#BehaviorChange #StakeholderInsights
The Widening Attitude/Behavior Gap: The Curse of an Improving Economy?
Socially and environmentally conscious attitudes are gaining ground, but corresponding purchases and behaviors are stagnant or heading south — and the rebounding economy may be the culprit. That’s...
#WasteNot #Cleantech
Food Waste Used to Construct Venues for 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games
Food and garden waste from households throughout Glasgow has been transformed into compost and used in the development of Glasgow 2014’s Athletes Village and other Commonwealth Games venues,...
#BehaviorChange #Marketing
Are Campaigns Pushing Fresh Fruit and Veggies Working?
Over the last few years, as awareness and urgency around the issue of obesity have grown, campaigns promoting more fruit and vegetable consumption have been launched all over the developed world. But...
#BusinessModels #OrgChange
How Uncle Matt’s Organic Is Revolutionizing Florida’s Citrus Groves
With its subtropical climate and rich pest population, Florida has been slow to embrace the organic movement: Fewer than 8,000 of its 541,328 acres of citrus groves are organic. Matt McLean has made...
#Design #BehaviorChange #WasteNot
Electrolux Design Lab Semi-Finalists Tackle Issues with Textiles, Food, Air Quality
The Electrolux Design Lab announced its 35 semi-finalists for this year's competition for design and technology students. They include everything from sustainable fashion solutions to futuristic air...
#Collaboration
General Mills Joins Ranks of Companies Advocating for Climate Policy
BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced on Monday that General Mills has joined its coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies.BICEP, a...
#ICT #Collaboration
IBM Offers Free Supercomputing Power to Sustainability Researchers
IBM has announced it will provide scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing and a platform to engage the public in their research. This...
#Design #BehaviorChange #WasteNot
'Rag Bag' Makes It Easy for Shoppers to Donate Unwanted Clothes
Many of us buy new things even when we’ve already got a closet full of barely worn clothes. Swedish fashion label Uniforms for the Dedicated has come up with a creative way to alter that...
#OrgChange #SupplyChain #Collaboration
Clothing Companies Going Beyond Compliance with Better Mill Initiative
This post is part of a series written by MBA and MPA candidates in Presidio Graduate School’s Managerial Marketing course, examining the role of communication in advancing sustainability across...
A Sustainability Tale of Two Cities: Dubai and London
The term permaculture, coined by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in 1978, originally referred to "permanent agriculture" but was subsequently broadened to include "permanent culture”:"...

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