Give Us Hope – Winter Update

The effects of climate change are being experienced worldwide and existing efforts and pledges are insufficient to address the challenge. Our children and grandchildren will be harmed and many people around the world will experience unprecedented devastation. Continuing to go down this collision course as warned by the Secretary General of the UN is unacceptable. […]

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Join us on November 10th for Transitions: A Sustainable Wealth Management Conference

We invite you to join us on Thursday, November 10th from 12 pm – 5 pm at the annual Sustainable Wealth Management Conference: Transitions hosted at Northern Trust in Chicago. This conference will focus on navigating climate risk plus other ESG priorities when creating sustainable value. Bob Litterman (Chairman of the Risk Committee & founding […]

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Community-Scale Green Infrastructure: Bringing the Green Infrastructure Charrette Program to CitiesAlive in Philadelphia

Greenleaf Advisors is working with Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and the Green Infrastructure Foundation to offer an interactive day long Green Infrastructure Charrette Program on Wed. Oct. 19th as part of the CitiesAlive conference in Philadelphia. The charrette will offer participants the opportunity to re-design several sites in Philadelphia with various forms of living […]

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IRA and CEJA improve payback for solar and storage in Illinois

The climate provisions of the federal Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) are good news for the country and the planet. This legislation creates particularly attractive opportunities for solar and energy storage in Illinois, where the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) provides additional incentives. The Inflation Reduction Act, signed into law August 16, 2022, allocates an […]

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G&W Electric’s strategic investment in Intelligent Generation

G&W Electric made a strategic investment in Intelligent Generation (press release) supporting IG’s growing customer base for energy storage value stack services and G&W Electric’s market for intelligent microgrids, reflecting increased demand for distributed energy solutions. G&W Electric is a global leader in power systems solutions and products. Explore G&W Electric’s interactive microgrid here. Intelligent […]

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Making Green on Green – Abt Electronics microgrid showcased on ABC7

Abt Electronics was recently highlighted on ABC7’s “Making Green on Green” showcasing how sustainability initiatives can be both profitable and environmentally responsible. In addition to its recycling efforts, the premier retailer located in Glenview, IL has a double-microgrid with rooftop solar PV and energy storage which reduces its energy usage, improves resiliency, and participates in […]

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Investing in Our Planet: Earth Day 2022

This year’s Earth Day theme – Invest in Our Planet – calls for bold action; broad innovation; and equitable implementation; which Greenleaf advances through sustainable investment forums, global climate policy, nature-based solutions, renewable energy, and green initiatives in underserved communities. Sustainable Financial Investments: The annual Sustainable Investment Conference returns to Chicago this year on November […]

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Join us for a conversation on January 12th with Dr. Don Wuebbles on climate change impacts and solutions

Join us on Wednesday, January 12th for a discussion with Dr. Don Wuebbles on climate change impacts and adaptation + mitigation strategies. What does climate change mean for the Chicagoland region —what can we expect, and what can we do about it? Please join international climate scientist and University of Illinois professor emeritus Dr. Don […]

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An open letter to Illinois leaders: We can solve the Chicago area’s water challenges – Crain’s Chicago Business OpEd

Chicagoland is well placed to become a sustainable metropolis and safe haven in an uncertain climate future. In a new op-ed, Greenleaf Communities and partners call on Illinois’ leaders to collaborate on a regional water plan that is resilient, just and economic, with Lake Michigan at the heart of the solution. Read the Op-Ed on Crain’s Chicago […]

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On World Environment Day, we join in protecting and restoring our natural resources.

Reimagine. Recreate. Restore. Tomorrow is the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and there can be no greater aim than to protect that which supports all of life on Earth.  Greenleaf recommits itself, as we do each and every day, to protecting and restoring environmental resources and systems that enable life to flourish. […]

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