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Seeing in the dark: a key to growing your business

As a boy I became afraid of the dark. My fear arose because our toilet was a few steps from the main house and a few times while in there the lights went out leaving me in the dark and literally unable to find my way back home. My Grandfather on learning of my plight gave me this advice, “Just stay still, wait awhile, and you’ll soon be able to see in the dark. I trusted him, did what he said, and overcame my fear.…

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Added by Ian Berry on February 24, 2015 at 8:23pm — No Comments

2015 ITB Travel Exhibition - Berlin, Germany! Open Invitation for Partnerships

Greetings Everyone!

All of us at GER to GER Mongolia would like to extend our kindest "Hello!" to you and your organizations. This 2015, we are greatly looking forward to establishing new friendships, networking opportunities and…

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Added by Zanjan Fromer on February 24, 2015 at 11:21am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Hosts Free “Heads Up!” Online Event: February 24, 2015

On Tuesday, February 24, Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, is hosting “Heads Up!,” a digital discussion with Mr. Alden Zeitz of Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative. The free forum…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on February 23, 2015 at 1:41pm — No Comments

The Monetary System: In Fiat We Trust

In December 2014 the US Federal Reserve called for a higher core-capital requirement pertaining to the big banks, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. included. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is geared to raise the capital requirement mainly in response to the appreciated US dollar. This action has brought about a substantial amount of opposition from the banks, who are in current talks with the Fed to mitigate requirement increase repercussions for short term funding.…

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Added by Astrid F. Kowlessar on February 22, 2015 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Names Donald Smith as New Director of Electrical Engineering Technology and Power Utility Technician Programs

Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced Donald Smith as new program director of both Electrical Engineering Technology and Power Utility Technician programs. In this…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on February 20, 2015 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Charting Your Corporate Volunteerism Roadmap

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Added by Ryan Scott on February 16, 2015 at 1:49am — No Comments

Diamonds on a ring of gold

Undertake any level of investigation into the ethics behind the jewellery industry and you will find that brands, even the big ones, seem quite vague about the sourcing of their products. This does not mean that they are sourcing 'unethically', it simply means that provenance information, and assurance of traceability, cannot be provided because the supply chain is so complex and fragmented. Read more:…

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Added by Jennifer Crago on February 14, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Names Patrick Longstreth as the School’s New Academic Dean

Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced Patrick Longstreth as the school’s new academic dean. Longstreth is responsible for implementing the vision and strategic direction…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on February 9, 2015 at 1:12pm — No Comments

New Sustain:Green MasterCard For Sustainable Living and Carbon Reduction

Issued by Commerce Bank, Sustain:Green biodegradable credit card offsets at least 2 pounds of carbon (CO2) for each dollar spent on net purchases, and 5,000 pounds upon first use…

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Added by Arthur Newman on February 5, 2015 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Central Banks: A Question of Governance

Fiscal year 2015 is upon us, and is fast becoming the year of historic monetary policy changes in light of an appreciating US currency and, in turn, a blanket decrease in European and Asian economic growth.  Since late 2014 and in full swing 2015, the Danish central bank, the Swiss National Bank, and  the Bank of Russia cut key interest rates, with probable Turkish Central Bank short term rate cuts to follow. The Bank of China has recently reduced its requirement ratio as well to…

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Added by Astrid F. Kowlessar on February 5, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Morning Cup of Inspiration: Why to Love Your Employees

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Added by Ryan Scott on February 4, 2015 at 1:12am — No Comments

Millennials Rule at Giving Back

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Added by Ryan Scott on January 27, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

Building A Culture To Support Supplier-Leveraged Innovation

Do you believe that your suppliers think it is worth the time and effort to bring you the innovations you are looking for to grow your business in a sustainable way? Procurement can be a key driver if the right resources, processes, incentives and…
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Added by Responsible Proc. on January 26, 2015 at 9:18am — No Comments

CSR Is A Core Component of Supply Chain Risk Management In Procurement



Now more than ever, risk management is a vital part of the procurement function, and hence the CPO’s responsibilities. One main reason is because supply chains are growing longer and are getting more complex.



Companies have new exposures in new geographic…

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Added by Responsible Proc. on January 20, 2015 at 8:37am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Now Offers Online Associate’s Degree in Business Administration - Sustainability

Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced that it will offer its Business Administration - Sustainability degree program and several other college courses in sustainability…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on January 19, 2015 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Ideas for Giving Back on MLK Day

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Added by Ryan Scott on January 17, 2015 at 1:15am — No Comments

The Magnificent Moves We're making

This post inspired by the people of Paris and Sydney.

Millions of the world's citizens are making moves. They're all moves from what is to what can be.

Are you on the move?

Moving from a focus on results to a focus on reasons

Moving from dollars to sense

Moving from investment to legacy

Moving from more for the rich and less for the poor to less for the rich and more for the…

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Added by Ian Berry on January 16, 2015 at 12:12am — No Comments

The Art of Lobbying: Influence and Advocacy

The art of lobbying has long been part of the United States’ eco-political process. Most grassroots organizations that focus outside of ‘big’ business view lobbying as a coveted vice, while established interests groups consider lobbying as an absolute necessity. The schism has to do…

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Added by Astrid F. Kowlessar on January 13, 2015 at 9:50am — No Comments

What Motivates Employees?

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Added by Ryan Scott on January 12, 2015 at 12:24am — No Comments

Looking for job offer in environmental field

I am now looking for a new opportunity, one where my skills can be utilized to their fullest while allowing me the chance to grow and improve my career in natural resource management.

You are free to contact me

Added by Kalele on January 11, 2015 at 11:53am — No Comments

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