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Great Products Not Green Products The transition from abstract idea to an actionable business is a hallmark of innovation. The transition from save the planet to great offer is a hallmark of sustainable development.Submitted by:Beto Lopez
Celebrities have the power to quickly draw attention to a cause: George Clooney and Syria; Brad Pitt and New Orleans. Would quick recognition of an award through celebrity affiliation give an award clout?
LEED = Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
By implementing a LEED certification requirement, new construction buildings will provide environmentally sustainable, healthy, resourceful and profitable buildings.
Who knew a few email lists could accomplish so much? Between AdBusters and Anonymous reaching out to their networks, one of the most note-worthy social movements of late in the United States began in 2011: The Occupy Movement.
Paulo Freire writes that without education, people can never have the tools to facilitate change or realize unfair treatment. Truly sustainable businesses would embrace education of the world's low-income communities to promote a sustainable future.
Infosys, a leading consulting, technology and outsourcing firm, practices their statement: "We are aware that growth is inextricably linked to the well-being of our ecosystem - employees, business partners, local communities and the environment."
Kimble supplies a geologically sound landfill to northeastern Ohio, ensuring that water sanitation is maintained. They also encourage recycling by providing their residential customers with recycling bins free-of-charge.
I do not think it is necessary to look for inspiration exclusively from contemporary: personally, the more I look back in the past the more I can find new and innovative ideas to use in the contemporary.
Whole Food is a business known for its organic food products. Their efforts are expanding the organic market, encouraging healthy eating at home, giving business to local farmers and businesses and promoting the ethical treatment of animals.
Recently, Social movement that aims to realize a better community has broken out over a wide area in Japan.
I think it is like dream "the effort of region change the world".
I introduce one of local community "Kabukurinuma-Fuyumizutanbo Project".
In 2007. Unicef and Ad Agency Droga5 created the Tap Project, a campaign to raise awareness and funds to help solve the world's water crisis, where about 900 million people worldwide have no access to clean water.
LIFESAVER® systems was founded by Michael Pritchard in 2007. After seeing the tragic waste of life and serious problems caused by the ack of safe drinking water in the wake of the tsunami in December 2004, and Hurricane Katrina.
Anchored on a solid eco-ethical philosophy using upcycling techniques, it was Rags2Riches' strategy of collaborating with top fashion designers that set them apart from the rest. Not only are the products fashionable but they help communities too.