Scott Cooney

Scott Cooney (twitter: scottcooney) is an adjunct professor of Sustainability in the MBA program at the University of Hawai'i, green business startup coach, author of Build a Green Small Business: Profitable Ways to Become an Ecopreneur (McGraw-Hill), and developer of the sustainability board game GBO Hawai'i. Scott has started, grown and sold two mission-driven businesses, failed miserably at a third, and is currently in his fourth. Find Scott on

Another Resource to Help Aspiring Ecopreneurs

In addition to Paul’s posting on Startingupgreen, another very similar service exists at, a helpful site for those looking to start a green company or learn about ecopreneurship.  I started the Ecopreneur’s Guide (also on Facebook by the same name, please become a fan if you’d like!) shortly after writing Build a Green Small Business:  Profitable Ways to Become an Ecopreneur.  My previous experience was as publisher and ecopreneur of a regional green business directory called the ReDirect Guide,…

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Do you have what it takes to become an ecopreneur?

Well, at least everyone reading this blog. But where to begin? You have an idea. You have some skills. Maybe you have some experience in the field. Perhaps you have some startup capital. Are these things enough for you to become a successful ecopreneur? Maybe most importantly, do you know what you’re doing?!

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Best Steps For Office Greening?

Want to help green up your office? Manager not listening? 1.  Try these suggestions. 2.  Frame them in a money-saving language. 3.  Stand back. 4.  Watch pointy-haired-boss’s ears perk up. Substitute travel with videoconference or a web-based tool for getting together. Not only will you be ‘back in the office’ 5 minutes after your meeting is over (ahem, productivity…), you will be able to stay in your own bed, at your own home, with your family.  It will also save…

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