Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sustainability 101: Just What this Business Manager and Global Relief Director Needed

By Suanne deBoer I’ve just completed The Natural Step’s Sustainability 101 course and feel compelled to combine my business management experience and training with my commitment to social responsibility and sustainability.  The message of sustainability is so simple and yet … Continue reading

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Sustainability/CSR – Why are we acting like we have all the time in the world?

What’s the hurry?  Climate change, resource scarcity, declining ecosystem services, burgeoning populations are now household terms.  We are beginning to see the “normalization” of sustainability/CSR. Yet it seems that the urgency of the situation has escaped us. Last week at … Continue reading

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Should We Say Goodbye to “Eco-Friendly” Product Claims?

By Jonathan Yohannan (Reprinted from CSR Wire) We should rejoice. The latest Federal Trade Commission Green Guides, which were released last month, provide updated guidance on everything from the use of certification to specific environmental claims. While the guides are … Continue reading

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