“Anything else you’re interested in is not going to happen if you can’t breathe the air and drink the water. Don’t sit this one out. Do something” – Carl Sagan… 515 more words
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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children – Chief Seattle
This saying is one of the best ways to explain the concept of sustainability. 481 more words
David Hess (University of Michigan – Stephen M. Ross School of Business) has posted “The Future of Sustainability Reporting as a Regulatory Mechanism”, Forthcoming in D. 146 more words
Sustainablity Reporting Pioneer
Ernst Ligteringen is to step down as chief executive at the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) by the middle of 2015.
“During his tenure, the number of organizations producing sustainability reports has increased from a handful of pioneers into the thousands, of which over 75% refer to the GRI Guidelines. 184 more words
The fate of the living planet is the most important issue facing mankind – Gaylord Nelson
These lines are extremely true, as indeed we have reached a point where more than anything else, we need to worry about the dismal condition of the environment. 478 more words
South Africa’s growing population continues to place ever-more pressure on our country’s scarce resources, demanding that government, companies and individuals become more environmentally-conscious.
This is evident in a raft of new ‘green’ legislation from government, as well as existing and new companies joining the ‘green’ economy to provide environmentally-friendlier products and services to a rapidly growing number of ‘green’ consumers who are, according to businessdictionary.com, “mindful of environment-related issues and obligations, and is supportive of environmental causes to the extent of switching allegiance from one product or supplier to another even if it entails higher cost”. 440 more words
The future of the India and the rest of the world are dependent to a certain extent on the principles of sustainable living. A sustainable society promotes equality in the use of natural resources between the present and future generations. 459 more words