ECEEE: Now we know the value of Energy Star

COLUMNIST ALAN MEIER: NOW WE KNOW THE VALUE OF ENERGY STAR The US elections overshadowed a press release by Energy Star announcing a settlement with LG, one of the world¹s largest manufacturers of appliances and consumer electronics.  That¹s a pity because the settlement sends an important message to manufacturers.  It …

A California tax on oil drilling? Why not?

Michael Hiltzik June 15, 2009 The most persistent misconception about Californians is that we hate to raise taxes. The truth is that we adore raising taxes — as long as someone else is paying, that is. So nonsmokers vote to raise cigarette taxes, teetotalers to raise liquor taxes. The middle …

The Baseline Scenario

Posted June 19, 2009 Today’s Foundation, Tomorrow’s Crisis: The Geithner-Summers Proposals How to Sell Toxic Waste You Don’t Get a Vote!

Conscious Business Institute Newsletter

Posted June 19, 2009 Change, as stated by IBM’s Global CEO Study and other research, appears to be the only constant in the years to come. But as the firm’s “Making Change Work” research investigates further, the biggest obstacle to change lies in people’s resistances. Read more…

Elise Boulding becomes NPA Honorary Chair

Posted June 19, 2009 Elise Boulding, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Dartmouth College and co-founder and former Secretary General of the International Peace Research Association, has accepted the position as Honorary Chair of the National Peace Academy Advisory Board. Read more…

Could Cap and Trade Cause Another Market Meltdown?

Published on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 by Mother Jones The same Wall Street players that upended the economy are clamoring to open up a massive market to swap, chop, and bundle carbon derivatives. Sound familiar? by Rachel Morris You’ve heard of credit default swaps and subprime mortgages. Are carbon default …

Winners of the 2009 EthicMark® Awards

The World Business Academy has announced the winners of the 2009 EthicMark® Awards.  The EthicMark® Award recognizes outstanding marketing, advertising, and public relations campaigns and communications that uplift the human spirit and society. Read more…