Employee engagement, community clean-ups, charitable giving, tree planting, and environmentally friendly packaging are just a few of the many examples of socially responsible initiatives.
October 2016 marks the 2nd ever Campus Sustainability Month which officially kicked off on the 1st of the month. Since 2003, Campus Sustainability Day has been celebrated internationally, however in 2015; the events flowed over to fill the calendar for an entire month.
In the world of business, the Triple Bottom Line or TBL refers to balancing an equation of people, planet, and profit.
In previous blogs, sustainability has been approached in a few different ways. Looking at it from a personal perspective, business perspective, and a broader global perspective, the topic has been covered from various angles.
The year 2015 was a big one for climate change. Nations joined forces on two major agreements for the great good of our planet: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and the COP21 Paris Agreement.
Two worlds collided when Hugh Locke and Timote Georges came together to plant seeds for a sustainable future in Haiti. This small Caribbean island which at one time had as little as 2% of its forest left, has now received a big boost in an empowering way.
The 2016 Summer Olympics are in full force, and this year, athletic ability is not the only hot topic. Sustainability and Climate Change are themes that are interwoven into the entire event.
It’s being talked about more and more. You’ll hear it in the news, no matter which medium you choose. Your carbon footprint – and how to reduce – is a big deal.
Are you an entrepreneur at heart? I am, and my actions echo this calling. I’ve been self-employed for the past eight years, and I wouldn’t change it for anything.
Depending on who you are talking with, people have a different response to the important topic of what role business can play in society.
The first time I consciously registered the term sustainability was summer of 2004. I was fresh out of business school, and backpacking through Europe.
It’s been proven many times over that taking a sustainable approach to business will enhance the organization’s triple bottom line (TBL).