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Sustainable Development Update - May 2018 #3

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Sustainable Development Focus - Federal judge rules in Berkeley’s favor in fight over post office - BERKELEYSIDE - May 15 A federal judge on Monday rejected arguments by the federal government that the city of Berkeley...more

Sustainable Development Update - May 2018 #2

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Sustainable Development Focus - California becomes first state requiring all new homes be built with solar - THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE - May 9 The California Energy Commission (CEC) passed a first-in-the nation rule...more

Washington Wineries Facing Wastewater Permit Requirements

by Lane Powell PC on

Sustainability has been a growing trend among many businesses, as much for the economic benefit as a desire to lessen the environmental impact of a facility. Often the effort to reduce, reuse and recycle is voluntary, while...more

Global Trend: Smart Buildings

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The real estate sector has recently been marked by the advent of "PropTech". PropTech (or property technology) has been described as a "new explosive wave of innovation", seeing start-up companies pioneer technological...more

Corporate Sustainability Focus Continues to Trend Upward

Public company focus on environmental, social, and governance issues has been trending upward for years, largely at the insistence of investors, employee, regulators, and other company stakeholders. A recent report entitled...more

Sustainable Development Update - May 2018

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - San Diego shrinks 'granny flat' fees to spur construction amid housing crisis - THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE - May 4 Fees to build “granny flats,” which are often nearly equal to...more

Sustainable Development Update - April 2018 #4

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Sustainable Development Focus - Wells Fargo commits to provide $200 billion for sustainability by 2030 - RENEWABLES NOW - Apr 20 Wells Fargo & Co. has pledged to provide $200 billion in financing to sustainable...more

Sustainable Development Update - April 2018 #3

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - State lawmakers reject plan linking new housing to public transit - LOS ANGELES TIMES - Apr 17 A robust effort to attack California's housing shortage was rejected Tuesday by a state...more

Sustainable Development Update - April 2018 #2

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - Major California housing bill narrowed before its first legislative debate - LOS ANGELES TIMES - Apr 10 Ahead of its first legislative committee hearing scheduled for next week, a Bay...more

Sustainable Development Update - April 2018

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Sustainable Development Focus - U.S. states vow to defend auto fuel efficiency standards - REUTERS - Apr 4 Nearly a dozen U.S. states and Washington D.C. this Tuesday promised to defend federal automobile efficiency...more

Energy & Sustainability Connections Newsletter - March 2018

by Mintz Levin on

A Note from the Editors - Energy & Sustainability Connections brings the latest developments in energy investing, legal insights, company activity, and industry events straight to your inbox. This month’s features...more

Sustainable Development Update - March 2018 #4

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - U.S. Army targets energy resiliency through microgrid projects - ENERGY MANAGER TODAY - Mar 26 The U.S. Army is using clean energy projects to begin targeting resiliency through...more

PepsiCo’s Performance with Purpose – Implications for Compliance

by Thomas Fox on

PepsiCo has a program called “Performance with Purpose” (PwP) that I think every Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) or compliance professional needs to become familiar with this for their practice. According to the online site...more

Green Loan Principles to Guide Environmental and Sustainability Finance

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With banks playing an integral role in real estate and infrastructure finance, the imperative to guide them into lending for environmental and sustainable purposes is categorical, and a set of green lending guidelines could...more

Sustainable Development Update - March 2018 #3

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - How residential and office developers are preparing for the realities of net zero - URBAN LAND - Mar 12 In 2017, California passed the first net-zero building code in the United States...more

Sustainable Development Update - March 2018 #2

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - 20,000 new homes by BART stations? A new California zoning bill aims to speed building - The Mercury News - Mar 5 Cities reluctant to approve housing on BART’s expansive parking lots and...more

Sustainable Development Update - March 2018

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - Environment scores big with zero waste at Super Bowl LII - Facility Executive - Feb 23 The NFL scored a zero-waste legacy project at Super Bowl LII, with 91 percent of all trash generated...more

Sustainability in the Fashion Industry: Kering Group’s Innovative Approach in the Luxury Sphere

by Goulston & Storrs PC on

Retailers are facing an increasing population of ethically minded consumers. A Nielsen 2015 global survey found that 66% of respondents were “willing to pay more for products and services that come from companies that are...more

Sustainable Development Update - February 2018 #3

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - Judge orders Trump administration to put energy efficiency standards into effect - Los Angeles Times - Feb 15 A federal judge in San Francisco ordered the Trump administration last...more

Africa Focus: Spring 2018: Green finance in Africa

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Achieving sustainability objectives through innovative funding of climate-change projects. The first green bond was issued only ten years ago, but since then the market's depth and volume has increased exponentially. Green...more

Sustainable Development Update - February 2018

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - New state ballot measure would reward people who build rainwater collection systems - The Mercury News - Feb 1 Worried about California’s dry winter? Interested in installing a rainwater...more

Millennials and why your organization should care about ESG

With sustainable and ethical business practices now key to attracting and retaining top talent, how can organizations ensure their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating meets the expectations of millennials?...more

Fifth Appellate District Upholds City of Visalia’s General Plan Update Against Challenge to Square Footage Restrictions in...

by Downey Brand LLP on

On January 30, 2018, the Fifth Appellate District certified for publication its earlier opinion in Visalia Retail, LP v. City of Visalia, upholding the City of Visalia’s (“City”) 2014 General Plan Update. Plaintiff and...more

Sustainable Development Update - January 2018 #5

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - Governor Brown calls for 5 million electric vehicles by 2030, $2.5 billion for charging stations - The Mercury News - Jan 26 Governor Jerry Brown last Friday announced a sweeping new...more

Energy & Sustainability Connections Newsletter - January 2018

by Mintz Levin on

A Note from the Editors - This month’s edition of Energy & Sustainability Connections brings the latest developments in energy investing, legal insights, company activity, and industry events straight to your inbox. This...more

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