15 Sep '12, 8am

Planting the Flag: A Preview of Year 2 at the SXSWEco Conference #sustainability #csr

Planting the Flag: A Preview of Year 2 at the SXSWEco Conference #sustainability #csr

As most of this site’s readership will know, sustainability has emerged over the past two decades as one of the most influential and rapidly-evolving social and political movements. Whole-systems and lifecycle analysis have become pervasive in everything from corporate supply chain management to urban planning. Part of the impetus for the diffusion of sustainable thinking is the growing consciousness regarding human impact on the environment—a trend captured eloquently by Dr. Raymond Orbach from UT-Austin’s Energy Institute. An arguably more important part has been an explosion of innovation in sustainability-oriented technologies that drive down firms’ cost of doing business while simultaneously yielding environmental and health benefits.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/09/year-2-at-the-sxsweco...

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