Sustainability looks at the consequences of economics through a social and ecological lens. In general, sustainability integrates public policy, urban planning and transport, quality of life and ethics; for corporations, it involves improvements to work practices and analysis of economic, environmental and social impact (the "triple bottom line") to ensure process, and ultimately financial, efficiency.
Keeping our planet's water clean starts in your own backyard.
13 | December 7, 2009 5:57am |
Want your business to be green? First you need to know green you aren't. And then you've got to tell your employees. All of them.
3 | December 7, 2009 2:30am |
Smart Cities service lets urban residents check out the eco-credentials of their neighborhoods -- and those of their neighbors.
2 | December 4, 2009 1:29pm |
I interviewed Schmidt a few times years ago when he CEO of Novell and he strikes me as the type who reads newspapers. So try and be one.
1 | December 3, 2009 4:23pm |
The Sustainability Journey: Is it sustainable to fly to Copenhagen for the climate change conference?
How sustainable is it to fly by airplane to Copenhagen, Denmark for the United Nations conference on climate change?
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Looking for corporate sustainability ideas, the EPA recognizes eight companies that have actually ACHIEVED some of their long-term sustainability goals
December 3, 2009 1:40pm |
The climate crisis is changing the way certain economists are thinking about economic growth.
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There's a certain art of chaos that operates at the Venice Vibe Tribe and things just happen, not always on reliable schedules.
1 | December 2, 2009 11:23am |
The Danish island of Samso has become one of the first industrialized places on Earth to qualify as completely energy self-sufficient.
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Talking about sustainability and why I gave up my luxury lifestyle and what I always considered to be "everything" to live in a pod made from reclaimed materials, in an "intentional community"...
December 1, 2009 9:22am |
Survey suggests small-business owners still view sustainability measures as an expense to be borne, rather than a competitive advantage.
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Sustainability measures could offer one answer to the U.S. Post Office's fiscal dilemma.
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Evan Kopelson took the plunge two weeks ago to be sustainable. That leap meant he said "So long!" to his Beverly Hills lifestyle to live in a yoga pod in a communal environment. "The...
1 | November 30, 2009 1:15pm |
The University of Pennsylvania figures the best on-campus advocates of sustainability are its students.
November 27, 2009 7:28pm |
In this guest column management author, speaker and expert in business performance, Dan Coughlin, demonstrates How Saying No Drives Great Careers.
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Just in time for holiday shopping, Climate Counts lets us know which consumer brand companies have been naughty and which have been nice.
November 24, 2009 7:53pm |
IBM's latest sustainability consulting service helps you roll up different "green" initiatives into a comprehensive sustainability strategy.
November 19, 2009 5:23pm |
Things aren't looking so great for a meaningful climate treaty in Copenhagen, and some businesses are pretty miffed about it.
November 18, 2009 9:11am |
The 2010 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety cut its top picks for 2010 by two thirds as the result of a new rollover test that measures roof strength. Toyota did not have a single model on the...
November 18, 2009 7:59am |
Researchers have created hydrogen using modified algae, offering a clean alternative fuel source that could help the U.S. wean its dependence on foreign oil.
November 17, 2009 8:15am |