LJB Sustainability Challenge Yields Impressive Results

Last month, following our annual Earth Day celebration, LJB’s Sustainability Committee challenged our employees with a two-week Sustainability Challenge. Our team rose to the occasion and really focused on becoming more sustainable. Using mobile app Shine by Joulebug, our employees competed in teams to see who could reduce their ecological footprints the most. As shown […]

What is Sustainability?

Sustainability has origins in ecology and is described in that field of study as the endurance of systems and processes. Today, we most often link the term “sustainability” to environmentalism. One generally accepted definition for sustainability is: meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.  […]

Worker Safety IS Social Sustainability

As we collectively embrace the need to improve our impact on the world, the concept of sustainability is no longer just a fad in the design and construction industry.  While I applaud increased efforts toward sustainable design and construction, I think it’s important to include worker safety in these discussions and processes—more so than it […]