The breakthrough thinking of the triple bottom line

The Breakthrough Thinking of the Triple Bottom Line

Let’s face it: Business as we know it has changed drastically in the past few years. Many businesses, both large and small, have adopted sustainable business practices. This move towards sustainability has involved the adoption of the triple bottom line.…
How to improve water conservation at work

How to Improve Water Conservation at Work

Embarking on your sustainability journey can be quite exciting. Showing off your solar panels and LED lights is actually quite cool. Coming up with innovative ways to divert waste from the landfill will also interest and engage others. But talking…
Business sustainability

How To Assess Your Business Sustainability – Quickly

Wouldn’t it be great to get an objective assessment about your business sustainability? How sustainable is your business, really? How do you match up against other businesses? What are your opportunities for improvement? And, importantly, how can you get these answers…
How to reduce waste at your business

How to Reduce Waste at Your Business

Knowing how to reduce waste at your business is an important part of your sustainability efforts, but it can be a challenge. It’s one of the top issues that I find all businesses struggling with, regardless of how much they’re…
Energy Efficient Lighting

Energy Efficient Lighting: What Are Your Options?

When it comes to sustainability, one of the easiest ways to save energy – and money – is to make sure that your lighting is efficient. For most offices, it’s also quite easy to evaluate what you have and what…
How to get a great green team for your business

How to Start A Great Green Team for Your Business

Possibly one of the most under-utilized strategies for embedding sustainability in your business is the establishment of a green team. A green team increases employee engagement and focuses more minds on tackling tough problems and coming up with creative solutions, thereby gaining…
Environmental and Social Sustainability

How a Yoga Studio Practices Eco & Social Sustainability

The best part of the work that I do is getting to meet awesome business owners and professionals who are doing really great work. In this ongoing series, I’ll be sharing some of these stories to illustrate what sustainability looks like in…
Getting Certified Through the California Green Business Plan

Getting Certified Through the California Green Business Program

If you’re interested in making your business more environmentally friendly, Green Business Certification is a great option. The California Green Business Program certifies local businesses that meet high standards for environmental performance. It was launched in Alameda County in 1996…