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Van Jones’ Take on the State of Green Business

In last week’s column, I wrote about this upcoming State of Green Business Forum.  As I indicated, I was perhaps most excited to…

Next Week’s State of Green Business Forum: Pushing the Green Economy Forward

GreenBiz.com’s State of Green Business Forum next week (February 4th) in San Francisco comes at a time when modest leadership at the federal…

Green For All at the Green Business Conference

Millions of new jobs.  An inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty.  Dignity.  The ability to support one’s family. …

Advertisers Flee Glenn Beck’s Show

Inflammatory pundits be warned: progressive organizations are learning to leverage the power of advertising boycotts – and major brands are listening. After Fox…

Van Jones Forced to Resign

Van Jones forced to resign his post as special advisor to the Obama administration for green jobs.

Van Jones in Newsweek and on Glenn Beck

Even Van Jones recognizes there’s no unified definition of a green job. And as a senior advisor to the White House Council on…

Ethonomics Explained

By Rebecca Greenberg It can be said, beyond the shadow of a doubt, that our world is changing. Our planet is warming, our…

Catalyze a Green Business Revolution in Your Town with a Green Tour and/or Expo

Following the lead of an organization called the East Bay Green Tours, the city of Richmond, CA, long considered a crime-ridden afterthought of…

Empowering (and Recruiting) Future Leaders

A month ago, I attended a Pitch-A-Thon the Future Leaders Institute (FLI) hosted in which students pitched their ideas for building a better…

Van Jones Wins Aspen Institute Environment Award for Individual Thought Leadership

Van Jones is awarded the Environment Award for Individual Thought Leadership by the Aspen Institute

Did Apollo Alliance Influence the Stimulus?

Labor and environmental groups used to be on opposite sides. However, those days are long gone, according to a recent report, High Road…

Top 7 Reasons Why This Recession Is a Great Time to Start a Green Business

While counterintuitive, a recession is actually a terrific time to start a business. Sure, credit is tight, and venture capital is definitely hard…

A Vital Piece Missing in the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act

Also known as the stimulus package, the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), along with Van Jones‘ appointment as Green Jobs Czar, will…

Van Jones to be Obama’s Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

When Van Jones speaks, people listen. Whether it’s a public library full of unemployed high school drop-outs, an audience of environmentalists at San…

Breaking News: Van Jones Chosen as Obama’s “Green Jobs Czar”

Ed Update: Now it’s official! While still not officially confirmed, the buzz from those in the know is that Van Jones, green visionary…