Does Your Professional Development Plan Match the Sustainable Market Trend?

The forecast for 2014 continues to indicate an improving business future.  Looking to the immediate horizon and far beyond the current job market, the previous year’s data projects a continued increase in demand for a new kind of business...

Spark Eco Cheer in Your Holiday Festivities

Inspiration, sharing, and joy are qualities that make the holidays magical.  The holidays are also a time of fun gatherings among family, friends, and neighbors.    While you may be looking forward to your holiday parties, if you are like many, the...

Stocking Stuffers for your Inbox that Bring Green Cheer All Year Round

For many, this year has marked a desire to expand personal or business growth in eco awareness and business sustainability.   Now, as the year closes and we find ourselves uniting with friends and family for the holiday season, it's a time to share...

Personal Sustainability Tips for Your Pre-Holiday Friday

As we all get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, our sustainability consulting is reminded that there are an unlimited number of paths that lead to a more sustainable lifestyle just waiting to be explored.  We remind ourselves...

Evaluating Your Sustainable Technology Roadmap for 2014

“Although they are shifting investments toward growth opportunities, a majority of R&D executives are concerned about the pipeline of ideas feeding their portfolios…companies have been missing opportunities to increase business acceptance...

How and Why to Overcome Blogging Challenges for Green Business

Connecting with customers online is a worthwhile effort. A survey of 600 small business owners across the United States indicates that 90% are actively engaged in social networking sites and 74% perceive social networking as valuable — if not more...

Personal Sustainability - Holding Yourself Accountable for a Green 2014

If sustainability were a coin, what would the two sides of it be?  Business sustainability and personal sustainability.  Within our business world today, consumers, investors and the like are asking for accountability in the restructuring of...

Does Your Business Have a Sustainable Technology Roadmap?

“Although they are shifting investments toward growth opportunities, a majority of R&D executives are concerned about the pipeline of ideas feeding their portfolios…companies have been missing opportunities to increase business acceptance...

Expressing Green Gratitude at Thanksgiving Pays it Forward

“Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.” As we approach Thanksgiving Day, it is a time to reflect and share gratitude.  We find that many people in our sustainable business programs are grateful for...

Thanksgiving and a New World of Sustainability in 2014

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."  ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy  Thanksgiving: Days to eat turkey, watch football, and give personal thanks for the fortunes of...

5 Resources to Start a Green Business

You want to make a difference.  You want to use your business skills for positive change in the world.  Yet, you wonder, are you qualified?  Do you have the skills?  What exactly does it take?  Within our sustainable business programs  we express to...

5 Uncommon Ways to Become More Sustainable

As Albert Einstein said, "It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it."    From a sustainability perspective, that can take many forms.  As in, caring for the Earth's resources from a...

How to Use Social Media for America Recycles Day to Inspire Eco Awareness and Action

November 15th is America Recycles Day. It is a day of enhanced eco awareness regarding the importance of recycling, educating on the” how and what” to recycle as well as inspiring others to take eco action and commit to recycling for the next...

Personal Accountability for Promoting the Green Movement

If sustainability were a coin, what would the two sides of it be?  Business sustainability and personal sustainability.  Within our business world today, consumers, investors and the like are asking for accountability in the restructuring of...

Social Media Marketing for Green Business- You Have to Play to Win

There are a number of ways you can promote your business on the top social media sites, such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest,  LinkedIn, and Google+.  And, there's evidence that social media for sustainability and green business matters.  A survey of...

How Social Engagement Can Personalize Your Organizations Definition of Sustainability

As consumers continue to scrutinize business sustainability actions and new product developments, there remains an increasing need to be transparent with more credible information. Labeling a product or service with basic eco awareness just doesn't...

Sustainable Talent Management – Preparing for 2014

To compete and differentiate in today’s multi-skilled economy, a company must have the right mix of talent.  However, sourcing these needed competencies can come at a considerable cost, especially in what many believe to be a turning point in...

Green Businesses: Are You Missing Opportunities Online?

A survey of 600 small business owners across the United States indicates that 90% are actively engaged in social networking sites and 74% perceive social networking as valuable — if not more valuable — than networking in-person.  And, the 2011 Social...

Investigating Personal and Business Sustainability Hurdles

Companies that are becoming more environmentally, socially and economically responsible are driving innovations in sourcing, products, and services.  Commitment to sustainability uncovers opportunities to explore, develop, collaborate, and innovate...

How Thinking BIG Shapes a Sustainable World

The bigger the dream, the more you aspire to become.  Dreams are great - they inspire us. However, inspiration without eco action is only good intent.  A question to ponder is, what do you expect from yourself?  "We tend to live up to our...