3 Support Structures Your Startup Absolutely has to Get Right

A business startup requires both the unpredictable quality of humanity, and the precision of a chemical compound. There is plenty of room for personal expression on the human side of the equation. But on the precision side of things, there are at least three support structures that startups absolutely have to get right if they are going to succeed:

South By Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco) Announces Initial Programming Slate for 2015 Conference

Austin, Texas – June 2, 2015 – SXSW Eco, a conference that celebrates the power of design, technology and business to drive global change, announces its first round of 2015 programming, including speakers Blaise Bertrand (IDEO), Suzy Amis Cameron (Muse), Ben Schiller (Fast Company), Alicia Garza (#BlackLivesMatter), Grace Kim (GOODcorps), Sachin Malhan (Ashoka Changemakers), Neil … Continued

Join an Important New Sustainability Conversation Convening at Harvard

I’ve been asking senior leaders, “Do you think management-driven hierarchy, or the command control operating system that predominates almost all sectors, is adequate for tackling a complex adaptive challenge like sustainability? Or is it adequate for tackling our other complex 21st century challenges?” No one is saying yes. The single most unique leadership demand of … Continued

The Argument for E-Cigs

Smoking is a killer. This is an undisputed fact which has been on the health agenda of the modern world for more than half a century. According to the World Health Organisation, tobacco smoking is the single most important cause of preventable deaths in the world. Fortunately, with new tax and advertising restrictions coming into force all … Continued

Being Friendly: Responsible Ways to Use Energy

In an age of global warming, the less energy we can consume the better. We use it in our homes and in our business or at work in some form or other, so it’s up to all of us to use energy responsibly. How can we use it in a more eco-friendly way? Here are … Continued

Why Sacred Places Matter

In the last month, Native Hawaiians blockaded construction machinery headed for the top of sacred Mauna Kea, where a 30-meter telescope is to be built.

Creating Transformational Change: Translating Sustainability inside the C-Suite

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center is partnering with VOX Global for Creating Transformational Change: Translating Sustainability in the C-Suite, an exclusive day and a half day executive leadership training program for Chief Sustainability Officers and senior sustainability executives.

The Green Car Trade

The green car trade is something that has been on the rise for quite some time; however it has only recently started to come in to its own here in the UK. Although we may be relatively new to the phenomenon, sales in green cars have quadrupled over the last year alone; proving that the … Continued