NEW! The Sustainable Century Podcast Featuring Guest Ruth Solomon on CSR in Ethiopia

In this edition of The Sustainable Century Podcast, host Marc de Sousa-Shields speaks with Ruth Solomon.

Ruth is director of Organization for Social Development in Ethiopia, a vibrant country, rich in culture at the cross roads of Africa and Arabia. Its recent history is one where hope and poverty abound in frequent destabilizing events from war, to mass immigration in and out of the country.

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Sustainability Subsidies, Solar Power, Trains and Glorious Bastards

Much has been made of the $5.3 trillion global fossil fuels subsidies and many have vilified subsidies in the process. It is well known that not all subsidies are equal, nor is there consensus on which ones are good or not.
The more conservative among us tend to be fine with defense or industrial agriculture subsidies, but balk at “green” subsidies, pointing accusatory fingers at the not-so-long-ago Solyndra debacle as evidence of left-wing nuttery.

The smarter response to Solyndra is, however, not fewer, but more green subsidies.

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Corporate Sustainability Strategy & Whose to blame when things go Wrong

In this inaugural episode of The Sustainable Century Podcast, David Chandler of the University of Colorado discusses corporate sustainability strategy with host Marc de Sousa Shields, exploring the themes of corporate stakeholder influence, responsible consumerism and who is a fault when things go really bad for companies.

With a PhD and MS in Management, David knows his stuff! He is co-author of Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Stakeholders, Globalization, and Sustainable Value Creation. bit.ly/1t8rMfh

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