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January 29, 2018

For 11 years, GreenBiz Group has published an annual report that "looks at 10 key trends and dozens of metrics assessing how, and how much, companies are moving...

January 26, 2018

Undigested information. Clogged thoughts. Bloated brain. You can see it in the eyes exposed to too many words, images, memes, videos: distant, distressed, and dr...

January 25, 2018

Can we steer around government gridlock and get to our destination of reversing climate change?  If we cannot rely on government, what institutions have the powe...

January 24, 2018

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I wanted to let you know that I added a Podcast page. I am populating it with a curated list of top sustainable business pod...

January 23, 2018

In a world where brevity is valued, we could summarize Fink's letter this way:  contribute to society or else
 

Dive into the deep end of the pool...more insigh...

January 20, 2018

Is it possible to get too close to your suppliers?  And how do these critical buyer-supplier relationships affect the social and environmental performance of sup...

January 19, 2018

Army Lt. General Darrell Williams Army
director of the Defense Logistics Agency

Does the Department of Defense have a sustainability strategy?  Yes, they do.  You...

January 19, 2018

Bottled water has come a long way since the first plastic bottle came of the manufacturing line in 1973 (ThoughtCo, 2017). And it is knocking on our door here in...

January 17, 2018

How do you measure the impact of business education for sustainability?

January 15, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr on Nov 8, 1964. Image Credit: History.com 

One of our principles at the Smeal College of Business is to value and foster diversity. And sus...

January 12, 2018

Smeal College of Business MBA Student Competes in 2016 Sustainability Case Competition

(From Penn State News - January 11, 2018)

The Smeal College of Business has...

January 12, 2018

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Had a conversation with a Chief Operations Officer of a potential client today who said something very interesting. We have been to th...

January 9, 2018

I just started reading Ray Dalio's new book PRINCIPLES. Two things have already smacked me right between the eyes.  My wife calls these moments a "cosmic 2x4"....