13 Feb '12, 1pm

6 Reasons Why VERGE Matters to Sustainability Professionals

6 Reasons Why VERGE Matters to Sustainability Professionals

On its face, the marketplace trend we call VERGE — the convergence of energy, information, building, and transportation products and services — seems a pure tech play. VERGE is, of course, about technology, but it’s also much more than that. It’s like saying that the Internet is a pure tech play. Sure, it’s about switchers, servers, routers, and software — but the Internet has transformed how we live, work, play, shop, and travel. In that light, I believe that VERGE will have an impact on any professional engaged with sustainability, along with anyone who consults or provides services to them. And not just “some day.” VERGE is here, now. I’m not saying this just because my company is selling tickets to an upcoming three-day conference on this topic . I’m saying this because it’s true: VERGE increasingly will take corporate sustainability initiatives to new levels and new p...

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