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2015 Fuller Challenge Winner: GreenWave

This year’s winner is a non-profit organization, GreenWave which designed the world’s first multi-species 3-D ocean farms. GreenWave aims to restore ocean ecosystems and create jobs in coastal communities by transforming fishers into restorative ocean farms.

Kira Gould Winner of Sustainability Leadership Awards

Director of Communications at William McDonough + Partners, Kira Gould, was selected as one of the winners of the Green Building & Design‘s (gb&d) “Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards” (WSLA). Nominated by peers, Gould was recognized for her accomplishments and dedication to sustainability.

The McDonough Conversations: Endless is More

The latest installment of the Less can be more, but endless is most. McDonough: “We can look at the history of design to inform us about where we’ve been and where we want to go.”

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?”