A Negative Tipping Point for FSC Certification

March 7, 2011 by  
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Over the past few years, awareness has grown about FSC-certified papers and printing.  FSC stands for  Forest Stewardship Council , a group that works to ensure that the materials used are sourced responsibly.  Each step in the chain (i.e. from forest to printer) must be traceable.  The intent of the FSC system is to eliminate habitat destruction, water pollution, displacement of indigenous peoples and violence against people and wildlife that can accompany logging.

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State of Green Business 2011: What’s In And What’s Not

February 3, 2011 by  
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Image Source: Greenbiz.com Greenbiz Group released its much awaited 4 th annual report on the ‘State of Green Business’ (SOGB) this week, which threw light on the good, and no so good green happenings from last year and future direction for sustainable business. A breakdown of the report- Companies spent more on environmental & social responsibility despite the recession. Sustainability professionals are now being viewed as core drivers of the company

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Got Sustainability? Ethical Corporation Awards 2011: Enter Now!

January 29, 2011 by  
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Image Source: Ethicalcorp.com Ethical Corporation is back with their 2nd Annual  Ethical Corporation Responsible Buisness Awards in conjunction with their Responsible Business Summit . Based in London, Ethical Corporation (founded 2001) is a media company that organizes conferences and produces publications to initiate & continue dialogue on sustainable business

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Starting Off Green at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

January 26, 2011 by  
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Yesterday while in Sacramento while I was waiting to attend a seminar called: “What Matters to Millenials” moderated by Leah Hennessy of Millenier, Inc., not much was happening in the press room of the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, the  largest wine conference in America.  However, I’m caught by the fact that virtually the only materials in the press room are from three green businesses:  Sustainability in Practice — Sip Certification program , the Earth Day Food and Wine Festival and CaciCork , a ‘cost-effective and eco-friendly’ cork.

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Were Rising Energy Costs the True Cause of the Recession?

December 1, 2010 by  
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Photo: respres , Flickr, CC Yes, it’s conventional wisdom at this point that a bursting housing bubble was the cause of the current, ongoing recession. But a primary reason that bubble may have burst was that homeowners had less money to pay their mortgages after rising costs of gasoline and electricity ate into their budgets. This is precisely what a new report published in the journal Environment Research Letters proposes.

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GM to Hire 1,000 Engineers & Researchers to Develop Electric Vehicles

December 1, 2010 by  
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Photo: GM If There’s One Thing Michigan Needs, It’s Jobs…

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West Nile Virus Rates Higher in Low-Income Neighborhoods

December 1, 2010 by  
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Image: Ashok Prabhakaran via flickr An EPA-funded study found recently that not only is the West Nile virus more prevalent in low-income neighborhoods, but that economic conditions, including personal income, are the greatest predictor of disease occurrence.

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Despite the Recession, Organic Cupcake Business is Booming!

October 9, 2010 by  
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Even in a tired economy, there are some types of businesses that are still raking in the dough. But these lucky few aren’t pawning off gold bars and diamonds – you’d be surprised to know that sweet treats (cupcakes especially) are one of the few consumer goods experiencing a major boom even as Americans are holding tight to their pennies. What’s the secret ingredient to their success? Read on to see why and how some smart  entrepreneurs are turning their batter into ‘dough.’ READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bakery , business , cupcake business , cupcakes , green business , new york city , recession

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Getting More Productivity Through Better Work Initiatives

August 24, 2010 by  
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The recession has hit many businesses hard. Jobs have been cut and hours have been scaled back. Today, there are signs the economy might be coming out of critical condition

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Time Running Out for ICIC Inner City Small Biz Funding Applications

August 23, 2010 by  
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Do you have an inner-city business needing to raise $10K to $20MM?  Designed to drive the growth of inner city companies, Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is a free national program run by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City that is accepting application until August 30th. The ICCC program gives entrepreneurs one-on-one feedback from seasoned investors and consultants who are interested in assisting with business growth strategy.

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