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An inspirational slide deck on sustainability. For individuals, corporate sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

An inspirational slide deck on sustainability. For individuals, corporate sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

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  • 1. Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. Rachel Carson
  • 2. “It's not too late at all. You just don't yet know what you are capable of.” Mahatma Gandhi
  • 3. “In dreams begins responsibility.” William Butler Yeats
  • 4. Connect people to their passion. Some people love trees, some love mountains…some love children, grandchildren. Whatever you love… think of that and begin to work to ensure its healthy future. Buckminster Fuller Boudewijn Berends Flickr CC2.0
  • 5. “However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” Winston Churchill
  • 6. Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
  • 7. “YOU NEVER CHANGE THINGS BY FIGHTING THE EXISTING REALITY. TO CHANGE SOMETHING, BUILD A NEW MODEL THAT MAKES THE EXISTING MODEL OBSOLETE.” Richard Buckminster Fuller
  • 8. “Every social and global issue of our day is a business opportunity." Peter Drucker
  • 9. Nina Matthews Photography Flickr CC2.0 “Honest hope has an edge. It's messy. It requires that we let go of all pat answers, all preconceived formulas, all confidence that our sailing will be smooth. It's not a resting point. Honest hope is movement.” Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Lappe, Hope's Edge
  • 10. ”Look deep into nature and you will understand everything.” Albert Einstein
  • 11. “You don't drown by falling in water; you only drown if you stay there.” Zig Ziglar Tom French Flickr CC2.0
  • 12. Jill Clardy Flickr CC2.0 “If a story is not about the hearer he will not listen. And here I make a rule – a great and interesting story is about everyone or it will not last.” East of Eden
  • 13. “Modern culture appears to have adopted a strategy of tragedy. If we come here and say, I didn’t intend to cause global warning, it’s not part of my plan, then we realize it’s part of our defacto plan because it’s the thing that’s happening because we have no other plan.” William McDonough
  • 14. Annifer Photography Anna Gutermuth Flickr CC 2.0
  • 15. “If you don’t have an end game of something delightful, you’re just moving chess pieces around.” William McDonough
  • 16. “For things to change, we must change.” Thoreau
  • 17. The Earth laughs in flowers. Ralph Waldo Emerson Joshua Rappeneker Flickr CC2.0
  • 18. “Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.” Frank Clark
  • 19. "Aerodynamically, the bumblebee should not be able to fly. But the bumblebee doesn't know it, so it goes on flying anyway.” Mary Kay Ash Nagesh Jayaraman Flickr CC2.0
  • 20. "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." John Quincy Adams
  • 21. Helen Harrop Flickr CC2.0 "Re-examine all that you have been told . . . dismiss that which insults your soul." Walt Whitman
  • 22. “Everyone who got where he is has had to begin where he was.” Robert Louis Stevenson
  • 23. “Live out of your imagination, not your history.” Steven R. Covey
  • 24. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson
  • 25. Sustainability Communications and Consulting info@sherlockink.com www.SherlockInk.com • Communications and Research • Deep Sustainability Strategy • Facilitation • Organizational Development Thanks for watching! Contact Sherlock Ink

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