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Kinds of Giving In Kind

Kinds of Giving In Kind

Sustainability

In kind giving is the low hanging fruit of corporate philanthropy (check out my past blog on this point), an excellent way for business leaders to give back by leveraging... read more

Rethinking the Role of the Sustainability Executive

Rethinking the Role of the Sustainability Executive

Sustainability

A new sustainability insurgency aims to alter the way business is done in every function and unit of the company. For too long, sustainability executives have been focused on external... read more

Mind the Gap: a Tragic Waste of Talent

Mind the Gap: a Tragic Waste of Talent

Sustainability

Recently, I was chatting with a close friend who holds a senior position at a Fortune 50 company.  This is someone who is utterly driven, obsessed with work and defined... read more

Most Businesses Could Collapse in the Next Decade

Most Businesses Could Collapse in the Next Decade

Sustainability

Let’s face facts: the digital world is fundamental to all businesses. Even if you sell offline or operate mainly in the “real world”, the digital world has an impact on... read more

The Power of Giving In-Kind

The Power of Giving In-Kind

Sustainability

Every kind of giving is valuable when it comes to corporate philanthropy, but one kind to keep in mind is in-kind.  Contributions of goods and services, as opposed to cash... read more


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Whether or Not We’re “Flourishing” is a True Measure of Sustainability

Whether or Not We’re “Flourishing” is a True Measure of Sustainability

Sustainability

John R. Ehrenfeld on a new way to look at the sustainability vs. growth conundrum. Ehrenfeld, author of Flourishing: A Frank Conversation about Sustainability, contends that the world is more... read more

Does Your Business Need an Energy Consultancy?

Does Your Business Need an Energy Consultancy?

Sustainability

Energy regulators, advise businesses about the advantages of switching energy suppliers. But having the time, resource and expertise to find the best deal is an almost impossible task. It requires... read more

Developing A Sustainability Policy That Engages Staff

Developing A Sustainability Policy That Engages Staff

Sustainability

In today’s competitive market, being able to demonstrate your sustainability credentials is important. Showing superior sustainability performance can be the difference between winning and losing a new client. This is... read more

I Left My Heart(lessness) in San Francisco

I Left My Heart(lessness) in San Francisco

Sustainability

The Bay Area is getting a rough rap lately.  As tech entrepreneurs assume an ever larger role in the social heartbeat of the most expensive city in the country, much... read more

Managing for a Sustainable Pace

Managing for a Sustainable Pace

Sustainability

A key aspect of a learning organization is, well, learning. Visibility into the work/process is an invaluable tool of continuous improvement. Working at an unsustainable pace (e.g. overtime) hides issues... read more

4 Useful Tips for Cutting Workplace Energy Costs

4 Useful Tips for Cutting Workplace Energy Costs

Sustainability

The growing pressure for businesses to “go green” can be a bit intimidating – especially for small business owners with an already full plate. After all, time and money are... read more

The Future of Photovoltaic Energy

The Future of Photovoltaic Energy

Sustainability

Good yields, government funding and secure payments are all proving that investments in photovoltaic panels are cost-worthy once again. Thanks to EU incentive schemes and continuous investment in research and... read more

How Kids are Driving the World Toward Sustainability

How Kids are Driving the World Toward Sustainability

Sustainability

There are many reasons you might consider going green. You might want to help lower carbon emissions in the atmosphere or reduce the amount of trash piling up in your... read more

The 5 Tools You’ll Need to Go Paperless in 2014

The 5 Tools You’ll Need to Go Paperless in 2014

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So you’re planning to go paperless in 2014? Congratulations! Done right, moving to a paperless, cloud-based filing system will save you money, clear up your space and make you more... read more

5 Eco-Resolutions to Make for Your Business Next Year

5 Eco-Resolutions to Make for Your Business Next Year

Sustainability

As 2013 quickly comes to a close, there’s no better time to commit to making 2014 a sustainable year for your business. According to the 2012 Edelman goodpurpose® Study, 72... read more