Since President Obama continues to hedge on his position on the Keystone XL Pipeline, we wanted to share with you comments from the esteemed environmental research group, “Friends of the Earth” in Berkeley, California.
Category: love the planet!
Three Italian ministers have signed a decree which will ban Monsanto’s MON810 maize, one of the two genetically modified crops currently legally grown in Europe and sold commercially. To keep the “Made in Italy” name pure, 80% of the Italian public support the initiative.
From American Sustainable Business Council: Change How We Work to Reduce Carbon Emissions and Save Energy The Internet, broadband, and telephony provide the means for a far-reaching social and environmental change by laying the foundation for a new future of work. The number one contributor to carbon and environmental emissions in the U.S. is squarely [...]
Two dozen investors with more than $800 billion in assets under management today called for an immediate extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for renewable power. In a letter delivered to Congressional leaders, investors noted that this critical tax credit creates broad economic benefits, both for wind power producers and their suppliers across the nation. Several of these investors will meet with Congressional staff tomorrow to discuss their support for the credit.
Bill Clinton is more magician than man these days. In a world where most only bemoan the state of the world and insist the bureaucracy is too thick for anything to get done, President Clinton chooses to wade through the land of “No” and plants big and little “Yes’s” along the way. His foundation, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), is dedicated to turning ideas into action. Instead of simply talking about how bad the poor and oppressed have it; the members of CGI create and implement solutions to these problems. Because of the CGI, millions have gained access to water, better agriculture, education, health care, human rights…the list goes on.
The Centre for Spirituality and the Workplace at the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada has launched a new video contest with prizes of $7,500, $3,500 & $2,000. (There is no cost to enter.)
As reflected in the first post in this 3-part series on Stakeholder Engagement Marketing, underlying all business is the opportunity to cooperate for mutual and collective benefit, and at the heart of a Conscious Business resides deeper purpose, that inspires and engages its stakeholders and aligns their aspirations and intentions.