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10 Actions to Save the Planet

Here are 10 actions to save the Planet.

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Taking Responsibility for Sustainability

You cannot outsource responsibility; responsibility is something one must take oneself. By admitting that things could be better, that a change is needed, one can become part of the change, can become physically and emotionally invested in seeing the change … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap

High street retailer GAP released their fourth social responsibility report last week. Outlining the measures the company is taking to “make their clothes more sustainable” and to foster “a culture that supports responsible business practices”, the report is available online … Continue reading

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Food Security and Sustainability

Today the UK Select Committee on Environment, Food and Rural Affairs have published their report on Securing food supplies up to 2050: the challenges faced by the UK.

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‘Fish Technology’ for Severn Estuary?

In ‘Fish technology’ draws renewable energy from slow water currents the University of Michigan News Service describe a machine called VIVACE (Vortex Induced Vibrations for Aquatic Clean Energy). VIVACE has also been featured recently as “Ocean currents can power the world, say … Continue reading

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Hello, welcome to CSEM-BMP Comment

Welcome to CSEM-BMP Comment. Here Professor Ross King, I and other senior members of CSEM-BMP Staff will be posting comment on issues we find interesting, with the intention that you may find them of interest also. Michael Baker. Joint Programme … Continue reading

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Measuring Sustainability

Professor King and I have an on going conversation about how to measure the sustainability of a company. On a theoretical basis I hold that just like pregnancy, a company can not be partly sustainable and due to the interlinked … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Easy Report Writing

Originally written as a guide to writing assignments, this is also applicable to writing reports and papers. The following are five simple steps to easy report writing. Step One Remember the advice to Army instructors: Tell them what your are … Continue reading

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