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From Me to We: The Five Transformational Commitments Required to Rescue the Planet, Your Organization, and Your Life

Do you have any unexamined assumptions that lead to unintended consequences?  I know I do.   I just wish somebody would point them out to me so they would be more transparent.  I mean – really, wouldn’t it be a better use of my … Continue reading

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Life Cycle Assessment: a revolutionary game changer and best kept secret

Author and Playwright Howard Zinn once wrote, “Revolutionary change does not come as one cataclysmic moment but as an endless succession of surprises, moving zigzag toward a more decent society.” The movement toward Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as a standard for internalizing our long ignored externalities is exactly this type of transformation.
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Getting on with the Business of Sustainability

Getting on with the business of being sustainable is the theme for our newest newsletter. Many businesses have transcended the “why be sustainable” and have moved onto “how does my business become sustainable”. Our training programs this Fall focus on … Continue reading

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Toxics Reduction Planning Saves Company $ 675,000

The “mythical” sustainability sweet spot does exist. While many companies raise concerns about the recently enacted Toxics Reduction Act and regulations, other companies see the opportunity to take a “multimedia” approach to reduction that leads to big savings on the bottom line. Continue reading

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Sustainability – Where industrial ecology & business collide

After studying countless companies Unruh has settled upon a set of “Biosphere Rules” or industrial ecology principles that businesses can and have implemented. When taken together they are the basis for sustainability in business. Continue reading

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