Shivani is Principal at Friday Consulting, where she works with food and technology startups on strategy, finance, and business planning. She is also a founding consultant at AchieveMission. Shivani holds a BA from Stanford University, and an MBA from Presidio Graduate School. Follow her on twitter @shivaniganguly.

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New Survey Shows Need for More Robust Environmental Management Systems

Businesses in every industry are acknowledging the strategic importance of sustainability initiatives. But without a way to gather, track, and compare data across business units, industries, and locations, it’s hard for them to tell how they’re really doing when it comes to greening their supply chains and operations. A recent survey commissioned by software provider IFS demonstrates the need for green metrics and enterprise software systems to support such environmental data.

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Tesla and Toyota: A Match Made on Wall Street?

Tesla’s new partnership with Toyota comes at a trying time in the history of both companies. The recent announcement initially seemed to be good news for these two leaders in the burgeoning green car market. But Tesla’s amended S-1 filing released May 27 indicates that perhaps the deal isn’t as rosy as it first appeared–at … Continued