Corporate Sustainability

Corporate sustainability refers to an organization's long-term strategy for ensuring environmental and economic success.

Implementing Sustainability & Managing Change

Created:
Thu, 2011-03-17 15:28

The Green Monster: Overcoming Barriers to Organizational Change When Implementing a Green Strategy

But we’ve always done it this way. What’s wrong with the old way of operating?

Walmart's Business Practices for a Sustainable Workforce

Created:
Tue, 2011-03-01 14:18

Walmart’s Business Practices, and What They Mean for the Sustainable Workforce

Understanding Corporate Sustainability

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Mon, 2011-02-14 14:27

Seeing Green: Understanding The Financial, Human and Environmental Benefits of Corporate Sustainability Management.

Think fast.

What is your company’s carbon footprint? How green are your products? What did your company’s most recent Life Cycle Analysis tell you? Are you reporting with the GRI?

Looking for Answers to a Big Picture Problem

Created:
Fri, 2011-01-28 10:01

Look at the headlines on CNN.com, and you’ll find news about our world’s “major” issues: a school experimenting with segregation, an analysis of Arab protesters or a celebrity’s newest scandal. Navigate over to the opinions page, and you can read editorials about nearly everything BUT the environment. Yet here we are, humans who represent a meager 5% of the world’s population, but we’re capable of draining 30% of its resources, and depleting rainforests at the staggering rate of an acre a second.

The Power of Corporate Guilt

Created:
Fri, 2010-06-18 08:53

Duke Energy, the nation's largest power company, announced today that it is asking suppliers to provide separate pricing for mountain-top removal mined coal vs underground mined coal. It will be interesting to see what the suppliers come back with. At issue is the environmentally destructive practice of removing entire mountain tops (and filling the neighboring valley) just to get access to the coal. Streams are covered, eco-systems ruined, and toxic waste is left uncovered to be washed down stream by rain water.