We are the Observatorio of Corporate Social Reponsability, a think-tank based in Madrid, Spain. We have recently produced a documentary, Not for Sale, about Corporate Social Responsibility and the importance of changing the way we do business focusing on 3 major problems: corruption, environmental disasters and the violation of human rights.
Join us August 27th for the CRAZY SUSTAINABLE COMMUTE! Sign up today at: www.crazysustainablecommute.org And check out the very fun video promo at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xk31oju7MF8. The CRAZY SUSTAINABLE COMMUTE is a campaign designed to inspire people for ONE day to rethink in a creative and memorable way how they can commute to work in an eco-friendly way. We challenge you to find a fun, creative and sustainable way to get to work without using your car! Let’s work together in reducing our carbon footprint by finding alternative transportation solutions. Bike, Hop, Skip, Roller Blade, or canoe! Save money, get healthy, and become a leader in sustainability at your workplace. Each small step you take to reduce carbon emissions is one BIG step closer to a healthier planet and a healthier you. Challenge yourself, your co-workers or your competition. Show Vancouver how easy it is to make a difference and just how crazy and creative you can be! Take pictures or video and share your crazy commute on our Crazy Sustainable Commute Facebook Page.
We buy things everyday. Businesses will do anything for money.
Businesses will do anything for our money… so why don’t we use that
power? To use our purchasing power requires organization, and until
came around, groups hadn’t seen ‘our money’ organized on a grassroots
I have just moved down here and remeber reading in the papper where i was living in northern BC that is was Going on and thinking that is was so cool that people were actually doing this. so here it is i would love for some one to pass on their bike to me i am in New Westminister but will come to you if needed.
I've started to phase out plastic utensils and plastic wrapping out of my everyday lifestyle. I am working on opting out of using single use plastic wrap and any wasteful products in exchange for fresher foods, sitting down for meals, environmentally friendly alternatives and a plastic free life...
Waste-Wood Burning Energy Plant in Southeast False Creek.
Southeast False Creek (SEFC), the last undeveloped waterfront land near downtown Vancouver, and site of the Olympic Village, might also house a waste-wood burning energy plant. The City of Vancouver and a developing company called the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) have been working together to transform Southeast False Creek into a model sustainable development. CMHC was to ‘provide technical assistance and best practices to the design process’ to construct a ‘net-zero-energy, healthy housing project’. This was promised to be “The Greenest Urban Neighbourhood on Earth.”
(Grab a java. And your ruby slippers. This is one long trek through OZ.)
All is not right in Kansas.
It started as just a windstorm a-brewing. But look over there, I'm sure that's a funnel cloud on the horizon. And can you feel a mysterious alteration of the air….and a warm wind headed our way? The birds have stopped singing and the crickets aren't chirping. And when they’re quiet it’s never a good sign…’cuz it’s an omen a real tornado is headed our way.
And that tornado is global warming.
Will you and EnviroWoman be standing in the eye of the storm soon? Or can we change our ways profoundly enough, and fast enough to divert disaster?