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Top Green Startup Jobs Of The Week

Here are Ecopreneurist’s picks for the top green startup jobs of the week, courtesy of Green Job Post: Electrical Engineer: Canary Instruments Lead EV Charging Engineer: EverCharge Advertising Sales Manager, Online Media At Ecopreneurist, we’re supportive of all of the different shades of green in pursuit of a sustainable economy, and with a lot of […]

October 6th

What Do You Want To See On a Green Jobs Website? [Survey]

Last week, I mentioned the fact that our parent company, Important Media, is launching the best green jobs website ever. An Indiegogo campaign is currently running to raise funds to fully develop and release this green jobs portal, and pledges to that campaign are greatly appreciated. But there’s another way you can help out, which […]

April 10th

SXSW 2015: 25 Things You Missed, Per Brian Solis & Hugh MacLeod

The last time I went to SXSW, I was overwhelmed by the sheer amount of ideas, innovation, and opportunities for networking there, and if you’re involved in the digital economy or a technology company, attending this conference can be a virtual gold mine for tapping in to info about the current and future state of […]

April 10th

Help Build the World’s Best Green Jobs Website

Our parent company, Important Media, is working on a great project that has the potential to make a real difference in the world. And although it’s not a new kind of electric vehicle, or a radical clean energy innovation, or even a better mousetrap, it is a venture that may open up a world of […]

April 3rd

Old Bicycle Parts Are Powering a Green Economy & Improving Lives

Originally published on TakePart. By Emily Gertz A Guatemalan group called Maya Pedal designs and builds “bicimáquinas,” pedal-powered machines engineered from reclaimed bicycle parts. The different designs make all sorts of labor-intensive work easier, from pumping water to grinding corn for chicken feed. That translates directly into more money for low-income people. The average annual […]

March 11th

Green Chemistry Business Plan Competition

Are you or your company dedicated to green chemistry and engineering and have a potential solution for one or more of our planet’s most pressing issues? Consider applying to the Green Chemistry Institute’s Business Plan Competition, where finalists will get the chance to now only win some money, but to also get training on business […]

March 9th

Impact Investing & Social Investment Directory: Invest With Values

If you’re an investor (or would like to be), and want to better align your money and your values, while still reaping the financial rewards of your investments, the growing opportunities in sustainable, responsible, and impact investing (SRI) can help ensure that you’re also making the world a better place with your investments. Thanks to […]

March 4th

The Benefits & Challenges of Sustainable Business

In this webinar recording from publisher Berrett-Koehler, Tom Szaky, founder of Terracycle, discusses the benefits and challenges of building and running a sustainable business with journalist Brad Edmondson. The hour-long recording covers a variety of topics of interest to green business and sustainable business owners, including how to stay true to your business values in […]

February 4th

Wave Energy Prize Challenge Seeks to Halve the Cost

Compared to some of the other renewable energy technologies, such as solar and wind, wave energy is still in its infancy (OK, maybe its early adolescence), and so far, wave energy advances haven’t yet come close to producing a cost-effective solution for electricity production. And yet because some 50% of the US population lives within […]

February 3rd

Disrupt Agriculture: A Startup Accelerator for Food System Entrepreneurs

This spring, four entrepreneurs with promising early-stage startups working in food and agriculture will get a chance to bring their dreams closer to reality through a unique startup accelerator program near Omaha, Nebraska. Disrupt Agriculture, which is the second accelerator program from Year of the Startup, will house four entrepreneurs in a farmhouse on an […]

February 2nd

How Sustainability Creates Value for a Business

This short video, from Sustainability Illustrated, explores how businesses can create value from their sustainability efforts. All too often, sustainability initiatives can be seen as something extra that has to be done, or something that takes away from the bottom line, instead of seeing sustainability as an integral part of a great business, which adds […]

January 29th

Eliminating Waste Could Save $2.9 Trillion Every Year

Originally published on Planetsave. By Piotr Jędrzejuk Did you know that McKinsey & Co. has estimated that the world could save $2.9 trillion annually just by eliminating wasted energy? The following video explains how… and so much more! In the video, Jonathan T. Scott, who has helped hundreds of companies in over a dozen countries […]

January 29th

Greening the Food Supply Chain (Infographic)

To build a more efficient, and more sustainable, future, it’s going to take a big effort across all industries, and while there’s been an emerging renewable energy evolution taking place (especially in solar PV, as the cost of solar continues to drop), and an increasing focus on water conservation and efficiency, there’s another huge area […]

January 28th

Dell Honored as Circular Economy Pioneer at Davos

Dell, the IT company that aims to leave “a legacy of good“, has been leading the way toward more sustainable packaging in the tech industry, starting with its own, and partnering with organizations such as Goodwill for its e-waste collection program, but a recent award focuses on Dell’s contribution to the circular economy. At the […]

January 27th