A Better Way to Grow Tomatoes? Backyard Farms Hydroponic Life Cycle Assessment Yields Surprising Results

Backyard Farms hydroponic greenhouse in Madison, Maine requires 70 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity annually to maintain operations.  This is greater than all of the electricity consumption for downtown Madison and 4.1 times more electricity than the Cleveland Indians used at Progressive Field for the 2015 playing season. Download the full Rich Analytics LCA Hydroponic…

Comparative Analysis: Desalination Technology Capable of Utilizing Geothermal Energy and its Capacity to Supply Fresh Water Demand Markets

Current desalination methods require high energy input to complete the desalting process.  To meet the fresh water needs of the future, more efficient methods of desalination must be explored.  With world population anticipated to reach 9.6 billion people by the year 2050, easily accessible fresh water will become a top priority.  Alternative technology must be assessed to…

Can Wynn Resorts Mitigate Social and Economic Business Risks through Integration of Stakeholder Engagement?

Recent sociopolitical risks and unethical market practices by Wynn Resorts in Macau, People’s Republic of China resulted in a plummeting 79 percent stock decline in 2015, driving a need for integration of innovative strategies to turn business shortfalls into triple-bottom line opportunities. Download the final Wynn Resorts: Strategy to Improve Economic, Social, and Environmental Responsibility…