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GoGreen Conference Focuses on Sustainability and Sustaining Profits

November 18th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

The GoGreen Conference brings together businesses for one day to discuss sustainable business practices on a regional level. The conference caters to both established companies and start-ups who want their businesses to be more sustainable without sacrificing profits.

Think Inside the Box: The Conscious Box Helps Subscribers Vote with Dollars

October 31st, 2011 | by Priti Ambani

Jameson Morris, Jesse Richardson, and Bjorn Borstelmann, the 20-something entrepreneurs sought to connect subscribers with small and large purpose-driven businesses working to make a difference on environmental and social levels. Thus the Conscious Box was born, the subscription service that delivers curated boxes filled with eco-friendly, fair trade, and organic goods right to subscribers' doorsteps

LiveProud Helps You and the Planet Get More Out of Your Workout!

July 25th, 2011 | by Priti Ambani

Ever wondered where bottled water, that produces up to 1.5 million tons of plastic waste per year, ends up? Over 80% end up in landfills or float around in oceans for an eternity, destroying natural habitats and precious ecosystems. Cotton, another earth intensive product is heavily pesticide dependent and is one of the reasons that soil and wetlands in coastal communities is seeped with harmful chemicals. With these harmful effects as motivation, apparel firm LiveProud has found a way to grow their apparel offering while reducing waste on the planet - LiveProud is a collection of clothing focused on creating high quality, innovative performance clothing, all from eco-friendly and recycled materials sourced in North America.

Data Can Make Us Greener

July 26th, 2010 | by Jeff Cain

At the recent Cleantech Open conference, a theme that emerged was the potential for distributed data to help us all [&hellip

10 Tips For Keeping Your Green Business Afloat in 2009

February 2nd, 2009 | by Maryanne Conlin

Hillary Bromberg offers, at Sustainable Life Media, an article titled: Ten Insights for Sustainable Brands in an Uncertain Economy. Since her advice is pretty good, I was tempted to just pass it along. But, then I thought I might add a few insights of my own

Newsweek Warns Green Companies Floundering

December 16th, 2008 | by Maryanne Conlin

First there was the dotcom bust of the late 1990s, then came the real-estate bubble that's deflating before our eyes. Next up: the green bubble. Alternative energy ventures have received a lot of great press, heavy investment and lip service from politicians in the last couple of years, but many of the nascent green industry's balance sheets are beginning to bleed red

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