03 Feb '12, 2pm

Ways to Embrace a Kinder Economy: Patagonia is the new yardstick for ethical and social businesses (image from F...

Ways to Embrace a Kinder Economy: Patagonia is the new yardstick for ethical and social businesses (image from F...

Patagonia is the new yardstick for ethical and social businesses (image from Fortune Magazine ) Of late, I hear a common clarion call amongst leading thinkers for companies to pursue a more humane, ethical and sustainable business strategy. These proclamations allude to the fact that the current system of profit and GDP growth at all costs is broken, and that a more holistic and considered approach is needed. The first is renowned management guru Michael Porter, who urged companies to adopt shared values when crafting their business strategies. Porter cites that the capitalist system which much of the industrial age economy is built on has been the cause of much social, environmental and economic woes, with companies (and their leaders) prospering at the expense of the rest of humanity. To address this, companies should focus on the principle of shared value. This philosop...

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The Green Economy: Does it Include You?

The Green Economy: Does it Include You?

triplepundit.com 04 Feb '12, 10am

It is all of us realizing that while our imaginations are limitless, so too can be our appetites. The planet that sustains...

Put away your Rayban Wayfarers and embrace these new sunnies for 2012

Put away your Rayban Wayfarers and embrace thes...

tonguechic.com 09 Feb '12, 9am

There is a mystery as to why it’s so hard for us to find a good pair of sunglasses that complements our face shape instead...

The Green Economy and I, Robot

The Green Economy and I, Robot

planetsave.com 10 Feb '12, 6pm

A review of Internet weblogs indicates that many people are already aware of these facts. Many are taking actions to live ...

The 21st Century Knowledge Economy Requires Cities - @Kaid_at_NRDC

The 21st Century Knowledge Economy Requires Cit...

switchboard.nrdc.org 06 Feb '12, 2pm

About a year ago, several of us attended a meeting in Washington at which a prominent smart growth leader was showing a pr...

Getting Beyond the Basics to Embrace the Science of Sustainability

Getting Beyond the Basics to Embrace the Scienc...

greenbiz.com 07 Feb '12, 1pm

Sustainability has become a new dimension to supply chain competitiveness as organizations are increasingly influenced by ...

Proven Ways To Use Content To Attract Links via @sengineland

Proven Ways To Use Content To Attract Links via...

searchengineland.com 04 Feb '12, 6pm

This article is really part three of our Link Building Foundational Blueprint series, and will focus on using content to a...

Does Gender Equality Have a Place in the Green Economy?

Does Gender Equality Have a Place in the Green ...

triplepundit.com 10 Feb '12, 10am

As a woman, does the green economy include me? Initially, I thought: yes and no. The green economy includes women, but not...

‘Embrace new media because it’s free’ #Singapore

sg.news.yahoo.com 13 Feb '12, 6am

this is the 2nd article i've read from this guy and it'd probably be the last that i'm interested in. nothing novel in opi...

Greening your kitchen made easy:

Greening your kitchen made easy:

theecologist.org 06 Feb '12, 2pm

But upgrading your cookware isn’t the only way you can give your kitchen an green-over - from bamboo flooring and tiling t...

Cheap power today, big problems tomorrow? The ethics of investing in #nuclear #energy @Justmeans #future #CSR #SRI

Cheap power today, big problems tomorrow? The e...

justmeans.com 03 Feb '12, 9pm

"I wish we had found the courage to speak out earlier against nuclear power. -- Masahito Hirose, an 81-year-old survivor o...

Four Ways the Keystone XL Could Still Lurch to Life

Four Ways the Keystone XL Could Still Lurch to ...

treehugger.com 30 Jan '12, 10pm

Image: Night of the Living Dead via Wikimedia Commons /Public Domain The Keystone XL has become a lumbering zombie. A smal...

Green Economy: Sustainable Agriculture Includes All of Us #WED2012 via @eatdrink_better

Green Economy: Sustainable Agriculture Includes...

eatdrinkbetter.com 12 Feb '12, 4am

“That’s just the way things are.” This adage is a common defense to help people deal with things that seem too far out of ...

1 of 8 ways Monsanto fails @ sustainable ag: Rejects world hunger solutions not involving its products #MonsantoFail

1 of 8 ways Monsanto fails @ sustainable ag: Re...

ucsusa.org 07 Feb '12, 4pm

A corn plant shows stem borer damage. (Photo: CIMMYT/Flickr) Push-Pull: An Ingenious (and GE-free) Solution to a Devastati...

What to do with your dollars in a permanently declining economy? Go local.

What to do with your dollars in a permanently d...

postcarbon.org 15 Feb '12, 4pm

Co-op members who lent to the Weaver Street Market in North Carolina and to the Seward Co-op in Minneapolis earned well ov...

How Social Media Really Can Produce Social Change

triplepundit.com 03 Feb '12, 11am

Across the digital universe, brands are asking consumers to click for the good of the planet. GE wants consumers to tag gr...