The CFO is Important to Sustainability

The CFO is Important to Sustainability

This post examines the importance of successfully communicating the importance of sustainability for the bottom line, in terms of risk mitigation, value opportunities and business benefits associated with sustainability to an organization’s CFO. The CFO is typically ultimately responsible for investor relations, facilities, purchasing, human resources, IT and have a large impact on all organizational resource allocation decision making in general, and CFOs can have a major impact on the ultimate success or failure of an organizations sustainability programs.

Sierra Magazine Names Top 20 Most Eco-Enlightened Cool Schools

Last week, Sierra Magazine named the nation’s top 20 “coolest” schools for their efforts to stop global warming and operate sustainably.     The magazine’s September/October cover story spotlights the schools that they believe are making a true impact for the planet, and marks Sierra’s third annual listing of America’s greenest universities and colleges. The […]

Green Jobs Spotlight: Solar Purchasing & Warehouse Coordinator, Meridian Solar Inc – Austin TX

Meridian Solar Inc, Texas’ leading commercial and residential solar electric design & installation company is seeking a Purchasing & Warehouse Coordinator to join the team at our Austin headquarters. Solar electric technology is evolving quickly, and at Meridian Solar we are constantly evaluating and implementing new techniques and solutions which make solar more efficient, affordable and accessible. We are passionate about solar energy, and we strive to constantly re-define “best in class.” We believe there is no better way to help the industry grow than to create smart, reliable solar energy systems for our customers. If you share our passion for solar, our commitment to excellence and possess the required skills detailed below, we welcome you to submit your resume for the position of Purchasing & Warehouse Coordinator.

Center for a New American Dream Responsible Purchasing Fellowships

The Center for a New American Dream seeks two, one-year paid Fellows for the Responsible Purchasing Network (RPN). RPN develops cutting edge strategies and resources to assist large institutions, including state and local governments, universities, and corporations, in purchasing socially and environmentally responsible products and services. Two fellowship positions are available – one starting immediately, one starting August 2009.