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Global Sustainability

Tackling Climate Change, Together: Five Observations From UN Climate Week 2014

Lisa Manley | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Lisa Manley

Since COP15 in Copenhagen (2009), it has been tough to be optimistic about tackling climate change. However, the tides began to turn in NYC last week, with a very real sense of optimism and unity emerging around the potential of a vibrant, clean, global economy.

Joining Forces Through 'Mutual Accountability' to Achieve the SDGs by 2030

Dr. Paul Zeitz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Home
Dr. Paul Zeitz

Sustainable development is the most urgent challenge facing humanity. The fundamental question is how the world economy can continue to develop in a w...

The Democratization of Health Care: The Quest for Sustainability

Gary Puckrein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Gary Puckrein

Google is now shining a light on an obscure aspect of human existence, helping us to think about human sustainability -- something difficult to imagine and seldom discussed. The Calico announcement heralds the dawn of an age in which the business community will turn its attention to sustainability.

The Sustainable Workforce: Part of a Global Sustainability Strategy

Elise Jones | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business
Elise Jones

Let's not overlook how such a workforce plays into the connections among planet, people, and profit as we strive to help ourselves and others not only survive, but thrive.

Buildings, Energy, & Transportation Choices in Tourism: A Key to protecting coastal habitat and marine environments

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.28.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The Blue Community initiative has developed 12 strategies for coastal habitat and marine environment protection for the tourism industry. Three of th...

Sustainability -- Finally Mainstream?

Anca Novacovici | Posted 09.08.2012 | Business
Anca Novacovici

Is sustainability mainstream? Although the buzz around it may have us thinking it is, organizations in the U.S. still have a ways to go to internalize sustainable business practices.