The Power Of Green Dreams

"We grow great by dreams.  All big men are dreamers.  They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening.  Some of us let our dreams die, but others nourish and protect them, nurse them through bad days...

Focus on the Key Elements of Sustainable Talent Management

“Healthy employee engagement not only minimizes attrition but also boosts employee effort and performance. In fact, highly engaged employees perform up to 20 percentile points better and are 87% less likely to leave their organizations than employees...

How Can You be an Eco Inspiration this Holiday Weekend?

Summer is that special time of year when many of us engage in the fun and festive activities of which bring out our creative and youthful spirit.  If you are like me, you are probably overjoyed with the idea of taking full advantage of the...

Steps to Implementing Sustainable Supply Chain Processes

Emphasis on environmental awareness, social responsibility, and business sustainability actions within the supply chain has incentivized more progressive companies to begin to evaluate more than just their inbound supply. We've discovered within...

If You Struggle With Eco Inspiration, Then Read This

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "Good thoughts are no better than good dreams, unless they be executed". Translated into today's language that equates to actions speak louder than words.  Translate again to sustainability language, and eco actions speak...

Easy Ways to Find a Green Job You Can Be Proud Of

When we think of ‘green’ jobs, we often picture a new opportunity, which may require a new set of skills, or a new place of employment with a job title and description that "sounds" green.   This may lead us to believe that ‘green’ jobs are elsewhere...

How Do You Exercise Eco Influence?

 "Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another." — John Maxwell  Effective leaders know how to influence people. In most organizations, it's not about authority, it's about influence.  The same...

Be an Eco Hero - Celebrating Memorial Day Sustainably

What does it take to be an eco hero?  A green cape? Magical powers?  Maybe it's just good green intentions of reducing your carbon footprint or being mindful of our earth's resources.  I don't know about you, but I want to be an eco hero!  The...

How to Make a Difference with Sustainability

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself."  ~ Leo Tolstoy Part of the challenge around sustainability is that most think it is someone else's problem.  Consumers assign companies the responsibility of...

Springtime Renewal - Why It’s Important to Get Outside

Spring is a beautiful, energizing, and inspiring season highlighted by activities that seem tailor made for eco awareness. The gift of springtime is one of renewal.  The leaves are budding, flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and the natural...

Why Ride a Bike to Work?

While escalating conversations on topics such as climate change, carbon legislation, energy independence, and growing consumer eco awareness generate forward eco movement for some it simultaneously creates confusion and skepticism for others.   To...

Harvesting Green Goodness In Your Life

“The best investment on earth is earth.”  Louis J. Glickman Oftentimes we associate our business sustainability consulting practice to that of a garden.  We plant the seeds of sustainability concepts as we counsel business leaders, speak at events,...

Crazy Idea or Truth? How to Burn Fat, Save Money, and Reduce Carbon

What?  Is that possible?  To burn calories, save money AND reduce carbon?  It almost sounds like the headline of a popular reality show!  But it isn’t!  It’s actually what bike commuting or green cycling can do for you and our environment!  Today is...

Spring Clean - Responsibly

It is that time of year to begin your spring cleaning.  People across the country are breaking out the cleaning supplies and lawn equipment to give their homes and yard a fresh clean look.  In doing so, there are a few sustainability concepts...

Maximizing Virtual and Eco Friendly Conferences for Sustainability Gains

Bringing people together for meetings, often for multiple days at a time, can create a "host" of environmental impacts—from the smog and greenhouse gas emissions associated with air and ground travel to the paper, plastic, and food waste associated...

Green Living The Easy Way - Say No to Spring Cleaning - Transform Your Home into an Eco Haven!

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." ~ Lao-tzu Green living is relative. It's all about perspective.  A sustainable lifestyle often means different things to different people.  For those with broad eco awareness and who are well...

Just What Exactly Is "Living Green"?

Napoleon Hill got it right! "First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.  The post, What is the Quality of...

Green Valentine’s Day - Finding Your True Love

Have you been looking for love in all the wrong places? Feeling the loss of sweet nothings and empty promises?  You know the feeling - the emptiness of purchased product made from virgin materials.  Products manufactured unethically.  Goods marketed...

Live Green in 2014 - There’s an App for That!

Do you fall prey to routine habits out of convenience?  Or do you take extra steps to embrace sustainability concepts in your daily life?   Many have resolved to make 2014 their greenest year ever!  Committing to more thoughtful uses of resources and...

6 Ways to Walk Your Green Talk this Holiday Season

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” –John F. Kennedy With the holiday spirit full on, many "eco curious" clients have expressed confusion as to what it means to...