When I began to think about the plans for the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas, I knew that I wanted to create a space that would be a leader in green building design and operation.
Some buildings tell a story about our past -- and our future.
Haiti is over 95% deforested, largely due to the population’s reliance on charcoal as the primary cooking fuel. Finding a sustainable alternative cooking fuel that is accessible and affordable for residential and commercial use is a top priority not only in the effort to slow the deforestation...Read More about Sustainable Ecological Business Development in Haiti
In the three years following the devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti to its core, we've watched additional natural disasters repeatedly take their toll on the fragile...Read More about Minutes Matter: Haiti Deserves Better Weather Forecasting Three Years After the Quake
In 2012, we reached new milestones across our programs including: improving access to pediatric medicines in the developing world, increasing incomes for smallholder farmers in Africa, bringing new investment opportunity to Haiti, continuing to expand our climate change work to cities around the world, and reducing beverage calories in schools across the United States...Read More about How You Helped Build a Better World in 2012
When it comes to climate change, individuals have traditionally been in a frustrating position. Our daily activities cause fossil fuels to burn; yet these activities are necessary to function in a modern society. It’s not practical to turn off the heat in the winter, to not use electricity, or to always walk or bike everywhere.Read More about Cutting Carbon and Alleviating Poverty