sustainable business

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How Big Muddy Workshop Makes People Part of the Sustainable Business Model

Engaging employees in sustainable business strategy
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The Silicon Age: The Future of the Cleanweb

Will the next billion dollar business be inherently sustainable? Ask the Cleanweb Initiative...
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Female students and graduates of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute counter The New York Times article discouraging women from going to business school.
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Food Waste Has a Big Impact on Climate, Water, Land and Biodiversity

The carbon footprint of food produced and not eaten is estimated at 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gases: making food wastage the world's…
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Women and Sustainability in Politics: Embrace Crisis and Reframe Shame

The Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future recently hosted a powerful discussion on women and sustainability in politics. Moderated by Darcy Winslow, Managing…
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6 Social Dysfunctions That Can Be Solved with Urban Supermarkets

Noelle St.Clair, Associate Director of Sustainable Food Systems at UpLift Solutions, shares insights into how holistic urban supermarkets can solve much more than…
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Air Canada’s CSR Marks Progress on Safety, Environment

Safety, the environment, the well-being of employees, and community involvement are the cornerstones of Air Canada's sustainability strategy.
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SOCAP: Leaving an Impact After You’re Gone

Premal Shah, President of Kiva.org, summed up the week at SOCAP13: “If everything you do, you do for yourself, then when you die…

Should Climate Risks Be Included in Sustainability Reports?

Historically, sustainability reporting has been largely about the firm’s impact on society and the environment. Recently though, stakeholders have also been asking for…
The YourWaterMark application on Facebook helps consumers discover how their daily activities impact the water supply, while helping them learn how they can reduce their daily water use.

Electrolux Helps Consumers Monitor Water Use

Appliance manufacturer Electrolux recently launched a Facebook application, YourWaterMark, that promises to go a step further in water conservation by helping individuals assess…
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Nature’s Fortune: The Case for Investing in Nature

In Nature’s Fortune, Mark R. Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, makes an impassioned case that business and environmental interests can…
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World’s Biggest Challenge: ‘Ignorance in the Face of Change’ – Paul Hawken

"The magic of the school is the faculty/student combination; the school attracts extraordinary people who want to create a meaningful life. To be…
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Policy Points: 3 Policies You Should Support to Make the Economy More Sustainable

We need laws and regulations that guide our economy toward sound, long-term decision-making, with full recognition of social and environmental externalities. As business…
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Qualtek Manufacturing: Fabricating Success through Sustainability

Qualtek CEO Tony Fagnant and his son Chris are both quite clear that their sustainability initiative’s biggest benefit to the company is the…
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Qualtek Manufacturing: Fabricating Success through Sustainability

Qualtek, A 70-person, Colorado-based manufacturing company, looks to sustainable business practices as a way to enhance its market competitiveness and financial performance.