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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


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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

 Green Quietly Going Mainstream

Green Quietly Going Mainstream

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You no doubt saw the Groupon / Solar City promotion, which has been all over the press this week. For just one dollar, customers can receive free solar panel installation... read more

5 Ways to Summerize Workplace Philanthropy

5 Ways to Summerize Workplace Philanthropy

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It’s not just your imagination: summer is getting in the way of getting things done at work.  To the tune of a 20 percent drop in workplace productivity, according to... read more

Making Greener Marketing Choices – The Future of Local Business

Making Greener Marketing Choices – The Future of Local Business

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Small and local businesses are constantly struggling to balance cost efficiency with social good and sustainability. It’s easy to opt to print flyers or buy brand new print cartridges for... read more

Potholes - A Jarring Glimpse At Infrastructure Needs Below The Surface

Potholes – A Jarring Glimpse At Infrastructure Needs Below The Surface

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This past winter’s pothole crisis had pretty much everyone with a vehicle, not to mention Department of Transportation crews, aggravated and digging into cash reserves. But as troublesome as potholes can be in... read more

Why Mid-Sized Businesses Should Prioritize Employee-Led Philanthropy

Why Mid-Sized Businesses Should Prioritize Employee-Led Philanthropy

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Mid-sized businesses – often defined as organizations with 100 to 5000 employees – comprise 26% of U.S. businesses, according to the Midmarket Institute.  And yet, despite their numbers, mid-sized businesses... read more

Greenwashing – Why It’s Not Worth It

Greenwashing – Why It’s Not Worth It

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The trend for businesses to go “green” is one that has grown tremendously popular in recent years. As more and more companies took up the mantle of environmentalism or talked... read more

Sustainability KPIs Essential for Future-Proof Logistics Companies

Sustainability KPIs Essential for Future-Proof Logistics Companies

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Working toward sustainability is about quality and innovation. About co-operation and working in a forward-thinking manner. About welfare and well-being. Running a responsible business is about more than looking at... read more