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  • Green training for green businesses

    No serious program will succeed without information and support.  Too often, a form of proxy Green exists where environmental concerns are shifted others and forgotten.  To have a Green program in the company requires broad participation and continued improvement.  Remember, we did not get into the environmental problem in a day, and it is estimated that it will take 3-5 years for ...


    By 3BL Media

  • UK business `too busy to be green`

    New research finds senior business leaders expect the looming economic recession to hamper efforts to reduce energy consumption, including 'green' IT purchasing habits.  A survey of senior UK business leaders has found that, with a pessimistic economic outlook, they are 'too busy to be green'.  That's bad news from a technology perspective, where expenditure on installing energy efficient ...


    By IT PRO

  • The Ethics of green purchasing for a green business

    One of the big missing pieces in the success of the Green business community is willingness to “Give Green a Chance.” (a la John Lennon).  On the serious side, “Buying Green” is simply good ethics when companies are asking its customers to “Buy Green” from them.  To make this happen in a seamless fashion, we have composed a basic text that we ...


    By 3BL Media

  • A guide to the state of green business

    The Greenbiz 2012 State of Green Business Report was released last week, with some positive and not-so-positive news. The report opens with thought that conventional wisdom says that sustainable business is in the dumps. It cites the popular notions that global markets are down ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • How to stimulate a “green” business?

    Since 2010 small and medium companies, considered as highly innovative and entrepreneurial, may participate in GreenEvo program initiated and managed by the Ministry of the Environment. The  program identifies best Polish technologies which contribute to environmental protection and support their international business development. More than 40 companies that operate within GreenEvo ...

  • Greening China with UK business

    Trade Minister Gareth Thomas will today speak with business leaders specialising in low carbon technologies about the potential to spark new waves of investment opportunities in China, bucking the trend of the current economic downturn. On the eve of next week's EU China Summit, the Minister is endorsing the ideas coming out of China for the creation of Low Carbon Development Zones; Chinese ...


  • Global Green Business 2010

    International Forum Global Green Business 2010. The Republic of Korea, Seoul, from the 06th to the 11th of June will be International Forum Global Green Business 2010. The Forum will be visited by different representatives of state and business societies of the Republic of Korea and North-East Asia, America, GIS and Europe, leading international specialists ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • Global Green Business 2009

    The Republic of Korea, Seoul, from the 19th to the 24th of October hosted Global Green Business 2009 forum, a wide known international event. The Republic of Korea, Seoul, from the 19th to the 24th of October hosted Global Green Business 2009, a wide known international event. The event was partly held at different municipal infrastructure objects, private companies and research institutes of ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • The business case for the green economy

    Businesses making the transition towards the green economy are already reaping rewards worth hundreds of millions of dollars in savings and high return on investment, while benefiting consumers, communities and the environment, says a new report entitled The Business Case for the Green Economy: ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • State of green business forum

    The 2011 State of Green Business Forums bring together leading companies and thought leaders to take stock in how, and how well, companies are addressing environmental challenges. Speakers participating in keynote interviews and delivering One Great Idea talks will present the key trends in the greening of business, ...

  • Is there a business case for building green?

    It's a question asked often in the building industry, Does green building pay off, and if it does, for whom? A new comprehensive report released from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) may have the answer to that question. The report, "The Business Case for Green Building: A Review of the Costs and Benefits for Developers, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Bogus green business certification

    Imagine buying a car that had no quality control or eating food at a restaurant that bribed the inspector to leave them alone.  No one wants to get into an airplane that has not been inspected by a trained professional from time to time.  This is the case for 90% of the Green business certifications on the market.  The public wants to know that a Green business has done more than ...


    By 3BL Media

  • State of green business 2008

    In this landmark report, Joel Makower and the editors of GreenBiz.com answer the question: How are U.S. businesses doing in their quest to be greener and more environmentally responsible? It introduces the GreenBiz Index, a set of 20 indicators of progress, tracking the resource use, emissions, and business practices of U.S. companies: carbon, materials, energy, and toxics intensity, clean-tech ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Use Green clause for RFP in a green business

    As the pendulum gradually swings to a more mainstream concept of Green business, there are some fundamentals that should come as a natural evolution of the process. As I have often said, many of the Green practices that could be included in a business application are not an expense item, nor are they difficult to apply. A Green clause paragraph seems like one of the most simplistic improvements ...


    By 3BL Media

  • The green guide to make your business green

    The Green Business League has been helping businesses “Go Green” for the last 6 years, and our goal is to have every company implement some aspect of green within their day to day business practices. Most business owners think that it is difficult and expensive to have an authentically green company, but that is simply not true. We have recently developed free software that will help ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Opportunity green business conference showcases 25 innovative green business entrepreneurs

    The Opportunity Green Business Conference, the preeminent sustainability forum facilitating exchange of ideas and sustainable business solutions, brought together over 900 Fortune 500 business leaders and entrepreneurs from around the globe to showcase the most sought-after opportunities, profound innovations, technologies and trends accelerating the new green economy through an exchange of ideas ...

  • Vancouver a great place for green business

    Vancouver is not just one of the world's most livable cities, it's also a great place to do business, especially green business, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson told delegates at the opening session of Globe 2010, the biennial conference on business and the environment. People know Vancouver to be a beautiful city, and one of the most livable cities in the world, Robertson said. But what people ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Green Business Partnership 2011

    Global Green Business Partnership 2011 The Forum is attend by different representatives of state and business societies of the Republic of Korea and North-East Asia, leading international specialists in the spheres of green technologies and investments, investment ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • Green Business market penetration facts

    There is one statement that tends to evoke a knee-jerk reaction, and that occurs when I say that the reputable Green business programs have had less than a 3-5% penetration into the marketplace.  This does include such good programs as LEED, ISO, and Green Business League that perform live audits instead of some token programs that use self-assessment or Internet forms.  The honest ...


    By 3BL Media

  • State of green business forum - Chicago

    The 2011 State of Green Business Forums bring together leading companies and thought leaders to take stock in how, and how well, companies are addressing environmental challenges. Speakers participating in keynote interviews and delivering One Great Idea talks will present the key trends in the greening of business, ...

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