Latest World Business Council for Sustainable Development Stories

2014-02-19 12:33:33

New Natural Capital Business Hub offers a searchable database of case studies and resources to help companies evaluate the business case for action on natural capital. PHOENIX, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiled at the 6th Annual GreenBiz Forum, The Natural Capital Business Hub (www.naturalcapitalhub.org) is a dynamic online resource designed to help companies uncover opportunities to enhance their bottom lines by integrating the value of natural capital into their strategy,...

2014-01-30 23:23:53

Two international business executives have taken key leadership roles within Vital Wave Consulting. This marks a new area of growth for the firm, which offers professional services to scale business and programs in emerging markets. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Vital Wave Consulting, specialists in emerging-market business growth, announced today that David Sessions and Ricarda McFalls have taken on key leadership roles within the company. McFalls and Sessions each bring more...

2013-03-11 23:03:41

Textile Exchange today announced the next conversation in their Collaborative Learning Series, scheduled for March 12 and 13. The webinar will feature Laurence Smith and Dr. Sabine Dimling, two leading sustainability experts who will cover the topic, “Conversations on Measuring Sustainability.” O'Donnell, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Textile Exchange, a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating sustainable practices in the textile industry, today announced the next topic in...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'