Leaders call for a transformation from “less bad” to “more good.” The key to getting there is to adopt a new, more engaging and more collaborative leadership style, sustainability leaders said at the 2014 AASHE conference.
Category: New Economics
This category is about the relation between business economies and sustainability and CSR. Company economies have great impact on how much effort they put into their CSR strategy and incorporating green strategies can have an effect on company growth. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy
This year’s SXSW Eco conference may be over, but the conversation is just getting started. This post reflects on how the topic of green jobs was addressed in Austin earlier this month.
DOE awarded $53 million in SunShot funding for 40 innovative projects that promise to help drive the costs of solar further towards SunShot’s 6 cents per kilowatt-hour goal.
In the battle for dream impact roles, smart jobseekers know that ignoring the market is a serious CV fail. Instead, taking a strategic, targeted approach to job applications is the best way to land an interview.
Darden has set out to utilize innovative technology in all corners of its restaurants, appropriately dubbed ‘restaurants of the future.’ I sat down with Todd Taylor, vice president of design for Darden Restaurants, to find out what these ‘restaurants of the future’ look like — and how the company hopes to expand the concept moving forward.
SPECIAL SERIES: Carbon Offsetting
Carbon offset programs are becoming a popular way to reduce one’s tally of greenhouse gas emissions, but it is critical to understand the criteria on which they are assessed. We’ve prepared a quick overview of just what you need to know before you go hunting for that perfect carbon offset project.
The Flourish & Prosper conference held last week at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland sought to distinguish itself by moving from ideas to action.
A Weinreb Group report on the role of the chief sustainability officer shows it has shifted to one deeply involved with the company’s overall strategy.
According to a study conducted in 2012 by leadership strategist Erica Dhawan, 75 percent of the global workforce will be made up of millennials by 2025. We all know millennials love their smartphones and are more likely to shun car-centric suburban life in favor of big cities — but those aren’t the only things that make this generation tick.
The horrible irony is that many of these retailers, acknowledging that stagnant incomes hurt their sales, are part of their own problem. They pay low wages while lobbying aggressively to keep the minimum wage low.