Reaping intelligence from innovative soil sensor technology benefits carbon, water, and nutrient management for sustainable agriculture.

As the saying goes, “What gets measured gets done.”  Innovation in soil sensor technology affords opportunities for water efficiency, carbon sequestration, and nutrient cycling in agricultural soils, with rewards to those who contribute.  It is time to sharpen and integrate soil sensing and modeling tools and remove barriers to use for decision-making by agriculture practitioners […]

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Protecting our natural resources on World Soil Day

On World Soil Day, we recognize the importance of protecting our soils for the health and wellbeing of society. Greenleaf works to protect soil health through our Healthy Soils for Healthy Waters Initiative to advance integrated, whole systems approaches to the optimization of agricultural land management. We are grateful to work with leading organizations and […]

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Greenleaf welcomes Francine van den Brandeler to the team!

Francine van den Brandeler joins Greenleaf and will bring her expertise in water governance and urban resilience to address sustainable water management in a holistic manner in both urban and rural environments. Francine is finishing her doctoral studies at the University of Amsterdam with a dissertation on metropolitan water governance in Mexico City and São […]

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Building Sustainable Value for Impact: A Wealth Management Conference held at DePaul University on October 17th

The Annual Wealth Management Conference took place at DePaul University on Building Sustainable Value for Impact, focusing on how wealth managers can invest advantageously in solutions to climate change and its effects. Dr. Jonathan Foley of Project Drawdown gave the keynote address, opening with a revelation that the past two generations have used more of […]

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CURES Connections Workshop: New Voices and Paths to Urban Sustainability

Greenleaf was honored to work with the Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability (CURES) at the University of Illinois team as part of the organizing committee on the CURES Connections Workshop: New Voices and Paths to Urban Sustainability on August 7th and 8th. Participants at the event included municipalities (from rural to large urban), […]

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Greenleaf partners present on Climate Change and Economic Policy – Transitioning to a Secure Future

Greenleaf hosted “Climate Change and Economic Policy – Transitioning to a Secure Future” with presentations by partners and board members on the impacts of climate change to society and the urgency to implement solutions to mitigate its effects supported by economic policy including a carbon dividend approach. Dr. Don Wuebbles, Professor of Atmospheric Science at […]

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Resources for the Future releases Water Roundtable Report – Facing The Nation’s Water Challenges

Today, Resources for the Future released “Facing the Nation’s Water Challenges: Results from Resources for the Future’s Roundtable Series” to advance research and policy related to water resources and gain insight into participant interests of water access, affordability, and equity; watershed protection and resilience; agricultural water use; green, distributed, and source watershed infrastructure; water markets, […]

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The University of Illinois launches CURES to become the go-to place for helping cities achieve resiliency and environmental sustainability

The Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability (CURES) in association with the University of Illinois has been established under the leadership of Dr. Don Wuebbles, Professor of Atmospheric Science and Greenleaf Board member. CURES combines the unique research capabilities of the University with applied learning, education, and public engagement to help cities of all […]

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