#Sustainability, #Practicality, #Profitability @ #ReverseLogistics & Sustainability #Education Conference 2017

When the Reverse Logistics & Sustainability Council (RLSC) was formed some five years ago, it sounded an important new note for the reverse logistics industry – namely, sustainability. Now core to nearly every conversation, sustainability in its many dimensions, is rapidly becoming an informing principle for many a corporate strategy. And the simple truth is…

#Collaboration @Sustainatopia #Boston October 9-12

My friend Joe Verrengia calls me the Match.com of the sustainability world, and I am very pleased by the epithet. It’s my core belief that ultimate sustainability – a transformed world that is indeed sustainable – by its very nature demands collaboration at the greatest scale. And toward that end, we must build and connect…

Big Hairy Audacious Goals and Gartner?

The idea of big hairy audacious goals (BHAGs) was popularized in the early 1990s by James Collins and Jerry Porras in their book Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. BHAGs are goals intended to inspire vision beyond the safe and predictable. In the sustainability world, the debate circles around whether ’tis nobler for…