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July 17th, 2015 - 12:00 pm § in Environment, Technology

Park City Home Celebrates Swaner and Receives LEED Certification

Our home in Park City earns LEED Gold certification. Thin Air – LEED Gold Modern Sustainable Mountain Living[...]

October 21st, 2011 - 8:03 pm § in Board Engagements, Environment, Technology

Simple Energy

At Simple Energy we’re changing how millions of people save energy by revolutionizing how utilities engage their customers. We bring a deep understanding of the energy industry and leading behavioral science and game mechanics. We combine these insights with the powerful tools of the modern soci[...]

October 18th, 2011 - 12:38 pm § in Action, Environment

10 Billion People, We Can Feed Them

Wise words from Nature magazine, through the Daily Good… Within the next century, the world’s population will likely swell to 9 or 10 billion. And according to new research, we can feed them all if we make some radical changes in the way we grow our food. As the world’s population[...]

October 10th, 2011 - 9:55 am § in Action, Board Engagements

Bridges to Community

Bridges to Community is a non-profit community development organization. Our challenge is to create a world where basic needs are treated as human rights: shelter, nutrition, education, healthcare, and employment. We work to meet this goal by bringing groups of volunteers to live in materially poor [...]

May 10th, 2010 - 10:18 am § in Action, Board Engagements, Educate Girls

Girl Rising: Educate girls, Change the world

GirlRising is a global movement for girls’ education – a film and social action campaign. People working together to change girls’ lives. Educating girls breaks the cycle of poverty and changes the world. Using a groundbreaking film telling the stories of amazing girls from the mo[...]

January 10th, 2010 - 12:12 pm § in Educate Girls, Reading

Half the Sky

The single most inspirational book about the challenges of women and the opportunities that can be unlocked by addressing them. Read more at BookDragon[...]

May 19th, 2009 - 12:52 pm § in Government, Leadership

Transformational Government

Transformational Government As we look to the prospects of a new government shaping the future of our country and more importantly our roles as citizens of the planet, a few key learnings from the corporate world stand out as critical factors to consider: The practices of effective management have i[...]

October 22nd, 2008 - 5:51 am § in Action, Government

Election Speak

As we enter the final two weeks of the Presidential campaign, I find myself asking what is truly needed to push the ball over the finish line. And what is it that can make a huge difference. And it seems to me there are three main things that need to happen: 1) Supporters need to […][...]

July 28th, 2008 - 9:16 pm § in Government

Vote…

I am supporting Obama in the upcoming election. But whomever you support, you should demand that they embrace your values. With trillions of dollars of debt, billions being spent on military activities, the worst education rating in our history, the highest rate of murder, rape and drug crimes in an[...]

May 10th, 2007 - 10:06 am § in Action, Board Engagements, Environment

National Wildlife Federation

The National Wildlife Federation is America’s largest conservation organization. We work with more than 4 million members, partners and supporters in communities across the country to protect and restore wildlife habitat, confront global warming and connect with nature. Gregor was on the [...]