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Few Impressed by BP's Response

Helloooo! has been some time since I last posted or did anything for that matter on DC but I plan on becoming more active from now on! Its been a busy few months! Last Sunday I graduated with my MBA and currently on the job hunt! I have high hopes so keep your fingers crossed for something in the near future. Anyways...I've taken on a new approach to my blog posts for DC. Being very interested in marketing, I'm going to try focus my blog posts on any marketing related topics related to… Continue

Added by Kenneth Westling on May 18, 2010 at 12:14am — 1 Comment

Faculty positions in Architecture

Applications for posts of Professors,Associate Professors & Assistant Professors advertised in the Deccan Herald (Avenues) dated May 12,2010.Resume should be submitted to before 22 May. Apart from faculty positions,applications also invited for Teaching Assistants for Climatology & CAAD Labs.Posts will carry 6th Pay

Commission Scales & salary not a constraint for right candidates.Posts are for the Acharya's NRV School of Architecture (ASArch) which… Continue

Added by Prof.S.Shiva Kumar on May 15, 2010 at 1:56am — No Comments

The 21st century corporation according to CERES

The 21st Century Corporation: the CERES Roadmap to Sustainability makes excellent reading. You can download the 88 page PDF document here.

Ceres (pronounced “series”) is a network of investors, environmental organizations and other public interest groups working with companies and investors to address sustainability challenges. A non profit organisation formed in 1989 CERES has been instrumental in many steps forward in the… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on May 12, 2010 at 11:16pm — No Comments

The Conscience of a Limousine Liberal

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Nearly everyone knows my story by now because I have been selling it as a marketing pitch to get people to read my blog: I quit my job on Wall Street to live in Uganda, the pearl of Africa. In a previous post, “The Myth of Microfinance: What I’ve Learned So Far in the Field,” I told my story in mythic fashion. I had quit my job at J.P. Morgan, now… Continue

Added by Fennie Wang on May 11, 2010 at 12:36pm — No Comments

How Social Media Can Save Print

Social Media and print are at odds - and as we know, social media is on its way up while print is on its way out. A recent development, however, may provide print its most powerful platform yet.....

(Just scroll down to skip to the solution.)

I am a social media enthusiast. Once a reluctant skeptic, I have since become a convert - even… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on May 5, 2010 at 6:04pm — No Comments

Growth Through Technology - Sustainable Development

We have seen a perceptible change in the socio economic situation wherever Microfinance and Microenterprise or Livelihood promotions were in place in the rural sector. The impact of Microfinance and its eventual shift to Livelihoods has brought out good improvement in the lives of the poor. I strongly believe these two areas when implemented consciously by the promoters will certainly help to address many of the MDGs in the long run.

As Technology…


Added by VENKATARAMAN MACHIRAJU on May 5, 2010 at 2:11am — No Comments

Notes from Nairobi Part II: Social Business – to profit or not to profit?

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Muhammad Yunus is at home wherever he is. He is an affable, avuncular man with the accessibility, calm and aura of a village sage or healer. And if you ever wonder why Professor Yunus always wear the same clothes, it’s because on top of fighting poverty, he is also a full-time fashion model for Bangladeshi clothing. His outfits… Continue

Added by Fennie Wang on May 1, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Climate conscious cities

This is a presentation made by me at a Seminar on 'Emerging Trends in Urban Development'.

Added by Prof.S.Shiva Kumar on May 1, 2010 at 2:54am — No Comments

Coca-Cola Introduces HFC-Free Vending to the House of Representatives

The next time a member of the House of Representatives

reaches for a Coke, it will be from a greener vending machine. Today,

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) joined Dan Beard, House Chief

Administrative Officer and leaders from Coca-Cola to unveil 35 new

climate friendly Coca-Cola vending machines for the Capitol buildings

including the House, Senate and Visitor’s Center. The new vending

machines are hydro-fluorocarbon-free (HFC-free) and feature a… Continue

Added by David Martel on April 29, 2010 at 8:49pm — No Comments

Survey of Higher Education Professionals Shows Increase in Prevalence of Eating Disorders on Campus, Student Unwillingness to Seek Treatment

Recent research shows that eating disorders on college campuses are increasing in prevalence across the U.S., students are unwilling to seek treatment, and many campuses lack the resources to assist students with these diseases. These trends were revealed in a March 2010 survey of higher education professionals conducted by Eating… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on April 29, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Notes from Nairobi Part I: MFIs and NGOs – The Perfect Marriage That Wasn’t

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The professor was relaxed. The Queen was not. The President was a mix of the two – at home yet stately. The Professor was Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, an institution often synonymous with the microfinance movement. The Queen was Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain, the stern, quiet supporter of microfinance who invited us to… Continue

Added by Fennie Wang on April 28, 2010 at 1:14pm — 2 Comments

Research Topic

I am working on for PhD on environmental sustainability of large residential projects in Bangalore:implications of environmental regulations with special reference to environmental impact assessment notification.Any useful references and contacts that can help in the study are welcome.

Added by Prof.S.Shiva Kumar on April 28, 2010 at 2:59am — 3 Comments


This is an audio visual presentation made by students of first year
B.Arch depicting the impacts of ecological footprints and how each one
of us can play a significant role in its reduction. This is prepared
specifically to create awareness among the campus community during the
celebration of Acharya Habba 2010.

Link :

Added by Prof.S.Shiva Kumar on April 27, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Video from the 'Global Home Tree' Earth Day VIP reception hosted by James Cameron at the JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE on April 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, California

GreenTwithTamara.TV is the web’s premiere portal for “Conscious Entertainment”. Hosted by nationally recognized…

Added by Tamara Henry on April 26, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Stars of Sustainability - Adam Werbach

Adam Werbach the CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi S is one of my sustainability stars.

I would highly recommend a visit to his website and download his The Birth of Blue speech or watch the video introduced by non other than Paul Hawken.

Also on Adam’s website there are many great tools and a PSP (Personal Sustainability Practices) White Paper that has some great insights. As all politics is local so to is… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on April 25, 2010 at 10:39pm — No Comments

James Cameron at the Global Home Tree Earth Day Celebration at the Nokia Theater

See all info, photos and video at:…


Added by Tamara Henry on April 23, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments


Prof. Erle Frayne D. Argonza

University of the Philippines…


Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on April 23, 2010 at 2:34am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Launches as First and Only College Entirely Focused on Careers in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Design

Education Corporation of America, a leading owner and operator of private higher education institutions in the United States, recently announced the launch of Ecotech Institute, the first and only college focused entirely on preparing America’s workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainable…


Added by Crystal Thomas on April 22, 2010 at 2:13pm — 1 Comment

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