The dust has barely settled, literally, on the ruins of the garment factory outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh, that collapsed because of poor construction and killed over 1,000 workers and we now have several different “solutions” to the problem of supplier workplace safety being offered by major retailers:
A group of mainly European retailers, along with a couple of U.S. retailers, have signed onto a legally binding pact under which building safety training and inspections will be centrally managed and beefed up
Humanity passed an important milestone recently: the carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere reached an average of 400 parts per million. Evidence suggests that these levels haven’t seen these heights since the Pliocene Epoch.
This was the climate when Robert Kuhn recently attended the 2013 Ceres Conference in San Francisco. Ceres, an advocate for sustainability leadership, has been holding their annual conference for 10 years. The conference seeks to discuss sustainability trends, address new and emergent sustainability threats and opportunities and to develop a path to a sustainable global economy.