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Happy 10th Birthday SSC! http://ow.ly/P62ps
Today, we celebrate another rewarding year since SSC was founded and we want to thank you being part of our sustainability journey.  In case you missed it, we wanted to share one of our popular blog posts from this year.  Enjoy! Honesty is the best policy, right? According to customers, the answer is yes. Public relations and communications firm Cohn & Wolfe conducted a study on authentic brands by company to see consumers are demand...
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Greening Your Non-Profit from the Inside Out http://ow.ly/ON3B5
Enjoy this blog post from the SSC archives: Why is environmental responsibility important to an organization’s bottom line?  What are key impacts?  What does your organization’s carbon footprint look like?  Where should you begin?  These questions and more are addressed in an excellent resource that is easy-to-use and only a download away.  If you work for a non-profit or if you have non-profit clients, this is something that you wil...
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Growing Your Sustainability Consultancy Business http://ow.ly/OuXC8
“Put yourself in your client’s shoes.” It’s not just another cliché. Ok, yes it is. In this case, however, it is going to make you money. According to Martin Lines, the marketing director for Nestle Professional, the most important element a consultant can have in their CSR- or sustainability-focused consultancy pitch is customization to the client’s existing business and sustainability strategy. "Agencies need to demonstrate th...
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4 of the Best Ways to Share Your Carbon Footprint Results http://ow.ly/Ocaks
Enjoy this article from the SSC blog archives: Once you've gone through the trouble of gathering all of your data and crunching the numbers, many companies get stuck on how to most effectively communicate their carbon footprint results. Should you do a press release? Put it on the company website? Participate in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Report process? There are lots of ways to share the results of your carbon footprint. ...
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5 Habits That Might Be Stunting Your Sustainability Leadership http://ow.ly/NSVSr
By: Alexandra Kueller Sustainability is a broad term that can mean something different to each person you ask, and jobs that require sustainability leadership are no different. You might be a sustainability consultant, a CSO, head of a sustainability team, or even someone in marketing who got dumped with the task of sustainability. Each of these people will attack sustainability in a different way, but they all need good sustainabili...
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Sustainable Supply Chains in Chinese Factories - Part 2 http://ow.ly/Ng2XT
This is Part 2 of a two-part interview with Nate Sullivan of Efficiency Exchange, provider of sustainability software and services to manufacturers.  He highlights some of the challenges faced by Chinese factories in implementing their sustainable supply chain programs. On Tuesday, we posted a Part 1 of this interview from the SSC archives  - enjoy: SSC: How much time and effort should a supplier factory reasonably expect to spend ...
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Best of the Blog - June 2015 http://ow.ly/OZd1h
Each month, we highlight some of our more popular content on the SSC blog! In case you missed them, here's a round-up of our most popular blog posts from this past month. These are the articles that received the most attention from our online audience. Check them out!  1. 8 Steps to Becoming a Better Sustainability Consultant 2. 5 Habits That Might Be Stunting Your Sustainability Leadership 3. Puma, Adidas, Under Armour - Who...
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Exploring the World of Data Governance http://ow.ly/OGWze
This article was written as an expansion of our white paper “Choosing Sustainability Management Software for your Business” published in July 2011.  Enjoy: Now that you’ve captured all this sustainability related data, you want to measure and report on it.  To ensure that you measure and report effectively, you’ll want to consider putting some data governance policies in place.  This isn’t in an effort to introduce bureaucracy for th...
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Where Are Your Sustainability Blind Spots? http://ow.ly/Op9UP
Enjoy this article written by Jennifer Woofter that was featured on the 2Degrees website in 2013: The journey towards sustainability is a marathon--a race of a thousand steps. And whether you are on the first step or somewhere in the middle (since no one is close to the end, right?), it's likely that you have made some assumptions, used estimates, or put aside things that aren't working.  That's not a bad thing -- in fact, to effect...
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8 Steps to Becoming a Better Sustainability Consultant http://ow.ly/O5o0y
By: Alexandra Kueller As I approach my one year anniversary at SSC, I’m amazed at not only how quickly the past year has flown by, but also with how much I learned the first 12 months on the job. I’ve come to learn how to craft a sustainability narrative for a company and what data to collect for carbon footprinting analysis. I’ve slowly (but surely) gotten better at client and project management. I’ve even gotten over my fear of att...
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Best of the Blog - May 2015 http://ow.ly/NLHcu
Each month, we highlight some of our more popular content on the SSC blog! In case you missed them, here's a round-up of our most popular blog posts from this past month. These are the articles that received the most attention from our online audience. Check them out!  1. Puma, Adidas, Under Armour - Who Has the Best Sustainability Sustainability 2. Five of the Best Sustainable Packaging Resources 3. Seven Questions to...
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Is Your Company Facing Potential Sustainability Road Blocks? - News from Strategic Sustainability Consulting http://ow.ly/NbI0y
Hi there,. Thanks to everyone who responded with book suggestions last month -- I have a long list of great reads ahead of me this summer. (And if you haven't already ready it, I *highly* recommend Station Eleven. I read it in a single day and couldn't put it down.) Hope you enjoy our newsletter ...
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Strategic Sustainability Consulting provides organizations with the tools and expertise they need to actively manage their social and environmental impacts. We specialize in helping under-resourced organizations implement sustainable solutions usually reserved for large, multinational companies.