Tag: social media


Social media posts can help researchers estimate air pollution levels with significant accuracy, according to a team of computer scientists from the University of Wisconsin. The researchers analyzed posts on Weibo — a Twitter-like site that is China’s most popular Read more…


In a few weeks, the solar industry will converge on Las Vegas for three jam-packed days of sun worship. Not at the pool, but in the halls and among the exhibits at Solar Power International (SPI) 2014. Brands big and Read more…


Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, foursquare, blogging, the social web– we no longer just communicate; we interact. In the process, how can the wealth of information being generated by social media help us better understand business sustainability value creation?


The success of the cleantech industry will ultimately be measured by two yardsticks. One, of course, is its ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and deliver environmentally friendly and sustainable forms of energy. The other is its economic impact and Read more…


At a panel on social media and CSR held at the recent GLOBE conference in Vancouver, BC, social media was confirmed as an essential tool to leverage discussions on sustainability into broader audiences. Here are seven recommendations the expert panelists Read more…


The release last month of a joint announcement by Greenpeace and Facebook marks the end of one of the most interesting green campaigns of recent years. Greenpeace first targeted Facebook 20 months ago, after the social media giant announced a Read more…


Developing and delivering commercially successful products and services that build customer loyalty can be a challenge in today’s dynamic consumer market. However, many of our sustainability consulting clients now realize that repeat business is one of the most important aspects Read more…


Location technologies are transforming how we experience, navigate, and ultimately better our world. From the global to the local, here are #10Ways geolocation is a positive force for good.


The revolutionary advances in the study of bird populations and migrations made possible by the Internet have now found their way into birders’ hands. BirdsEye, a new iPhone app, gives birders instant access to the National Audubon Society’s and Cornell Read more…


Mob mentality is being used to convince businesses to combat global warming. How? Through Carrotmob, a “reverse boycott” phenomenon taking hold worldwide. According to their Web site, Carrotmob is “a network of consumers who buy products in order to reward Read more…


umissgym: Is it just me, or is it hot in here? The social media craze has hit building automation, as the campus at the University of Mississippi will soon be broadcasting its energy consumption via Twitter and Facebook updates. In Read more…

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