The Call for Solutions 2014 Round 1 and Round 2 has been concluded. We are no longer accepting new submissions. However if you still wish to submit your solution, we shall consider it for Call for Solutions 2015.

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Call for Solutions

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11/22: important water legislation for regional water management
11/20: Forest and Rangeland water indicators open for comment now
11/16: The NFL and Sustainability
11/10: Have you been asked to write a CSR/sustainability report?

Lancaster Leads the Way for Net Positive Cities

The city of Lancaster located in LA County is becoming one of the world’s first Net Positive cities determined to produce more energy than it consumes from sustainable sources. They have been dedicated to promoting solar power alternatives as well as other forms of sustainable living and as a result, received the international Energy Globe Award in 2013. Click here to read more.

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Full-Cost Accounting and the Value of Nature

In business theory, the ‘bottom-line’ is a well-established metric to represent economic success. This simple equation adequately accounts for financial profits and losses, but cannot always reflect external costs on natural landscapes, social structures, and other considerations that lack monetary representation. Read more.

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