The Social Capital Markets conference in San Francisco featured a number of great panels on impact investing. One in particular that caught my eye was called “Unearthing impact investment: how major institutions are deploying capital for good.” The panel was advertised to cover topics we “don’t normally think of as impact investors” and how they […]
Fabric that generates electricity. Sounds like something from The Jetsons, right? Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have brought us a step closer to the future. They’re developing a fabric that can harvest energy from both sunshine and motion.
Clean uniforms and work clothes make for a great business, and when you choose reusable textiles, you’re doing good for the planet AND your business.
In this first article in a series,you’ll learn how recycling then remanufacturing plastic has real eco-business potential.
Seaweed farming is an eco-business on the rise. It’s also helping a struggling fishing industry to re-envision itself in new aquaculture terms.
Nine-year old Mikaila Uhner of Sugar Land, Texas expects to sell 140,000 bottles of her BeeSweet lemonade with lemon this year. Whole Foods has now picked her lemonade to sell in 32 of its stores.
Jeffrey Hollender is the author of 7 books, a serial eco-entrepreneur, co-chair of the American Sustainable Business Council, and teaches at NYU. He may be best known for his role in co-founding Seventh Generation, one of the pioneers of greener and healthier household cleaning products. Recently, I had a chance to catch up with Mr. […]
Designer Matt Manos devotes half his time to business customers and half to social entrepreneurs. He claims entrepreneurs do not focus enough on issues that will confront mankind in the future.
In Part II of this two-part series, you’ll learn the five most popular ideas for starting a green small business in 2016.