green business

Why Hotels Fell Behind On Sustainability and How They Caught Up

Hotels have been accused of damaging the environment, and sometimes with good reason. Luckily, things are changing fast. Sustainable eco-tourism is on the…

Can A Company Be Green If It Is Damaging Human Health?

Newsweek ranked Coca-Cola as the ninth greenest company in the world, based on practices like pioneering bioplastic bottles. But one has to wonder…

4 Ways to Grow Clean-Tech Jobs in Your City

The best kept secret in America is that clean tech is a mega job-creator. Clean tech not only accounts for a large number…

How CSR Is Driving Purposeful Food Sales To Record Levels

A massive mistrust of mass-marketed foods is pushing consumers to abandon old buying habits.

Top 4 International CSR Insights for Fortune 500 Companies

How can companies scale their corporate social responsibility programs internationally -- without incurring extra risk? Founder and CEO of UniversalGiving, Pamela Hawley, provides…

The State of Green Behind the Scenes of Film and TV

What has this behemoth of an influential industry done to make itself more sustainable inside and out?

Lessons Learned: Creating a Sustainable, Resource-Based Economy

Rohan Mohan and Stephen Thompson discuss Ontario’s evolution from a petrochemical pioneer to a bio-hybrid chemistry leader.

Embracing Systemic Thinking for Our Firms of the Future

Helping our organizations become firms of the future will center on shifting our logic from mechanistic to living systems, predicts biomimcry expert Giles…

Sustainable Self-Employment: A Guide to Implementation

According to the World Economic Forum, “Organizations that set public energy or carbon reduction goals were twice as likely to have invested in…

2015 in Review: The Sustainability Mega-Trends Driving Business Success

There was much to be pessimistic about in 2015, but this year gave additional confirmation that the green economic revolution is real and…

Landscape Restoration: It’s Time

From the very first speeches on the first day of COP21, landscape-scale restoration was on the global agenda as never before.

Cities Can Now Certify Their Power Grids for Sustainability, Security and Reliability

A handful of cities are moving strategically to make their electric grids more secure, reliable and sustainable. That may not sound sexy even…

Taking Fewer Car Trips is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Environment

As leaders from around the world are meeting over two weeks in Paris to advance collective action on climate change, it’s heartening to…

Your Questions About Refurbished Electronics Answered

How much do you know about refurbished electronics? Would you buy them? Would you sell your company's old equipment? Let's take a look…

Win Customers With Consumer-Hero Branding

Selling more places the company in the role of the hero. It is a hero for getting the customer to eat more, spend…