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Oil Economics: Increased Supply But Higher Prices Plus Global Warming

The International Energy Agency (IEA) World Energy Outlook for 2012 has received tremendous media attention by forecasting that the U.S. is posed to displace Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer. This is great news for our economy because … Continue reading

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Walmart: “You shouldn’t have to pay more for sustainability!”

Walmart has embraced making sustainability price competitive. Walmart’s strategic plan is to increase the sustainability of all of their products while at the same time maintaining everyday low prices. Because Walmart is estimated to touch one out of every three … Continue reading

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How To Grow Sales Through Corporate Social Responsibility

“Consumers want it all,” according to Executive Vice President Jonathan Yohannan of Cone Communications. Consumers want competitive prices, they want product performance and they want personal solutions to their environmental and human-health concerns. Based upon the latest Cone Communications Corporate … Continue reading

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Did Hurricane Sandy Break Climate Science Silence?

News anchors are describing Hurricane Sandy as a once in a lifetime event. Climate science suggests it is only the beginning. The question is whether Hurricane Sandy is the climate change event that reawakens awareness by the media and consumers … Continue reading

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Win A Walmart Supplier Contract By Going Green

How to win a Walmart supplier contract is dramatically changing. The following exclusive interview with Jeff Rice, Director of Sustainability for Walmart profiles how Walmart’s adoption of sustainability is creating new opportunities for suppliers that can be competitive on price, … Continue reading

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Gamification: HR Solution For Engaging Work Associates To Go Green

Gamification is growing into a valuable human resources tool for motivating work associates to cut costs by adopting sustainable best practices. Gamification is the use of game design and mechanics to engage people in changing their behaviors. Think Farmville played … Continue reading

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HR Best Practices: Motivating Work Associates To Go Green

Developing programs that motivate work associates to go green is an emerging value creation path for human resources professionals. The case-study evidence is growing rapidly that work associate adoption of sustainable best practices results in reduced costs and increased sales. … Continue reading

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