Tim Sanders's blog: April 2009
Reframing Earth Day into Save The Humans Day // 04.21.2009
I believe that we should repackage being green into a quest to preserve the living environment for future generations. Save the humans!
Here's the bottom line: The planet will not implode, it will eventually become a terrible place for humans to live. New species, such as insects, will rise to power at some point, likely driven by climate change and pollution.
As long as we couch environmentalism into preserv... More »
Promote wellness at work // 04.09.2009
I think that company wellness programs are MONEY.
They create healthier employees and reduce insurance claims. Many companies find that the few year return on investment is three or four to one!
They are also a source of innovation and and leadership at work. When ex-Sierra Club president Adam Warbach helped Wal-Mart teach store managers eco-sensibility -- he realized that wellness programs were the missing link. Wh... More »
Using work as a platform to influence: The NBA // 04.03.2009
Basketball is going from orange to green.
This week, led by all-star Steve Nash, NBA is having it's first green week. To honor this, league officials have conducted what I call "the green re-imagine" exercise. Re-imagine your entire business operation as if green were the law OR the defining element of quality in the eyes of your customer.
They approached it with Reduce (Energy, waste), Reuse, Replace (organic... More »
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