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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 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 populationĀ[...]

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

Girl Rising: Educate girls, Change the world

GirlRisingĀ 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 mostĀ inspirationalĀ 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[...]

March 11th, 2007 - 6:43 am § in Educate Girls, Government, Reading

Banker to the poor | Muhammad Yunus

No better book to show the power of enabling local action and ingenuity. Ā Inspirational recount of Yunus’ creation of the Grameen Bank and Grameen Foundation. Through his 40 years of field work in microlending, Yunus clearly demonstrates the power of enabling people to help themselves rather [...]

January 26th, 2007 - 3:52 pm § in Action, Press

Gregor Bailar Responds: It’s Time To Give Back | InformationWeek Global CIO

Posted by Brian Gillooly on Jun 26, 2007 15:52 PM Just heard back from outgoing Capital One CIO Gregor Bailar, who’s departure I wrote about below and promised a response from the horse’s mouth. Capital One, you may know, was the top company in the InformationWeek 500 list two years ago.[...]