Posts by Sheri Lucas

The HOW

Lately I’ve been having a lot of bird’s-eye view conversations about Wells Fargo’s LEED® Standardization program and realizing that we’ve been so focused on the grindstone that we haven’t taken a moment to truly assess our progress. Well, today I’m…

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A rose is a rose is an office mate

A friend of mine just forwarded to me this slideshow depicting “green” roofs and, more interestingly, outdoor office spaces. “Huh,” you say? Checking emails and holding conference calls in the midst of fresh air and foliage? Yep. Recently on display…

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GM, Millennials, and the future of sustainable living

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an interesting story on how General Motors ceased paid advertising on Facebook, citing that the ads don’t translate to consumer car purchases. This story piqued my interest not because of all the hoopla surrounding…

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Cities like bikes

As you may know, May is National Bike Month, so many communities are gearing up with activities to promote two-wheeled commuting. This is a great way to increase ridership, but so much more goes into growing and sustaining a population…

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Pedal power time

It’s my favorite time of year: Spring, when the flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, bats are cracking, and biking to work is at its most delightful. Being May, it’s also Bike to Work Month—”an opportunity to celebrate the…

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The air we breathe

I am very pleased to present a guest post from my friend, Anthony Bernheim, who I consider to be a force in the world of air quality and the built environment. In his over 25 years of work on integrated…

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USGBC 2011 Leadership Award

Great news, Environmental Forum readers! Wells Fargo has received a 2011 Leadership Award from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for our commitment to environmentally responsible building design, construction and operation. You can read the official press release here. Hopefully…

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A bike for every rider

Buying a bicycle isn’t nearly as challenging as buying a car. However, it does require a bit of thought, research, and, yes, even a few test drives—especially if you are considering a daily commute. This is one piece of machinery…

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The plastic purge challenge

As promised in my last post, I went grocery shopping with the intent to avoid all plastic packaged food products. So, how did it go? For starters, Mike SanClements was right: Plastic is, indeed, everywhere. It’s nearly inescapable. I did…

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Purge the plastic

Our editor en fuego, Henrik, pointed us to this great article on saving energy costs (and the environment) during these stiflingly hot summer months. (Though we wouldn’t know anything about that here in San Francisco—it was so foggy the other…

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