Net Impact 2010


Welcome to 3p’s coverage of the 2010 Net Impact Conference at The Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. We’ll be here all weekend with live posts about the conference and with follow up posts next week. Come say hi!

EDF Climate Corps

Towards an Energy Efficient Future – An Interview With EDF’s Rachel Hinchliffe

By Madhurya Prakash Businesses now realize the need to be more sustainable and proactive about minimizing the harmful effects of their business operations…

Business Approach to CSR: An interview with PwC’s Jeff Senne

By Madhurya Prakash Wikipedia defines CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) as a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. Ideally, CSR policy…

Lean on Your Employees: An Interview with Alyson Huntington-Jones of Masco Corporation

From efficiency to reducing waste, there is much in common with lean and going green.  There is even crossover between lean and the…
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Re-imagining Recycling: We Are Our Own Best Infrastructure

More articles on the controversy surrounding bottled water can be found here! by Sarah A. Maine The most contentious issue of the 201…
Good Stuff Communications

Video Interview: Zack Luby of Good Stuff on Creating a Sustainable Online Presence

by Sarah A. Maine If you own a business, a strong social media presence is a must have, right? Well, not necessarily according…
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Inspired Protagonist vs. Brawny: Seventh Generation showdown

Brand competition in the Sustainability Era By Candace Sala Hewitt You might have heard a rumor that the weekend was invented by Ford,…
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Net Impact Conference 2010: Reconciling Ideals with Reality

By Sara Herald This past week I attended the Net Impact Annual conference at the magnificent Ross School of Business at the University…
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Majora Carter seeks “Hometown Security” in Net Impact Keynote

On Saturday, October 30, Net Impact closed out their 2010 conference on sustainable enterprise at the UMich Ross School of Business with keynote…
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Raphael Bemporad of BBMG Driving Social Change With Co-Creativity

by Sarah A. Maine On the last day of the 2010 Net Impact conference I was lucky enough to log a few minutes…
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Showdown: Recyclable versus Reusable Water Bottles

More articles on the controversy surrounding bottled water can be found here! Water is water, right? Not quite. The container and the source…
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Paupers to Partners: Co-Creation as New Framework for Base of Pyramid

By C. Sala Hewitt 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the equally venerated and vilified concept of “Base of the Pyramid” first proposed…
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Managing Conference Waste: The Little Things Count

by Sarah A. Maine Like most big conferences, the 2010 Net Impact conference is filled with lofty ideals, ambitious vision, non-stop breakout sessions,…
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Dear Public Sector: FAIL

By Brandon Tidwell My eight year-old niece has adopted a new term: fail. It’s a definitive way to tell someone they didn’t measure…
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Should Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting be Mandatory?

A common vision emerged during the opening keynote panel discussion at the Net Impact Conference 2010. This is a vision of becoming an…
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Welcome to Detroit: WindSpire Moves Towards a Sustainable Future

The Net Impact Conference 2010 at Ann Arbor, Michigan, officially begins this afternoon.  But if you are flying into Detroit Metro Airport en-route…