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Infographic: What's the Deal with Green Jobs?

December 5th, 2011 | by Priti Ambani

The 'What's the Deal with Green Jobs" Infographic by Jobvine Jobs shows some very interesting statistics about green jobs! Did you know?? You can earn more with a green job? Green non-residential construction industry can potentially grow to a 145 billion dollar industry by 2015! President Obama's goal is to obtain 80% clean energy by 2035? Green IT solutions are high on senior executives lists. See what the top green companies in the US are doing!


Sustainable Economic Development? Green Jobs? Hawai'i? All in One Board Game!

September 9th, 2011 | by Priti Ambani

Scott Cooney, resident of Hawai'i, founder of GreenBusinessOwner.com, and author of 'Build a Green Small Business' (McGraw-Hill), has created the 'Green Economy Board Game' that brings sustainable economic development, green job opportunities and Hawai'i all together! This game makes sustainability come to life in a fun, interactive way. Players are investors looking to make more than just financial returns by helping local entrepreneurs in Hawai'i develop sustainability-oriented businesses like organic farms, geothermal plants, green building companies, solar installers, and bike shops. The game is ideal for those who are interested in sustainability as a better way to do business, and can be played by 2-6 players ages 13+


4 Tips for Starting a Solar Retail Business

August 1st, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

If you’re an entrepreneur looking stake your claim on the ground floor of what is poised to be an extremely profitable industry, now is the time to think about how you can become not only a supporter of solar but a retailer as well. Here are some tips for getting the training and support you need to start a successful business in the solar industry


Build a Green Business and Help Others Go Green as A Certified Eco-Consultant

July 27th, 2011 | by Glenn Croston

We live in challenging times and people are seeking jobs anywhere they can. Necessity is a powerful mother of invention, and there is plenty of necessity to go around, with unemployment still stubbornly high. After sending out countless resumes more and more people are realizing that the best new job is one they make for themselves by starting their own business. And as people reevaluate the direction of their lives, they’re finding that they don’t want just any job or business; they want a business or career that means something, one that has a purpose as well as paying the bills. Becoming a Certified Eco-Consultant could be the answer they are looking for



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