Practical Sustainability - EHS Professionals in a Sustainability World
After more than 20 years of working the environmental field, I woke up one day in the "sustainability" world. Of course the change was not sudden at all, but for many professionals in Environment Health and Safety (EHS), the emerging field of sustainability brings up some big challenges and even bigger opportunities. By Tim Mohin
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Chief Inspired Protagonist, Seventh Generation
At last year's Sustainable Brands Conference, Seventh Generation's visionary President Jeffery Hollender discussed the challenges and opportunities of creating, and maintaining a unique culture focused on sustainability through periods of extraordinary growth.
You dont want to miss SB'09, May 31-June 4, once again in Monterey. [View Jeffrey's SB'08 Presentation Here!]
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