RESET™ Air is a sensor based and performance-driven indoor air quality standard and certification programme that aims to make indoor environmental health measurable, deliverable and accessible. RESET™ leverages continuous monitoring of indoor air quality and cloud technology to communicate data to occupants, thus increasing environmental awareness and subsequently encouraging more regenerative solutions to air quality problems. RESET™ is an international organization based out of Shanghai.
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Semiarid wasteland is cultivated using a unique selection of fodder shrubs, paired with complementary specialty crops like grapevines or vegetables, continuously monitored by a SaaS farm management system, using smart sensors, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics. The "wasteland to organic produce" processes are showcased at an experimental "farm and village", open to the general public. Objective is not only sustainable production, but also sustainable living and tourism.
One Heart Spots is a geo-tracking device developed into a website, a widget and finally into a mobile application. It includes more than 10 000 committed spots in France and around the world that encourage people to consume and act in a responsible way. One Heart Spots enables each citizen to become a driver of change by simple daily actions.
The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offered a number of 2- and 3-day intensive and interactive onsite training classes focused on the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Criteria, and engaged tourism industry professionals around the world through expert presentations and discussions on sustainable tourism best practices for businesses and destinations.
The STTP, begining in 2017, offered online scheduled training classes led by GSTC trainers, available at least 4 times a year.
US EPA Recommendations of Product Environmental Performance Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
The US EPA Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels leverage the US federal government's vast purchasing power to bring clarity to the market, promote environmentally sustainable products, and realize lifecycle cost savings. Moreover, the Recommendations increase market confidence in existing private sector initiatives that have demonstrated positive, measurable, and meaningful change in the environmental performance of products and services.
Sustainable Public Procurement in Japanese Local Governments: A Multicity and U.S. Cross-comparative Analysis
Within Japan and the U.S., many cities have struggled to implement their sustainable procurement policies. This project examines the factors facilitate/inhibit Japan’s (as compared to the U.S.’) local level SPP implementation, and the potential SPPs have for facilitating a low greenhouse gas economy. It recommends immediate actions for local Japanese and U.S. governments to improve SPP implementation, and offer critical policy advice on the ideal institutional arrangements for SPP success.
The Center for a New American Dream helps Americans to reduce and shift their consumption to improve quality of life, protect the environment, and promote social justice.
New Dream wants to cultivate a new American dream—one that emphasizes community, ecological sustainability, and a celebration of non-material values, while upholding the spirit of the traditional American dream of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
New Dream envisions a society that pursues not just “more,” but more of what matters—and less of what doesn't.