The Role Companies Play in Sustainability

Change from Top-Down to Bottom-Up. We need both, don’t let corporate shame of personal responsibility distract from their impacts. So far, in my Environmental Realist Blog Series, I’ve focused on how we as individuals impact our environment. From driving and flying, to what we eat, to how disposably we live. If you’ve kept up, however, [...]

April MeetGreenChat – In Honor of Earth Day

In this month's #MeetGreenChat we discussed Earth Day! We had fun with some trivia questions and then share our own thoughts around Earth Day and celebrations. What year was the very 1st Earth Day? Almost! 1970 is the correct answer!!! #MeetGreenChat https://t.co/o1Wbqm1WFB— MeetGreen (@MeetGreen) April 7, 2021 Why was it created? A2) Wisconsin Senator Gaylord [...]

By |2021-04-13T17:02:16+00:00April 5th, 2021|Blog, MeetGreenChat, Q12021|0 Comments

Lessons from a Midwest Upbringing

There’s something about growing up off the beaten path that makes a person oddly proud. Don’t get me wrong, as I packed up the van 10 years ago with 3 of my closest friends headed west, "pride" was the last thing I felt towards my hometown. I was thrilled to be putting the Midwest [...]

By |2020-11-19T00:34:12+00:00November 18th, 2020|Blog, Environmental Realist|0 Comments

What are the Benefits of Virtual Events?

This year brought virtual events front and center. Along with meeting virtually it also gave us insight into the impacts of sustainability. Have you wondered "What are the Benefits of Virtual Events?". We did and we came up with a way to tell the story of virtual events and their benefits. When you don't [...]

By |2022-02-25T01:31:30+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Blog, SDGs, Sustainability, Virtual Events|2 Comments

Curiosity, Carbon Accounting, And Our Climate

For many of us, it is growing harder and harder to ignore our changing climate. Whether it's fires, flooding, or historic heat waves, very few are exempt from its direct impacts. In many ways, despite significant progress towards global climate action and awareness over the past 20 years, the call to meaningfully act feels [...]

By |2022-02-25T01:27:58+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Blog, SDGs, Sustainability|1 Comment

What Environmental Realism Means To Me

I hope this series can, at the very least, open a conversation about how we teach and learn about sustainability. My First Impressions I still remember where I was when I first heard about the now-infamous PETA activist tactics. I remember thinking they were a bit extreme, but hey they made a headline and entered [...]

By |2020-09-17T21:41:59+00:00September 17th, 2020|Blog, Environmental Realist, Sustainability|0 Comments

It’s Up To You: The Role Of Discretionary Travel In Carbon Reduction

Emerging interest in the impacts of airline travel and even "flight shaming" have seen a distinct increase across the events industry and at the corporate level recently. Reasons for this range from devastating wildfires, to dire warnings from the UN Climate Science Panel, to the emergence of passionate new voices joining the climate conversation. Given [...]

By |2020-03-04T23:13:44+00:00February 21st, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Travel|0 Comments

Nancy Bsales, Hero in a Time of Change

As one of the first five full-time employees, Nancy Bsales helped build TerraPass from a startup into a well-respected leader in sustainable solutions. A sustainability manager for many: from large corporations to small businesses, she continually helps partners reduce their environmental impact with comprehensive knowledge and effective tools.  Her current role is TerraPass’ Manager, Business [...]

By |2017-12-21T22:14:01+00:00November 18th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

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