Business

How Social Enterprises Can Pick Up Where the System Leaves Off

Social enterprises are picking up the where the system is leaving off, investing in human beings and equipping them with the tools to…

Xerox’s New Citizenship Report – a Great Success Story with No Storytelling

If you’re looking for a company that is constantly adopting to fit itself to the changing times and at the same time makes…

NGO Collaboration Required For Strong Corporate CSR

Environmental NGOs have often been perceived as anti-business, anti-growth, tree-loving, bunny-huggers. However, they have evolved to become organized, structured and strategic. Instead of…

Somalian Famine Highlights the Need for Urgent Sustainable Development

In 1984, when the world was assaulted with terrible pictures of famine coming out of Ethiopia, several original charity singles like We are…

GRI’s Campaign for Positive Images of Sustainability

Close your eyes for a minute and try to visualize sustainability. What image comes to your mind? Is it a sad polar bear…

Filling the Gender Gap – Educating and Training Women as Angel Investors

The glass ceiling is alive and well, especially for start-up entrepreneurs. According to American Express Open 29% of all US businesses are owned…

How Incubators Will Help Start-Ups Lead the Clean Tech Revolution

As foreshadowed by GE’s Ecomagination reach-out to start-ups, it is expected that start-ups and not large corporations will lead the clean tech revolution.…

Anusara’s John Friend: Yoga and Green Business Success

I saw a yoga class in a business for the first time while touring Clif Bar’s new and very green headquarters during my…

Small Business Owner Adopts Green Business Approach to Grow Revenue

Small businesses, those with fewer than 500 work associates, are the economic lifeblood of the U.S. economy accounting for over 50% of U.S.…

Sustainable Business Twitter 101

As a new Media Company, Twitter has become an important tool for us. However, we’ve learned our readers have varying levels of experience…

What’s Your Unreasonable Advantage?

By Marc Stoiber, originally for Fast Company. By now, you’ve most likely heard the term cognitive surplus. You understand the concept of harnessing worldwide…

Video Interview: Kevin Cleary, President of Clif Bar

Since 2002, when Clif Bar made the strategic decision to source product ingredients from organic farms, the company has achieved impressive growth even…

A Bad Year in UK Clean Tech

This time last year Britain’s commitment to cleantech was inspired, the outlook optimistic. It didn’t matter that there wasn’t an effective agreement on…

Who Really Wins at Cause Marketing? The Non-Profit or the Business?

Earlier this year I wrote about the expanding relationships between non-profit and for-profit organizations. Historically, these relationships have been either adversarial or based…

2Degrees: The Social Network for Business that Changes Everything

In business, surely the name of the game is to compete: produce the highest quality good for the lowest cost, protect your trade…