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So the question for us all is whether the Climate Movement can accelerate its growth rapidly enough to catch up and overtake the escalating reality of Climate Disruption in time to prevent massive irreparable damage to human civilization.
It is time that we all acknowledge that the conventional “business-as-usual” mindset asserting that sustainability increases costs, is a myth. It’s time to destroy the myth that sustainability is bad for profit. Nothing could be further from the truth.
10 REV team members attended the San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) Energy Showcase Awards breakfast and Expo. We were excited that 5 of the 10 award winners were REV Circle graduates. All of the award winners pointed to their Sustainability Circle® experience as having a big impact on their achievements.
In 2014 fall class, EINV 241 Methods and Applications of Entrepreneurship, students were asked to interview an entrepreneur or an entrepreneurially-minded individual who is creating impact in their area. We were proud that L&C student Jhana Valentine chose to profile REV CEO Elliot Hoffman.
The California Plug Load Research Center (CalPlug) hosted its seventh semiannual workshop on energy-efficient plug loads on May 12 at Calit2. REV’s Victoria Mouroulis presented along with representatives from the Consumer Electronic Association, Southern California Edison, California Energy Commission, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Natural Resources Defense Council, Electric Power Research Institute, Dhaani Systems, and Phoenix Energy Technologies.
Elliot Hoffman was recently interviewed by Tony Dokoupil on the MSNBC’s Greenhouse. Check out this exciting video, where Elliot discusses the achievements and success of the Sustainability Circle program.
When most businesses or individuals talk about the drought in California, the focus is primarily on direct water conservation. Often what we may fail to appreciate is the complex relationship between water and the many other aspects of what we associate with sustainability, including energy, waste, and environmental and social well-being. When we consider how to respond to the severe water cutbacks recently mandated in California, we need to recognize that a more holistic approach to sustainability, beyond simple “water conservation,” will have a much more profound impact on the drought, immediately and into the future.
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