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Obituary: Wu Dengming, environmental activist, died on July 19th, aged 73 http://econ.st/15g77TH

Hug in the Snug with a sustainable business expert

Sustainable Business

Hard times and sustainability

Unemployment line<p>I just read a newspaper article about people of high school and college age when the Great Recession started. They are more frugal, …

John Seymour: Inaugural Meeting of the Academic Inn (Part 1 of 4)

Papua New Guinea

Financial savings of cutting emissions

Image: creativedoxfoto/ freedigitalphotos.net<p>A new report released by WWF-US and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) shows that US businesses could …

Kellogg CEO Challenged on Rain Forest Harm by Activist

Kellogg Co. Chief Executive Officer John Bryant found himself ear-to-ear with a shareholder activist on yesterday’s earnings conference call.<p>Lucia …

Precious cargo: These bikes carry just about anything — pianos included

Copenhagen designer and transportation consultant Mikael Colville-Andersen has perhaps done more than anyone else in recent years to put the cool …

Six Habits of Leading Sustainable Enterprises

August 6, 2013 — As the world grows smaller, the fates of people, governments, corporations and NGOs are becoming increasingly intertwined. We are …

Public pension funds: sustainable investment pioneers

Pension funds across the world are increasingly integrating sustainability criteria into their investment strategy and processes. The uptake has been particularly strong in Europe with investment volumes more than doubling over the past five years and with a volume of €6.7tn (£5.8tn), close to 50% …

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Consumer groups slam greenwashing in sustainable palm oil marketing

Consumer groups Palm Oil Investigations of Australia (POI) and Palm Oil Consumers Action (POCA) of the United States issued a joint statement against the green-washing that is prevalent among Western brands that use palm oil in their products.<p>The problem, as they see it, includes confusing wording …

Water companies must change their culture to meet demand sustainably

In the past 24 years the private monopoly companies that supply our water and wastewater services have delivered improvements to our natural water environment. The investment made by these companies, and paid for by each one of us through our water bills, has among other things meant the return of …

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Student Voices: Learning About Sustainable Travel in Costa Rica

Carlmont High School student Daniel Wang chronicles his trip to Costa Rica this summer and the travel industry's new focus on sustainability and …

Could sustainability learn from the civil rights movement?

The environmental and sustainability world has essentially failed. If we are to look at the truth of how the last 50 or so years (1962 is still widely viewed as the launching of the modern environmental movement with the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring), I would venture that the best …

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