The consuming class in China is exploding from 474 million today to 800 million in 2025. As incomes rise, use of natural resources will rise. The China Dream offers a new model of prosperity that can spark sustainable consumerism in countries around the world.
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Silver Spring Networks is the leader in networking technologies that modernize today’s power grid and ultimately improve energy management and efficiency for their utility partners.
SSV is one of their collaborators for Power Over Energy, their campaign to increase public awareness of electricity grid challenges by giving consumers the information they need to take control of their energy usage.
Is Sustainability Natural?
How will we know when we will have achieved a sustainable world? What are the success criteria for a sustainable world? In pondering these questions I realized that sustainability may be unnatural. Sustainability is an unnatural state of affairs, at least according to my previous working definition of sustainability.
A project of Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) in conjunction with public and private sector partners, EcoCloud is a virtual space where you can connect with Silicon Valley business leaders, industry experts, researchers and policy makers--striving to make our enterprises and our region more ecologically, equitably, and economically sustainable.