Earth 2017

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Monterey Abalone Company: Selling Into The Green Supply Chain

Monterey Abalone Company is the first of four companies I will be profiling that have pioneered best practices for making money selling into…

Five Megatrends Creating 2012’s Trillion Dollar Global Sustainable Economy

2012 will be the milestone year that the US economy demonstrates sustained economic growth through adoption of 21st century’s sustainable solutions. Earth 2017‘s…
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The Solar Bottleneck

Bottleneck was the word of the day at the recently held Distributed Solar Summit. The good news is that solar panel prices are…
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How to Eat Organic on $5 per Meal

A common comment I have heard in working with hundreds of business owners across America this year is, “I would like to eat…
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My Nissan LEAF Test Drive: Acceleration at Speed of Electrons

Imagine being next to a Mercedes at an urban red traffic light while test driving the all electric Nissan LEAF. You are sitting…
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How a Custom-Fit Workplace Can Save Money and Reduce Emissions

If your daily roundtrip commute to work is around 40 miles then you are spending approximately $2,000 per year on fuel.  AAA estimates that…
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Feeding Seven Billion People: The Emerging Farm Tech Revolution

Today, October 31, 2011, the world will have “officially” grown to 7 billion in population. Among those 7 billion, approximately one billion are…
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Nell Newman of Newman’s Own Organic and Six Reasons To Buy Local Food

Buy Local is an emerging American mega-trend driven by consumers discovering how their purchasing power can create local jobs and community solutions. The…
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Interview: Care2 President/CEO Randy Paynter

Care2 is “the largest online community of people passionate about making a difference.” When I interviewed Care2’s President/CEO Randy Paynter in August 2011,…
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Games: An Emerging Marketing Path to Green Consumers

Games are emerging as a high potential marketing path to reach consumers who increasingly ignore traditional advertising in their search for smart, healthier…

“Let’s Roll!” Restoring Jobs, Environment and Economy With American Made Electric Cars

“Let’s Roll” were the last recorded words from Flight 93 which crashed in Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001, and they were spoken because…
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Hall Winery: 1st Napa Winery To Offer Electric Car Recharging

This award winning winery became the first winery in Napa Valley to provide an electric recharging station.
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EV Charging: How Easy And How Much?

Imagine a day where you can drive by your local gas station and its ever escalating prices without having to stop to refill…

Test Drive: Mitsubishi i Electric Car and Chevy Volt

Electric cars are coming to dealers near you. The question is, should you buy one? After testing driving the Mitsubishi i Electric Car…
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Video Interview: Geoffrey Moore on Crossing The Chasm and Escape Velocity

Why is America still addicted to oil despite the pain we continuously suffer at the gasoline pump? Today’s gasoline prices are at record…