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Business Ethics, Advocacy, and Sustainability: What Approach Should Companies Take?

I’ve had the pleasure this spring of participating in an ongoing Convet.it discussion panel, sponsored by the Accenture consulting firm, that’s exploring “the infusion of ethics into the retail environment.”


Integrate Employee Engagement into Your Sustainability Efforts

If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably part of a team that’s doing extraordinary things to achieve aggressive environmental sustainability goals. Whether your goal is zero landfill, energy independence, or carbon neutrality, I’d wager that you’ve already accomplished a lot and aim to accomplish much more.


Reflections on Sustainable News from the World Economic Forum in Davos

Global Risks: Environmental Issues are Growing, Complex, and Disruptive


OTR Wheel Green Carbon: Tire Recycling that Works

It’s always a pleasure to work with a company that listens to its customers, and applies creative thinking to help solve the problems they’re facing.


A New Update on Global Electronic Waste

Ever wonder what happens to all those laptops, cell phones, refrigerators, and other electrical and electronic devices that have reached the end of their useful lives?


Senior Analyst Valentina Prado Brings International Background in LCA, S-ROI

We are delighted to welcome Valentina Prado, PhD, to her role as EarthShift Global’s newest Senior Analyst.


New Perspectives for Green Chemistry

In the traditional linear economy, natural resources are mined from the earth, processed into goods, used until the end of the product lifecycle, and discarded in landfills as waste.


Understanding the Life Cycle Impact Assessment Process: Part III – Modeling Effects and Conclusion

Life Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA) is a central element of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) -- the point in the LCA process where potential environmental impacts of a product or service are identified and quantified.


A Big Picture Look at Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

The combined disciplines of graphic arts and data modeling have provided some amazing new ways of visualizing the intricate details of how our society, country and planet function.