Category Archive: Sustainability

Sep 17

XOXO Festival Quotes

Septmeber 13-16, 2012  Portland XOXO is an arts and technology festival celebrating disruptive creativity. Bringing independent artists who use the Internet to make a living, doing what they love, together with the technologists building the tools that make it possible. "I'm proud to be mayor of Portland – we have the largest naked bike ride …

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Apr 21

Favorite Quotes and Highlights from Sage Bionetworks Commons Congress, part 1

April 20-21, 2012  San FranciscoAll quotes from Lawrence Lessig's Keynote to close out yesterday at #sagecon: "We’ve paid too little attention to where copyright is not essential, (which brings us to) science." "This is an insane way for us to build an architecture for access to knowledge. (current copyright system for scientific info.)" "This is …

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Oct 14

GreenBiz Innovation Forum 10/11-13 San Francisco

"It's very dangerous to believe that all great ideas are created within your four walls."~ Mark Vachon, GE Ecomagination "Great economics or great environmental performance? We want both." ~ Mark Vachon, GE Ecomagination "You need to slow down to speed up in disruption."~ Dorothea Seebode, Sustainable Innovation Expert "Consumerism isn't inevitable, it's just where we've …

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Apr 21

Green:Net 4/21 San Francisco

"We need a better rallying cry than“If we try really really hard the future is going to suck a little bit less."~ Saul Griffith, Makani Power "We need a proportional quantitative understanding of energy use, for everyone."~ Saul Griffith, Makani Power  "We sell a product that consumers can’t see, touch or smell and if they …

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Apr 06

Fortune Brainstorm Green 4/4-6 Laguna Niguel, Part 3

"We haven’t solved a pollution problem anywhere in the world without putting a limit on what can come out."~ Fred Krupp, Environmental Defense Fund "When your company name is Waste Management and all your custermers are talking about is 'Zero Waste', you better think about your business model."~ David Steiner, Waste Management "Any movement is …

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