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Solar power seeks answers for 51st state

Electricity Policy
November 30, 2014

As reported in Elec­tric­ity Pol­icy:  The Solar Elec­tric Power Asso­ci­a­tion is ask­ing for fresh think­ing about how to bal­ance the con­flict­ing inter­ests of util­ity, solar power, and other stake­hold­ers in energy mar­kets. SEPA calls it “The 51st State Chal­lenge.” From Jim Pierobon’s Energy Col­lec­tive blog come ques­tions such as: (1) Might poli­cies that can ben­e­fit all stake­hold­ers be pro­vided with …
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Patagonia Invests In Yerdle Through Its Internal Venture Fund

Fast Company
November 11, 2014

By Ariel Schwartz: Patag­o­nia, the out­door cloth­ing com­pany known as much for its cre­ative approach to envi­ron­men­tal respon­si­bil­ity as for its cloth­ing, announced today at Fast Company’s Inno­va­tion Uncen­sored con­fer­ence that it has made an invest­ment in Yer­dle, an app that lets peo­ple give away items and get redeemable cred­its in exchange, through the company’s $20 Mil­lion & Change inter­nal …
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A Guide to Surviving in an Unpredictable World

Bloomberg Businessweek
November 11, 2014

By Diane Brady: As pres­i­dent of the Rock­e­feller Foun­da­tion, Judith Rodin is less attuned to mak­ing money than to giv­ing it away. And yet The Resilience Div­i­dend, her new book that goes on sale on Tues­day, is essen­tially a primer on how to iden­tify and build sus­tain­able value in any ven­ture. That’s because resilience, the abil­ity to adapt to change …
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Press Releases

Revolution Growth Invests in Healthy Meal Provider, Revolution Foods

New Funding Will Accelerate Expansion of Affordable, High-Quality Food into New Schools and Stores

June 4, 2014

Wash­ing­ton, D.C. and Oak­land, Calif. – June 4, 2014 – Rev­o­lu­tion Foods, the pre­em­i­nent provider of healthy, kid-​​​​inspired school meals and retail prod­ucts, today announced a sig­nif­i­cant new invest­ment from Rev­o­lu­tion Growth. As part of the invest­ment, Steve Case will join the company’s board. The invest­ment will help Rev­o­lu­tion Foods expand its school meal ser­vice and line of ready-​​​​to-​​​​eat Meal …
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Truett-​​Hurst, Inc. Announces Supply Agreement with Ecologic Brands for PaperBoy Wine Bottles

The Wall Street Journal
April 10, 2014

Truett-​​​​Hurst, Inc. (NASDAQ: THST), a rec­og­nized leader of inno­v­a­tive super-​​​​premium, ultra-​​​​premium and lux­ury wine, today announced it com­pleted a gen­eral sup­ply agree­ment with Eco­logic Brands, Inc. (“Eco­logic”) to pro­duce paper bot­tles for the ground­break­ing Paper­Boy brand. Eco­logic Brands has been rec­og­nized for mak­ing America’s first recy­cled paper bot­tles offer­ing con­sumers a choice in pack­ag­ing beyond plas­tic or glass. Read the full …
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New Report Finds California Nuclear Energy Has Received $8.2 Billion in Federal Subsidies

August 26, 2013

DBL Investors exam­ines ratio­nale for sub­si­diz­ing mature, declin­ing energy sources SAN FRANCISCO (August 26, 2013) DBL Investors, a dou­ble bot­tom line ven­ture cap­i­tal firm, today announced a report reveal­ing that the Cal­i­for­nia nuclear indus­try has received $8.21 bil­lion in fed­eral sub­si­dies over the last 50 years. The report, Ask Saint Onofrio: Find­ing What Has Been Lost in A Tale of …
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