But talk to any dairy farmer in the US, and you’ll find that the economics are very troubling. And when imports are dumped below-cost into subsistence farm economies in developing countries, the results can be tragic.Read more
Green And Profitable Blog (since 2004)
Green marketing and business ethics success expert Shel Horowitz has been blogging on the intersections of ethics, politics, media, marketing, and sustainability since 2004.
Starbucks has been getting a lot of flack since announcing its “Race Together” initiative…But I actually think this time Starbucks did something sensible and good:Read more
Perhaps we’d get a viable party that actually stands for the people’s interest—or the planet’s…not by coincidence, things like health care and college education and maternity leave are considered fundamental rights. Meanwhile, we’re stuck with Tweedlebad and Tweedlehorrible.Read more
A common rule in book publishing is that books have both a front and a back. However, this book has two fronts. The larger, green, side is more or less about the rules. The thinner, red, side is about breaking those rules.Read more
So instead, I thought for a couple of minutes about what type of response would actually be heard and not blocked out—what could actually advance a dialog…And amazingly enough, this actually did open a door for some mild and thoughtful dialog. Not a perfect outcome but one I could feel reasonably good about. I had used the marketing principles I teach, and given the right message for the audience.Read more
We, the people of Planet Earth, hereby declare that every nation and the planet as a whole have certain inalienable rights, including Life, Sufficiency, Peace, and Planetary Balance. To these ends, we call upon the governments of the world, at all levels, to establish these rights through mandating the following policiesRead more