Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

Keystone XL Pipeline Project: A Three-Way Collision of Interests — American vs. Canadian vs. Albertan

Part One – The Keystone Pipeline System “As the State Department made clear last month, the rushed and arbitrary deadline insisted on by Congressional Republicans prevented a full assessment of the pipeline’s impact, especially the health and safety of the … Continue reading

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Northern Alberta’s Toxic Wasteland – Vast and Growing “Vaster” Everyday—Courtesy of Oil Sands Operators!

a.k.a. Alberta Oil Sands, By Any Name …. By Any Standard (Part Two) “ITS ADDICTION to oil drives the world capitalist economy to ever more devastating destruction. And the new oil rush in the Canadian province of Alberta is ripping … Continue reading

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But I don’t WANT to go to work!!

I think anyone who has ever completed post secondary education will understand the steep learning curve that exists to move from the classroom atmosphere to that of the workplace. No more sleeping in till 11am and donning wrinkled sweats and … Continue reading

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geoLOGIC systems Spaghetti Western Thank You!

I must first off apologize for the delay in thanking everyone for their participation in this year’s Spaghetti Western stampede party; I have to confess it has been a very busy summer here at geoLOGIC! If you were there, you … Continue reading

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Rebranding Canadian Oil and Gas: “The Ethical Choice”

“Governments must not only do well; they must also be seen as doing well.” – Source/author undetermined. Ceteris Paribus*, Who Has a Tougher Job – A Business Executive or a Government Executive? At a graduate Marketing Management course which I attended … Continue reading

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A Business Case for Sustainability: Attention Alberta Oil Sands Operations

Moral and Ethical Side of Sustainability “The first principle  of good banking good energy is to have principles.”   Regarding this prefatory quote — it is just me toying around with the  hugely popular Citizens Bank advertising campaign in the US supporting much-needed … Continue reading

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It’s Baaaaaaack!!

Rain or shine, it’s coming. For the first time since 2008 we will be hosting our Spaghetti Western Stampede party! So, what exactly is a Spaghetti Western, you may ask. Well – its 2 things, really. It’s an “Italo-Western” style … Continue reading

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Of “Peakists”, “Doomers”, “Survivalists”, “Alarmists”, “Deniers”, and “Cornucopians”

Writing about the use (and misuse) of labels, James Michael Iddins (Valparaiso University Graduate Studies, Valparaiso, IN) commented: “It is my suspicion that these higher order abstractions [namely, labels], which we often hear used to describe combinations of views necessarily … Continue reading

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Were you “Recovering” Last week?

Last week was a busy one here at geoLOGIC. We attended one of our biggest shows of the year – the 2011 CSPG CSEG CWLS Joint Annual Convention – themed “Recovery” – here in Calgary. As many of you will … Continue reading

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What Would You Do for an iPad 2?

Probably a lot more than I’m going to ask you to do. First though,  how about a breakdown of the all-important 5 Ws (and one H)of any contest. Who: One lucky geologicsystems Twitter follower What: Apple 32GB iPad 2 WiFi … Continue reading

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