Industry Market Trends

How Do We Find the Right Metrics For Sustainability?

October 11, 2013

appleBusinesses, by and large, are driven by metrics. The metrics a company chooses, often driven down to the level of individual performance appraisals and executives bonuses, will determine a company’s priorities and direction. So if a company wants to become more sustainable, what kinds of metrics should they be adopting? That was the question being raised at the second annual New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. The two-day event featured an impressive roster of 63 speakers including Gil Friend of Natural Logic, Dave Stangis of Campbell Soup, Bart Houlahan of B-Lab, Rob Bernard of Microsoft, as well as senior representatives from Walt Disney, SAP, HP, Ben & Jerry’s, Interface, Cisco, and many more.  Read More

Industry Market Trends

Friday Focus: Aviation Training Takes off Nationwide

October 11, 2013

As hiring picks up in the aviation industry, projected worker shortages could pose a problem for companies looking to fill positions. However, a new crop of cutting-edge training programs, partnerships and facility expansions could help the industry meet its future workforce needs. Read More