Entrepreneur Competition Will Award $20,000 In Prizes

Published on August 6th, 2016 | by

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The Washington Coast Works Sustainable Small Business Competition will award $10,000 to the winning contestant and another $10,000 in runner-up awards. The entrepreneur competition has been established by The Nature Conservancy in collaboration with Enterprise for Equity, Pinchot University’s Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship, and the Taala Fund. It is also funded in part by a USDA Rural Business […]

Dr Cameron Sordi On Digital Dentistry: Is This the Next Disruptive Technology?

Published on July 22nd, 2016 | by

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Although the term ‘disruptive innovation or technology’ dates back to 1995 when Harvard Business School Professor Clayton M. Christensen coined the term, its prevalence has only reached fever pitch in the last five years, as it has become a common buzzword used to define emerging innovations and technologies. The term obviously extends to digital technologies […]

5 Travel Tips for the Eco-Conscious Traveler

Published on July 5th, 2016 | by

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Between take-offs/landings, renting cars and general transit the transportation industry produces as much as 30 percent of CO2 emissions. In order to reduce the nearly billion tons of carbon dioxide released every year by aviation alone we need to get smart about how we travel. Slight adjustments in the way you travel can significantly reduce […]

Your Sustainability Story: Maury Argento of Filosano

Published on July 1st, 2016 | by

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We’ve launched a new feature here at Important Media encouraging our readers to share their personal sustainability story. You can send in your story to have it featured on our sites by filling out our form here. We look forward to hearing from you!  Tell us about your company Filosano is a curated, online marketplace […]

Your Sustainability Story: Lea Elliott of Naturehood Ecological Consulting

Published on June 30th, 2016 | by

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We’ve launched a new feature here at Important Media encouraging our readers to share their personal sustainability story. You can send in your story to have it featured on our sites by filling out our form here. We look forward to hearing from you!  Tell us about your company At Naturehood Ecological Consulting, I help […]

Mobile tech empowers residential energy efficiency

Published on June 24th, 2016 | by

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Energy efficiency is, hands-down, the most effective way for us to get to a low or no carbon future. According to an analysis by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (see above), it’s the absolute cheapest source of energy, by a 3 to 1 margin, that we can explore. It’s (relatively) easy, it’s inexpensive, and the technology is proven […]