Posts Tagged ‘sustainable business’

And you want to be my latex salesman? 3 ways you can get started

Check out these three talks by CFAES scientists, all of Katrina Cornish’s lab, if you’re interested in sustainable latex production and in new, beneficial latex products, including for health care. They’re from 2-3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 17, in Room 200 in the new Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building at OARDC, CFAES’s research arm in Wooster. It’s a sneak peek of sorts: All three talks are slated for presentation at next month’s International Latex Conference in Akron. The details that follow are the abstracts of the talks. Read More »

(Sustainable) ice cream with breakfast

Jeni's Ice Cream pintsHere’s a scoop: The next Environmental Professionals Network breakfast program at Ohio State features Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. The Columbus company, which is continuing to expand nationally, last year earned B Corp certification for its sustainability practices, one of only eight Ohio businesses to hold that distinction. Registration for the May 12 event includes breakfast and, yes, ice cream samples. (Photo: CSRwire.)

‘A systems approach to sustainability’

Joseph Fiksel, head of Ohio State’s Center for Resilience, speaks today at 3:30 p.m., part of the School of Environment and Natural Resources’ winter seminar series. (Free; all are welcome.) Details. He’s co-founder of the consulting firm Eco-Nomics LLC, which specializes in sustainable business practices, and is the author of Design for Environment: A Guide to Sustainable Product Development. He writes on defining “the s-word” here. Check out his bio here (pdf).