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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.…
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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…
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Interview: Nancy Bailey On Quivira Winery Biodynamic Farming

According to the USDA , the US has increased its use of nitrogen fertilizer by 450% to 13 million tons annually over the…

Cost of Permitting is a Simple Key to Solar Price Parity

Can you guess which of the following actions would make roof top solar affordable for 50% of Americans at zero additional cost to…
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Video Interview: Numi Tea CEO Ahmed Rahim

In talking with businesses and entrepreneurs I am almost always asked these two questions: Is there a green industry or market segment experiencing…

Video Interview: Clif Bar Marketing to the Wellness Customer

TrendWatching.com identifies the rise of the “wellthy” as a major 2011 Consumer Trend. These consumers hold being in good health to be as…
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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…
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Commodity Price Crisis Driving Green Economic Revolution

Earth 2017 projects that 20% of the world’s economy will be in sustainable goods and services by 2017 based upon the assumption that…
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Which Companies Do You Trust? Harris Poll Suggests Not Many

A Harris Poll posted this question with a list of various industries: “Which of these industries do you think are generally honest and…
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Residential Solar: Potential Jobs and Barriers to Success

Research on the U.S. and German solar industry suggests a permanent job is created for every six to nine homes that install a…
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Selling Residential Solar: 1BOG’s Group Price Discount Campaigns

“What’s a fair price for a solar power system?” This is a huge question facing a homeowner exploring the purchase of a roof…
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How To Sell Residential Solar: SunRun’s “Solar Service”

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance research America ranks 5th in the world in terms of installed solar power capacity. The solar industry…

Re3: Diverting Landfill Waste To Produce Green Energy

According to the EPA each of us contribute 64 TONS of landfill waste during our lifetime. Imagine the environmental benefits if this waste…