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How do you develop “green habits” among employees?

(This post is one is a series based on the ON DEMAND Webinar: Developing Green Habits for Sustainability) The Role of “Belief” in Changing Habits According to Charles Duhigg, author of the book: “The Power of Habit – why we do … Continue reading

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Why Climate Deniers Have No Scientific Credibility – In One Pie Chart

Why Climate Deniers Have No Scientific Credibility – In One Pie Chart (via Desmogblog) This is a guest post by James Lawrence Powell.* Polls show that many members of the public believe that scientists substantially disagree about human-caused global warming. … Continue reading

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A Green Christmas Carol: Facing Environmental Reality | Global Warming is Real: Climate | Energy | Sustainability

A Green Christmas Carol: Facing Environmental Reality | Global Warming is Real: Climate | Energy | Sustainability.

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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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How Wal-Mart Plans to Build a Greener Chinese Supply Chain

How Wal-Mart Plans to Build a Greener Chinese Supply Chain (via CFO.com) Supply Chain | October 26, 2012 | GreenBiz.com Retail giant Wal-Mart announced new commitments Thursday which the company says will increase the sustainability of its supply chain in … Continue reading

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CFOs Playing Bigger Role in Driving Sustainability Efforts

Deloitte survey: CFOs playing bigger role in driving sustainability efforts in their organizations (via PR Newswire) NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Two thirds of CFOs say they are involved in driving sustainability strategies in their organizations, and more than … Continue reading

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Do green/sustainability project managers have the critical “know-how” to leverage a more sustainable world?

Donella Meadows once noted that there are places within a complex system (a corporation, an economy, a living body, an ecosystem) where a small shift in one thing can produce big changes in everything.  She called them “leverage points”, they … Continue reading

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What will it take to build the sustainable future we want?

In the first chapter of his book, The Sustainability Transformation, Alan AtKisson relates a story about moving to Seattle to take his first sustainability job as the Managing Editor of Context magazine.  He reflects, “I think …the best part about … Continue reading

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