sustainability

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

sustainable economics

GLOBAL INCLUSION: Mobile phones drive growth in developing economies

GLOBAL INCLUSION: Mobile phones drive growth in developing economies

If you’re reading this, you probably don’t even think twice about your mobile phone anymore. You probably felt like it was...
December 31, 2015 × 0 comments