Tag: sustainable business


When we were kids, carpooling was a fact of life. Whether it was piling a bunch of kids into the mini-van or station wagon after school or going to little league practice, it seemed like carpooling made sense. Parents shared Read more…


We are all familiar with habits – they are routines of behavior that are repeated regularly and tend to occur subconsciously, without one directly thinking consciously about them. In the world of sustainability plans, this unconscious display of habits is Read more…


In our 21st Century the label of ‘sustainable business’ is very trendy, as is having a green badge on your company’s website, signifying an environmentally conscious company. These are good things and we certainly wouldn’t want to discourage them but Read more…


When you think of a “business sustainability culture” what comes up for you? It the concept so broad in scope that it is hard to define? Or, on the contrary, is any one definition of it too narrow or limiting Read more…


Here in Boulder, Colorado the mood is impatient when it comes to the future of energy in the United States. The pace at the national level is not quick enough to deliver the clean-energy future that many Coloradans view as Read more…


If you are a smart grid expert and have a brilliant idea, you may win $21,000 and a trip to Berlin, Germany to meet with Siemens Smart Grid Experts. The technology giant will choose five winners as part of a Read more…


Some companies are taking action to address climate change in spite of international gridlock. Bombardier is one of those companies, having received accolades in Canada for it’s commitment to sustainable business practices to taking innovative engineering approaches to getting employees Read more…


Economic growth is such an established mantra in political and economic circles that it can seem almost outlandish to question it. Tim Jackson not only questions it but affirms we can do better without it. His book Prosperity Without Growth: Read more…


CleanTechies sits down with John Viera, director of sustainable business strategies for Ford Motor Company, for three questions. CleanTechies: What are your day to day duties and the big picture of your job? John Viera: Basically, my responsibilities are two-fold. Read more…

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