Categories: sustainability

"Sustainability" Sucks

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 22

Here's a provocative thought for Earth Day. The word "sustainability" is terrible. Sustainability does not conjure up images of a hopeful, expanding society built on a new energy base...

For Earth Day, John Thackara Speaks Out on Sustainability.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 19

Earth Day is this Wednesday and for the first time in nearly a decade, it will be a meaningful day in Washington DC. The Obama Administration has declared CO2 a...

At the G-8 Meeting, China Blows It On Global Warming.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on June 06

As the heads of the biggest eight economies of the world gather today to talk about global warming, I find it sad that China continues to see sustainability as a...

A Manifesto On Sustainability In Design.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 06

Allan Chochinov at Core77 has written an important Manifesto on Sustainability In Design that should be read by business people and designers alike. Let me quote just two of many...

No Impact Man And Me.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 04

No Impact Man's Colin Beavan writes in his blog that my dichotomy between "hair-shirt" live lightly on the land environmentalism and cradle-to-cradle, go-go growth sustainability doesn't hold. They are part...

Rent, Don't Own. Service, Not Products. Try The Peninsular Hotel in NYC.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 04

No, this isn't an ad for the Peninsula but for a concept. You can rent fancy clothes at the NYC Peninsula when you stay there. Check this out: "The Peninsula...

Sustainable Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 04

I keep hearing more about this concept of "sustainable innovation" and now there's a conference on it put on by the business school of IIT in Chicago. The Brits appear...

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