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Am I Normal?

I have a series of radio stations I listen to during the day depending on my mood. Today I listened to my favourite French station which is a…

All in good fun

Expectations and Assumptions

When we go to see a big Hollywood movie, we expect the special effects to be spectacular. When we go to a fancy restaurant, we expect the service…

Biodegradable tape

Did you know that you can buy biodegradable tape? Sellotape produces a range of biodegradable tapes that work very well (I have a roll here I have been…

Don’t change my towels please…really

I find that pretty much every hotel I stay in now has a note in the bathroom saying that the hotel believes strongly in sustainability and therefore have…

Adding spice to duty free

Every time I travel I get annoyed at the duty free shops. Every airport has one and regardless of where you are, they all sell mostly the same…

Exchange your old car for a bike/bus pass

This morning I was out walking around the Byward market in Ottawa (Canada). At this time of the year you find mostly stands selling local maple syrup (right…

Lots is happening here

This past weekend I gave a lecture for an MBA course at Anglia Ruskin University, and we took the opportunity to do a little bit of sightseeing in…

‘Useless’ recycling symbols?

I picked up a copy of the Sunday Times on…well…Sunday which was wrapped in two layers of plastic wrapping. On the plastic wrapping I saw out of the…

What’s your job title?

I read an interesting little article on the BBC website today called “Can you justify your job title?”. Having recently completed an MBA where I remember being amazed…

Part 3: Operations and Sustainability

Monday night was another successful part of “The Sustainable MBA Speaker Series” hosted by London Business School focused on Marketing and Sustainability Sustainability! Now onto the third event…

Interface gives copies to their top 100 employees

InterfaceFLOR, a leading company in business and sustainability has recently ordered 100 copies of the book “The Sustainable MBA: The Manager’s Guide to Green Business” which they will…

Plants…everywhere

When I used to live in Paris I created my own law. If you aren’t going to use your balcony, put plants on it, enjoy it, you shouldn’t…

E-Waste

Electronic waste, or e-waste includes mobile phones, computers, televisions, audio equipment, printers etc. The amount of electronic products discarded globally is 20-50 million tones every year. It now…

Part 2: Marketing and Sustainability

Last night the first event of “The Sustainable MBA Series” at London Business School focused on Careers in Sustainability went very well! Now onto the second event in…

When someone does the marketing for you…

February 22nd until the 7th of March is the Fairtrade Fortnight. It is two weeks to celebrate and support fairtrade products. Look for this label on the products…

The good thing about standards…

Have you seen that US show Ace of Cakes? It is all about a crazy group of people that make absolutely incredible cakes in Baltimore. During one episode…

Nutritional labels on…everything

I went past a Timberland store yesterday. I don’t usually go into Timberland stores but I decided to go in to see if I could take a look…

“The Sustainable MBA” Sustainability Speakers Series

Over the next year we will be organizing a series of events around the main topics of the book. The first three will be hosted by London Business…

Fish anyone?

Fish anyone? Yes please, but only if it is not destroying the environments. But how can you tell? 1. Fish and Chips? The Environmental Defense Fund offers a…