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Valley Forward Celebrates 30 Years Of Environmental Excellence Awards

Environmental Excellence Awards
by in Executive Lifestyle | Finance | Green

Valley Forward’s focus today is on sustainability. Its mantra is that a community can be great only if it respects its natural and human resources, and adopts practices that will nourish and preserve them. Thirty years ago, when Valley Forward directors launched the Environmental Excellence Awards (EEA) program, we didn’t talk about sustainability. The word… Read More →

Valley Forward Hosts 41st Annual Luncheon Featuring National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore

Mexican gray wolf photographed by Joel Sartore
by in Blogs | Events | Green

Valley Forward hosted its 41st Annual Luncheon Dec. 3, and the event was wild — literally. Guests were greeted by a menagerie of interesting wildlife at this year’s event thanks to the Desert Botanical Garden, Liberty Wildlife, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, The Phoenix Zoo and the Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium. Several animals were showcased at… Read More →

Pinnacle West Named To Three Sustainability Lists

by in Economy | Green | Tech

There’s some good green news for Arizona. For the sixth year in a row, Pinnacle West (the parent company of Arizona Public Service Co.) has been separately named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DSJI) North America and as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the World. The index recognizes sustainable business… Read More →

The Future Of Sustainability Is In The Hands Of Today’s Teens

Teen Sustainability 2010

I’ve lived half my life and never heard the word cotillion. So when I went to my first cotillion event this fall, I didn’t have any preconceived notions about what to expect. And I was blown away by the experience. The Phoenix Cotillion was formed more than 50 years ago to give young men and… Read More →