Lewis Blaustein

Lew Blaustein writes and edits the GreenSportsBlog, the source for news and commentary about the ever more crowded intersection of sustainability + sports.

Lewis Blaustein is tagged in 4 stories.
In Rhode Island, Mission to Improve Ocean Health Is Starting on Land
In Rhode Island, Mission to Improve Ocean Health Is Starting on Land

Waste Not / “If we’re going to solve for beach and ocean cleanliness, as well as climate change and ocean acidification — and we certainly have to do it all — then we have to acknowledge that the health of our soil is crucial.” - 2 weeks ago

Vestas 11th Hour Racing: Cross-Sector Partnership a Perfect Storm for Sustainable Sailing
Vestas 11th Hour Racing: Cross-Sector Partnership a Perfect Storm for Sustainable Sailing

Collaboration / Vestas 11th Hour Racing's team director Mark Towill and skipper Charlie Enright take on challenges the way most people layer cold cuts; one on top of the other. The duo and their team are one of seven squads trying to win the around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) a nine-month sailing slog, over 45,000 nautical miles, in all sorts of weather; doing so while being the most sustainable team in the race, and working to increase public awareness, concern and action on behalf of ocean health. No problem, right? - 1 year ago

Bard: A Burgeoning Brand in Sustainable Business
Bard: A Burgeoning Brand in Sustainable Business

Leadership / Dr. Eban Goodstein is a contradiction of sorts. Trained in “the dismal science” — economics — Goodstein is an inveterate optimist about the prospects for business to lead the way to a sustainable future, and sooner rather than later. He is turning that optimism into reality as director and founder of the Bard MBA in Sustainability program in New York City. That Goodstein is at the forefront of the sustainable MBA world is not surprising when one considers his career path. - 1 year ago

How 2 Sports Giants Are Racing to Save the World
How 2 Sports Giants Are Racing to Save the World

Cleantech / Eco-athletes — sports figures who take on environmental issues — are a rare breed as compared to athletes who get involved with social causes, such as cancer and domestic violence. There are several oft-cited reasons: environmental topics can be overly complex; the political nature of “green” issues can be daunting to some athletes; and the relative lack of financial muscle behind environmental causes means athletes often look to those that are better funded. - 2 years ago

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