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Socially Responsible Investing

First Light Ventures: Social Investors Share Their Best Practices For Raising Funds

How do I raise seed money? That is the top question I receive from entrepreneurs looking to start a company. And even more…

Interview: Craig Wichner of Farmland LP On Converting Chemical Based Farmland To Organic

U.S organic food sales now total $25 billion according to the Organic Trade Association’s 2010 Organic Industry Survey. This represents a 20% annual…
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Exclusive Interview with Blissmo CEO on Groupon for the Green Set

What is Blissmo? And why should you care? Blissmo is a price discounted daily-special service offering organic and eco-friendly products. Beyond its own…
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Interview: SunRun’s Lynn Jurich on “Pocketbook Environmentalists”

How many companies can boast of a 100%+ annual growth rate in customers, especially  in today’s economy? Would you be even more impressed…

Interview: Staples’ EcoEasy Best Practices

Can you name the number two online retailer, second only to Amazon.com? How about a company that has been working on incorporating sustainability…
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Interview: Jeff Rice On Walmart’s Green Supply Chain Best Practices

This post has been edited since it was first published. Jeff Rice, Director of Sustainability for Walmart, has a vision for his job…
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Interview: Kate Swann, COO Of Frog Design On The Consumer Life Cycle

OgilvyEarth’s recent study entitled “Mainstream Green: Moving sustainability from niche to normal” found that “82% of Americans have good green intentions but only…
Yoga In Business

Interview: The ROI of Workplace Yoga

Recently I published an interview with Lynn Roulo, a professional CPA who has worked in venture capital. I focused on her new company…
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How Whole Foods Engages Sustainable Customers

What are your “guests” telling you? That is how Whole Foods approaches the issue of what to stock on their shelves to attract…
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Tom Wright Interview Part One: Fundamentals Of Zero Waste

[See part two of Tom Wright’s interview here] What is zero waste? Is it really zero? And what are the best practices being…
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Interview: Best Practices in Government Green Business Programs

Offices are where most of us work. And they are energy, water and paper hogs. The Energy Information Agency reports that offices annually…
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Green Box Top Daily Price Discount Special: A Best Practice For Growing Green Revenues!

The Groupon business model is to offer daily price specials via email to customers that sign up to receive these types of price…
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Nominate Your Sustainable CEO

Last year I posted the question, “Who are our top sustainable CEOs?” Your responses were very enlightening. Last year’s top vote getters included…

Interview: “Chief Mom” At Plum Organics

According to the EPA’s Guidelines for Carcinogen Risk Assessment children receive 50% of their lifetime cancer risks in the first two years of…

Interview: John Williams on Frog’s Leap Sustainable Business Strategy

Are you looking for a business strategy to spark your revenue growth? Or maybe you are looking for a job within a growth…