22 Jun '11, 2am

Ethikus: Charting the Psychic Landscape of Sustainability | Care2

Ethikus: Charting the Psychic Landscape of Sustainability | Care2

Modern society is fixated on metrics—GDP, trade deficits, salary—to explain the world around us. This is the only approach for overtaxed brains to interpret a world on steroids. Although external indicators of value dominate the discourse today, of increasing interest to consumers are intrinsic indicators of value claims Jeffery Hittner , founder of IBM’s CSR consulting practice and now founder of Ethikus —a new web-based social venture. Intrinsic indicators gauge sustainability practices by businesses that provide value to more than just the consumer, extending to the neighborhood or the entire planet. By offering local businesses a transparent platform, Ethikus is going to determine and promote relevant indicators of commitment towards sustainable practice to conscientious consumers who base purchasing decisions over more than just price. This kind of metrics aggregation...

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