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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The road to sustainable entreprise

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If we keep doing nothing, you know where we go …

If we keep doing nothing, you know where we go …

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man versus mother (nature)

Where would you rather get your water from? Are water treatment plants really a better alternative to what we had? Man made water Mother Nature made water What’s your choice http://goo.gl/CNFDGC

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Managinig Natural Capital through Natural Capital Accounting

Partly as a result of the invisibility of natural capital, ecosystems worldwide are deteriorating. Therefore, it is increasingly important that government, corporations and individuals around the world start valuing natural capital and its importance in the well-being of the entire

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Earth Debt

‘Antique Sunlight’, a term lifted directly from my recent viewing of the 11th hour resonated with me more than any other concept in Leonardo Di Caprio’s ecological wake up plea. We, as a race, are cashing in on previous generations

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Worst man made disasters in the USA

This site has some sobering reading – examples of how corporations can fail in their duty to the communities and environments in which they inhabit. It does raise the question – what do we do when the market fails? The

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Biomimicry and Beyond

Today in class we watched a video about biomimicry. It was pretty amazing to see different companies learning from nature to come up with designs for new products. The point Janine Benyus was making about “asking nature for the answer

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