Author Archives: Susanna Schick

Sustainable Brands 2013 Day One | San Onofre Goes Solar!

June 4th, 2013 | by Susanna Schick

Well, alright, it hasn't happened yet. But listening to various panelists talk about consumer research they've conducted, it's clear the public wants solar power much, much more than nuclear. Sustainable Brands 2013 launched with a day of workshops on a wide range of topics, with all sorts of interesting news. The panels I sat in ranged from one on Life Cycle Assessment to one on Systems Thinking. Driving past San Onofre on the way down from LA, it looked as ominous dormant as it did when it was active. They're threatening to re-open it, but with solar getting so cheap, is it really worth the risk


Sustainable Brands 2013 Is Approaching

May 10th, 2013 | by Susanna Schick

This article originally appeared on Gas2. Sustainable Brands returns to San Diego’s Paradise Cove for 2013. The 4-day conference, hosted by Saatchi [&hellip


The Dark and Seamy Underbelly of the Recycling Industry

March 16th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

Today was Day One of the Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference in Los Angeles, held by the Blue Green Alliance. That's not blue as in oceans, that's blue as in blue collar workers. This exciting conference brought together clean tech industry leaders, labor union leaders, government, investors and educators to discuss how best to create more green jobs. This builds on the work Van Jones did in promoting a Green Collar Economy. Villaraigosa and many other speakers all mentioned the importance of working together to create more quality green jobs


Verdexchange 2012 Cleantech Conference

January 24th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

I spent the day at the Verdexchange conference, and heard a lot of interesting news on topics ranging from ESG reporting to Waste to Energy conversion and so much in between. Highlights included witnessing the beginning phases of California's carbon market being developed, hearing Mayor Villaraigosa freestyle at the end of his speech and speak from the heart about his passion for making LA as much a Clean Tech Capital as it is the world's Entertainment Capital.


Gaming to Prevent Climate Change | Climate Reality Project

December 7th, 2011 | by Susanna Schick

On Friday, Trends Research and Innovation Company psfk, in partnership with The Climate Reality Project announced the ten finalists of “Gaming for Good”. Contestants were invited to develop games which help people improve their environmental impact, taking inspiration from psfk’s recent report; The Future of Gaming. The goal of The Climate Reality Project is global acceptance of the realities of climate change


To PLA or not to PLA

August 19th, 2009 | by Susanna Schick

[social_buttons] Editor’s Note: Carrotmob is a form of consumer activism that invites businesses to compete in order to win a [&hellip



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