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Making Consumer Choices Easier: Learning from SC Johnson

Making Consumer Choices Easier: Learning from SC Johnson

By Christine Todd Whitman, President, Whitman Strategy GroupAs a former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, I am often asked what individuals can and should be doing to preserve our natural resources. My response is a reminder that individual actions have ...

Managing Global Water Risks

Managing Global Water Risks

Interview with Will Sarni, Director and Practice Leader, Enterprise Water Strategy, DeloitteThis interview originally appeared in Ensia magazine here.From Fortune Brainstorm Green to SXSW Eco and beyond, Will Sarni is one of world’s most sought-after speakers on global water and sustainability issues — and with good ...

Bringing Enterprise Computing into the 21st Century: A Management and Sustainability Challenge

Bringing Enterprise Computing into the 21st Century: A Management and Sustainability Challenge

By Jonathan Koomey, Author, Cold Cash, Cool Climate: Science-based Advice for Ecological EntrepreneursInformation technology (IT) has been the catalyst for revolutionary change across modern companies, reducing costs, enabling rapid institutional transformation, and generating new products and services. The great irony is that ...

We’re All Guests On This Planet

We’re All Guests On This Planet

By Denise Naguib, Vice President, Sustainability and Supplier Diversity Global Operations Services, Marriott InternationalAs our chairman, JW Marriott, Jr. says, “We believe the future of this business is green…because we’re all guests on this planet.”Indeed, the planet is the ultimate host ...

Mindsets and Money: Breaking the Grip of Distorted Economics

Mindsets and Money: Breaking the Grip of Distorted Economics

By Gil Friend, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Palo AltoOver the course of my more than 40 years of work on sustainability issues in business, government, and the civic sector, one challenge has remained central, reappearing again and again as a make-or-break ...

Four Strategies for Successful Employee Engagement: Lessons from Caesars CodeGreen

Four Strategies for Successful Employee Engagement: Lessons from Caesars CodeGreen

By Gwen Migita, Vice President of Sustainability and Community Affairs, Caesars EntertainmentAt Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC), we set out to improve the company’s triple bottom line with our CodeGreen sustainability strategy. Since the inception of CodeGreen six years ago, employees at the property, ...

41 Global Companies Aim to Spur Corporate Action with New Online Platform Linking Nature with Business Benefits

41 Global Companies Aim to Spur Corporate Action with New Online Platform Linking Nature with Business Benefits

New Natural Capital Business Hub offers a searchable database of case studies and resources to help companies evaluate the business case for action on natural capital. Phoenix, AZ – February 19, 2014 – Unveiled at the 6th Annual GreenBiz Forum, The Natural ...

Sustainability Around the World: Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Sustainability Around the World: Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

By Neil Hawkins, Corporate Vice President, Sustainability, Dow Chemical; and George Hamilton, Vice President, Olympic Operations, Dow ChemicalThe Olympic Games. Every two years, nations around the world come together to watch their most elite athletes battle it out to prove who ...

Rethinking Possible

Rethinking Possible

By Roz Savage, Author, Stop Drifting, Start Rowing: One Woman’s Search for Happiness and Meaning Alone on the PacificAs we start the New Year, I’d like to challenge you to think bigger about what you can achieve in 2014 to green ...

Do You Need a Chief Resources and Energy Officer? The Case for Elevating the Management of Energy, Water, and Other Critical Natural Resources to the C-Suite

Do You Need a Chief Resources and Energy Officer? The Case for Elevating the Management of Energy, Water, and Other Critical Natural Resources to the C-Suite

By Gil Forer, Global Cleantech Leader, Ernst & YoungCommodities and natural resources drive roughly 10% of global GDP and underpin the performance of most industries. Perhaps even more significant to GDP, however, would be the impact from constraint on the availability of ...

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