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.
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.
In this article from Common Ground Magazine, REV Sustainability Circle coach Bryce Gerritsen shares his insights on how best to create a successful sustainability action plan.
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.
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.