Galileo said we should, “Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.” This week on Sea Change Radio, we take a look at two ways that people are trying to apply that wisdom to climate change. First, we speak to Davida Herzl, the CEO and co-founder of Aclima, a San Francisco-based company that refers to itself as a “FitBit for the planet.” Herzl explains how Aclima’s technology works, how the company makes money, and the opportunities that lie ahead as the industry of measuring air pollution evolves.
In this episode of Community Voices of Change, Daniel Horgan interviews Common Impact CEO, Danielle Holly about Common Impact's work with companies designing and implementing skill-based volunteering initiatives, her insights on nonprofit capacity building and pro tips on project management.
Here’s why diversity is the best path forward for alternative fuels
Today’s infrastructure, with its aging roads, bridges and ports, is arguably the largest hurdle for alternative fuels and the energy sources of tomorrow. Efficiency, technology and scale are also major barriers to the wider adoption of green energy.
There’s no denying that the current moment is grim, for the environment, civil rights, and plain old human decency. But I once heard a wise man say that cynicism is the real enemy of progress. So now more than ever we must find ways to keep ourselves from falling into a cynical frame of mind. One way to do that is to reflect on the accomplishments of the brave people who have come before us to fight for justice and topple seemingly unstoppable Goliaths.
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., December 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Sustainable Business Fridays podcast continues this week featuring a conversation with Adam Kearney, Founder and CEO of Propsboard, a peer recognition start-up that uses office TVs to amplify company’s superstars. Bard MBA student, Martin Freeman discusses Kearney’s successes and failures and gets his advice on becoming a serial entrepreneur.
A Conversation with Mark Monchek of Opportunity Lab
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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Mark Monchek, Chief Opportunity Officer at Opportunity Lab, about Opportunity Lab’s approach to empowering conscious leaders to make a difference in the world.
This month, Christina Burmeister, Sustainability Project Manager at Deutsche Bank, speaks about the company’s efforts to make banking more socially responsible, as well as the EU Directive on Non-financial Reporting, which goes into force in 2017. Deutsche Bank is a member of GRI’s GOLD Community
This month, Tamara Barker, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Environmental Affairs at UPS, talks about the company’s global effort to reduce emissions via innovation and collaboration. She also talks at length about the company's perspective on sustainability reporting and how membership in GRI's GOLD Community benefits the business.
Transcript of "Create Your Own" presented by Jordan Potash, PhD, ATR-BC, REAT, LCPAT, LCAT
On April 15, 2016, Dr. Jordan Potash, ATR-BC, REAT, LCPAT, LCAT, represented the American Art Therapy Association at Color Party: TEDx NYU (New York University). As a student organization, TEDx NYU plans annual conferences and smaller community events that act as platforms to address pertinent topics. Along with fellow art therapists and digital arts developers, Dr. Potash discussed adult coloring books by comparing them to other leisure-based and success-oriented activities and contrasting them to art therapy, a regulated mental health profession. Dr.