Irish Firms Cashing in on Environmental Measures

recycle2.jpgThis recent article in the Sunday Times is my favorite type: Another great, real world example of a small business reaping significant profits by taking proactive pro-environmental steps. The article credits standards programs like ISO 14001 with helping firms understand how to go about taking these steps as well as offering them a way to market themselves as “green”.
(via Sustainablog)

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Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.