Global Issues

During the Sustainable Brands 2015 conference in San Diego, experts on a 'Sustainable Cities' panel discussed big issues and a few case studies around global brands building innovative partnerships with cities. They also shared how new, non-conventional partnerships are necessary and hinted of news to come that corporate sustainability teams would find useful. Learn more from Ford, Microsoft, Cisco Systems and more. Read more


In May 2015, I wrote about a complex intersection between human motivation, digital, and sustainability that Elcom and Creatorbase are exploring. This is not an easy intersection to assess and navigate! It requires that you connect many relevant perspectives and focus where necessary for a particular digital and sustainability challenge and/or opportunity. We're laser focused and invite you to join our live webinar and conversation on July 22nd; use #WorkforceSuccess15 before, during and after the webinar. Read more


I started tinkering with sustainable design back in 1985 when we created a consumer product that was sold in Office Depot, etc. At the time, I didn’t know we were actually practicing sustainable design. Fast-forward 30 years with some recent digital transformation work at various technology companies, mixed with some purpose-driven work via creatorbase and voilà ... Elcom and creatorbase are teaming to explore and share insights focused on human motivation, digital and sustainability. Read more


Last week’s MarTech Conference in San Francisco was an effective mashup of marketing and technology professionals and discussions. The Econsultancy and IBM study called 'The Consumer Conversation' was announced during the event and helps to paint of picture of CX opportunities and challenges. Tune into a brief video interview and download the new report. Read more


Years of business development and technology marketing in the San Francisco Bay/Silicon Valley area has its advantages when it comes to creating interesting characters for your first book. Paul Markun knows this well and his thriller, ‘The Big Disrupter’ published in 2014, is a fast-paced and fun read I recommend. Read more


Thanks to TED talks, ideas and observations like these from Nigel Marsh's appearance in Sydney are timeless and highly useful. This is especially true in our modern society where various technologies enable us to be more connected and working from virtually anywhere, anytime. But work-life balance can easily slip away when you're always on. Read more