Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions. However, what many companies do not realize is that by making their organization more green friendly, in turn, promotes good business. L. Hunter Lovins, author of “Climate Capitalism” and president of Natural Capitalism Solutions states that “You don’t have to … Continue reading

Sourcing Green, U.S. Companies at the Top of Their Green Game

Dedicated green living individuals are confronted by one difficult truth; the items they have to buy to live may or may not come from “green” sources. As a result, their carbon footprint is large in spite of their best efforts. “Not so,” you argue. “There are a lot of things we only think we need.” … Continue reading

The West Coast Wonder: California’s Response to Global Warming

California has always been at the forefront of progress and radical change. Maybe the weather keeps its citizens buzzing with open minds and open ideas or maybe it attracts higher thinkers but either way the Golden State is at it again. On January 1st, 2013 the state of California, in conjunction with the California Air … Continue reading

Sustania: The Business of Sustainable Business

Discussing the environment can be akin to discussing religion or politics, not a place you may want to go with some people. Fingers begin to point, misunderstandings flare and a nice afternoon can go sour in an instant. However, what if there was a chance for the free market to step in and convince many … Continue reading

A Good Tax Credit for Small Business, Large Business and Residential Advancement

A Good Tax Credit for Small Business, Large Business and Residential Advancement Throughout the 2012 campaign, dramatics about taxes where abound in full force. They continued into and around the fiscal cliff crisis and in the end, we all got taxed one way or another. However, it is not often that we hear about how … Continue reading

10 Small Business Green Advertising Tips

10 Small Business Green Advertising Tips Each year it gets harder to compete with the barrage of super stores swallowing up small business opportunities. That is why, if you own a small business, you have to constantly think outside the box to bring in customers. Now that many companies are on the going green bandwagon … Continue reading

Small Business: Green Meeting Tips

Small Business: Green Meeting Tips If you own a small business, meetings are an integral part of everyday transactions. Whether it is an impromptu warehouse powwow or an on the road swanky hotel think tank, there are many ways green tactics can weasel in. Implementing small or large adjustments in a meeting scenario is an … Continue reading

Corporate Sustainability: A Changing Corporate Model (Pay Attention Small Business)

Corporate Sustainability: A Changing Corporate Model (Pay Attention Small Business Morning coffee can sometimes be a challenge when the news hits you over the head with corporate environmental atrocities. It can make you wonder if anyone is getting the message. Sometimes it is just the problem of news companies touting negativity for the sake of … Continue reading

Blowing in the Wind: America’s Struggle to Hold On To Wind Energy

Blowing in the Wind: America’s Struggle to Hold On To Wind Energy The American wind energy industry is hanging on, but only by a thread. Competing with everything from powerful global oil companies to wealthy coastline communities to constant political wrangling, the future of American wind energy is teetering. In a November 2012 report by … Continue reading

10 Future Green Job Opportunities

10 Future Green Job Opportunities Whether you are stuck in a passionless, dead end job that seems to be sucking the soul out of you each and every day, or if you are about to embark on your college career, green jobs just may be the choice you are looking for. The Bureau of Labor … Continue reading