In Part I of this two-part series, you’ll learn five of the ten of 2016’s most popular ideas for starting a green small business. In the next installment, you’ll discover the final five ways that you, too, can become a success green entrepreneur in 2016.
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 […]
HustleDeck provides curated lists of tools for entrepreneurs to help grow and sustain business– whether you’re looking for analytics, content, or email help
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 […]
Engineers at the Oregon State University College of Engineering have developed a computer program that is able to accurately predict how much electricity a small scale hydro power installation will produce now and in the future, even if local data is unavailable.
The WindAid Institute missed its Kickstarter goal, but you can still donate directly to this important non-profit dedicated to teaching people about the benefits of renewable energy.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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Wedgewood, a real estate investment firm in Southern California, make green business work for them.