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Green Business Practices

Our Business Is Fun: Video Interview with Santee Lakes Director of Park and Recreation Johnathan Skinner

Evanne Schmarder | Posted 05.31.2014 | Small Business
Evanne Schmarder

The outdoor recreation industry is an economic powerhouse, employing over 6 million Americans and infusing both local and national economies with $646...

Engaging Employees for Transformational Sustainability Results

Anca Novacovici | Posted 08.04.2012 | Business
Anca Novacovici

Put yourself in your staff's shoes (if you're not there already!). If you are told what to do, but aren't told why and what's in it for you, what is the impetus to do it? Why is this program worth the effort and why should you add more work to your already full plate?

Melding Lean with Green

Anca Novacovici | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business
Anca Novacovici

"Lean" refers to an approach of continuous improvement and the elimination of non-value-adding activities. "Green" refers to practices and actions that reduce negative impacts on the environment. Are "lean" and "green" principles complementary business practices?

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...