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Women and Sustainable Business: Allison Hooper and Sara Newmark

We talk with two Vermont women who are leaders in sustainable businesses about the challenges faced by women in business and the unique voice that they bring: They join us from the VBSR Fall Conference at Mt. 32 more words

Podcast

Reconomy Taunton: Feedback

How can communities create vibrant local economies that benefit everyone? Fiona Ward, from the Transition Network, spoke to a crowded room at Taunton’s Creative Innovation Centre (CICCIC) giving examples of financially viable businesses that fufill community needs and deliver community benefits. 488 more words

Food

“legendär“ hotel Zermatt – how to turn a dirt spin into high end eco holiday homes

It’s winter, and the Alps are crowded, especially in the ski high season. Since the 1960s, tourism has fuelled the development of a lot of unsustainable  infrastructure in mountain regions – chalets, hotels and ski pistes – which don’t meet modern energy consumption norms. 489 more words

Sustainable Business

Sustainable Business - The Genesis lies in understanding the basics of livelihood.

Modern society is disconnecting from Nature. Where the processed has become more important than the produce, chances of building a Smart society, which is essential step towards building a Smart City, is difficult. 1,928 more words

Global Warming & Climate Change

Meet The DoNation, a social enterprise with action at its heart

When Hermione Taylor decided to cycle from London to Morocco in 2009 with her friend Sara, their aim was simple: to raise sponsorship for a cause they felt passionate about – the environment. 649 more words

Environment

The Case for Purchasing with Principles

Spend a few minutes watching people shop at a grocery store, and you’re bound to notice a frequent, familiar action many shoppers have in common—picking up an item and turning it over. 227 more words

Procurement

Priorities For Sustainable Business - Sustainability Leaders Survey

Integration of sustainability into core business operations is the main challenge for sustainable business, according to a survey among current and prospective sustainability leaders. Other critical issues, apart from the unanimously recognized task of tackling climate change, include water and addressing unsustainable consumption. 608 more words

Sustainability Leadership