New regulations mean that ESG scores could impact large retailers’ stocking decisions or a winery’s ability to secure bank loans. Photo credit: iStock Anna Brittain, the cofounder of Napa Green, speaking at Napa Thrives. Photo credit: Paige Comrie. The energy-efficient Spottswoode winery belongs to and supports various organizations with a focus on environmentalism. Photo credit: […]
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Sustainability Across the Travel Journey Sharing lessons and best practices across the industry is a key step to ensure travel is a net good. To ensure travel remains a net good, sustainability must be integrated into the entire travel journey. While travel enables improved global collaboration, cultural understanding, and socio-economic benefits, reducing its environmental impact is […]
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100% Cork Sustainability Salon Series “Why Certification in Sustainability Matters” What is sustainability? What does it even mean to make the claim to be sustainable? Reputable organizations providing meaningful certification based on clear criteria is the only way to make sense of a what can often be a chaotic marketplace. In our third of several […]
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Best Sustainable Global Company: Napa Green In our first Best Of Issue, Green Living Magazine is proud to acknowledge the individuals and businesses that have made a conscious and sustainable impact on the community — all as voted on by readers. Arizona has experienced substantial growth in recent years, and, as such, the focus on sustainability […]
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The Economics of Sustainability w/ Anna Brittain, Napa Green As designer and Executive Director of sustainability non-profit Napa Green, Anna Brittain is passionate about taking action on the 7 pillars of sustainability. Spreading the word about how pursuing sustainability can save money is critical. Anna describes how she defines the 7 pillars of sustainability, what makes Napa […]
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Vineyards in Napa Valley and France are experimenting and adapting as drought and extreme weather impact their crops. RAYMOND ROIG—AFP/GETTY IMAGES From Merlot’s flavor to Cabernet’s acidity, here’s how climate change is reshaping the world’s most beloved wine regions At Larkmead, located in northern Napa Valley, winemaker Avery Heelan faces tough decisions as she seeks […]
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100% Cork Campaign Supports Inaugural Napa Thrives Symposium on Sustainability APCOR Joins First of its Kind Cross-Organizational Series in the Napa Valley to Promote Climate Action and Sustainable Winegrowing NEW YORK, August 1, 2022 – 100% Cork and The Portuguese Cork Association (APCOR) joined Napa Green, the leading sustainable winegrowing program, and other community partners for its first Napa THRIVES symposium to educate […]
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Meet the Napa Winery Using Solar Power to go “Off-Grid” California’s wine industry is expected to face unprecedented climate related challenges in the coming years. Learn how one leading winery is taking action. A Napa winery, Domaine Carneros, who installed the biggest solar power project of any winery in the world back in 2003, will now […]
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Tod Mostero, director of viticulture and winemaking at Dominus Estate, led a Dry Farming Mentorship workshop at the first Napa THRIVES conference in June. Submitted photo The Climate Connection: A report from Napa THRIVES If not here, where? Napa County can and should be the wine industry leader in sustainability and climate action. Our region […]
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Napa Thrives Kicks Off June 7: A Six-Event Sustainability Symposium So many people in the wine business debate whether or not it is profitable to farm organically. With only about 3 percent of wine grape vines in California (and the U.S.) certified organic, the U.S. has been quite far behind its counterparts in France, Italy […]
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