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2011-03-29 16:33:00

SAO PAULO, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding solutions to challenges involving economic, social and environmental sustainability through business initiatives and raising awareness of the public sector - this was the objective of the 2nd World Forum on Sustainability, which from March 24th to 26th brought together 800 business leaders, government officials, politicians and environmentalists in Manaus, Brazil. The event was produced by Seminars, a Brazilian company that organizes...

2011-03-22 17:25:00

SAO PAULO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Former US President Bill Clinton, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and filmmaker James Cameron will all speak at the 2nd INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY, which is scheduled to take place March 24 through 26 in Manaus, Brazil. The event is being produced by SEMINARS, a Brazilian company that plans business seminars, and promoted by LIDE (Brazil's Business Leaders' Group), which includes 750...

2009-10-14 06:45:00

WESTON, Fla., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute of Green Professionals (IGP) honored five individuals for their "extraordinary, outstanding and meritorious contributions to the sustainability sphere." The Honorary Fellow designation (Hon. FIGP) was awarded to Adam Werbach; architect R. Nicholas Loope, FAIA; Eric A. Woodroof, Ph.D.; Mark W. McElroy, Ph.D.; and Dr. Diana Balmori. According to IGP's President, Grant W. Austin, the Institute is a "global education and credentialing...

2009-05-21 09:30:00

Key speakers range from Wal Mart, Coca Cola, Facebook and Starbucks executives to leading sustainability advocates from Planet Green, Natural Capital Solutions and the Natural Marketing Institute BOULDER, Colo., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS) announced today the expansion of their LOHAS Forum program, featuring key speakers from Coca Cola, Wal Mart, Starbucks, BMW's DesignWorks, Method, among others. Set against the Rocky Mountains in Boulder,...

2009-03-11 08:00:00

Accomplished Women Entrepreneurs Internationally Gather For Conference SAN DIEGO, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) will host its annual conference, entitled Sustainability: Securing the Future, on April 23-25, at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort. The WPO is the premier organization for multimillion dollar women entrepreneurs with average revenues of $13 million. The 12th annual WPO conference will host more than 500 successful women entrepreneurs for...

2009-01-19 11:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, Wal-Mart consultant Adam Werbach said, "This was exactly the conference that the community needed and I expect that it will cause the bloom of a thousand new flowers. The world can't wait." The world does not have to wait a whole year for the bi-annual Compostmodern conference Werbach refers to. Due to popular demand from the design and business community, Compostmodern (www.compostmodern.org) will again convene in San Francisco on Saturday,...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.