Monthly Archives: September 2011
Exercising 30 minutes a day has major health benefits for us and saves us, our companies, and our country a lot of money that would otherwise be spent on health care. Research shows that it is not just about going … Continue reading
In keeping with our stated mission (see above), I would like to publicly congratulate five American companies that were recognized last week in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s annual Global 500 report, a survey of the world’s 500 largest public corporations … Continue reading
As I was standing in line the other day, I witnessed that no matter how good a corporate policy might be, front-line employees must be trained so that they can share it with customers.
The sustainability blog sphere is abuzz after Google’s assertion last week that its servers save energy and reduce the overall impact of modern-day computing.
Many jurisdictions create 10 or 20 year general plans to guide decision-making and zoning issues. They cover a wide range of issues relevant to all aspects of working and living in a community. Therefore it is worth your while to … Continue reading
Last month, The Princeton Review and U.S. Green Building Council published the 2012 Green Rating Honor Roll, a list of 16 colleges and universities that received perfect “99” ratings on an environmentally friendly scale of 60 to 99. In the … Continue reading
A quick look around your community will reveal a wide range of sustainable initiatives in progress by local corporations and organizations. In 2008, Howard County, Maryland, where I live, passed a green building bill requiring all large buildings to be … Continue reading