Peter Senge, once described as the 'strategist of the century', explains to Stuart Crainer the steps we need to take towards creating a more sustainable world and why this change is imperative.
A four-day work week might seem like a radical way to cut energy consumption, but it is gaining acceptance among state governments across the U.S. and looks set to spread further still.
Newsflash: British and Irish employees don't give a hoot about the environment – at least, judging by the amount of paper they waste every day at work.
With rising fuel prices hitting workers' wallets, an employer's green credentials are becoming an increasingly important retention tool as well as something nice to have from a brand perspective.
With fuel prices at a record high, more and more British workers are looking at ways of getting to work other than by car, with some even considering moving jobs to be closer to home.
The gap between the attitudes of U.S, UK and European businesses leaders towards climate change is as large as ever, according to new research.
Eight out of 10 senior British business leaders recognise climate change is becoming a serious business issue, yet they have no idea whether to see it as a threat or opportunity.
If you've been to Japan in the summer, you'll know how hot it can get. Which is one reason why the Japanese government is trying to get businessmen to hang up their jackets and ties for something a little cooler.
Corporations have been cutting corners and forsaking moral purpose in the pursuit of bigger profits for years. Yet as we continue to experience unnecessary illness, polution, death, and disease as a result, isn't it time we answered the question, 'how much is enough?'
The latest addition to the HQ of biotech company Genzyme is an indoor garden complete with a tropical waterfall in the reception area. And guess what? Nine out of 10 Genzyme employees believe that the gardens improved their general well-being.
Despite pressure on business to reduce its carbon footprint, many employers still insisting that staff jump on a plane or drive to meetings at the drop of a hat.
Simon wants to know how his mid-sized organisation can be more environmentally responsibility and wants to learn more about the merits of adopting a carbon neutral position. John Blackwell has some insights as to the real issues and benefits.
More and more businesses are going green. But delve a little deeper and it becomes clear that much of this is greenwashing - many are just going through the motions. They might have jumped on a bandwagon but they're going to fall off – and fall hard.
With more Americans than ever feeling out of pocket as rising gas prices hit the cost of the daily commute, pressure for creative solutions such as telecommuting is growing.
The growing issue of climate change has created a whole new jobs market as large companies recruit skilled senior staff to develop strategies to understand and mitigate their environmental impacts.
This time last year I was sitting in a stuffy, badly furnished office building, looking at a blockwork wall and facing an hour's commute home. Now I look out at the trees in the valley that runs behind my house. No prizes for guessing which I prefer.
The nature of work is changing far quicker than the economic world around us. But this means that a lot of things that organisations and managers used to take for granted are just no longer delivering or sustainable - whether they like it or not.
The days when executives proudly compared notes on who had the biggest gas guzzler are long gone, now the mark of a true high flyer is whether your company car will also help to save the planet.
Fewer than a fifth of American chief executives are worried about the threat from climate change, something that puts them increasingly out of step with their colleagues in Europe and Asia Pacific.
Retail giant Ikea has given its 9,000 employees in the UK a fold-up bike each, in the hope that they will use them for all or part of their journey to work instead of using a bus or car.
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