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Advertising, Design, Economy, Education, Environment, Health & Wellness, Sustainability

Inspiring Change Through New Forms of Creative Advocacy

by Robin Raj
Jun.03 /

If it’s early June, it must be the Sustainable Brands conference. Citizen has worked closely with the SB team since the conference’s inception in 2007, helping them design their brand identity materials to assisting in overall creative direction for each of the annual events. And it’s been remarkable to see the rise in popularity these past years – from some 150 attendees in New Orleans shortly after Katrina, to 1500 attendees expected to converge this week on San Diego’s Mission Bay. [...]

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Economy, Sustainability

The Common Good Economy

by Robin Raj
Mar.12 /

My daughter Shannon first introduced me to the term “tragedy of the commons” after she heard it in an undergrad economics course. I may have missed the concept myself in college but I didn’t miss its relevance to the major challenges that confront us today. From oil spills to loose nukes to global warming, there are some problems so big that they transcend borders, so seemingly intractable that they invite paralysis. They’re everybody’s problem, so they wind up being nobody’s problem.
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Design, Environment, Health & Wellness, Sustainability

Pana Organics at the Natural Product Expo

by Tu Vu
Feb.08 /

PANA Organics will be attending the Natural Product Expo held at the Anaheim Convention Center March 7th to the 10th, 2013. Meet the PANA team and experience the natural and USDA certified organic products. PANA Organics sources their body care products from Northern Thailand never using artificial colors, dyes or frangrances, while utilizing therapeutic properties of local, plant based ingredients. From organic rice to organic coconut and lemon grass, Citizen is proud to work with PANA Organics in developing their branding and package designs.  [...]

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Advertising, Design, Sustainability, Technology

Sharing Reflections

by Robin Raj
Dec.21 /

End-of year reflections may well be better after a little holiday rest. Thanks in large part to many of you, 2012 has kept the Citizen team typically busy. And while we know change often happens slowly, the pace of change in 2012 seemed to unfold at breakneck speed.
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Environment, Sustainability

Game Changer

by Robin Raj
Sep.10 /

Last week, Seattle hosted the second-annual Green Sports Summit where, at a gala event at the Seattle Mariner’s Safeco Field, Major League Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig received the first-ever GSA Environmental Stewardship Award.
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Environment, Sustainability

Lonesome George Dies

by Robin Raj
Jun.25 /

Sunday, June 25th 2012 marked the passing of Lonesome George, a giant Galapagos tortoise believed to be the last of its subspecies and a potent symbol for conservation efforts internationally.
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