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Sustainability Spotlight: Holly’s Meat Pies

Sustainability Spotlight: Holly’s Meat Pies

Welcome to our new column, Sustainability Spotlight! We are featuring businesses in Whatcom County that are putting sustainability into practice. Stay tuned for our next article featuring Colleen and Travis Unema of Brio Laundry and Brio Cleaners!  Happy 10th anniversary! When you reflect on your journey, what aspects of your business have remained constant and what…

Community Engagement: Tips for Success

Community Engagement: Tips for Success

Community engagement is hard work. It can be a thankless job, but it also can be the most rewarding work with the best people. We’ve had the honor of working with some amazing people who are truly committed to community, future generations, and a healthy environment.  Whether you have been in the technical or policy trenches for…

Larry Fink’s 2022 Letter to CEOs

Larry Fink’s 2022 Letter to CEOs

Larry Fink’s 2022 Letter to CEOs: The Power of Capitalism “Every company and every industry will be transformed by the transition to a net zero world. The question is, will you lead, or will you be led?” Key takeaways: Employees everywhere are searching for more meaningful and flexible work. Additionally, the pandemic brought issues such…

Green corridors: A lane for zero-carbon shipping

Green corridors: A lane for zero-carbon shipping

Green corridors: A lane for zero-carbon shipping | McKinsey The shipping industry needs to scale up zero-emission fuels and vessels within the next decade to achieve decarbonization by 2050.   Key takeaways: Zero-emission fuels currently increase the total cost of ownership (TCO) of vessels by 40-60%, depending on the route. “Green corridors” could provide a supportive…

B Corp: Business as a force for good

B Corp: Business as a force for good

What is a B Corp?  A certified B Corp is an organization committed to the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. The B Lab is the non-profit that certifies these companies. Becoming a B Corp is a powerful way to build credibility and trust in a business. The certification…

Exxon warns investors of climate risk

Exxon warns investors of climate risk

Exxon/Mobil admits that fossil fuels are risky Exxon warns investors of climate risk. When Exxon/Mobil admits that fossil fuels are risky, that’s saying A LOT. Our nation’s largest oil company’s board evaluated climate change as a significant business risk. This risk is on par with operational, strategic, and financial risks that are usually taken into…

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