Monthly Archives for January, 2013

Emissions Trading vs. Environmental Justice

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by

Recently, a friend who does sustainability work for one of the largest defense companies (she will remain anonymous for this piece) brought up the ethical dilemma she faces regarding emissions trading in her industry.  Yesterday, in my environmental and ecological regulatory compliance lecture, this issue was seen as one that could not only help companies balance prices overtime without buying new equipment to measure up Continue reading the story "Emissions Trading vs. Environmental Justice"

My Favorite Movies on Sustainability…

Posted on: January 30th, 2013 by

As explained in my last post, sustainability involves community, environment, ethics, etc.  In true Jess fashion, so does my movie selection.  I am a true documentary snob (I watch at least one a day) but I have chosen my top 6 movies that I have learned the most from or that I suggest to others who are dipping a toe into the sustainability pool. 6.The Lorax:Not a documentary but Continue reading the story "My Favorite Movies on Sustainability…"

What sustainability means to me.

Posted on: January 28th, 2013 by
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This is probably the number one question that I receive.  When people think of sustainability, they think of the environment which is true, but it is so much more.  Being a chapter leader of Net Impact, a club which shows how to use business skills for environmental and social change, many people confuse this club as being the "recycling club".  This used to offend me, Continue reading the story "What sustainability means to me."