social responsibility

Google's RE<C: Making the Perfect the Enemy of the Good?

by: Michael Hoexter

I've generally applauded or appreciated Google's initiatives in the area of climate and energy. Among large technology firms, Google has seemed to have gotten the basic outlines of the future renewable electron economy.

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just because we can, doesn't mean we should

by: danah boyd

Learning to moderate desires and balance consequences is a sign of
maturity. I could eat only chocolate for all of my meals, but it
doesn't mean that I should. If I choose to do so anyhow, I might be
forced to face consequences that I will not like. "Just because I can
doesn't mean I should" is a decision dilemma and it doesn't just apply
to personal decisions. On a nation-state level, think about the cold

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Scary Thoughts on Business and Social Change

by: Idris Mootee

The idea of sustainable development is
Halloween stories for corporations. Asking about what it would take to
transform a company into a genuinely sustainable operation raises all sorts of
uncomfortable questions in any strategy discussions. Questions like: What sort
of society do we want? What kind of world do we want our children to live in?
How do we best meet people's needs and drive social change? I have many

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The Next Big (Small) Thing

by: Idris
Mootee
     


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The State of Green Business, 2008

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How is the Getty Museum Different from Enron?

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Gary Hirshberg: Changing the Culture and 'Stirring It Up'

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what are marketing and advertising's social responsibilities wrt youth?

by: danah boyd

A new report by the UK National Union of Teachers - Growing up in a material world - shows that contemporary marketing and commercialization practices have devastating consequences on youth:

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Investing in Green Innovation

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Animating the future of population and cities

by: David Jennings

One of those happy synchronicities has alerted me to two different ways of presenting information information about population growth. And, to compound the coincidence, the same topic was raised in a discussion with David Puttnam that I attended in the same week as I discovered them.

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