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  • Green Aviation? The Sky’s the Limit for Job Creation

    One Billion Cars For many years, it was assumed that the primary emphasis on decreasing greenhouse gas emissions should concentrate on automobiles. After all, as a recent “Huffington Post” article decried, the world now has over a billion cars and their greenhouse gas emissions to deal with. In an April 2010 article, “Impact of Aviation […] More

  • You Think You Might start a Green Business?

    Our aching planet just needs you to be thoughtful as you plow into your next venture. If you are, everyone wins, and wins sustainably into the indefinite future. A sustainable business considers the impacts of every facet of its operation and then attempts to address each, from paper consumption to human resources, in a way […] More

  • Got Green? Flaunt It!

    Last week, I blogged about some of the latest research showing that marketers are missing the opportunity to share their green stories with customers who want to hear it. Customers want to hear your green story. Research shows that when marketers share their green commitments, it increases customers’ favorable feelings toward the company, strengthens customer […] More

  • Checklist for Sustainable Leadership: Do You Have What it Takes?

    In the guest post below, Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company, discusses how business sustainability requires leadership across the entire organization. by Julie Urlaub Consider the following findings from the Hay Group: Research conducted worldwide shows that leadership contributes to 70% of corporate atmosphere, while corporate atmosphere contributes to 30% of corporate […] More

  • A Global Look at Sustainability and Innovation

    Addressing climate change and a host of other global environmental problems will only be possible through innovation concludes Directions 10, the latest annual report from London-based communications agency Salterbaxter. The 60-page report includes an interview with the head of GS Sustain, a column on the challenge of low-carbon growth from Lord Nicholas Stern, a piece on […] More

  • Groundbreaking Law in Cleveland Supports Sustainable Business

    Cleveland’s ‘buy local and sustainable law’ is the first law in the U.S. providing advantages for sustainable companies bidding on City contracts.  According to CSRwire’s press release,  local companies can gain a 4% bid discount when pursuing contracts with the City of Cleveland by completing the first stage of Green Plus certification.  Can this law serve as […] More

  • The Green Business Blog Carnival #3

    The Green Business Blog Carnival is your weekly wrap-up of everything green and sustainable in business and in life. Welcome to the third stop of your fantastic journey in sustainable business! Hopefully, you had a chance to read the informative posts featured last week at sustainablog. And next Friday, you’ll leap across the pond to […] More

  • How Can Business Profitably Solve Environmental Problems?

    Mix together equal parts Fortune 500 senior executives, environmental activists, cleantech journalists, investors and other leading green thinkers, sprinkle them throughout panel discussions over three days in Southern California and what do you get? Brainstorm Green! The second annual conference from Fortune Magazine will be held next week and promises to be quite the green […] More

  • A Passion for Fish and the Planet: Passionfish Restaurant

    Some people say you eat with our eyes. At Passionfish restaurant in Pacific Grove, California, you do so with your heart — at a place where the local is celebrated, showcased, and conserved. Sometimes, savoring a meal can nurture our body while helping preserve or restore the planet.  One day, every meal will be consumed […] More

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