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How to be Green – Pareto Guide to Sustainability

I am sure most of you would have heard of the Pareto Principle or the 80/20 rule. Well, it equally applies to sustainability – 80% of our impact can be attributed to 20% of our choices. A mass generalisation with no scientific back up but I reckon it’s pretty close. Why? The Individual Approximately 80% […]

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Is sustainability dead in the property industry?

A great reflective piece from Romilly Madew, CEO, Green Building Council of Australia on whether sustainability is dead. Romilly describes the positives of the trends being seen “Harvard Business Review has called sustainability a ‘megatrend’ akin to the industrial and information technology revolutions because it is dramatically refashioning the way we do business” and “Trendwatching’s most […]

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How to be green – the one planet benefits of ‘productivity’ rather than ‘efficiency’

Although it may at first not appear that a Russian medical train is a possible solution to living within the means of one planet it does in fact have huge benefits. Our future needs to focus on productivity as much if not more than efficiency. How so? The downside Let us first look at the […]

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How to be green – lessons from Vancouver

The City of Vancouver took a bold approach to trying to become the ‘world’s greenest city’, many cities are also aiming for the same accolade such as the City of Sydney’s 2030 plan but the City of Vancouver has chosen to adopt the ecological footprint approach – a much more transparent and rigorous approach to […]

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Don’t create a ‘sustainable brand’, create a sustainable company

I love Fast Companies Co-Exist website, it’s awesome. But I am struggling with a recent article, particularly in light of reading “Is sustainability still possible?” and my recent posts on the matter. The title of the article was “10 Qualities That You Need To Create A Sustainable Brand” the article was wonderfully written and I […]

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10,000 hits and top 10 posts

I started blogging just under 6 months ago, in that time I have published 136 posts and managed to get over 10,000 hits so I wondered which posts got the most hits. There was a couple of surprises in there. Here’s the Top 10 1. Is it powered by coal and steam? – The irony […]

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We are being green – car travel now at 1995 levels in the US

Car travel in the US has been declining since 2005, that’s pre-financial crisis! In the age group 16-34 year olds car travel dropped by 23% between 2001 and 2009 – wow! Public transport is now cool! An article in the Washington Post quoted some research done by Doug Short that looked at car travel in […]

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