The Oath Project, CSR at work

For my 1,400th post on this blog, let’s talk about corporate social responsibility. If Medical Doctors have their Hippocratic Oath and lawyers have their equivalent, isn’t it high time for managers around the world to have their own ? Corporate social responsibility – CSR for short – is more needed than ever as our planet… Continue reading The Oath Project, CSR at work

Sony slashed its emissions by 31% since 2000

To TreeHugger : ” Electronics giant Sony announced today that since 2000, it has achieved a 31 percent reduction in global CO2 emissions. The company boasts that means it surpassed its 2006 “Green Management” goal by 24 percent ” ” It did also achieve, though, a 54 percent reduction in waste generation (the goal was… Continue reading Sony slashed its emissions by 31% since 2000

Lafarge pursues its sustainability commitment

According to the WWF : ” WWF and Lafarge, the world’s largest cement maker, today agreed to continue working together to further reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions and to help build hundreds of energy-efficient buildings.  ” ” (…) The company has been a member of WWF’s Climate Savers Programme since 2001 and has already… Continue reading Lafarge pursues its sustainability commitment

Book review : The Sustainable MBA

Here is another book review as I just finished The Sustainable MBA, by Giselle Weybrecht. Albeit I believe it is a great book and am strongly recommending it, I don’t feel like I learned a lot. But this might be explained by two facts : 1. I graduated very recently (2006) from a Master in… Continue reading Book review : The Sustainable MBA

Every company needs a corporate energy manager

This was the title of a great article published on CleanTechies. Focusing on the energy part of the Chief Sustainability Officer – my green dream job – it is bringing a lot of interesting informations and examples. Advocating improved energy purchasing and efficiency, I believe it should be read by any business-minded person or manager… Continue reading Every company needs a corporate energy manager

Agenda 21, sustainable development in action

I recently documented myself on Agenda 21 for a job application. This enabled me to learn out more on this fantastic United Nations program on sustainable development for the 21st century. Dedicated to local communities – big and small alike – this project tackles the three pillars of sustainable development : the environment, the society… Continue reading Agenda 21, sustainable development in action

Looking for a green job ? Read on

If like many people you believe that green jobs are necessarily in the renewable energies industry or entitle you the position of Chief Sustainability Officer I have good news that will help you in your quest. Indeed, both CleanTechnica and Earth2tech recently published articles on this very topic and their findings are interesting as they… Continue reading Looking for a green job ? Read on

My green dream job: Chief Sustainability Officer

While browsing Dan Smolen’s blog – a real must read – I came across what became instantly my green dream job: Chief Sustainability Officer, a job solely dedicated to make companies more sustainable. According to the article an increasing amount of large American corporations now have such jobs. I wonder if smaller companies have similar… Continue reading My green dream job: Chief Sustainability Officer