Knowledge Center

Book Review:

Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout

The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist


By Patrick Moore


Patrick Moore, one of the founders of Greenpeace, takes you on a journey through his life and on his transformation from an
environmental activist to what he calls the “sensible environmentalist.”  Click here.




The Key to Success? Your Corporate Mission

By Larry Popelka


Great new products often fail because they're launched by the wrong company. Case in point: the Chevy Volt.

(See this article online at Bloomberg Businessweek.)




How Green is Your Boardroom?

At the Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) annual meeting held June 5-7, Kimberly-Clark announced its Sustainability 2015 goals built on a framework of People, Planet and Products.



Book Review:

Green to Gold

How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategies to
Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Value


By Daniel C. Esty and Andrew S. Winston


Where do you start in sustainability? With this book! Click here.



Surfaces 2011

Surfaces, the premier flooring industry show, was held in Las Vegas on January 25-27.



Magazine Article:

"The Sustainability Sweet Spot" (PDF)

By Andrew W. Savitz, with Karl Weber


"The Sustainability Sweet Spot" is an older article, but it does put forth the basic arguments on why a business needs to incorporate environmental thinking into their everyday business life: “…the principles of sustainability can improve the management of your business in three fundamental ways—by helping you protect it, run it, and grow it.” This article was adapted from their well-known book The Triple Bottom Line.


High Point Furniture Market

The High Point Furniture Market was held in High Point, North Carolina April 2-7, 2011.


Plant a Tree — Provide Oxygen for Two Human Beings for a Year
Earth Day 2011

The first Earth Day, organized on a grassroots level, attracted 20 million people to the streets. Did you participate this year?