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Arizona Mining Association honors Resolution Copper


The Arizona Mining Association (AMA) today announced the recipients of the  2015 Sustainability, Preservation and Diversity in the Environment (SPADE) award for environmental excellence. The award, which is AMA’s top recognition for exemplary achievement in environmental stewardship, recognizes individuals, businesses, organizations and agencies that have made a remarkable contribution to invest in creative ways to… Read More →

Move over solar. 4 additional alternative energy sources

Hoover Dam, Photo: Flickr, JoshBerglund19
by in AZRE Magazine

With more than 300 sunny days a year, Arizona seems like the ideal location for the future of solar energy in commercial building. It’s also a big part of our past. “Some of the earliest buildings in Arizona which took advantage of the sun were the cliff dwellings,” according to the Arizona Solar Center, an… Read More →

Plexus plants 20,000 trees after Earth Day Mário Mihál

Plexus Worldwide, a leading direct-marketing weight-loss and health-supplement seller, announced that the company will fund the planting of 20,000 trees after a successful Earth Day sales campaign. The promise was to plant a tree for every order placed with the company on Friday, April 22. Plexus has partnered with American Forests to help protect and replenish the Earth for generations to come. American Forests, the oldest… Read More →

Tempe Mission Palms features green initiatives

Tempe Mission Palms

Earth Day may only come once a year, but Tempe Mission Palms, A Destination Hotel, celebrates it every day with its ongoing commitment to green initiatives through its Destination Earth program and associated environmental projects. “Celebrating Earth Day is about more than being environmentally conscious one day – it’s a reminder to find ways to… Read More →

Phoenix’s plan to go green

by in AZ Business Magazine | Green

Phoenix leaders want to make neighborhoods happier and healthier under a proposal to create a more environmentally conscious city  – but they want to hear from residents first. Expanding public transit to every neighborhood, building parks and trails and relying on locally sourced food are among proposals to reduce greenhouse gases by 80 percent over… Read More →

Phoenix Open Green Out raises $100k

Phoenix Open
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Waste Management Phoenix Open’s sixth annual Green Out raised $100,000 for three non-profit environmental organizations. For every person who wore green to the tournament on Saturday, The Thunderbirds donated $33,333 each to Bonneville Environmental Foundation’s “Change the Course,” Arizona Recycling Coalition and the Arizona Chapter of Solid Waste Association of North America (AZ SWANA). According… Read More →

Waste Management to host sustainability forum

Waste Management of Arizona

While the pros tee-off from the green during the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Waste Management will hold its sixth annual Executive Sustainability Forum in Scottsdale on Thursday, Feb. 4. Speakers and panel discussions will be held at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, offering multiple perspectives on the sustainability of recycling and the circular economy. Corporate leaders… Read More →

Lori Singleton – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Lori Singleton

Lori Singleton – Manager of Sustainability Initiatives and Technologies, SRP Singleton has been with SRP for 35 years and is responsible for developing and implementing solar and sustainability programs, and wireline and wireless telecom solutions for customers. Under her direction, SRP has provided incentives to more than 12,000 customers who have installed solar energy systems… Read More →

Diane Brossart – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Diane Brossart - Fifty Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Diane Brossart – President and CEO, Arizona Forward Diane Brossart joined the nonprofit civic group — which aims to move Arizona forward environmentally, economically and socially — as a member 30 years ago. She was appointed to her leadership role in 1991, when Valley Forward focused exclusively on Maricopa County. Rebranded as Arizona Forward is… Read More →

Mutual of Omaha Bank Announces Phoenix Appointment

David Van Slyke
by in Banking | Business News

David Van Slyke has joined Mutual of Omaha Bank as vice president of commercial banking in Phoenix. Based out of the bank’s Arizona headquarters at 9200 E. Pima Center Parkway in Scottsdale, Van Slyke will work with local businesses, offering comprehensive commercial banking services, including commercial deposit accounts, treasury services and full-scale commercial and industrial… Read More →

Which Common Brands Are Most Sustainable?

As you do your shopping this holiday season, would it help to know exactly which toys, electronics, food and other items are better for the environment? A prominent researcher at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is helping to develop a system that will tell retailers, manufacturers, and eventually consumers,… Read More →

Ecova Takes Energy Savings to the Bank with National Bank of Arizona

by in Blogs

Ecova, a total energy and sustainability management company, announced that National Bank of Arizona – a premier bank in Arizona with more than 70 branches – has successfully implemented a complete energy management program. National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) can now accurately and efficiently track energy consumption and cost data monthly and leverage that data… Read More →

Valley Partnership Former Chairmen Discuss Phoenix Development – Part 1

valley partnership - AZRE Magazine May/June 2012

Valley Partnership is celebrating 25 years as Metro Phoenix’s premier advocacy group for responsible development. In looking back – and also looking ahead – AZRE magazine brought together six former chairmen to discuss goals the group has successfully achieved and challenges that lie ahead. With the commercial real estate industry making a slow recovery from… Read More →

ASU Announces Top 10 New Species

new species

The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and a committee of scientists from around the world announced their picks for the top 10 new species described in 2011. This is the fifth year for the top 10 new species list, which was released May 23, 2012, to coincide with the anniversary of… Read More →