#Leadership
Beware of Knotworks – Networks with Ego
I do not know who the artist is who drew this cartoon (above), so I cannot acknowledge them, but it seems to be quite famous and has been doing the rounds for some time now. I added the ego – eco...
#Startups #NaturalCapital
Coastal Resiliency Project Crowned Winner of 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge
The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) has announced that a comprehensive climate change adaptation and community development project, Living Breakwaters has been selected as the winner of the...
#behaviorchange
OECD: U.S. Has Worst Work-Life Balance Among Developed Countries
The United States has the worst work-life balance of the 23 developed nations recently ranked by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Better Life Index.The OECD judged...
5 Misconceptions About Sustainability Reporting Assurance
First, let’s clarify what assurance is.In this context, assurance is a third-party review of the reliability of a sustainability or corporate responsibility report. It often includes the checking of...
#wastenot
e-Stewards Launches Online e-Waste Trading Platform
The Basel Action Network (BAN) has announced they are bringing to market an online trading platform that will allow businesses to easily recycle used electronics with some of the world's most...
#Collaboration #Cleantech
Carbon Trust, Singapore Collaborating to Improve Energy Efficiency of SMEs
The Carbon Trust and the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) today announced that they will be working together to help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore to...
Cooper Tire & Rubber Testing Tires Made with Guayule
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company — the Ohio-based parent company of a global family of companies that specialize in the design, manufacture, marketing and sales of passenger car and light truck tires...
#Startups #Cleantech
Could Harvesting Water From the Air Be a Sustainable Option for Businesses?
For businesses looking to make their businesses leaner and greener, taking a look at the drinking water they provide for their employees is one place to start. The average full-time employee drinks...
#Marketing
Whole Foods Leads with Sustainability in 'Values Matter' TV Campaign
Sustainability bona fides are at the heart of the first national TV and print advertising campaign by Whole Foods Market, which ushers in the slogan “Values matter.” The Austin-based healthful-foods...
#marketing&comms
Microsoft Touts Sustainability Achievements in New Citizenship Report
Microsoft has met its carbon neutrality commitment through internal efficiency projects, the purchase of more than 3 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of renewable energy and a carbon offset project...

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