Tuesday Jan 16

KIG Episode 3: Interface - sustainable business leader

I first learned about Interface when I saw its CEO, Ray Anderson, interviewed in the excellent documentary "The Corporation." He spoke about his conversion from a corporate "plunderer" (his words) to a believer in sustainable, profitable business. I was struck by his honesty about the environmental damage his global carpet company had done in the past, and was inspired by his passion for bringing new solutions to the industry.

Read more: KIG Episode 3: Interface - sustainable business leader

KIG Episode 2: Global health challenges

When you pay any attention to the news these days, it can be a bit disheartening.  There's so much suffering in so many places.  But then you hear about the inspiring work being done by organizations like Doctors Without Borders.

Read more: KIG Episode 2: Global health challenges

Bicycle City

I just came across the website for Bicycle City. It sounds really wonderful:

"Bicycle City is a planned, compact design community where people live, work and play. Its eco-friendly, car-free design is healthy, sustainable and animal-friendly." 

Read more: Bicycle City

KIG Episode 1: Protecting our oceans

Sometimes it's easy to forget that being green also means being "blue". Over 75% of the planet is water - and whether we see it every day, make a living from it, or just admire the views from a distance, healthy oceans are integral to our survival.

Read more: KIG Episode 1: Protecting our oceans

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