Weekly Green Business Wrap-Up

Wal-Mart: Bullying for the Greater Good? GreenBiz has some great analysis on whether conglomerates can be a net positive for the environmental movement. If I give Wal-Mart my lunch money, do I get some watershed restoration in return? Read on to find out!
dove.jpg Slightly Duller Packaging Means Millions Saved, Happier Rivers and Fishies Unilever’s plan to reduce the number of colors used in printing packaging for a few of their products will save the company millions of dollars every year. One more example of sustainably initiatives being good for the bottom line.
2007-chevrolet-volt-concept-frontjpg.jpg Will the Volt Save Chevy from Meltdown? Is it too little too late for Chevy’s pipe dream electric car? Should we just shift our attention to Better Place who topped last week’s announcement of a San Francisco electric car network with one in Hawaii.
superman-tie.jpgHow to Create Change in a Conservative Culture If you are crazy enough to stick your neck out in this economy, goodonya! Green Biz gives you the tips to do it right and not get fired.

Goliaths Get on Board with Climate Thanks to the hard work of the Climate Group , some big financial firms are making big commitments on climate. Climate Group, can you work your magic on the big three next?
Finally, proof that just like on TV, pundits are right even when we are wrong. The people loved our prediction that solar stocks would skyrocket after Obama’s election , and they loved yesterday’s story that they in fact tanked even more. It’s all about attitude, right?

Jen Boynton

Jen Boynton has been the editor in chief of TriplePundit for 8 years. With over 6 million annual readers, TriplePundit is the leading publication on sustainable business and the Triple Bottom Line. Prior to TriplePundit, Jen received an MBA in Sustainable Management from the Presidio Graduate School and a degree in Sociology from Pitzer College. She spent a few years in the non-profit policy sector as well, but we won't talk about that. In her work with TriplePundit she's helped clients from SAP to PwC with their sustainability communications messaging. When she's not at work, she volunteers as a CASA -- court appointed special advocate for children in the foster care system. She enjoys losing fights with her toddler overlord and eating toast scraps. She lives with her family in sunny San Diego.