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About Andrea Bertoli

Andrea Bertoli A plant-based chef, educator, writer, surfer, and yogi based in Honolulu, Hawaii, Andrea is also the Accounts Manager for Important Media. Follow her foodie adventures on Instagram



Author Archives: Andrea Bertoli

Green Business Certification Inc. Introduces TRUE Zero Waste Rating System

September 11th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

The TRUE Zero Waste rating system is a compliment to the LEED green building rating system, and helps businesses and facilities define, pursue and achieve their zero waste goals. TRUE focuses on helping businesses, industrial sectors and schools quantify their performance and find additional ways to move toward zero waste. There are currently 88 certified facilities including Tesla, Microsoft, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and more.


Investors Warn Asian Factory Farms Risk “Financial Food Poisoning”‘ of Global Food Supply Chain

August 16th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

Industrial animal agriculture is a hugely devastating industry for humans, for animals, and for the planet. Growing feedstock for animals means acres of rainforest are cleared for soybeans; methane emissions from CAFOs (concentrated animal feeding operations) are one of the leading causes of climate change; the resulting manure pollutes local waterways and air; and the crowded conditions of CAFOs lead to high rates of sickness and infection, leading to excessive use of antibiotics — which makes these vital medicines less effective for humans (in fact, farm animals receive approximately 80% of the antibiotics sold in the US)


CDP Helps Cities, States, and Companies Report and Manage Climate Change Data

July 25th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

CDP (formally the Carbon Disclosure Project) is the world's largest environmental disclosure platform for cities, states, regions, and companies that want to track and manage their carbon and climate change data. I sat down with Katie Walsh, the Senior Manager of the Cities North America, to discuss the disclosure movement, and how cities around the world are taking a stand against climate change.


Go Biki! Honolulu Bikeshare Launched Today

June 28th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

Today Biki, the Honolulu bikeshare program launched! The program now offers 1000 bikes and 100 stations covering a five-mile stretch between downtown and Waikiki, offering residents and tourists a better, more sustainable way to see the city.


5 More Cleantech Revolutionaries Joining Us In Berlin & Wroclaw

June 21st, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

We're one week away from our next Cleantech Revolution Tour conference. We have another 5 presenters and panelists to announce, bringing us toward what we expect will be fascinating discussions, presentations, and workshops, as well as fruitful cleantech networking that will bring more business to early cleantech leaders, sprout new cleantech ideas, and stimulate new friendships


Cleantech Revolution — The Plan

June 16th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

Cleantech leaders from 11 countries are now set to converge on Berlin and Wroclaw for the next edition of our Cleantech Revolution Tour. We have longtime EV and solar leaders from the UK, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Hungary, the USA, Sweden, and Portugal joining the conference



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