Walking for Water: Results and Reflection

Last week, I wrote about the global health issue of potable water access. I wore a pedometer for exactly one week and tracked all (8 oz) glasses of water consumed during that same time period. 25 miles and 30 glasses later*, I learned some things: I don’t drink nearly as much water as I should… Continue reading Walking for Water: Results and Reflection

Walking for Water: DIY Education and Chance to Win

Starting today, I am wearing a pedometer to track how far I walk each day and how much water I drink to put the global issue of potable water in perspective as Earth Day approaches. 2.2 million people in developing countries, most of them children, die every year from diseases associated with lack of access… Continue reading Walking for Water: DIY Education and Chance to Win

We have replicated the characteristics of Brooklynized water to make a superior bagel. We could do this anywhere in the world. Ira Marcus, Brooklyn Water Bagel’s general counsel The context is an insane water war with the purpose of making the best bagels possible. Does anyone have an update on what happened with this and/or… Continue reading

General Mills is winning with Sustainability Goalsetting

I’m impressed by GM’s bold-but-doable statement of goals and strong display of leadership in corporate social responsibility. And, by this invention: ‘Scoop shower’ saves water The ‘scoop shower’ is a new Häagen-Dazs innovation that gets ice cream scoops clean while conserving water. A U.S.-European employee team worked on the scoop shower, which uses extreme water… Continue reading General Mills is winning with Sustainability Goalsetting