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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Q&A: How Can My Building Increase Our Operating Efficiency?

Q: How Can My Building Increase Our Operating Efficiency? A: According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), commercial buildings use about 40% of all energy consumed in the U.S. However, there are many steps building owners and managers can take to reduce their energy footprint and save money through greater operational efficiencies. For example, an efficiency … Continue reading Q&A: How Can My Building Increase Our Operating Efficiency?

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Conference: Driving Sustainability Across The Supply Chain

Great Forest Moderates Panel of Experts at Columbia University Great Forest’s Director of Sustainability, Anna Dengler, moderated a panel on corporate sustainable supply chains held at Columbia University on November 16. Speakers included Lee Ballin from Bloomberg LP’s Office of Sustainability; Karen Alonardo, founder and CEO of CSRware; Professor Steven Cohen, director of M.S. in … Continue reading Conference: Driving Sustainability Across The Supply Chain

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Taking Green Overseas – Brazil, London and Beyond

Enjoying successful sustainability programs at home, some multinational corporations are exporting their efforts to their offices overseas.  This year, Great Forest began working with a client’s Brazil location on their ISO 14001 program to better manage the environmental impact of operations at that office. “After we established programs in several of the company’s North American locations, … Continue reading Taking Green Overseas – Brazil, London and Beyond

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America Recycles Day: Paper Lake Makes Big Statement About Recycling

                  Hundreds of office workers at 575 Fifth Avenue were greeted with an unusual sight in the lobby of their building on November 15 – a paper “lake” constructed with over 164 bags of recyclables generated from the building.  Great Forest worked with Cushman & Wakefield to … Continue reading America Recycles Day: Paper Lake Makes Big Statement About Recycling

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Great Forest Newsletter Archive

Our monthly publication is your source for the latest sustainability news, with tips, updates and a Q&A for businesses and commercial buildings. Signup for our Email Newsletter June 2017 May 2017 March/April 2017 Feb./March 2017 Jan. 2017 Dec. 2016 Happy Holidays Nov./Dec/ 2016 Oct. 2016 Sept. 2016 Aug. 2016 July 2016 May/June 2016 April 2016 … Continue reading Great Forest Newsletter Archive

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