sustainable Performance Institute.   Change Management Blog

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August 3rd, 2016 Employer Commuter Benefits Toolkit

This manual takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up transit, vanpool and bicycle benefits for your employees, highlighting: Checklists to assist in implementing the three options provided under the DC Commuter Benefits Law Updated 2016 maximum benefit amounts set by the IRS Detailed information about administering SmartBenefits in-house and hiring a benefits vendor Bicycle Commuter […]

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August 3rd, 2016 A Guide to Energy Audits

US Department of Energy Guide to Energy Audits US DOE Guide to Energy Audits

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August 3rd, 2016 Under the Lens: Claiming Green

Survey of 1,017 consumers about perceptions of green claims, testing certain claims head-to-head, gauging how they affect purchase behavior and brand perception. Looks at which claims added the most perceived value, which boosted consumers’ perception of the brand, and which were the most risky and spelled potential trouble for a company’s reputation. Here’s what the survey said.  ULEClaimingGreenReport

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August 3rd, 2016 The Sustainable Edge

Sustainable-EdgeTMIn this report, you will uncover the ROI of sustainability and learn how to communicate your company’s sustainability story to differentiate it as a leader in its industry, secure competitive advantages, and help ensure its long-term success. Evolving your business strategy to address sustainability challenges can lead to benefits, including added profits and risk mitigation. […]

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