Recap of the Fortune Green Brainstorm
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RT @maxgladwell @makower thinks @BillClinton should be bestowed the title of "Eco Geek in Chief" #FortuneGreen 10:59 PM Apr 22nd from webClinton: Walmart cut their packaging 5%, made money and took the equivalent of 213,000 diesel trucks off the road #fortunegreen2:36 PM Apr 23rd from txtGreat post on "The Patriot Tax" by @ MaxGladwell --http://tinyurl.com/d3v5c311:02 PM Apr 22nd from webClinton Foundation will be focusing on integrated waste mgmt..capturing methane from landfills and training scavengers to recycle. #fort ... 11:00 AM Apr 22nd from txtBill Clinton #fortunegreen Empire State Bldg. $33M energy efficiency investment will be paid off in 8 years. This is the model..10:53 AM Apr 22nd from txtBill Clinton #fortunegreen "The most important thing you can do is to prove the [energy] transformation... is good economics."10:50 AM Apr 22nd from txtSteve Howard #fortunegreen Avoided deforestation could solve about 40% of the climate problem.10:34 AM Apr 22nd from txtMatthew Kiernan #fortunegreen 57 trillion investment capital available for green, but only 10 billion allocated. Good news is awareness ...9:47 AM Apr 22nd from txtPeter Hebert of Lux Capital #fortunegreen Cleantech startups can no longer apply capitalization strategies of silicon valley software st ...9:42 AM Apr 22nd from txtWho's accounting true costs of climate pollution? #fortunegreen panel thinks current climate regulation isn't strong enough to change bu ...8:33 AM Apr 22nd from txtRT @leon_c_young -- Email spam produces 17 million tons CO2 per year: http://tinyurl.com/cc7ycy5:45 PM Apr 21st from web'Big Green Lies' new tv show on greenwashing premiers tomorrow night w/ Jeffrey Hollender.5:23 PM Apr 21st from txtMike Brune: "There are already more people working in wind energy in the US today than coal."4:52 PM Apr 21st from txtMike Brune of RAN: "Every dollar we sink into carbon capture is a dollar better spent on energy efficiency and renewable energy."4:36 PM Apr 21st from webVan Jones on working for Obama: "I've only seen the guy twice and the first time I almost fainted." LOL4:09 PM Apr 21st from txtNew term at #fortunegreen: "greenhushing." Tiffany has been working sustainability for 10 years but hasn't publicized for fear of greenwashing ...3:41 PM Apr 21st from txt1 gold wedding band creates 20 tons of waste rock. Tiffany customers assume "Nothing bad has ever happened here." But they don't want de ...@marcgunther asks sustainable supply chain panel: "How do you get people to pay more for a backstory?" #fortunegreen3:05 PM Apr 21st from webArlin Wasserman of Sodexo: traceability of food system is broken...food safety announcements have grown 7x..now 1 per day. 2:29 PM Apr 21st from txtAs Jim Rogers of Duke Energy was talking climate policy #fortunegreen, 42 were arrested protesting his latest dirty coal plant in S. Car ... 2:18 PM Apr 21st from txtShai Agassi #fortunegreen: "I can afford a BMW, I just can't afford being seen in one." 12:03 PM Apr 21st from webAwkward moment at #fortunegreen. Valentine from HOK: "Walmart is sucking the life out of the small town." http://tinyurl.com/djaeml11:59 AM Apr 21st from webPaul Hawken just funded (oversubscribed) biomimicry company with Janine Benyus, 1sun.. PV panel made for $17 based on the leaf. 10:54 AM Apr 21st from webStarbucks to release new sustainability report tomorrow..includes method for rewarded growers for carbon value of land #fortunegreen 9:26 AM Apr 21st from txt#fortunegreen Paul Hawken: "Green is the new business as usual. That's what worries me." 8:32 PM Apr 20th from txtBill Ford to Ian Clifford CEO of Zenn Motors, "You guys are leading the charge, so to speak!" (LOL) #fortunegreen 6:55 PM Apr 20th from txt"When I joined the board I was asked to stop affiliating w/ known or suspected environmentalists." Times have changed... #fortunegreen 6:01 PM Apr 20th from txtFord has developed plug-n-play set of "global platforms" so can adapt basic cars to use multiple fuel types -- Bill Ford #fortunegreen 5:42 PM Apr 20th from txtThe entire #fortunegreen panel Spotlight on Washington panel gives Obama an 'A' for midterm energy policy. 4:52 PM Apr 20th from txt"Give us the incentive to invest in energy efficiency." The price of energy is going up, carbon tax or not. -- Jim Rogers, Duke 4:24 PM Apr 20th from txtEveryone agrees that 100% auction is right but need transition period w/ permits to limit consumer cost to "a dime a day" -- Fred Krupp ... 4:11 PM Apr 20th from txt"Investment is paralyzed" by lack of carbon rules -- Fred Krupp. Good chance of bill by Memorial Day. #fortunegreen 3:47 PM Apr 20th from txt#fortunegreen Dave Crane NRG "You don't want to punish early movers" by letting EPA create carbon law. Need Congress to lead. 3:44 PM Apr 20th from txt
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