Sustainability

Making the Shift to Green Project Management

Making the Shift to Green Project Management By Shar Olivier, MEM, LEED-AP   |   Global Business Development Manager/Director of Sustainability and CSR, IIL One of the most beautiful places on Earth is the South of France.  The time I got to travel there for business, Cannes was teeming with life and a shining posh village on …

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The Earth Day CSR Connection

The Earth Day CSR Connection By Shar Olivier, MEM, LEED-APGlobal Business Development Manager/Director of Sustainability and CSR, IIL Since April is Earth Month and today is Earth Day, we want to take a moment to celebrate the growing role of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability strategies in protecting the environment all year long. When Earth Day …

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Key Points about Climate Change from Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar Speech

Key Points about Climate Change from Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar Speech By Shar Olivier, MEM, LEED-APGlobal Business Development Manager/Director of Sustainability and CSR, IIL Sunday night saw the victory of famed Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio at the 88th annual Academy Awards.  He said his first Oscar was not “taken for granted,” and Mr. DiCaprio had more …

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Leaders Don’t Do It Alone: Building Capacity for a Sustainability Assessment

Leaders Don’t Do It Alone: Building Capacity for a Sustainability Assessment A many-to-many reporting system that utilizes an integrated and consistent approach across life-cycle stages and categories is key to efficiently and effectively driving more sustainable consumer products. But how do you build a team and prepare data in a way that will provide the …

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As Project Managers, You’re Shaping the Future

As Project Managers, You’re Shaping the Future By Shar Olivier, MEM, LEED-APIIL’s Global Business Development Manager/Director of Sustainability and CSR The future is full of uncertainty. As project managers, you are placed in the position of predicting the future on a daily basis, something that scientists and world leaders are attempting to do as our …

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IPM Day 2015: Ensuring a Sustainable Future

IPM Day 2015: Ensuring a Sustainable Future This year IIL will focus the content of our virtual conference around Sustainability.  There was overwhelming demand for Sustainability subject matter from our more than 65,000 registrants last year.  Experts and thought leaders from this space are coming together to create a tremendous program. Curtis Ravenel, Chief Sustainability …

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Earth Day= Every Day in Sustainability Practice

Earth Day= Every Day in Sustainability Practice Every year, today, on April 22nd millions of people worldwide come together to celebrate the Earth.  This momentous event began in the United States in 1970, and is now celebrated in over 192 countries.  It is a day that eco-activists and environmentalists use to educate the world on …

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