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  • Valuing Ecosystems Services

    Ecological balance is one of the three pillars of sustainable development and without it, business cannot function. All companies affect ecosystems and benefit from the services they provide, such as fresh water, fiber, and

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  • Begin With the End in Mind

    Over the past year, I’ve attended a lot of retirement celebrations. Some are more celebratory than others, I must confess, but they all have one thing in common: people reflecting on their relationship with

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  • Management Trends Change, Need for Teamwork Prevails

    Management fads come and go. Strong Teams Endure. Join the discussion and share your thoughts what makes teams successful.

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  • A Trashed Economy

    The impact of the economy on business and the EHS profession has shifted our discussion from “how to survive a really bad year” to “how to provide EHS value in a reset worldwide business model”-- a question that is likely to define the reality of most EHS managers and professionals for a generation to come. So what then is this new reset worldwide business model going to look like? One hint can perhaps be seen in an interesting article in the LA Times (1/25/09, “As the Economy Slumps, So Does Trash”).

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  • Take the Long View

    Stephen Evanoff Yes times are tough. President Obama has said repeatedly, “things are going to get worse before they get better.” If you listen to the news long enough, you’ll want to assume the fetal

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  • Becoming Recession Proof

    Alex Pollock, respected EHS professional, offers advice to his EHS colleagues on how to position themselves professionally during tough economic times.

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  • Does your work stink?

    Alex Pollock Last week as I visited the business section of a bookstore in the Detroit Airport, two books caught my attention: “Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It” and “Love the

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