Archive for October 2012

Local farming with international impact

We talk a lot about the power of food on this blog. Everything from organics to farming summer camps has made news on the Environmental Forum. I have to admit, food is a topic I LOVE to talk about. I…

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Death, taxes … and climate change?

With a bounty of shale gas underground, coal in the mountain tops and an economy needing a boost, tax and climate change policy are likely to be closely linked going forward. As always, there will not be a single solution…

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Listening, learning, and engaging

Listening, learning, and engaging are important acts of corporate evolution—a fact that’s especially true on the environmental front, where issues are complex, interconnected and countless. In developing our renewed environmental commitment we paid careful attention to comments received here on…

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The Power of We

Today is Blog Action Day, an annual event that unites bloggers around the world by focusing on a particular topic. This year, the theme is “The Power of We,” and to me, nothing symbolizes that subject more than the Wells…

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Game Changers

One of the things I love best about living in the San Francisco Bay Area is the tremendous amount of innovation around social change and technology that happens here. It is easy to stay motivated to change the world when…

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Caught in the act of being “green”

At Wells Fargo, we hope to inspire a culture of sustainability for our communities—in our operations and through our everyday business decisions. One of the ways we help to engage team members at all levels is through our Green Teams,…

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Money CAN buy you happiness…

…if you give it away! At least that’s the message according to Michael Norton, a social change researcher at Harvard, based on a recent TEDxCambridge presentation. I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about philanthropy because September marks Wells…

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