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Sustainability data management and green oriented EPR software has opened up a huge opportunity for companies to make significant savings through informed decision making.
Social, cultural, and economic barriers exist that prevent women entrepreneurs in developing countries from joining the drive for clean decentralized energy initiatives.
Corporations have started to purchase eco-businesses in mass. What’s happening here?
A new report sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies makes a strong case that collaboration between cities and corporations is necessary to address climate change.
Businesses are talking a lot about the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs). What’s needed to shift businesses to action, as the Millennials want?
Many businesses and communities have been recent recipients of awards that recognize exceptional green business practices.
COP21 has the potential to impact fuel consumption practices around the world. But how will businesses cope?
Camelina oilseed is part of a new biofuel industry initiative that has significant potential for an eco-business.
This second article in a series on plastic recycling looks at ways you can become an eco-entrepreneur intermediary who gives plastic a better home.
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.
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.
WeCycle Atlanta uses donated bicycles to reward students who complete a 4 week educational program that teaches them about growing their own food, recycling and sustainability.
In 1943, Ruben Rausing started designing a cardboard container for dairy products. Today, Tetra Pak, the company he founded in 1951, has become the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company.
Sustainability is a growing concern around the globe. Consumers want to be assured the products they purchase and consume are being produced by businesses that are respectfully sourcing their ingredients from the environment and doing it in a way that is ecologically responsible. In the last decade, the coffee, chocolate and a number of farming […]
Want to green your Fresh-Mex or burrito place? There are some sustainable strategies unique to both restaurants in general and those which serve cuisine like burritos, tacos, and nachos. Here are the top 10: Organi-fy your staples. Beans and rice are a staple on most Mexican/Fresh-Mex menus, and represent the grand majority of the calories […]
In the history of urban planning, one of the hallmarks of American society was the advent of the modern suburb. The economic expansion post-World War II saw a mass exodus from traditional urban areas to the seemingly endless expanse of land in the continental US. Neither urban nor rural, suburbs quickly became the new American normal. […]
This short video, from Sustainability Illustrated, explores how businesses can create value from their sustainability efforts. All too often, sustainability initiatives can be seen as something extra that has to be done, or something that takes away from the bottom line, instead of seeing sustainability as an integral part of a great business, which adds […]
Originally published on Planetsave. By Piotr Jędrzejuk Did you know that McKinsey & Co. has estimated that the world could save $2.9 trillion annually just by eliminating wasted energy? The following video explains how… and so much more! In the video, Jonathan T. Scott, who has helped hundreds of companies in over a dozen countries […]
The movement toward starting greener, more sustainable, businesses isn’t new, because ecopreneurs have been making waves in the sustainable business world long before the word sustainable was used to describe them, but taking an existing business, especially a big one, and transforming it a company that values and supports environmental stewardship is something of a […]