American Values

American Values

Autocracy is not one of them. The Michigan primaries are now behind us and we’re headed into the election season. In the coming months, we’ll be making decisions about who will lead Michigan. Never before, in our lifetimes, have these decisions been more critical, and that’s not hyperbole. The trends we see in our body …

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Trust Me, It’ll Get Better - Sustainability in Business

Trust Me, It’ll Get Better

Where does the responsibility for achieving sustainability lie? Some think the road to sustainability will be paved by large, publicly traded corporations. There’s a certain logic to this thinking: The combined total revenue of the 2021 Fortune 500 corporations “… generated $13.8 trillion in revenue, or some two-thirds of the U.S. economy.” If these corporations, …

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What is a Business?

Machine or ecosystem? We say one thing, nature says another. I remember meeting Tom Brennan, one of the co-founders of the Green Garage, a number of years ago. Not long into our conversation, Tom gave me a foundational insight into sustainable business thinking: a business is a living thing, not an inanimate object, like a …

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