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  • 2010 SME Green Conference: `the next opportunity` to help businesses grow with green

    There is both money to be made and sustainability to be achieved when incorporating GREEN into everyday business practices…and that is what South Florida business owners, entrepreneurs and C-suite executives will learn when they attend the first SME Green Conference: "The Next Opportunity" developed and hosted by the Wyland Living Green Fair and South Florida Business Journal, presented by ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • `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 ...

  • Green Companies as the Main Player in a New Business Culture

    On April 21 and 22, the China Entrepreneur Club and the Qingdao Municipal Government hosted the 2011 Annual Summit of Green Companies and the Announcement of China's Top 100 Green Companies in Qingdao.Over 600 domestic and international political dignitaries, entrepreneurs, leading scholars and NGO ...


    By China Entrepreneurs

  • Florida Lodgings Go Green to Attract State Business

    KEY WEST, Florida, October 11, 2007 (ENS) - Deer Run Bed & Breakfast was accepted this week into the state of Florida's Green Lodging Program. The four room bed and breakfast on Big Pine Key serves organic vegetarian meals and buys fair trade products and locally grown produce. Deer Run has reduced energy consumption by installing energy efficient appliances, compact fluorescent ...

  • Willowstick Technologies wins iQ award for green business

    Willowstick Technologies, the leading provider of innovative subsurface water mapping services, was recognized Wednesday as one of the top earth-friendly businesses in the state, winning an award in the category of Green Business at Utah Business magazine’s iQ Awards.In a ceremony at Salt Lake City’s Wells Fargo Bank Building, Willowstick was recognized for providing alternatives to traditional ...

  • DNV business assurance joins green industry platform

    DNV Business Assurance, a global certification body, has joined the Green Industry Platform, a global multi-stakeholder partnership convened by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The Green Industry Platform assists countries and companies in greening the manufacturing process and creating green industries for the production of ...

  • 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 ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Corporate express challenges aussie businesses to go green

    Corporate Express has recently announced two major initiatives designed to encourage and assist Australian businesses to become more environmentally and socially sustainable. Corporate Express' Go Green Guide - for a Greener Workspace aims to encourage and facilitate sustainable procurement for Australian businesses. The guide includes tangible advice and simple 'how to' steps ...

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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

  • The business of the biosphere

    The global environment - ecologically and economically - is in peril. Climate policy, energy efficiency, renewable resources, and green jobs are great challenges. Yet, the opportunities they present are even more powerful. As we approach the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, business leaders need not look further than the Earth itself as a model for true sustainability. In his book, released today, ...

  • Three green UK businesses win support from Berti Green Accelerator Programme

    Now in its second year, the Berti Green Accelerator programme (in partnership with leading global investor Coller Capital), has selected three low carbon, UK entrepreneurial businesses for a free 12 month mentorship programme from Coller Capital plus access to a £3million funding pool. The 2013 winners were chosen ...


    By Berti Investments Ltd.

  • Winner of FSB Award Ethical-Green Business of the Year 2018!

    Crowberry Consulting Ltd has been awarded the Ethical-Green Business of the Year 2018, by the Federation of Small Business North West Region. The awards took place in Blackburn on 21st March and celebrated business success in the region. Becky Toal MD said " we are very happy to receive this award as it reflects perfectly what we offer to our customers environmental and ethical advice, training ...


    By Crowberry Consulting

  • Why green cleaning makes for healthy employees and a healthy business

    The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors.  With today’s modern, energy efficient office buildings, the sealed air inside can contain 10 times more pollution than the air outside due to toxic emissions from building constituents, airborne mold, viruses, and other pollutants.  Improved indoor air quality can directly ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Business coalition study shows urgency of green economy transition

    A new report by an international business coalition underscores the urgency of the need to transition toward a greener economy. The report, "Natural Capital at Risk - The Top 100 Externalities of Business", estimates the top 100 environmental externalities are costing the global economy $4.7 trillion a year in terms of the economic costs of greenhouse gas emissions, loss of natural resources, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The age of personal public relations, for green businesses and everyone else

    Andy Warhol famously said that in the future we'll all be famous for 15 minutes. I don't think we're quite there yet. I think more than ever we all have the capacity to receive recognition, but not everybody does. That is why this is not the age of 15 minutes of fame, but the age of personal public relations. In the age of the Internet, new celebrities and demi-celebrities burst onto the scene ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Growing a blue business in a green world: Water Summit 2008

    Procorp Enterprises LLC is helping to coordinate and facilitate Water Summit 2008, which is taking place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on July 14, 2008. The focus of this year’s summit will be Our Water Innovation Economy: Growing a Blue Business in a Green World. The Summit will include white paper presentations and roundtable discussions with academic researchers, professors, graduate students and ...


    By Procorp Enterprises LLC

  • Greening business: which companies adopt eco-management schemes?

    New research reveals which factors influence a company's decision to adopt EMAS - the European Eco-Management and Audit System, a scheme designed to improve corporate responsibility practices. According to the findings, larger, more financially stable companies and, intriguingly, those with smaller profit margins, are more likely to participate. EMAS was set up in 2001 to encourage companies in ...

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