Adopt a Hood: A UCSF Initiative for Engagement

UCSF has a collection of dedicated scientists, clinicians, students and staff who share a common drive to make the world a better place by advancing health and the human condition. In this REV guest blog, Zachary Schoenrock, a UCSF Climate Corps Fellow, shares a Sustainability Success Story about employee engagement in one of UCSF’s research labs.

Every Drop Counts for this Boutique San Francisco Hotel

The Mosser Hotel is one of three boutique hotels owned by the Mosser family, a hidden gem in the heart of Union Square. In this REV guest blog, Mosser Assistant General Manager Nish Tamang shares insights on the hotel’s sustainability achievements.

On the Edge of Chaos and Climate Change Leadership

By Jennifer Roney, Sustainability Circle Coach, REV In a recent Greenbiz article, “4 traits that define the next generation of climate leaders,” Laura Storm identifies the qualities that will be needed to address the very urgent challenge of climate change,...

Drought Tolerance and Climate Resilience in Street Trees

When the City of Emeryville was developing our Sustainability Action Plan, one of the major issues we looked into was the climate resilience of the city street trees. The idea was spurred by Ruth Akins, one of the City Council members, who was interested in whether specific tree species were better at sequestering carbon than others.

The Little Red Stirrer

My wife Gail and I were camping for a few days about three hours north of San Francisco on the coast, overlooking the forest and the Pacific. As we were talking I happened to be holding one of those little red plastic stirrers that you often find in a hotel or anyplace serving drinks — a bar, a coffee joint. Gail asked a very simple question: “where did that little red stirrer come from?” What ensued has become one of my personal favorite stories that exemplifies the extraordinary waste in our society and is an example of our company’s collective thinking around sustainability.

8 Talking Points For City Leaders

By Matt Bogoshian, Chief Strategy Officer & General Counsel, REV When I saw the title of Dan Kreeger’s article last week called “6 Easy Steps to Turbo Boost Climate Action In Local Government”, I thought to myself, “Easy? no way!” As...