Green Careers 2008 by Frank Marquardt

By Frank Marquardt

You will get a role, otherwise you can get a role that adjustments the realm. eco-friendly Careers is the last word advisor for activity seekers hoping to go into the fairway zone of the economic climate: the quickly turning out to be zone on the nexus of industrial and sustainability. eco-friendly jobs are doping up in almost all industries and all kinds of firms, from nonprofits to startups to executive businesses to Fortune one thousand businesses. eco-friendly Careers promises the lowdown on how the concept that of eco-friendly is reshaping the enterprise worldand making a wealth of task possibilities. learn this ebook to profit: the place the roles are within the eco-friendly region Why the fairway economic system is poised for swift, recession-proof progress What it skill for firms to move green-and how you can inform if they're at the point approximately contemporary most popular "green" parts: fresh tech, socially dependable making an investment, eco-friendly development the place to appear for jobs that suit your schooling Insights from the insiders: how genuine humans have cast eco-friendly careers even if you wish an MBA-and the superior faculties to contemplate tips on how to place your self to get employed

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Our sparkling green tea beverages are both Fair Trade and Organic certified. We ensure our packaging is fully recyclable. We use soy-based inks and compostable sampling cups, and work to be as paperless as possible. We donate to global environmental causes and contribute products to green events and festivals nationwide. We’re involved in so many charitable events it’s hard to keep track of them all, such as rebuilding homes in Sri Lanka, promoting sustainable development in Sudan, and supporting health-related initiatives in the United States.

What led you to start Lucina? I had worked in developing markets for sustainable and Fair Trade products for ten years. I had all this experience in specialty coffee, and consulting with socially responsible companies. I wanted to work in an area where there wasn’t a lot going on. When I started Lucina, the jewelry industry seemed largely asleep to sustainability issues. There were a few NGOs raising issues, but there was not a lot of information out there about sustainability and jewelry (in contrast to 42 W E T F E E T I N SIDER GUIDE specialty coffee, where there is very high awareness and a lot of groundbreaking work).

Fortune magazine’s 2007 accountability ranking examined how effectively the world’s 100 largest companies have built sustainability into their strategy, corporate governance, and stakeholder engagement—and the degree to which it’s reflected in their actions. Note that the companies ranked are the world’s 100 largest; consequently, many companies are, by definition, excluded. Also, note that these are not the most accountable companies, but the most accountable among the world’s 100 largest. S. companies, scoring them on financial, environmental, social, and governance performance.

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