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[22 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Sustainability Spectrum

In most jurisdictions in the western world, there are two types of legally recognized corporations – for-profit and not-for-profit (NFP); delineated by the pursuit of economic gain for shareholders versus creating benefits in the broader community. Accordingly, we have adopted common attitudes that have supported these traditional constructs. Governments provide tax breaks to NFPs and provide further incentives to those NFPs we deem to be pursuing charitable ends. Many for-profit entities provide discounted rates for products or services to NFPs. Employees seem to generally accept that salaries will be lower if they are working for a NFP rather than for a for-profit or public sector

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Good & Co. Partners with Scotian Carbon Services

Atlantic Canadian companies just gained better access to sustainability strategies and the burgeoning carbon economy. Good & Co., a pioneering corporate responsibility and stakeholder engagement consulting firm and Scotian Carbon Services, a CSA certified carbon management provider announced a strategic partnership today that will provide best-in-class consulting on corporate responsibility and sustainability strategies. Together, these two companies provide a one-stop shop for organizations looking to engage communities, improve corporate responsibility and take charge of their carbon footprint.