Welcome the first ever weekly Green Business Blog Carnival! This is a post which serves as a wrap up of the week’s most interesting green business news, as interpreted by various green business publications and writers. It will be hosted somewhere new every Friday – you can find out where it’ll be by checking out this list.
Without further ado…
This week CleanTechies asks: Why Pay for Solar? Blogger Chuck Colgan outlines a host of options to get your business running on the sun without shelling out a dime.
In honor of Startup Friday, Sustainablog offers us a profile of Way Basics, a creator of furniture made out of recycled paper – including a short interview with CEO Jimmy Chiang on their interesting business practices.
The Green Economy Post’s Aysu Katun writes on How Sustainability Reporting Can Help To Improve Your
Bottom Line – Increasingly more companies are starting to publish sustainability reports, which as a management tool for businesses can have significant benefits
E+Co, also known as Energy Through Enterprise looks at entrepreneurship in Africa this week – emphasizing that Entrepreneurship is the driver that will lift the developing world out of poverty.
The Building Advisor’s Big Numbers Post offers a discussion of energy efficiency in commercial buildings, national usage, and how energy diagnostics fit into reducing consumption while lowering bottom line.
Cream’s Right Brain Left Brain Blog offers a pithy blog post about Greenpeace’s latest guerrilla marketing offensive on BP.
Finally, the Inspired Economist investigates the possibility of environmentally responsible foam-core material for tradeshows. It may sound like a foamy topic, but tradeshow display waste adds up big time.