sustainability movement Archives

Top 10 Green Building Trends to Watch in 2011

Green Movement
by in Columnist Spotlight | Green

While we may have just begun 2011, many industry analysts predict that the green building and sustainability movement will rebound in 2011 in spite of the continuing economic difficulties in most developed countries. This overall trend runs counter to the thrust of the overall worldwide recession, but this is due to to the overwhelming public… Read More →

ASU, Crayola & More Making Sustainable Impact

by in Blogs | Education | Green

When it comes to sustainability, it’s a great time to be proud of Arizona.  This week we’ve gathered stories about ASU making the green honor roll, Phoenix being a top city for graduates and others. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured in the roundup by e-mailing Shelby Hill.… Read More →

Valley Forward Hosts 7th Annual Livability Summit


As the world celebrated the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Valley residents also had a reason to celebrate. To commemorate Earth Day, Valley Forward was once again at the forefront of the sustainability movement in the state — hosting their Seventh Annual Livability Summit at the Wyndham Phoenix. The title of the program, “What Does… Read More →

Moving the Valley and Arizona Forward

Moving Valley Arizona 2010
by in Events | Green

Oh, give me land, lots of land Under starry skies above. Don’t fence me in. That little tune written by Cole Porter and Montana engineer Bob Fletcher has served as the unofficial song of the West for almost 75 years. It’s captured the lure of the West; with all this room, there’s no need to… Read More →

Sustainable Europe — A Greener World, One Country At A Time

Play to Stop Campaign
by in Blogs | Green | Politics

Fresh from my trip to Europe (specifically my native Poland), I decided to look into what our neighbors across the Atlantic are doing for the sustainability movement. A survey requested by the European Parliament and the European Commission, coordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication of the European Commission, summarized the general attitude on the Continent… Read More →