sustainability

green living

RAGS & RICHES: The culture shock of food waste vs. resource reclamation

RAGS & RICHES: The culture shock of food waste vs. resource reclamation

Reverse culture shock can be more challenging to deal with than culture shock itself. That shock is amplified depending how different...
August 31, 2016 × 0 comments

environment

DESIGN A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE: How making mindful, conscious choices can help us live better

DESIGN A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE: How making mindful, conscious choices can help us live better

“Treat Nature well, and Nature will treat you well. Hurt or destroy Nature, and Nature will soon destroy you.” –...
July 26, 2016 × 0 comments

sustainable economics

Diagram of sustainable economics

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES: Protection is the common denominator required to make a community sustainable

Diagram of sustainable economics When we learn about sustainable economics and the economies of different countries, the discussion...
June 19, 2016 × 0 comments

sustainable business

IKEA takes significant measures towards sustainability

IKEA MEATBALLS GO VEGETARIAN? It’s all part of IKEA’s People and Planet Positive Strategy

IKEA takes significant measures towards sustainability For international retail giant IKEA, the smallest details matter. IKEA is one...
June 11, 2016 × 1 comment

sustainable business

THE QUEST FOR 100% RENEWABLE: RE100 strives to normalize 100% renewable energy

THE QUEST FOR 100% RENEWABLE: RE100 strives to normalize 100% renewable energy

There’s a meeting of the minds happening among some of the biggest names in international business, and it’s all for a good...
May 5, 2016 × 0 comments

sustainable economics

ECO-CITY OR ECO-FLOP?: Can eco-cities in China really drive change?

ECO-CITY OR ECO-FLOP?: Can eco-cities in China really drive change?

When I think of “China,” so many different and often conflicting images and thoughts spring to mind. Rich history. Tradition....
April 14, 2016 × 1 comment

sustainable business

WHAT’S TRENDING NOW: Top trends in sustainable business [part 2]

WHAT’S TRENDING NOW: Top trends in sustainable business [part 2]

  In Part 1 of this article, we shared eight of the top trends in sustainable business. For a quick recap, those included: sharing...
April 10, 2016 × 0 comments

voluntary simplicity

LIVING WITHOUT: 8 benefits of living in a small home

LIVING WITHOUT: 8 benefits of living in a small home

My first apartment had one room and a tiny bathroom. As life went on and our children were born, we moved to bigger and bigger apartments,...
March 31, 2016 × 0 comments

sustainable business

WHEN FOLLOWING TRENDS IS GOOD: Sustainable business trends [part 1]

WHEN FOLLOWING TRENDS IS GOOD: Sustainable business trends [part 1]

I’m not usually concerned about following trends. They’re just that… trends. They come and go. Most of the time I’m not interested...
March 7, 2016 × 1 comment