Purpose meets passion

By |2020-01-07T11:39:42-07:00December 10th, 2019|@enable_change, Sustainability|

When purpose meets passion magic can happen and innovation is the engine. Perfumes have been with us since the Egyptians used them in religious ceremonies. It is thought that perfumes were used elites as status symbols, reminding all who come close of the wearer's status and power. The first "modern" [...]

Circular economy and opportunity

By |2019-11-18T20:22:24-07:00November 11th, 2019|@enable_change, Leadership and Management, Sustainability|

Opportunities co-exist with the challenges of transformation. Transformation to circular operations must undo decades, even centuries of unintended consequences. Original business models assumed an “anything goes” as far as design, resources and operations, as long as profitability goals were met. Moving from old business practice is challenging especially as areas [...]

Striking a balance between conservation and development

By |2019-11-04T22:25:57-07:00October 29th, 2019|@enable_change, Sustainability|

Businesses have often taken our planetary ecosystems for granted. But our planetary systems cannot keep up with mankind's demands on its resources. Some companies are now stewarding the environment due to their recognition of the interdependencies of human and planet. A UN-backed report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity [...]

7 Levels of Impact Investing

By |2019-09-24T15:39:59-06:00September 24th, 2019|Sustainability|

"Most impact investors and most businesses work at the intentions, endeavors, and results levels, even when they are attempting to be socially responsible. They do not take into consideration how much more is possible, even for a small business." Sustainability in business requires major shifts in thinking from the tried [...]

Business case for living buildings

By |2019-07-31T17:57:54-06:00July 30th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Sustainability|

Living buildings are "regenerative spaces that connect occupants to light, air, food, nature, and community. Self-sufficient and remain within the resource limits of their site." Designers and architects have learned to incorporate nature's solutions to create regenerative environments using standards like the Living Building framework and the Well Building [...]

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