Restoring the Primacy of the Real Economy

I am at the 2nd Summit on the Future of the Corporation in Boston where I have been asked to speak about “Building sustainability from within: harnessing capital to drive long-term horizons.” Here’s what’s on my mind… Seventh Generation has spent 21 years in pursuit of this objective. We have built a successful model that represents a...

Beyond Corporate Responsibility

On June 4th I gave a keynote address to the Vermont-New Hampshire Marketing Group. As is often the case, I never made it through my whole talk. In fact I only covered six of my 26 pages of notes. (Not that I should have ever had so many pages for an hour and fifteen minute talk!) The good news is that the group asked a ton of questions, which meant I was talking...

My Wind Turbine: Part 1

For several years I have wanted to install a wind turbine to mitigate my impact on global warming even more. For the past 18 months, I waited patiently for our local alternative energy company, Earth Turbines, to ready their product for market. Faced with ongoing delays while they perfect their technology I decided to go instead with a 10 kilowatt Bergey wind...