BUS 9700 Sustainable Business

Sustainability at Baruch College

Professor Morris Bocian on sustainable business and BUS 9700 Sustainable Business: Perspectives, Theories, and Practices, offered at Baruch College.

Directed by: Danial Rushton
Edited by: Kathleen Johnson

Sustainability in NYC

New York City: Sustainable City?

(2006) This is a great article written by Steve Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute and Director of the Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.

What do you think about NYC’s current sustainability initiatives? Do you think we are doing a better job recycling compared to 2006?  Share your thoughts.

Eco-Responsible Companies, Business Practices and more

“Pro’tech’d”

Pro’tech’d, was founded in June 2004 in New York City by Celine Ruben-Salama with the purpose to create a venue for discourse around that juxtaposition between high-tech and low-tech, urban and organic, progress and tradition, business and art. Its mission is to create hip, sustainable, consumer products and safe, economic opportunities for people who need them. To learn more about this great Pro’tech’d, click here.

Green Smart Gifts

Green Smart Gifts exists to increase awareness around sustainability concepts by offering people alternate gift giving and more conscious personal consumption . GreenSmartGifts is first and foremost, a gift shop offering only earth-friendly products. All products must fall into one or more of the following categories: Recycled, Organic, Non-Toxic, Locally-Made, Fairly Traded and/or Tools of Change (products that help us to adopt more sustainable behaviors in our everyday lives, e.g. reusable totes and water bottles). To learn more about Green Smart Giftsand their products, click here.

Liquid Assets Conference

On October 28, The Steven L.Newman Real Estate Institute held its Liquid Assets Conference here at Baruch College. During the two hour conference, two expert led panels discussed how the “link between energy and water is becoming a widely discussed topic within the real estate and building sectors.”  To read more about the event and it’s coverage, click here.

Eco-Responsible Companies, Business Practices and more

“Pro’tech’d”

Pro’tech’d, was founded in June 2004 in New York City by Celine Ruben-Salama with the purpose to create a venue for discourse around that juxtaposition between high-tech and low-tech, urban and organic, progress and tradition, business and art. Its mission is to create hip, sustainable, consumer products and safe, economic opportunities for people who need them. To learn more about this great Pro’tech’d, click here.

Green Smart Gifts

Green Smart Gifts exists to increase awareness around sustainability concepts by offering people alternate gift giving and more conscious personal consumption . GreenSmartGifts is first and foremost, a gift shop offering only earth-friendly products. All products must fall into one or more of the following categories: Recycled, Organic, Non-Toxic, Locally-Made, Fairly Traded and/or Tools of Change (products that help us to adopt more sustainable behaviors in our everyday lives, e.g. reusable totes and water bottles). To learn more about Green Smart Giftsand their products, click here.

Liquid Assets Conference

On October 28, The Steven L.Newman Real Estate Institute held its Liquid Assets Conference here at Baruch College. During the two hour conference, two expert led panels discussed how the “link between energy and water is becoming a widely discussed topic within the real estate and building sectors.”  To read more about the event and it’s coverage, click here.

http://blsciblogs.baruch.cuny.edu/sustainability/1205/

Social Media Week

Green Gamification: Combining Social Media & Game Mechanics to Promote Sustainability

At its core, gamification is about motivating action by having fun. It should come as no surprise, then, that new research from Ogilvy Earth suggests games can be a powerful way to foster brand engagement and customer loyalty while driving green behaviors. Innovative companies are “gamifying” their marketing campaigns to fulfill human desires for rewards such as status, goods, achievement and reciprocity.

To watch the event videos click here.

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Sustainable CUNY

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