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  • 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 ...

  • Green Deal boost for small businesses

    In a keynote speech on 20th March at the annual Ecobuild conference in London, Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced the coalition is to cut more red tape to allow small businesses in to the Green Deal market. The Green Deal is the government’s plan to improve the nation’s draughty homes at no upfront cost to the consumer. It will be launched later in the year. Greg ...

  • Do consumers control the greening of business?

    A survey conducted by Buzzback Market Research of US and UK consumers is just the latest in a growing number of reports that indicate consumers want greener products. Evidence is mounting that suggests consumer power is the strongest force in the greening of industry. Buzzback, a New York City Internet consumer research and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Why Going Green is Good For Business

    When environmental issues first hit the headlines back in the late 1970s the concept of going green was alien to most businesses. Since then, the world has pulled together and created all kinds of initiatives and programs to help reduce carbon footprints and the amount of waste sent to landfill. Schemes range from a simple paper recycling bin in offices through to full scale carbon ...


    By QMS International Ltd

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • Greening big business: confessions of a radical industrialist

    Ray Anderson is known as 'the greenest chief executive in America' - but he wasn't always that way. The founder and CEO of Interface Inc., a carpet tile company, found himself faced with giving a speech about his company's approach to the environment in 1994 and it really made him think. He told The New York Times, 'I was running a company that was plundering the earth. I thought, 'Damn, some day ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • State of green business forum - Washington, DC

    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, ...

  • Canadians support companies with green business practices

    Businesses that demonstrate they're operating their company in an environmentally responsible manner may have a strategic advantage - this according to the recent TD Canada Trust Green Business Survey that reveals nearly four in 10 (38%) Canadians say that they 'want to buy from a business that cares about the environment.' An additional 20 per cent of Canadians are even more passionate and want ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Green Business Knows Employee Engagement is a Necessity

    . Corporations and governments of all sizes are adding sustainability to their branding as many are predicting by the 2030’s, we will need the equivalent of two earths to support us. Companies like DELL, WHOLE FOODS and WAL MART are making great strides in going green. Green Education On Line announces that their library of topics offered on line with back end accountability and testing ...


  • Business Travel Show Dubai Goes Green

    The Business Travel Show, Dubai has acknowledged the need to act now regarding climate change and has formed a partnership to offset greenhouse gas emissions associated with the show by using regulated carbon credits supplied by London based Carbon Capital Markets®. The offsets are Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) and come from a portfolio of methane recovery, renewable energy and energy ...


    By Carbon Capital Markets

  • Green Star Products 2012 Business Outlook

    Today, Mr. Joseph LaStella, President of Green Star Products, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GSPI), announced the Company's progress for 2011 and the outlook for the New Year. Mr. LaStella stated: "Like many other companies, Green Star has been affected by adverse global economic conditions. Therefore, early in 2011 Green Star announced a new business strategy to create greater revenue for the company." ...


  • EU targets could apply for business and green waste

    Business waste and green waste could be included within the overall 50% recycling target set earlier this year by the European Parliament and EU Environment Council, for EU member states to achieve by 2020. Speaking to delegates at the annual Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) conference last week, MEP and European Parliament rapporteur for waste Caroline Jackson conceded that ...

  • Green Business Awards 2010 opens for entries

    The Green Business Awards, a leading barometer of excellence in green practice, strategy and products in the UK, is now open for entries. The Green Business Awards seek out and scrutinize the most innovative, ambitious and effective initiatives by UK business for achieving environmental sustainability, and implementing smart business practice. They are the 'Green ...

  • Standard Solar is proud to be a Certified Green Business

    We are proud to announce that Standard Solar is now a Montgomery County Certified Green Business! As a service provider of green energy solutions, it was important for us to implement sustainability practices throughout all areas of our business so that we were operating in a manner that demonstrates our commitment to environmental stewardship.Our team is so excited about this accomplishment and ...


    By Standard Solar, Inc.

  • Blackbaud receives Green Business Pioneer Award

    Blackbaud, Inc (Nasdaq: BLKB), the leading global provider of nonprofit software and services, is rounding out the third quarter with a continued focus on its core value of 'making the world a better place.' As a result of its many employee-led initiatives, Blackbaud was named a Green Business Pioneer by the City of Charleston and the ...

  • U.S. green chamber empowers businesses to be sustainable and successful

    The Green Chamber of San Diego County today announced its move to become a national organization, now known as the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce (http://www.usgreenchamber.com). The U.S. Green Chamber will provide education, advocacy and visibility to empower businesses to grow through environmentally and socially responsible practices. According to CEO David Steel, "We have accomplished ...

  • `Going green could keep businesses out of the red`

    Businesses that fail to invest in good environmental practices put themselves at greater risk of collapse in the current economic crisis, said Environment Agency Chairman Lord Chris Smith. Speaking at the organisation’s Board meeting, he said that waste and utility costs could directly affect the turnover of UK businesses and urged companies to adopt a 'green business is good business' approach ...

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