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Lonesome George’s Legacy Carries On

Lonesome George & Co. is a social enterprise organization which has global interdependence and maintaining a healthy eco-system here on planet Earth. It all began with the famous tortoise named Lonesome George. Although George has recently passed away, with the Lonesome George & Co. project, his legacy can continue for a long, long, time.

August 7th

Bin Donated: Redefining the Charity Model Through a Triple Bottom Line Approach

Have you wondered what happens to the miniature, half-used shampoo bottles after your hotel stay? Do you have a better use for stationary at the end of the school year other than recycling or trashing? Millions of tons of useful items are sent to landfills every year while there are needy citizens with no access to them. What if the wasted but useful inventory was connected to charities helping these communities? No-brainer right? Right. Bin Donated is putting this common sense idea into practice.

June 25th

Substance 151: Modular design systems and visual vocabularies

By contributing guest author Ida Cheinman, Principal and Creative Director of Substance 151, a strategic design agency for Green Printer‘s “Design Goes Green” series. We live in a time when “sustainability” is topping the buzzword charts and a wave of greenwashing is flooding the mainstream. We live in a time of intense competition, gloomy economic […]

April 30th

A Thriving “Triple Bottom Line” Enterprise: T.S. Designs

Often stressed ecological systems emerge, evolve and reorganize in the most innovative ways. The same holds true for T. S. Designs, the nation’s largest maker of the most sustainably printed T-shirts.  It’s a company that revolutionized the very process of manufacturing.  Isn’t this the kind of innovation and creativity President Obama is calling for? Ironically, […]

February 25th

Triple Bottom Line: Profits with a Purpose to Make the World a Better Place

As explored in my previous posts related to the triple bottom line for green enterprises, these business ecopreneurs seek to consider all stakeholders of their enterprise (not just the shareholders or owners’ financial interests), how the business transforms or is transformed by the environment, and finally, profits, the heralded benchmark for allowing one to define […]

October 8th