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Sustainability: It’s About Values

I explain sustainability in simple terms to begin my conversations with corporate executives. How do you treat your people (Social sustainability)? How do you treat the environment (Environmental sustainability)? And how are you making your business profitable for you and your employees (Financial sustainability)? These questions are often categorized...

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Changes in Perspective: Towards a Sustainability Mindset

It’s hard to believe these two related diagrams were developed in 2002. Post the 2008 Wall Street collapse, the unstable economy in Europe, and the slow economic recovery in the U.S., it’s time for us to consider and embody this change in perspective in our business operations today. Read More..

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Disclosure and Corporate Responsibilty in the Colgate-Palmolive Case

In an article written by Tom Stabile for Business Ethics (A Magazine of Corporate Responsibility) entitled "Controversial Chemical Poses Disclosure Challenge for Colgate-Palmolive", I weighed in on the corporate responsibility aspect of the case. "It's a detached defense, sticking to discussion of its product and not engaging in...

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