iOS app Android app

Green Business

Whitman Contradicts eBay On Global Warming Law

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

When it comes to California's landmark global warming law, gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is now at odds with the environmentally conscious compa...

Your Company's Green Credibility: Everything Is Communicating Something

Josh Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorfman

Green businesses are held to a higher standard because green businesses usually claim to be working towards higher standards. Nobody said running a green business would be easy.

From Prison Greens to Green Jobs

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anthony Papa

Last week a unique program was launched by the Osborne Association's Green Career Center to help former prisoners who want to become productive citizens find green jobs.

Sustainability Must Drive Business Success

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

Business innovation to scale sustainable solutions exponentially -- across entire business models -- is what we need to put our global economy on a sustainable path.

A House Divided

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Herrington

We have sunk too far and can't afford to open the spigots wider without recreating the same over leveraging problems that created the Great Recession.

The new dawn for not-so-new socially responsible investing

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Stoiber

This article was co-authored by Maria Umbach and Marc Stoiber of Maddock Douglas, a leading innovation agency based in Chicago. Thanks go to Michael J...

What's Up With the Rainforest? Science in the Amazon

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

We have come to a point where we can either be proactive in securing a strong future, or we can wait until we run out of all our resources and are forced to change.

Business + Stealth Greening = Fail (video)

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frank Sesno

If a business goes green in the forest and no one is around...did it happen? That’s what a climate action plan sounds like if you don’t ma...

Making Our Skies a Little Greener

David Melcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Melcher

If you've spent any time recently waiting for a delayed flight in an airport terminal, you know first-hand that air traffic congestion in the U.S. is a growing problem.

Sustainability Management vs. Sustainability Leadership

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gregory Unruh

Solving our sustainability problems won't break the corporate bank and does not even depend on a technology breakthrough. The problem is not technology; it's management.

Green News Report -- February 18, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Wacky weather Down Under; San Francisco's fog of change; Permafrost shifts North ... PLUS: GOP ...

Green Business Misconceptions Revealed: Wendy's Perceived As Greener Than Nike

The New York Times | SINDYA N. BHANOO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to a recent report, released last week by Maddock Douglas, a business consultancy based in Chicago, some companies with extensive green prac...

The Green Police

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gregory Unruh

Audi's satirical Super Bowl commercial featured an electric car-driving Green Police force busting citizens for eco-violations. What green crimes led ...

The State of Green Business

Holly Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Holly Kaufman

The SOGB Report helps to determine whether we are only at the edge of our environmental problems, or if increased green business activity will produce the profound transformation that we need.

Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, and Elmo:Tickle Me Green

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

It may take a Muppet to teach the benefits of renewable energy to today's youth, but it's adults that have the most to learn.

Turning Swords into High Speed Rail - Obama's iAmerica

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

President Obama wants to bulk up high-speed rail, and scale down defense spending. FDR converted peace-time manufacturers into a dominating wartime pr...

Google's Energy Monitoring Dashboard Teams Up With Device Partner

treehugger.com | Jaymi Heimbuch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

[G]oogle mentioned they wanted to bring on a smart meter-like device that would allow anyone the ability to monitor their energy use with PowerMeter. ...

A Key Private Sector Lever to Slow Climate Change: the Sustainable Supply Chain

Tony Prophet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tony Prophet

A powerful way companies can drive environmental change is through the supply chain -- the global network of suppliers, manufacturers and partners it works with to make and distribute its products.

Majestic 12 Movie Theater: Chattanooga's New Green Cinema

AP | BILL POOVEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — With plush lounge chairs, gourmet appetizers, a VIP auditorium and the latest digital and 3-D equipment, Chattanooga's newe...

Landmark Green Jobs Bill is Win-Win-Win

Dan Cantor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Cantor

What if we could help stop global warming, save homeowners on their utility bills, and create thousands of badly needed jobs too? It’s not a fa...

Google Energy: Google Starts Their Own Electric Utility

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In 2007, Google committed to becoming carbon neutral and has been pursuing their goal by buying high quality renewable energy energy credits. Google E...

The New Faces of Eco-Entrepreneurship: Q&A with Blake Mycoskie (TOMS Shoes), Lauren Bush & Ellen Gustafson (FEED Projects), and Andy Dunn (Bonobos)

Courtney Reum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Courtney Reum

TOMS Shoes, FEED, and Bonobos share the same entrepreneurial spirit as I do, while caring about tomorrow at the same time. So without further ado, please enjoy the following chat.

Building the New Economy

Scott Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Paul

Some of us warned this day would come. We knew an economic strategy predicated on replacing wage growth with debt and credit to maintain a certain standard of living was doomed to fail.

AT&T Is The Greenest Mobile Phone Company

nytimes.com | Jim Witkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the crowded field of North American mobile phone companies, AT&T Wireless leads its competitors in efforts to reduce its environmental impact, acco...

A San Francisco Landmark Goes Green

Gavin Newsom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gavin Newsom

The most famous building in San Francisco is also one of the most environmentally friendly in the country: The Transamerica Pyramid building has achieved a LEED Gold certification.