green business News

  • Mayor of London calls for businesses to go green

    Large businesses and public sector organisations are being urged to tackle their waste and increase recycling to save money in the economic downturn, as part of the Mayor of London’s initiative – Green500. Green500 is a carbon mentoring scheme initiated by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, aimed at large organisations to reduce their carbon emissions. Johnson held an event at City Hall, ...

  • Canadian small business going green: RBC study

    Half of Canadian small business owners (52 per cent) currently have (46 per cent) or are considering (six per cent) implementing a green plan or environmental policies for their business, according to an RBC small business survey. Small businesses that already have a plan or policies in place are more likely to concentrate on reducing energy (63 per cent), while those that are considering a green ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • State of green business forum - San Francisco

    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, ...

  • DESMI Lifts Green Ship Business Case

    Maritime pumping solution manufacturer DESMI’s energy-optimisation approach generates positive cashflow for shipowners struggling to comply with new regulations. New rules call for fresh approach It’s hardly news that the shipping industry is mobilising to meet the demands of wave after wave of new environmental regulations. From the IMO’s ballast water management ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Business leaders debate green economy in Paris

    Some 200 representatives from business and industry, governments and civil society gathered in Paris this week for global talks on the transition to a green economy. Organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in collaboration with the International Chamber of Commerce and the French postal service Le Groupe La Poste, which hosted the event at its Paris headquarters, the two-day ...

  • The tough realities of marketing and sales in green tech businesses

    Craig Shields, editor of 2GreenEnergy.com, offers a free report on today's principles of marketing and sales - and how they apply to clean tech businesses. Though Shields is best known for his wide-ranging comments on the clean energy and electric transportation industries, his professional background is marketing, and appears to have provided some valuable advice. "I try to offer my observations ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Green business practices welcome the arena of green education from an established leader

    Green business practice is evolving in a demand for green course development.Green Real Estate Education, the leader in green course development for those in the real estate sectors will begin to develop green educational courses for the adult community. Kerry Mitchell, President of Green Real Estate Education says, “Without an intentional cultural shift in perception of the green economy and the ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • IT purchasing to green your business and save money

    Keeping up with new developments in information technology (IT) is a major cost for many businesses. The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) works with leading corporations to cut the high costs of IT purchasing and management, and to implement sustainable practices that can make your company a CSR leader. The Center is today introducing its new web portal for businesses looking for sustainable ...

  • 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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