posts tagged with Transparency

A Sustaining Tale

blocks.jpg Performance, Leadership, Innovation and Transparency are the building blocks of Practical Environmentalism, which I define as strategic and transformational environmental stewardship that adds tangible value in the effort to be more responsible. I have written about this concept quite a bit in the past since it is the fundamental foundation that we employ in focusing upon our sustainability program.

10 Things I've Learned on the Road to Sustainability

Over the past 10 years, I have seen companies become increasingly focused on strategic sustainable issues in their business practices. How they do it, however, continues to be a challenge.I believe a business cannot go wrong if it pursues a common mission and focuses on material issues with a strategy that is closely aligned to its business imperatives. It must innovate and persist, even in tough economic circumstances, and collaborate beyond the company while applying each team's expertise to achieve common goals. 

Listing to Starboard

"I'm not going to rearrange the furniture on the deck of the Titanic."  - Rogers Morton

It’s What You See That Matters in Transparency

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It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see – Henry David Thoreau - A few months ago, I started a series of blog posts on Practical Environmentalism. This post is the fifth and last of that series. To recap, this one was preceded by the following:

All in a Night’s Performance - Bogart, Business and Boxes

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“The only thing that you owe the public is a good performance” - Humphrey Bogart Maybe this is true in acting; but it’s not accurate when it comes to business in general, or delivering boxes every day and night.