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Opportunity Green 2011 Preview

Opportunity Green 2011 Preview

Posted on 09. Nov, 2011 by .

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We’ll be sharing the conference experience with you LIVE so stay tuned for updates on our Opportunity Green Facebook page and be sure to follow us on Twitter at @oppgreen for official OG updates, live tweets, and online sustainable business conversation.

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OG Joins As You Sow for an Event Offering a Look Into the Shocking Future of Fracking in LA and Other Cities

OG Joins As You Sow for an Event Offering a Look Into the Shocking Future of Fracking in LA and Other Cities

Posted on 30. Oct, 2011 by .

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On Tuesday, October 25, As You Sow held their “No Fracking Way!” fundraiser at Space 150 offices in Venice, CA. Founded in 1992, the nonprofit has been working with corporations to introduce shareholder resolutions that, in the words of Chief Executive Officer Andrew Behar, “bring them into integrity” on energy use, environmental health, waste management, and human rights.

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Water is Rising: Where Performance and Purpose Collide

Water is Rising: Where Performance and Purpose Collide

Posted on 19. Oct, 2011 by .

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Water is Rising is an inspirational group, and a living representation of why climate change is a worldwide phenomenon. They encourage their supporters to educate themselves, and use innovative projects like OG to get out their message.

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No Fracking Way! A Fundraiser for “As You Sow”

No Fracking Way! A Fundraiser for “As You Sow”

Posted on 17. Oct, 2011 by .

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Join As You Sow in Venice Beach on Tuesday, October 25th and see a wave of environmental advocacy emerge during a lively discussion on engaging business through shareholder action. Learn how Andy Behar, President of As You Sow, is pressing for change from within the boardrooms of major frackers including Exxon, Chevron, and Ultra Petroleum.

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UCLA Hosts Energy & Sustainability Symposium Promoting Sustainability Integration into Business Strategy

UCLA Hosts Energy & Sustainability Symposium Promoting Sustainability Integration into Business Strategy

Posted on 20. Sep, 2011 by .

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On September 1st, the UCLA Faculty Center hosted an Energy & Sustainability Symposium. Sponsored by Johnson Controls, General Electric, LA County, City of LA, the Department of Energy, EPA’s Energy Star Program, and UCLA, the symposium focused on fostering private and public partnerships in sustainability. It consisted of speakers and panels from UCLA, private companies and public entities.

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Top Ten Green News Stories of August 2011

Top Ten Green News Stories of August 2011

Posted on 08. Sep, 2011 by .

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OG|10: Green News Monthly Roundup featuring the top ten green news stories from August 2011 as followed and covered by Opportunity Green.

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The Future of Cradle to Cradle Certification: An Interview with William McDonough

The Future of Cradle to Cradle Certification: An Interview with William McDonough

Posted on 17. Aug, 2011 by .

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Opportunity Green had the privilege of attending 2011’s Dwell on Design Conference where William McDonough gave a captivating keynote address that emphasized eco-effectiveness within this new paradigm that focuses on continuous quality improvement. Prior to McDonough taking the stage, we were fortunate enough to have the chance to commend him on his recent accomplishments as well as ask him a few questions of our own.

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Hurry! Register Today to Receive the 50% Early-Bird Discount!

Hurry! Register Today to Receive the 50% Early-Bird Discount!

Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 by .

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Early registration is NOW OPEN for the 5th Annual Opportunity Green – the premier sustainable event happening November 10-11, 2011 at Los Angeles Center Studios. Sign-up before August 16th to receive the 50% early-bird discount, while it’s still available.

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