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Transition500 Alliance: A Radical Approach to Sustainability Consulting

image c/o Genesis Global Network(3BL Media and Just Means) - I get the sense that when it comes down to it, they are a group of no bull, get it done, hardliners, albeit their charming accents might suggest otherwise. Don’t be fooled.  Sustainability isn’t fluffy, and neither is a newly formed alliance of the world’s leading sustainability consultancies, Transition500. They call it radicalism.

Fair Trade Movement Celebrates 25 Years

(3BL Media and Just Means)- It's been several months since I've written anything about the fair trade movement, but that's not because things aren't happening. In fact, it's the 25th anniversary of fair trade! A lot of positive things have changed and from my refreshed perspective, the fair trade movement seems to be collaborating, perhaps finally finding more common ground. Perhaps.

Connecting Nature and Fearless Leadership: Finding Your Fiercest Self

(3BL Media and Just Means)- “I would ask you, Julie, who are the seagulls in your life? How can you emulate the pelican behavior?" This was Beverly Winterscheid, the founding partner of Center for Nature and Leadership, and Leadership Development Professor in the Bard Sustainability MBA, talking and, as always, prodding.

Rebuilding Together Announces Awards to Recognize Exemplary Tradespersons

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The demand for skilled tradespersons in the US industry has been growing consistently. Figures released by the Department of Labor show that America will need 41,700 more cement masons, 114,700 more electricians and 218,200 more carpenters over the next eight years.

Business Leaders to Converge in Washington for CSR Talks

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - On April 7 and 8, business leaders will meet in Washington D.C. for the Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets conference. The event will address how cross-sector interests converge to achieve shared value and examine how the practice of International Corporate Volunteerism, global pro bono, is contributing to socio-economic growth in emerging and frontier markets. The event is hosted by PYXERA Global.

IBM, PepsiCo, SAP and MTV Promote Sustainability through Workforce

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A number of leading companies are linking the professional development of employees and career growth with their work in the area of sustainability and environment. The recent Commit!Forum conference in New York, presented by CR Magazine, saw this theme put forward by a range of corporate sustainability and human resource executives.

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