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Using Sustainability to Prompt Out of the Box Thinking

Thinking Outside the box

While a few people have suggested that Sustainability is the new mother of invention, most have focused on innovation based on new raw materials. What we’ve found, however, is that the process of understanding the sustainability of your existing product or service can drive serious innovation that goes beyond new products to new ways of thinking about how the product is used, how it is manufactured, and even new business models.

Boot Camp: 3 Qs for Leadership Instructor Matt Mayberry

Matt Mayberry instructor for Sustainability Assessment and Planning Boot Camp.
How can sustainability professionals build better working relationships with top corporate managers?
We posed three questions on the subject to Matt Mayberry Ph.D., who will lead the Day 5 session of our upcoming Sustainability Assessment and Planning Boot Camp with a focus on the critical issue of sustainability integration and how to gain the full value from CSR initiatives. If you find this material helpful, consider signing up for Dr. Mayberry’s day-long session – you’ll come away with new knowledge and perspective ...

AIChE Academy Provides S-ROI Training Videos

The AIChE Institute for Sustainability (IfS) and Center for Waste Reduction Technologies (CWRT) before it, have been key but understated players in the drive to sustainability in corporations. In addition to providing momentum for the Engineers Forum on Sustainability and the ICOSSE conference, the IfS has worked diligently to provide metrics and means of assessing the sustainability of projects and investments.

Boot Camp: Turning Sustainability Initiatives into Value

Matt Mayberry instructor for Sustainability Assessment and Planning Boot Camp.
EarthShift Global is presenting a five-day workshop in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on March 7 – 11, the Sustainability Assessment and Planning Boot Camp. The workshop will provide participants with tools and knowledge that help effect substantial change in organizations. Day 5 of the workshop, presented by Matt Mayberry of Whole Works Consulting, will focus on the critical issue of sustainability integration and how to gain the full value from CSR initiatives.

Sustainatopia ’15: EMC Advances B-to-B Sustainability

It’s difficult enough to advance sustainability when a company’s products and customers have natural connections to environmental and social issues. It’s even trickier when there isn’t an obvious link, which is one reason it was so interesting to hear Sustainatopia Boston 2015 panelist Mark Stephan talk recently about his experience as a principal program manager in the Office of Sustainability at data storage and cloud computing giant EMC Corp.

 

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