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November 17: William McDonough to Discuss Carbon Positive Cities

William McDonough will discuss his concept of “Carbon Positive Cities.” Carbon Positive Cities are based on the idea of cities as living metabolisms that embrace “working carbon” and optimize the return of carbon to the soil as a valuable economic, ecological and social asset.

Kira Gould presents @Greenbuild15: Women in Green

A decade after research for the book that Kira Gould co-authored with Lance Hosey, Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design, Gould will present a new look at the topic at Greenbuild 2015, in Washington DC in November.

Call for Entries: BOLD Awards for Building Optimizers, Leaders, Disruptors

Call for Entries Announced for the Inaugural “BOLD Awards” Awards program to launch at Greenbuild 2015 recognizes Building Optimizers, Leaders and Disruptors who are blazing the trail in green buildings Today, a consortium of innovative companies in the built environment – Aquicore, Building Robotics, Enlighted and View Glass – announced a call for entries for the inaugural 2015 BOLD Awards, recognizing Building Optimizers, Leaders and Disruptors who are pushing boundaries and facilitating the adoption of new technologies …

October 5-7: MBDC at SXSWEco

The annual SXSW Eco conference held in Austin, Texas, will take place October 5-7 at the Austin Convention Center.

2015 CSR Conference and Awards in Denmark

The upcoming 2015 CSR Conference and Awards will be held on October 7, 2015. The conference will take a closer look at which companies have successfully adapted methods of sustainability and social responsibility and advise companies on how to handle challenges. The theme for the this year’s conference is: “How can business drive sustainable growth?”

William McDonough Keynotes San Francisco “Sink or Swim” Panel

William McDonough will keynote “Sink or Swim: Adapting to Rising Tides in the San Francisco Bay” panel, part of 2015 BCDC’s 50th Anniversary Summit: Sink or Swim.

2015 Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge Open for Entries

The 2015 Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge is now open for entries.

McDonough-designed Method factory has world’s largest roof greenhouse

The world’s first and only LEED Platinum-certified manufacturing plant to produce consumer products, Method is proud of their “South Side Soapbox”.