As I am writing my 1800th article in eight years I would like to take some time to reflect on our common climate / energy situation, Corporate (Social) Responsibility and my own life.
This is the question I am currently asking myself often as I discard every day my used tea leaves – I drink around a litre of tea every single day – and other fruit skin and peel as well as other compostable stuff into my refuse bin. As I have been sorting out my waste… Continue reading Could we get a composting bin ?
A quick note to thank my family and all my friends for their kindness, patience and love as they have been my main source of motivation and energy for the past 30 years. Thirty years ? Yes, today is my birthday ! 🙂
Dear visitors, readers and subscribers, as we are nearing the holiday season and the end of this year I am taking a short break at blogging. This is the occasion for me to wish you all a merry Christmas and holiday season. Please be sure that I will come back in January 2nd, 2013 to… Continue reading Taking a break
After a year of working as Quality and Communications Manager I am again out seeking new challenges as I was made redundant for economic reasons. (This company is depending from the European auto industry) This one-year experience was for me the opportunity to work in both communications and quality certification ( ISO 9001:2008 ), two… Continue reading Seeking new challenges
A year after the catastrophic events in Fukushima, Japan is planning to be nuclear free by May 5. It is I believe a good opportunity to focus on the future of the industry. Opinions diverge on this critical issue. Some believe nuclear is bound to disappear as it has a negative learning curve and that… Continue reading A year after Fukushima, and the future of nuclear
Dear visitors, readers and subscribers I would like to announce you that I am starting as of today a new life with a new job in a completely different kind of place. I have indeed left the bustling life of Paris for the calm of the countryside. I have been hired by a Belgian company… Continue reading A new job, a new life and new challenges
I wanted to write about how I am witnessing the weirding and warming climate myself. So far, France has seen an incredibly dry spring with dramatic droughts to the point of endangering many cultures. Then, summer came, with rain, a lot of it. It was one of the rainiest summers I had seen. You would… Continue reading Global weirding and warming at my doorstep
I would like to share with you some personal experience on energy efficiency and sobriety as I got back for a few days to visit my parents. I then noticed my dad has the bad habit of letting some CFLs on. I told him that this really wasn’t good for their purse and our common… Continue reading A reflection on CFLs and leaving them on
Good news everyone ! What begun as a personal project to show my dedication to sustainability and energy issues is now gathering over two hundreds subscribers via RSS and Email ! It took me a little less than three years to gather 100 and a year and a half to gather a hundred more. We… Continue reading Over 200 subscribers !
I could say a lot of bad things about public transportation in Paris : they’re noisy, smelly, dirty, overcrowded in peak hours and not exactly cheap and most of all, not reliable at all. But they slashed my CO2 emissions by almost 10 kg per day. So, according to the RATP, during the eight months… Continue reading Why – good – public transportation matters
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