Research & Article Directory
Freelance Researcher & Writer
Allison Frederick is based in the Denver Metro area in Colorado and is available as a freelance consultant who can work on-site or in-house.
GReen Idea Protection Strategies is a Colorado Limited Liability company. © 2011-2016, All Rights Reserved, GReen Idea Protection Strategies, LLC
Allison Frederick has been helping businesses grow and promoting wonderful ideas formally since 2004.
Allison researches and writes about environmental issues on a variety of sustainability and related business topics.
She is available to help with your research projects.
Denmark is a pioneer of alternative energy development. Contrary to what you may expect, this incineration and energy plant in Copenhagen yields very little atmospheric pollution.
(You will be taken to another of Allison's websites to read this article). Despite the limitations of bio-energy crops such as corn ethanol, a rapidly growing grass has scientists hopeful that bioenergy will become a viable alternative. Read the report...
Integrity builds Trust and Trust builds Green Brands
Just because you have a CSR program, recycle in your workplace, or pay higher wages to those in your supply chain doesn't mean that you have a sustainable corporate sustainability program, company, or brand. Social media is the watchdog and consumers have higher expectations.
Are your organization's products, behavior, and claims really prepared for green branding?
Read the latest news and research on corporate sustainability and related topics including: change management, sustainability financing, stakeholder management, psychology behind environmental and social responsibility, and corporate sustainability reporting. Click here to see more corporate sustainability articles. Written in 1860, Elizabeth C. Wright, was an early pioneer of the emotional benefit of natural landscapes in an era when conquering nature was a demonstration of human strength and ingenuity. Read article - you will be taken to one of Allison's blogs.
Elizabeth grew up in the woodlands of New York. Allison took this photograph of of the grounds of the Vanderbilt family's estate on the Hudson River.
Environmental Psychology & Philosophy
Allison's Opinion piece on the current state of renewable energy in Colorado was published by Denver Posts' YourHub, Douglas County online journal. Read here. (You will be taken to their website)
Photo credit: By Hustvedt (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
There is only one thread tying all Coloradans together. Whether we ride with the HOG (Harley Owner’s Group) or hike Spruce Mountain (a beautiful and rigorous trail just south of Larkspur); whether we are a farmer, Flatiron runner, or a butterfly hunter at the Denver Botanic Gardens – we love our outdoors. Read Coloradan viewpoints about global warming on Allison's article published by Denver Posts' YourHub, online journal. Read here. (You will be taken to their website)
Photo credit: By Uwe Hermann (Photo taken by Uwe Hermann) [CC-BY-SA-2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons
Industry Impacts on the Environment
This research study applies lean manufacturing principles to the self-publishing book process. It reveals surprising statistics on the colossal amount of waste of the book publishing industry and how those wastes negatively impact our environment. This is a challenging industry to employ environmentally sound manufacturing principles...Keep reading...
A Special Report
Warm winters and overgrown forests are just two culprits leading to rampant devastation of pine beetles on the forests in the Western United States. Colorado has its share of rust-red and ashen colored trees.