Sustainability Case Studies
The Bhutanese believe a happy society is a caring society, not only caring for the past but also looking ahead to ensure caring for their future. These compassionate stances embrace consideration for their fragile environment, and compassion for those who need protection. Through conscientious management of environmental resources the country maintains very important cultural traditions, values and lifestyles because they know that is the fabric of who they are. Read more.
Portland, Oregon is the most sustainable city in the USA and continues to hold the record. Portland has recognized there is a lot more to being green that recycling. The short documentary titled A Passion for Sustainability highlights several Portland companies that are dedicated to using the lens of The Natural Step principals of sustainability in everything they do. Read more.
Chris Jordan is known for his large-scale art work beautifully depicting mass consumption and waste, in particular garbage. He uses things we get rid of every hour of every day. Chris has mastered concealing these every day objects like plastic bags, cans, car keys, Barbie dolls, credit cards and light bulbs into an image unrelated to the every day item and until the viewer gets a closer look the item used is not evident. Nevertheless, once you see the magnitude illustrated in his work you will never ever be the same! Read more.