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Month: June 2019

Many heterosexual white males simply don’t know how to engage when conversation arises about important diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies at work. They may or may not realize all the benefits and privilege they have, but more often than not they withdraw because they don’t know how or in what ways to support DEI efforts without further exacerbating the problem or feeling attacked. Now more than ever, it’s essential for these white males to engage and become allies on these topics.  This will help bring these discussions into the open will help foster inclusion throughout company culture, governance, and policies. Below are nine ways for allies to make tangible change and help advance diversity, inclusion and equity efforts.

How to Be a Diversity and Inclusion Ally in Corporate Responsibility

Many heterosexual white males simply don’t know how to engage when conversation arises about important diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies at work. They may or may not realize all the benefits and privilege they have, but more often than not they withdraw because they don’t know how or in what ways to support DEI …

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Dammed to Extinction: Making a Business Case for Protecting Local Orcas

If you were to ask me what my favorite part of living in the Pacific Northwest is, my answer would be simple. The Southern Resident Killer Whales. Being able to hear and feel the “woosh” of the orca’s breath from shore, be in awe of their massive size but also observe the gentleness they display …

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15 Myths About Sustainability and Business

As sustainability consultants, we’ve heard all the excuses and misconceptions about sustainability. Are sustainable business solutions good for business and the bottom line? Can any consulting firm support with corporate sustainability initiatives? Isn’t corporate responsibility and sustainability just a PR stunt? Below, we debunk the most common corporate sustainability myths. Sustainability costs money Our sustainability …

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with the Women’s World Cup kicking off this week, it’s important to talk about the social aspect of sustainability – namely the pay gap. Increasingly, the term “gender pay gap” has become a common and a term that organizations are supposed to “improve.” Let’s call it what it is. Discrimination. Plain and simple.

Sustainability and Sports: Let’s Talk Gender Equality

When most people think about sustainability and sports, their first thought is how to “green an event.” However, with the Women’s World Cup kicking off this week, it’s important to talk about the social aspect of sports sustainability – namely the pay gap. Increasingly, the term “gender pay gap” has become a common and a …

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For sustainability and corporate responsibility professionals, reporting season is upon us. It can be tempting to pull out last year’s report and simply update the template, but the bar for corporate responsibility reports is constantly rising, and consumers, employees, and stakeholders are expecting more. Here’s how to make your corporate responsibility report stand out in a crowded field.

How to Make Your Corporate Responsibility Report Stand Out

For sustainability and corporate responsibility professionals, reporting season is upon us. It can be tempting to pull out last year’s report and simply update the template, but the bar for corporate responsibility reports is constantly rising, and consumers, employees, and stakeholders are expecting more. Here’s how to make your corporate responsibility report stand out in …

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World Environment Day: 5 Good Environmental Stories

5 Good Environmental Stories from 2019: World Environment Day

We are constantly bombarded by negative stories of chaos, destruction, and crisis. It can be difficult to find hope in a world facing a climate crisis, but at Sustainable Business Consulting we have always taken a positive, solutions-focused approach to addressing the challenges of climate change. To commemorate World Environment Day, here are the best …

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