GA 237 | How to Incorporate and Leverage Sustainability with Brion Hurley

GA 237 | How to Incorporate and Leverage Sustainability with Brion Hurley

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week’s guest is Brion Hurley. A Lean and Six Sigma consultant with a true passion for sustainability, Brion shared some advice on the “Triple Bottom Line,” going paperless, and more. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The quote that inspires Brion (2:27)
  • Brion’s background (3:29)
  • How Brion got involved in the sustainability side (4:48)
  • What sustainability means to Brion (7:23)
  • How taking care of the planet can be incorporated (12:29)
  • Why the term “sustainability” stuck (15:09)
  • Going paperless (17:18)
  • The “People” component of sustainability (22:05)
  • Where to start (26:57)
  • Brion’s work with Lean Portland (30:30)

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Original: https://blog.gembaacademy.com/2018/10/18/ga-237-how-to-incorporate-and-leverage-sustainability-with-brion-hurley/
By: Ron Pereira: Lean Thinker & Co-Founder of Gemba Academy
Posted: October 18, 2018, 10:00 am

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Steven Bonacorsi

Steven Bonacorsi is the Founder of the Lean Six Sigma Group, President of ISLSS, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Steven Bonacorsi, President at the International Standard for Lean Six Sigma (ISLSS)
- Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma Methodology.
- Expert in Kaizen event for rapid project execution.
- Certified PMP (Project Management Professional)
- Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
- Masters in Computer Information Systems (MS-CIS)
- Numerous IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of Professional Business Consulting experience at the C-Level.
Executive Master Black Belt leading $ billion business transformation projects globally in multiple Industries. I am a leader who delivers results.