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Differences Between North America and Europe in Newsweek Green Rankings: An Interview with Heather Lang, Sustainalytics - Director, Research Products, North America. Part 3

In "Differences Between North America and Europe in Newsweek Green Rankings," Heather Lang, Director of Products, North America for Sustainlytics, says that the Global 500 companies ranking for the Newsweek Green Ranking was a more substantial story for Europe and the rest of the world than in the US.  She concludes that Europe is a number of steps further ahead of North America in terms of its corporate citizenship culture, but that American and Canadian…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 6, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Does our Workplace Trends Report Hold the Answer to the Future?

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 6, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Values and value based businesses are on the rise

I prefer to buy products and services I perceive to be of high value that are provided by people who live their values. I am not alone. Values and value based businesses are on the rise.

Where does your business sit in the following quadrant?…



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Added by Ian Berry on February 5, 2012 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Five Ways to Navigate the Fiscal Crisis as a Nonprofit

I found this brilliant piece and wanted to share it. Source is SSIR, great write up (again). I shorten it a bit but to make a long story short, don't become a commodity:

The head of a large nonprofit that has been serving children and families since the 19th century and that gets most of its funding from state and local government recently told us: “We have never had the chance to sit down across the table from government and discuss line-by-line what it takes to do the work. They…

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Added by Henry Klen on February 4, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

How to Pitch Sustainability (Part 2 of "Sustainability and Your Employees")

So, you want to get active but you're not sure your company will go for it?  In part 2 of this interview, Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt of The Natural Step tells us what you can do.





Employee Engagement in Sustainability - An interviw with Karl-Henrik…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on February 3, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Issues of scale in the global accreditation of sustainable tourism: schemes toward harmonized re-embeddedness?

New article just published - part of forthcoming Special Issue on "A missing pillar? Challenges in theorizing and practicing social sustainability" from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy  http://sspp.proquest.com

http://sspp.proquest.com/archives/vol8iss1/1008-040.klintman.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on February 3, 2012 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Sustainability and Your Employees: Part 1

Want to help your business forge a path toward sustainable practices?  Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt has an excellent framework to help you. Listen below to part 1 of a 2-part interview series with Dr. Robèrt and Realized Worth’s very own Chris Jarvis.…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on February 1, 2012 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

100 Ways to Make a Difference

Are you looking to make a difference in your community? (updated)Approximately 1.6 million more volunteers served in 2009 than in 2008, making this the largest single-year increase in the number of volunteers since 2003 (annual data collection for volunteering statistics started in 2002). A total of 63.4 million volunteers contributed 8.1 billion hours of service in 2009, equaling an estimated dollar value of approximately $169 billion for their services.



Here are 100…

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Added by Caroline Ganun on February 1, 2012 at 5:30pm — 12 Comments

Is Techno-optimism Enough?

"sustainable consumption advocates believe that technology alone will not be sufficient"

see New SSPP Blog Post from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy "Is Techno-optimism Enough?"

http://ssppjournal.blogspot.com/2012/01/is-techno-optimism-enough.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on February 1, 2012 at 9:22am — No Comments

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