#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…

RDC Recognised as Investor in Zero Waste

Originally published in January 2017 – RDC, a subsidiary of Arrow Electronics, Inc., and part of Arrow`s global value recovery business, was recently awarded a five-star rating by Investors in Zero Waste for its efforts in reducing the amount of waste it sends to landfills. RDC improved its processes to ensure that zero IT and…

#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…

The Technology and Sustainability Entanglement

Technology has momentum. It is disruptive and unstoppable. You can’t build a wall around it. To say that technology is more than the sum of its parts is a vast understatement, since technology in its connected aggregate is akin to an atmosphere that envelops us. Its data runs governments, economies and communities – both real…

Hello Columbus – Sustainability Lunch & Learn June 21st

I’m heading to Columbus, Ohio, for the official opening of Arrow’s newly automated facility for processing electronics at end of life. I’m hoping to turn this into an opportunity to meet sustainability leaders in the greater Columbus area. Here in Boston, I co-organize the Boston Area Sustainability Group, knowing that continuing to connect with other…

CleanMed – Health Care and Sustainability Nirvana

I fell in love with the CleanMed conference when I first attended in 2010. CleanMed is a content-rich gathering, chock full of heart. It was started by two determined nonprofits, Healthcare without Harm and Practice Greenhealth, in 2001. For my money, CleanMed is positively the most inspiring of conferences. As the premier national conference for…