Waste & Recycling in Singapore

I’m headed to a zero waste event with the Singapore’s National Environment Agency and the Singapore Hotel Association next week. In doing some homework for the event, I found a…

The SDGs turn 1 (Do you know what they are?)

SDGs

The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) turn 1 year old this weekend. Before the SDGs, there were the MDGs (Millennium Development Goals), a UN program that’s widely held to have come up…

It’s Time to Re-frame Corporate Sustainability

My first big CSR/sustainability event was the 2010 Net Impact Conference held at the University of Michigan’s Ross Business School. I had been invited there to speak on a panel…

Waste is not a thing that’s made, but a thing that’s done

I was fortunate enough to participate in the UN ESCAP’sAsia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development this week. The forum included a number of informative sessions in which representatives affirmed their countries’…

Will Driverless Cars Take Over the Roads?

Technological advances can be both a blessing and a curse. One’s labour saving invention can be another’s pink slip. But technology itself is value neutral. Tools can build or destroy…

TOXIC Garbage Island – Film Screening & Panel

The Net Impact chapter run by the SASIN Center for Sustainability Management is hosting a film screening tomorrow night. The documentary, “TOXIC: Garbage Island” is on the growing problem of…