The Military Times has once again named Ecotech Institute to its Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges list. The list honors top military friendly schools doing the most for veterans. Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and…Continue
Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 24, 2014 at 1:11pm — No Comments
Product stewardship in a product’s lifecycle must be a journey that incorporates the “seed” of a contract, through to the “shoots” of product design, manufacture, transport, sale, and the “fruits” of product use, all the way to the “composting” at the end of a product’s life.
How can procurement support this journey and challenge their…Continue
Added by Responsible Proc. on November 19, 2014 at 2:15pm — No Comments
Will respecting human rights make the business more profitable?
Increasingly the answer is yes. The issue of human rights is moving up the agenda.
Though it is not that straight forward. Typically it will take a while before you can see it on the company’s bottom line.
Focusing on human rights, and other ethical approaches, can help build your company’s transparency. It can serve as a radar or early warning system.…Continue
How do we ensure that garment workers or farmers receive a living wage for the products that we buy here? How do we ensure that slave labour is not a part of the supply chain which sends the products to Europe? Is there a way to ensure that factory owners respect the rights of their workers; offering safe working conditions, faire wages and sensible working hours. Read more:…Continue
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On Tuesday, November 25, Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, is hosting an Open House event. From 5 – 7 p.m. at Ecotech Institute’s campus in Aurora, Colo., at 1400 S. Abilene Street, right off of I-225, Ecotech Institute is hosting…Continue
Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 12, 2014 at 4:03pm — No Comments
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Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced Chris Gorrie as its new president. Gorrie’s responsibilities include guiding the strategic direction of the school; ensuring satisfaction of students, graduates and employers; and…Continue
Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 7, 2014 at 2:03pm — No Comments
I have been in a few workplaces this year where I have witnessed 20th century and even earlier management practices.
In one where I was asked to do a review of their remarkability, which involves finding out the unbiased answers to these 96 questions, the CEO asked me for a one sentence summary of my findings. I replied “A lot of the great management…Continue
Added by Ian Berry on November 7, 2014 at 12:15am — No Comments
On Tuesday, November 11, Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, will host a public networking event to discuss the solar industry’s ties with the U.S. military. The event will also honor military veterans who have transitioned into a…Continue
Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 4, 2014 at 2:20pm — No Comments
With the recent annual Giving USA Foundation report revealing a decline in corporate giving last year, it’s time for Corporate America to regroup.
Of four sources of giving that were assessed – individuals, foundations, bequests and corporations – every kind of giving rose in 2013 except for corporate giving. The increase…Continue
Added by Ryan Scott on November 4, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments