Tag: Sustainability

Innovations in environmental and social behavior that enable organizations and society to operate for the long term

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Grassroots Concrete

By Brandon Keim

Build Change is shaking up construction practices in earthquake-prone areas.

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Endowment for a Rainy Day

By Burton A. Weisbrod & Evelyn D. Asch 5

To prepare for future financial downturns, nonprofits should treat endowments as rainy day funds, not cut programs to preserve the endowment.

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Design Thinking for Social Innovation

By Tim Brown & Jocelyn Wyatt 33

Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackle more complex problems, such as finding ways to provide low-cost healthcare throughout the world.

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Q&A: Fred Krupp

By Eric Nee 2

Under Fred Krupp’s leadership, the Environmental Defense Fund has become one of the most important power brokers in the environmental arena. Krupp has helped accomplish what some thought was impossible—getting businesses to go green voluntarily.

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Shades of Green

By Andrew J. Hoffman 3

Social networking tools reveal that there is an intricate web of relationships between business and environmentalists, which if developed could benefit the environmental movement.