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Confessions of an Amazon Junkie: A Review of Vine.com

A green alternative to Amazon, Vine.com allows users to choose to filter products by B Corp, Fair Trade, Made in the USA, and cruelty-free at the site level, and then within categories by specific certifications and even by values.

Panelists at SXSW Eco - Organizational Innovation Inspired by Nature. Image: Marni Evans

Mimicking Nature: Organize Like Ants to Move Mountains

Kathy Zarsky – entrepreneur, systems thinker, process mapper, green building leader, Biomimicry Specialist and founder of BiomimicryTX – convened a panel at the SXSW Eco Conference in Austin, Texas last week with four other panelists who are innovators in biomimetic design. Their session discussed ways to utilize nature’s guiding principles to inform and transform our organizations.

SAP's campus is "80% green" as measured by acreage.  (Not my finest photography)

Photo Essay: SAP Lab’s Sustainable Bangalore Campus

SAP Labs has all of that, but has taken a few extra measures that go well beyond the architectural to make certain environmental goals are met and that employees are both happy and productive – including comprehensive day care, a startup style “Apphaus,” and 100% composting of organic waste and paper.