Employees Are Key
/ January 26, 2012 0 COMMENTS

“People now trust one another more than they do established institutions.” That’s one of the findings from the just-released 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer.  Now in its 12th year, this online survey sampled 25,000 people across 25 countries. This graphic highlights some of the key findings… Essentially, we increasingly trust our peers and regular employees rather…

If There’s a Problem, It’s Us Not Them
/ November 10, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Talking with an environmental educator recently I was struck by his reference to apathy.  He told me the college students he teaches express a good deal of frustration about public apathy relative to environmental issues. This is not an uncommon theme.  Those of us engaged in environmental issues (or social issues or economic issues for…

The Greening of Motives
/ August 25, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Do people base their environmentally friendly buying decisions on health issues?  Is it out of a sense of obligation to do the right thing?  Could it be because some of us have a deep concern for wildlife habitat and protection?  There is an article posted on Psychology Today addressing why people might make “green” decisions. …