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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 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 2012,… 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 →

ASU Wins 2012 Climate Leadership Award

climate leadership award - trophy

Arizona State University is one of two doctoral-granting academic institutions to receive a Climate Leadership Award from Second Nature and the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). Nearly 700 colleges and universities agreed to promote sustainability through teaching and action, thus forming the ACUPCC. Second Nature is the lead supporting organization of the… Read More →

Could The Algae Industry Become Arizona’s No. 1 Industry?

Algae Industry
by in Economy | Green

Arizona would benefit from a strong new industry that provided more revenue than housing or hospitality, more fascination than sports, more food than agribusiness currently produces and more energy than has been produced in the history of the state. It would be nice too if the industry aligned with the current focus on biosciences. The… Read More →

The New York Giants: The Giant's History

New York Giants
by in Play Ball

Credited with introducing the city of New York to football, the New York Giants have a history that is nearly as big as the team’s name. Wellington Mara, at only the age of 14, along with his 21-year old brother Jack, took ownership of the five-year-old team in 1930 only to become the world’s youngest… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Annual Green Building Lecture Series Scheduled for September

Photo: Dru Bloomfield - At Home in Scottsdale, Flickr
by in Events | Green

Green Building Lecture: Scottsdale’s Annual Green Building Lecture Series will be back in full swing come September first. The Green Building Lecture Series is free and open to the public, and address sustainability issues such as environmentally responsible and healthy building practices and energy efficiency. This will be the 12th lecture series event about green building hosted… Read More →

GoGreen Conference Comes to Phoenix, Educating Business Leaders with Sustainability

Phoenix Convention Center, GoGreen Conference 2011
by in Blogs | Green

Deciding to make your business more sustainable can be a challenging task, especially when profitability is in question. Luckily, Phoenix will be hosting its first GoGreen Conference come Nov. 15 at the Phoenix Convention Center, where business leaders and owners will have a chance to be inspired and educated on sustainable business practices. The GoGreen… Read More →

Otis Elevator Company Shows The Way To Green

Otis Elevator 2011
by in Blogs | Economy | Finance | Green | Small Biz

Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corporation, launched a major global environmental program Feb. 8th called The Way to Green. The program is designed to extend to every aspect of their business — from design and manufacturing to products and end-of-life recycling. The Way to Green is designed to significantly boost the companies’… Read More →

Speaker: Lori Singleton ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Lori Singleton, Salt River Project (SRP) Lori Singleton is the manager of sustainability initiatives and technologies at Salt River Project. She is a 29-year employee of SRP and 40-year resident of Arizona. She is responsible for design and implementation of SRP’s environmental outreach programs with special focus on renewable energy. Lori’s responsibilities at SRP include… Read More →