Sustainability is a Mindset

 

Sustainability cannot be limited to a single department in a company, words in a glossy report, or on a poster on the wall.
It should be the focal point in every business’ purpose.
To me, making a real difference for the world within SDG 6, water, and SDG 13, climate change, leads othe way.

Today, I have the pleasure of sharing these thoughts with world- and business-leaders at the UN Global Compact Leaders’ Summit in New York. This, I am both honoured and excited to do. Because thinking businesses and sustainability in a common context is decisive. Not least in my business. The water business. Continue reading Sustainability is a Mindset

More Exposed: Verizon’s FiOS-Wireless Bait & Switch in Boston

 

There is a strong stench coming up from the cobblestones in Boston. And the more we dig, the worse it gets. (Start with first article.)

On March, 31, 2016, Verizon Cellco Partners, D/B/A Verizon Wireless, signed a full, 71 page, detailed agreement (and appendixes) to offer wireless services, including DAS, (Distributed Antenna System; small cell, fiber-to-the-antenna)–in the City of Boston. Continue reading More Exposed: Verizon’s FiOS-Wireless Bait & Switch in Boston

Connections: A 7-Day Interview Series With Women Entrepreneurs – Day 3

 

Paige Filliater is an expert at digital marketing. Her Facebook live videos are off the charts and she essentially gives free information every day. If you you want spot on sales strategies with a lot of love and humor, you want to get to know Paige. Continue reading Connections: A 7-Day Interview Series With Women Entrepreneurs – Day 3

Grand Ambitions for Chess

 

A reception near the Arc de Triomphe organized by Vivendi, a big sponsor of the Paris Grand Chess Tour. Credit: Vivendi S.A., Grand Chess Tour

Magnus Carlsen, the World Champion from Norway, is widely reputed to earn more than $1 million a year from prizes, appearance fees and sponsorships. For most people that would be a very good income. But consider that Novak Djokovic, the world’s top-ranked player who is from Serbia, picked up two million euros for winning the French Open and was estimated to have earned almost $56 million in 2015 by Forbes magazine. Continue reading Grand Ambitions for Chess

Egg Farmers Say They’ll Stop Grinding Up Millions Of Chicks Alive

 

Most egg farmers in the United States will stop grinding male baby chickens to death over the next four years.

United Egg Producers, the industry group that represents 95 percent of egg producers in the country, announced Thursday that they would end the process of “culling” male chicks by 2020. Instead, they’ll use technology that determines the sex of a chicken embryo still inside an egg. Continue reading Egg Farmers Say They’ll Stop Grinding Up Millions Of Chicks Alive

User Experience Design Mistakes You Need to Fix

 

We’re in the year 2016, modern web design has been around for at least 12 years already, ever since Tim O’Reilly and Dale Dougherty coined the term Web 2.0. Yet, user experience in design is still suffering from incompatibility, and plain ridiculous approaches to design vandalism. Continue reading User Experience Design Mistakes You Need to Fix

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