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Green Tech: Government Can Fuel Venture Capital

Green Tech: Government Can Fuel Venture Capital

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by .

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Panelists from this afternoon’s green tech panel agreed that government action was necessary to ensure the continued investment from the private sector in the cleantech industry. “It doesn’t happen without […]

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Panel: Green Product Design and the Drive Toward Zero

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by .

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It was back to the Mad Men sound stage for a panel discussion this afternoon, and sadly, no sight of that rascal Don Draper. Sigh … But even better, messenger […]

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Shawn Gehle: A Huge Opportunity for the Taking in Consumer Byproducts

Shawn Gehle: A Huge Opportunity for the Taking in Consumer Byproducts

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by .

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Shawn Gehle, design director at Gensler, shared an interesting notion: Consumers aren’t just consumers; we’re also producers. We buy and use all of this stuff, and we’re ultimately responsible—the owners—of […]

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Next-generation Carbon Mapping

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by .

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This post-lunch session was crammed full of juicy content. That was partly because of the many contributors: Leonardo Bonanni of Sourcemap, Sujeesh Krishnan of Carbon Trust, Jeff Mendelsohn of New […]

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Panel: More Green Power to the People

Panel: More Green Power to the People

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by .

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Solar power—specifically, making it more affordable and accessible—was the dominant theme in the first panel presentation of OG 2010. Moderator Lex Heslin, president and CEO of Beautiful Earth Group, brought […]

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Morning Keynotes: We’re All Connected

Morning Keynotes: We’re All Connected

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by .

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Interconnectivity was the definitive theme of this morning’s keynotes. First, Rick Ridgeway, Rick Ridgeway, vice president of environmental programs and communication for Patagonia, addressed the need to create landscape connectivity. […]

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Gensler’s Irwin Miller Explains How Collaboration Leads to More Sustainable Solutions

Gensler’s Irwin Miller Explains How Collaboration Leads to More Sustainable Solutions

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by .

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Rethinking the way we approach innovation might be the most sustainable thing we can do. That’s how OG2010 speaker Irwin Miller approaches design. Miller, an architectural designer and principal at […]

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Patagonia’s Rick Ridgeway Says the Real Message of Transparency Is: We’re All In This Together

Patagonia’s Rick Ridgeway Says the Real Message of Transparency Is: We’re All In This Together

Posted on 22. Sep, 2010 by .

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Read an excerpt from our interview with Rick Ridgeway, vice president of environmental programs and communication at Patagonia. He talks about how sharing ideas—even with competitors—has helped his company stay […]

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