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Interview: Tom Quinn of Lunera on the LED Lighting Revolution

A technology revolution is taking place in lighting that will be as dramatic as the displacement of rotary dialed phones with smart phones.…
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Dispatch From Milwaukee: Successful Launch of “Green Builds Business” Entrepreneur Bootcamp

The American dream is being realized in Milwaukee. Local Hispanic business owners are designing and implementing green projects that will accelerate the restoration…
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Interview: Straus Family Creamery’s Deborah Parrish on Values-Based Financial Models

Gaining the Finance Department’s approval of a sustainability project is often a major implementation barrier for many companies. Deborah Parrish is CFO at…
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Walmart Grant Gives U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce a Green Business Initiative for its Members

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) received a grant from Walmart to conduct a city-by-city initiative tailored to Hispanic entrepreneurs and…
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…