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Solutions Expo at Sustainable Brands 2013 to Spotlight Industry Leading Tools and Resources

BMW i, SAP, HP among over 2,000 attending Conference & Expo showcasing product/service solutions as examples of brand innovation for sustainability
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently revealed plans for an expanded Solutions Expo at SB’13 in San Diego, CA running June 4 – 6th. Presented by BMW i, the Solutions Expo will feature an array of new tools, innovative product ideas and resources that are driving brand innovation for sustainability.

Dealing with Scarcity

Eastman Innovation Lab
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“Scarcity is actually a really amazing thing because it focuses you and makes you start thinking long term. And sustainability is part of long-term thinking,” says Sohrab Vossoughi, founder and president of Ziba Design. Sustainability is not new to Sohrab. It is common sense. He came from a culture where people didn’t throw “stuff” away. People preserved and reused what they had.

It's all about the people, right? - By Nathan Schock

Nathan is the director of public relations for POET, the largest producer of biofuels in the world. He is also a digital advocate of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

A Mutual View of Sustainability in an Increasingly Positive Market

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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With the road to economic recovery taking greater shape every day, one may falsely be led to believe that there is less need for sustainability action.  For an unprepared organization, business sustainability risk can be equally severe in good times and bad.  For a static supply chain the affect can be even worse. 

The Truth about Trash for Earth Day Every Day: There is No Away in Throw Away

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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When plastic manufacturing took off in the early 20th century, plastic was heralded as a miraculous material—lightweight, flexible, and sturdy. Eventually, though, plastic’s down sides started to emerge.

No more glowing press coverage for green? - By Nathan Schock

Nathan is the director of public relations for POET, the largest producer of biofuels in the world. He is also a digital advocate of sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Nathan writes extensively for Greenway Communique.
Summary: 

The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Hands in the Air for Small Business Sustainability

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Pick up the paper or open your favorite daily feed and you will most likely read about a large corporation making changes and capturing business sustainability value.  Leveraging immense resources to implement change, how can the average business owner relate? 

Trash is a 20th Century Gold Mine

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Last night, I had the chance to watch “Trash Inc: The Secret Life of Garbage” on one of my favorite channels, CNBC.

And although we have been very successful in creating the RecycleMatch marketplace over the past year, it was validating to see the focus on trash and how it can be used as a resource. Here are my favorite quotes from the show last night:

  • Garbage is being reborn in ways you can’t imagine

  • Where some see a problem, others see dollar signs

How to Capture the Business Sustainability Spotlight

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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First Quarter: the time of the year when business executives roll-out the company’s plans for the year and employees finalize their individual goals.   This is the pivotal moment when direction and overall mindset will be most significantly influenced for the entire year.  As I a sustainability consultant, I wonder how many executives take the sustainability spotlight?

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