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A Big Picture Look at Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

The combined disciplines of graphic arts and data modeling have provided some amazing new ways of visualizing the intricate details of how our society, country and planet function.


CILCA 2017: Human Culture and the Natural World in Colombia

One of EarthShift Global’s fundamental business principles is the goal of building better relationships between human culture and the natural world, in socially equitable and economically sound ways.


Understanding the Life Cycle Impact Assessment Process: Part II – Modeling Exposure: Intake and Bioavailability

Life Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA) is a central element of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) -- the point in the LCA process where potential environmental impacts of a product or service are identified and quantified.


After Eight Years, a Strong Report Card for RGGI

Good environmental news is always welcome, especially these days.


Why “Science Fictional Thinking” Is Essential to Our Sustainability Journey

A story on NPR this week offered some interesting perspectives on one of the fundamental elements of the discipline of sustainability – our ability to envision the future.


McKinsey’s Terrific Take on Supply Chain Sustainability

Ever wished for a strong strategic analysis of the value of sustainability, that spoke clearly and effectively to C-level executives and the financial and investment community?


Anticipatory LCA: Smarter R&D Without Pain

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has become an increasingly useful and popular tool for evaluating products’ environmental impact, and identifying opportunities for reducing associated costs, risks and points of vulnerability.


Small Business. Great Change.

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are one of the most dynamic sectors of the Latin American economy, and anyone interested in getting insights into their present and future would benefit from a look into The Network of Pathways Challenge (La Red de Pathways Challenge.)