sustainability

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...
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:...
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...
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...
March 7, 2016 × 1 comment

environment

NATURAL GAS ISN’T THE ANSWER: The U.S. Clean Power Plan’s Fatal Flaw

NATURAL GAS ISN’T THE ANSWER: The U.S. Clean Power Plan’s Fatal Flaw

There’s a fatal flaw in President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. He proposes to continue and even increase our reliance on...
February 22, 2016 × 0 comments

sustainable economics

FAIR TRADE: Providing Marginalized People A Sustainable Opportunity

FAIR TRADE: Providing Marginalized People A Sustainable Opportunity

You may have first heard the term fair trade used in regard to coffee, but today, many years after the term was first coined,...
February 17, 2016 × 0 comments

sustainable business

BIG BUSINESS SHOOTS FOR ZERO WASTE: A seed change leads to sustainability

BIG BUSINESS SHOOTS FOR ZERO WASTE: A seed change leads to sustainability

So often we view big business as the enemy of the environment and sustainability. We focus on corporate irresponsibility and the...
February 1, 2016 × 1 comment

green living

SAVING MOTHER EARTH: Earthships provide the ultimate in sustainable living

SAVING MOTHER EARTH: Earthships provide the ultimate in sustainable living

I think the first time I stumbled across the concept of Earthships was in my Facebook feed, and I was immediately intrigued. I...
January 2, 2016 × 1 comment