FOCUS: GREENING EMBASSIES
U.S. embassies and consulates around the world are becoming showcases for American leadership in best practices and sustainable technology.
BY DONNA M. MCINTIRE
State’s homegrown Greening Diplomacy Initiative relies on seeding, harvesting, sifting, implementing and sharing employees’ innovations and ideas, large and small.
BY CAROLINE D’ANGELO
A coalition of more than 100 U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide shares ideas and practical experience in the field.
BY JOHN DAVID MOLESKY
The Finnish embassy in Washington, D.C., is a green building that was ahead of its time. Here is the story of this sustainability pioneer.
BY EMILIA HONKASAARI
The life and work of Herbert Allen Giles offer insights for many Foreign Service members—particularly those who embark on the kind of linguistic journey Giles undertook as a young diplomat.
BY PHEBE XU GRAY
Three Reasons to Love the League of Green Embassies
BY ROBERT J. SILVERMAN
Bring Back the Powell Fellows Program
BY TYLER SPARKS
Hi, My Name Is Susie—and I’m a Global Nomad
BY SUSIE MARTINEAU