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    E-Bikes Take Off In Europe

    Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

    It is no secret that many cities in Europe are bike-friendly, with dedicated bike lanes, paths solely for use by bicyclists, and generally a higher acceptance of bicycle in general traffic. Still, if you are a person of the more lazy kind, the idea to work out just to get to work or do your […]

    Low Sustainability Ratings For Oil And Gas Corporations

    Thursday, June 24th, 2010

    An Oekom Study looking at 27 leading oil and gas corporations rates organizations regarding their sustainability. The study’s authors granted that corporations try to do the right things, however overall their activities are not focused enough and lack tangible results. On a scale from A+ to D-, the small Austrian company OMV ranked first with […]

    Lean Means Sustainability – Step 4 – Improve

    Monday, June 21st, 2010

    In ear­lier posts I wrote about “Define”, “Mea­sure” and “Analyze” as part of Lean Six Sigma’s DMAIC cycle. The example I used in these previous posts showed that our office is not energy efficient, and we also analyzed where and why. Remember, the most important results of the Analysis phase are well determined problem causes. […]

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