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The Complete Guide To Running A Green And Sustainable Business

The Complete Guide To Running A Green And Sustainable Business

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In essence, starting and managing a successful green and sustainable business is much the same as any other business; however, there are some things you need to know before launching... read more

7 Small Ways Small Businesses Can Bring Sustainablity To The Table

7 Small Ways Small Businesses Can Bring Sustainablity To The Table

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Feeling blue because you’re getting beat at being green? Do financial fears prevent your business from being a better friend to the environment? As sustainability has become more socially significant,... read more

How to Save America from a Future That Lacks Water

How to Save America from a Future That Lacks Water

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According to an article in Environment Magazine, climate variability, an outdated water infrastructure, an expanding population in water-scarce regions, and economic growth are the culprits of our nation’s foreseen water availability issues.... read more

Why Sustainable Competitive Advantage is so 1990

Why Sustainable Competitive Advantage is so 1990

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I had a chance to catch up with Columbia Business School professor and fellow author, Rita McGrath to discuss her latest book called – The End of Competitive Advantage: How... read more

Creating a Paperless Office: 3 Things You Don't Need Paper For

Creating a Paperless Office: 3 Things You Don’t Need Paper For

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The paperless office is no longer a mere concept – find out how your business can become more efficient and save money by adopting some paperless routines. In 1975, BusinessWeek magazine ran an... read more

4 Ways to Go Green at Trade Shows With Eco-Swag

4 Ways to Go Green at Trade Shows With Eco-Swag

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A trade show gives you the perfect opportunity to display your company’s eco-conscious personality. Considering the amount of waste created by the trade show industry, standing apart at the show with... read more

Is a Paperless Office Right For You?

Is a Paperless Office Right For You?

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Since the inception of computers and environmental sustainability, businesses of all sizes have attempted to find ways to cut expenses by working towards a paperless work environment. The effect of... read more

Water: Rising Above The Law Of Supply And Demand?

Water: Rising Above The Law Of Supply And Demand?

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We’ve all learned it in school, or just as a lesson in life… the more people want something, the greater it costs. It applies to everything, from food, to clothing,... read more

The Case for Future-Proofing Supply Chains With Sustainable Procurement

The Case for Future-Proofing Supply Chains With Sustainable Procurement

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Introduction Sustainable sourcing is turning out as the most important function of supply chain management. And the reason why sustainable sourcing may very well become the single most important aspect... read more

Building Sustainable Competitive Advantage in a Networked Economy

Building Sustainable Competitive Advantage in a Networked Economy

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Sustainable Competitive Advantage One of the most fundamental pillars of any successful strategy is an organizations ability to create and sustain a competitive advantage, create a niche, business practice, product,... read more

What is Sustainability in Business?

What is Sustainability in Business?

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Sustainability can be defined in different ways. One of the most commonly accepted definitions comes from a 1987 UN Conference: “Sustainability is the ability to meet the needs of the... read more

Human Capital: The “People” Part of the Triple Bottom Line

Human Capital: The “People” Part of the Triple Bottom Line

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The triple bottom line is one of the principles of sustainable business that gives weight not just to making a profit, but also to being responsible for how a business... read more

Sustainability and Investor Value

Sustainability and Investor Value

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There’s a growing disconnect between the importance of sustainability to many corporate strategies — and its lack of relevance to mainstream investors. More and more companies are translating their sustainability... read more

Lessons Learned: 3 Businesses’ Exciting Eco-Friendly Initiatives

Lessons Learned: 3 Businesses’ Exciting Eco-Friendly Initiatives

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Let’s face it: In this day and age, businesses are no longer able to play the “ignorance is bliss” card when it comes to the topic of climate change. Over... read more

An Unlikely Partnership: Yingli Solar & The 2014 FIFA World Cup

An Unlikely Partnership: Yingli Solar & The 2014 FIFA World Cup

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Soccer fans everywhere are anxiously awaiting the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The 20th tournament begins today in Brazil. I’ve been staying up to date on news coverage... read more