Giving some of my computer time for science

A post from TreeHugger got me thinking : why wouldn’t I give some of my computer time to help advancing research ? I had written about this almost three years ago, and being looking for a job, I often have a computer running. So, a month ago, on August 2nd, I started gathering information on… Continue reading Giving some of my computer time for science

Looking for new employment opportunities

Hello all. As my current mission as a Marketing and Communications Assistant at ESSEC Business School will end in May I am again seeking employment in the sustainability and cleantech sectors. Of course I am looking more broadly for a position where my strong international management acumen and languages competencies will be of use. Currently… Continue reading Looking for new employment opportunities

An official visit from Mr. Borloo at Ravoyard SA

Yesterday the French Minister for Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town and Country Planning, Mr. Jean-Louis Borloo visited a company in Vaudrey, less than 20 kilometers from my hometown. Ravoyard SA manufactures since its origins metallic structures. Dynamic, it recently diversified its activity to add photovoltaïc films to its existing products. As the market is currently… Continue reading An official visit from Mr. Borloo at Ravoyard SA

Forum des Emplois Verts

As I am still looking for a job in the cleantech sector I am attending today the Forum des Emplois Verts (French Green Jobs forum) in Paris where up to 2,000 jobs positions are proposed. This is a fantastic opportunity since as I noted earlier the Boston Consulting Group believes the Grenelle de l’Environnement could… Continue reading Forum des Emplois Verts

Now for hire, and why I need YOUR help

Back to January 2007 I launched this blog to show to potential employers my large interest for the renewables and sustainability areas. Indeed, I already had written both my BA dissertation and Master’s degree thesis on these topics. Since then, my readership has expanded significantly and I believe I can now ask you to help… Continue reading Now for hire, and why I need YOUR help

Further to the Lyon renewable energies fair

I was on Thursday and Saturday at the renewable energies fair in Lyon. This was an excellent occasion to meet professionals in solar energies, wood energy and insulating materials. I was very pleased to note that many companies are currently hiring in France or in Europe. As a matter of fact, I wouldn’t be surprised… Continue reading Further to the Lyon renewable energies fair

New features : RSS of comments, Twitter and Flickr

After my last post on this blog’s design, I continued to work on improving it. This time the changes take place in the sidebar where I propose you now new cool features. From the possibility to read the latest comments and subscribe to their RSS. I also added my Twitter and my photos on Flickr… Continue reading New features : RSS of comments, Twitter and Flickr

300th post : some thoughts on writing

Today, after less than a year and a half of writing, I am publishing my 300th post on this blog. This happens as my 200th article was published on January 2nd. I would like to take the opportunity to share with you some thoughts I recently had on writing and the experience it represents. This… Continue reading 300th post : some thoughts on writing

Toutes mes félicitations !

All my warmest congratulations on my sister Caroline as she became today a Doctor in Pharmacy. This is a great event for our family and we are all very proud of her. This is reinforced as the jury awarded her this PhD with the highest honors possible, very good. Her thesis defense was very interesting… Continue reading Toutes mes félicitations !

Turning a landfill into a beautiful garden

Last weekend I visited a very nice garden in the Vosges, Les Jardins de Callunes [Fr]. It has the particularity to have been created where a landfill was previously. It is impressive how Nature got back where previously stood waste of all kinds. Will we be able to turn all our landfills in such wonderful… Continue reading Turning a landfill into a beautiful garden