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Biofuels Slowly Take Flight with the Airline Industry

By Carol Pierson Holding  “Airlines won final approval from a U.S.-based technical-standards group to power their planes with a blend made from traditional kerosene and biofuels derived from inedible plants and organic waste.” – Air Aviation News, July 2, 2011 … Continue reading

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Matt Damon: The Good Water Shepherd

Fast Company’s July/August cover story is an inspiring account of a man who has doggedly followed his passions to bring clean water and sanitation to thousands of people across Africa. He also happens to be a famous movie star – … Continue reading

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The Big C and the C-suite

No, we are not talking about that Big C—cancer!  We are talking about the C word that may have the biggest effect on the C-Suite—Competition.   The C-Suite cares about budgets, quarterly results, and cash flow. But they also track … Continue reading

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The Power of Three Degrees

The Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future (WNSF) Seattle Chapter recently hosted an event at the University of Washington Law School featuring the story and work of two women, Jeni Krencicki Barcelos and Jen Marlow. The two came to law … Continue reading

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Calculating the Cost of Change

This is the second in a 3-part series outlining a framework for pushing C-level executives to improve social responsibility within their company.    Social pressure and steady cajoling will encourage some C-Level executives to adopt sustainable practices and improve their … Continue reading

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