• Responsibility Strategies – Engaging a Vision for the Future

    January 31, 2014

    This article appeared in the January/February 2003 issue of Green@work Magazine. A hot topic, corporate responsibility embraces the most dynamic set of business issues facing leadership today. Living daily under heightened scrutiny from consumers, investors and communities that question business practices, global companies are now seeking to manage the social, human and natural capital of […]

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  • Refreshed Look, Strengthened Commitment

    February 11, 2014

    Greetings from RRS! We’ve shortened our Resource Recycling Systems name to reflect our expanded outlook, which now goes well beyond our proud roots in recycling. For years we have been known for our recycling, waste reduction and recovery work. Heck, recycling has been part of our name! We have success stories from various municipalities, associations, […]

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  • Building the Circular Economy

    April 2, 2014

    Last night my 8 year old son got to talking about climate change as he was getting ready to fall asleep. He was asking where everything came from, and we talked about how paper comes from trees, plastics from oil, leather from cows and many others. He made the observation that everything comes from natural […]

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  • Sustainability Practices: An Indicator of Risk

    April 23, 2014

      The insurance industry faces increasing complex challenges. The nature of risk has changed significantly over the past decade, due to emerging sustainability risks that carry big economic, environmental and societal consequences. Accounting for these risks is critical for enterprise risk managers and insurers to be successful. According to UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director […]

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  • Press Release: Culmination of Collaborative Efforts

    May 2, 2014

    Culmination of Collaborative Efforts at Walmart Sustainable Products Expo May 2, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, RRS, today announced its support of the Recycling Partnership launched by Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) at the Walmart Sustainable Products Expo in Bentonville, AR. The Recycling Partnership is the culmination of work that began in […]

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  • Press Release: Industry Initiatives and Collaborative Stewardship

    May 7, 2014

    Industry Initiatives and Collaborative Stewardship RRS Experts Featured at Sustainability Summit May 7, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, RRS, proudly announces two of its experts will present at The Conference Board’s 2014 Summit on Sustainability in New York City, New York, May 13-14. Susan Graff, RRS Principal and Vice President, will provide […]

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  • Ready to Respond to Emerging Sustainability Risks

    May 7, 2014

    I write this having just returned from the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) conference, along with 10,000 risk management professionals. As I engaged in conversations, I was struck by the dedication and expertise of this group – and their ability to have the backs of their executive teams as they steer company strategy towards […]

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  • Press Release: RRS Launches Sustainability Scorecard

    May 14, 2014

    RRS Launches Sustainability Scorecard® Version 3 May 14, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, RRS, announces the launch of the Sustainability Scorecard® Version 3, a performance assessment tool that identifies key risks that are material to a sustainable business strategy, and provides an action plan to create more value from products and […]

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  • Sustainable Brands ’14 from Two Perspectives

    June 20, 2014

    SB’14 from Two Perspectives   Anne Johnson is a Principal and co-lead of the RRS Global Corporate Sustainability service sector. Anne brings over 20 years of multi-disciplinary experience in management consulting, environmental engineering, hydrology, and applied life cycle thinking. Hunt Briggs is a Consultant with RRS. Hunt brings a rich and diverse background working with […]

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  • Committed to “Prosper”

    August 13, 2014

            Committed to “Prosper” I predict SAB Miller, best loved for their beer, will now be loved for their leadership in the circular economy.  In their recently published 2014 sustainability report, SAB announced their new Prosper strategy, and it is an excellent example of how vision, focus, engagement and collaboration achieve results. […]

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