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Stewardship

Landscaping for Heaven or Hell on Earth

Lisa Novick | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green
Lisa Novick

It is time to recognize the wrongdoing at the heart of ornamental non-native landscaping and to make amends. It is time for people to extend the love and respect they show for one another to the land that surrounds their homes and places of worship.

It's Not the End of the Internet as We Know It -- Five Myths About the Recent U.S. Internet Announcement

Fadi Chehadé | Posted 06.02.2014 | Technology
Fadi Chehadé

As the Internet expands, we must ensure that it continues to be a platform for choice and competition, drives innovation and infuses development across the globe.

New Look, Same Great Mission

Neil Mulholland | Posted 05.26.2014 | Impact
Neil Mulholland

This week, we began a new chapter in our story at the National Park Foundation. We have unveiled a new look -- one that underscores our role as the...

Hidden Gems: Mati Waiya of Wishtoyo Chumash Demonstration Village

Julia Wasson | Posted 05.03.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Wasson

We are long-time teachers and native Angelenas who love to share the hidden gems in our favorite city. In this series, we interview local heroes whose...

They're Getting It Right "Down Under" and the U.S. Should Follow Their Lead

Lisa Novick | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Lisa Novick

Though recent news hasn't been good -- record drought in the Southwest, the precipitous decline of Monarch butterflies, the extermination of top predators that keep our ecosystems healthy -- my recent trip to Australia made me feel more hopeful than in a long time.

Taking Over From the Founder: Three Tips for Zynga's New CEO

George Bradt | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
George Bradt

Act like a steward. That's it -- the single most important secret to success for a leader taking over from the founder. If you get it, there's no reas...

10 Decisions You Can Make to Change the World

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The common good and the quality of our life together will finally be determined by the personal decisions we all make. Here are ten personal decisions you can make to help foster the common good.

A Natural Stewardship Amendment

Daniel T. Blumstein | Posted 02.26.2013 | Green
Daniel T. Blumstein

A number of state constitutions explicitly gives legislators the responsibility for stewardship of natural resources for the benefit of future generations. Let's make a New Year's pledge to the future. Let's work towards wider adoption of this simple idea.

Reclaiming The Faith Tradition Of Hospitality

Wayne Meisel | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion
Wayne Meisel

Many of these volunteers represent the best of the next generation. Yet they often arrive at their assigned site knowing little about the community and with little to no local support system.

Bullies and "The Diamond in the Dust"

Lisa Novick | Posted 07.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Lisa Novick

L.A.'s BEST after-school program is all about enriching the lives of students and their communities, and the ripples of this remarkable program recently spread to a challenging project in MacArthur Park known as "The Diamond in the Dust."

New Ranking Spotlights Business Education That Works for the Planet

Judith Samuelson | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
Judith Samuelson

Business educators are stepping up to the plate to bring the so-called "soft stuff" -- like values, ethical considerations and long term environmental impacts -- right smack into the B-school classroom.

The Sacredness of Earth Day: Stewardship as Spiritual Practice

Gail Straub | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gail Straub

I have found that when my sustainable habits are imbued with spiritual awareness, I am much more likely to make and maintain the necessary lifestyle changes required to respond to the ecological crisis.