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Learning From Latinos: San Francisco Green Biz Pioneer Hands Off Company to His Kids

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato | Posted 03.27.2012 | San Francisco
Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

Choosing to innovate in the 1980s, in an industry not known for its environmentally friendly practices, Alfonso and Monica went to great lengths to differentiate their business.

Is L.A. Challenging S.F. on the Green Conference Front?

Eddie Fernandez | Posted 02.12.2012 | San Francisco
Eddie Fernandez

It could have been the presence of celebrities such as Adrian Grenier or post event parties on sky-scraper roof tops. But regardless, the Opportunity Green Conference had a cool factor that exceeded the green events I've been to recently.

CSU Testing Biofuel From Pine Beetle Killed Trees

The Denver Post | Mark Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's not exactly turning a sow's ear into a silk purse, but Cobalt Technologies Inc. is aiming to transform pine-bark-beetle-killed lodgepole pines in...

TED2010: A Social Entrepreneur's Perspective

Courtney Reum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Courtney Reum

If there's one clear thing I take away from TED every year, it's that the world is on the precipice of some monumental shifts, and technology has created an acceleration of these changes at a rate mankind has never seen before.

State of the Union and Green Entrepreneurship

Billy Parish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Billy Parish

While mainstream environmental groups cheered the State of the Union, many climate activists are pissed. But from the standpoint of a green entrepreneur, there was an awful lot to like.

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.

Towards a Spectrum of Green

Courtney Reum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Courtney Reum

The question isn't black/white or cut/dry, so I think it should actually be rephrased more along the lines of, "Where do you fall in the spectrum of trying to be more 'green'?"

One Man's Plan To Plant A Million Trees In India

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

An Indian civil servant, SM Raju, has come up with a novel way of providing employment to millions of poor in the eastern state of Bihar. His campa...

The New Face of Philanthropy: 20's are the New 50's....

Courtney Reum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Courtney Reum

I chose to launch a green product within the alcohol sector, an industry whose innovation and carbon footprint is notoriously behind the times.

Don't Forget the Green Collar Entrepreneurs

Andy Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andy Posner

The key to supporting green collar entrepreneurs is to combine Van Jones' green job training model with Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus' model for microfinance.