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Arkansas Earth Institute recognizes its volunteers

Arkansas Earth Institute plans to recognize the contributions of its volunteers at its 3rd annual fall event to be held with The Root Cafe on Thursday evening, Oct 29 at 6 pm. Since 2006, more than 400 people have participated in its discussion courses offered by volunteer organizers.  The discussion courses have stimulated thought-provoking conversation and prompted individuals to mak Read more »

Discussion Course on Sustainable Systems at Work

Explore sustainability for your workplace. Arkansas Earth Institute announces a new discussion course Sustainable Systems at Work. 

It is designed to engage employees in shifting organizations toward a more sustainable operation and work culture. Aimed specifically for the workplace, it addresses the greatest challenge any company has when implementing corporate initiatives: creating employee engagement from the front line on up. This new program inspires innovation, creates alignment between employee action and organizational objectives, and helps improve employee recruitment and retention. Sustainable Systems at Work features content from leading authors in the organizational sustainability movement including Peter Senge, Thomas Friedman, Paul Hawken and William McDonough. For an overview of topics covered throughout this five session guide, go to http://www.nwei.org/discussion_courses/course-offerings/sustainable-systems-at-work-2

 

Arkansas Earth Institute’s “Winter Reflection”

Saturday, January 24, 2009 Read more »

Menu for the Future discussion course

Seven-session discussion course begins June 19.  Group will meet Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at Whole Foods Community Room in Little Rock.  Learn about food systems and their impacts on culture, society and Earth.  This course offers practical suggestions on creating and supporting a more sustainable food system, explores the effects of modern industrial agriculture on both human and ecological health, and highlights sustainable agriculture.  $20 fee covers cost of study guide. Read more »