Category Archives: sustainability reporting

Roger Babson’s Founding Principles: Key to Sustaining into a Second Century

Written with the encouragement and endorsement of Prof. JB Kassarjian. This Founder’s Day, with just three years to go before Babson College’s Centennial, it is appropriate to consider Roger Babson’s convictions and motivations for founding our school, as summarized in … Continue reading

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Warsaw’s Latest Sustainability Report: thanks to those who made it happen (and why every city should do something like this)

Warsaw – capital of Poland and home to +1.7 million residents – recently published its latest sustainability report (a press release, executive summary, and the entire Warsaw Sustainability Report are available in English and in Polish / po Polsku). The … Continue reading

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“Taking the blinders off our beasts”

Since about 2005 I’ve kicked around this phrase: “Sustainability reporting is like taking the blinders off our great beasts – helping our institutions see that eliminating harms and improving societal and environmental conditions is actually in their own interest.” It took … Continue reading

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UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw Opens

The UN Climate Change Conference (known as COP19/CMP9) has opened. Here are some reflections/updates, roughly 2-and-a-half days into the 13-day event: (1) the most powerful moment so far was the speech of the representative of the Philippines at the opening session, … Continue reading

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Congrats students, Net Impact, Fall River & Town of Dartmouth: 3 world firsts, 2 national firsts!

Congrats students, Net Impact, Fall River & Town of Dartmouth: 3 world firsts, 2 national firsts!.

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