Seventh and Final GreenBiz Intrapreneurs article... →
The Cascade Engineering Sustainability Method
Commitment. Experiment. Education. Renewal. These four lessons are central to Cascade Engineering’s sustainability journey. It seems an unlikely company for sustainability – manufacturing, plastic molding, Grand Rapids, MI – I mean it’s not Clif Bar in San Francisco. But Fred Keller and team have shown that it’s possible in the most unlikely of places, times, and industries. I was very happy I...
Learning from Ford in my latest GreenBiz Article... →
Ford’s Dave Berdish is a role model for anyone who wants to retool existing businesses for positive social and environmental impact. Learning from him while writing this article was tremendously valuable. He’s patient and willing to roll up his sleeves. He focuses on what has impact - in the lives of people where Ford works and with Ford employees - rather than the just high...
Business + Sustainability Launches...with a...
I’m pleased to launch this Tumblr platform for Business + Sustainability where I can document my sustainability journey. Sustainability is professional for me, but it’s also personal. I grew up in Oregon where I climbed mountains, canoed rivers, and hiked cathedral forests. I have dedicated my life to sustainable community development in the Peace Corps, environmental projects for low-income,...