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Environmental Responsibility

Mothering Our Mother Earth

Toni Nagy | Posted 07.09.2013 | Green
Toni Nagy

Sadly, humanity is taking advantage of our planet like an ungrateful teenager. Let's clean up our room and show our Mother Earth some respect.

50 Shades Of Green Travel

Irene Lane | Posted 03.08.2013 | Travel
Irene Lane

While many journalists, philosophers, scientists and lay people debated the significance of the Mayan calendar finishing last December 21, one fact that was consistently overlooked was that the Mayans celebrated the end of their calendar as it was regarded as a new beginning.

Beyond Recycling: On the Road to Zero Waste

Beverly Bell | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Beverly Bell

Practicing zero waste means moving toward a world in which all materials are used to their utmost potential, in a system that simultaneously prioritizes the needs of workers, communities, and the environment. It is ambitious, but it is not impossible.

These Are The Greenest Banks In The World

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.14.2013 | Business

What does it take to be one of the greenest banks in the world? A $344 million investment in solar panels for veterans' homes and a $1.4 billion lo...

Why Go Green? Ask Wal-Mart

Ed Lawler | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business
Ed Lawler

Some leaders are questioning the investment value of environmental responsibility, or "being green," but consider this: green can be profitable.

You're Either Part of the Solution or You're Part of the Problem

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.08.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

After my son was born and I brought him home from the hospital, I looked at my surroundings with new eyes. Everything seemed dirty and dangerous. All I could see was a world that held out potential harm.

True to Their Word, Pura Vida Exemplifies Costa Rica's Sustainability Efforts

Gina Furia Rubel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Gina Furia Rubel

Costa Rica is a trailblazer in sustainable tourism. As Arenas del Mar and their amazing staff proved, it is not necessary to sacrifice luxury and five-star feel for sustainability.