Ever since Oprah left the airwaves, I’ve had to lower my “guilty-pleasure” TV viewing standards by taping reality shows featuring everything from people who hoard animals, children or trash to real-life stories of tots in tiny wig-lets competing for tiaras.
Dow Chemical recently announced their green investments have saved 1.8 quadrillion British Thermal Units of energy since 1994. Although they spent nearly $2 billion to achieve these savings, they have cut nearly $9 billion in energy costs from their balance sheet for a whopping $7 billion return on investment. (more…)
A recent Harris Interactive poll conducted among Fortune 1000 companies found that nearly 90 percent of Fortune 1000 senior executives feel a moral responsibility to make their companies more energy efficient. According to the study, respondents felt it was their moral responsibility to cut energy use, beyond the ethical imperative to follow regulatory (more…)
My dogs came in immediately when I called them tonight. The cookies I’ve recently begun serving up upon their return seem be making an impression. At last they see a reason to leave behind all the fun things to chase in the woods.
Yes, I’ve been slow to understand – or at least enact – the basic principle of reward as incentive. The same problem exists in the (more…)
Having major corporations advising government isn’t anything new… but in the UK they have begun a refreshing approach. Instead of having major oil companies and other big polluters working hard to water down any legislation aimed at controlling the damage caused by their operations, the UK is taking a different tack and having some of their most prominent corporations become (more…)