Who’s The Greenest of Them All? Hint: Look To The Developing World!

Though being green is all the rage in the US, one needs to look beyond our borders…well beyond, to find countries in which consumers act truly green. Not surprisingly, those consumers in the developing world, impacted the most by environmentally harmful behavior, tend to be the greenest. The recently completed National Geographic/GlobeScan “Consumer Greendex,” rather than measuring the overall “greenness” of each nation looks specifically at consumer behavior and tells a different story than that of traditional measurements of sustainability…

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Fuel For Your Entrepreneurial Brain

As an entrepreneur, you may at times question your sanity : long hours, uncertain outcomes, energy drain on the rest of your life. And yet you keep on going. You have to. The thrill of successfully launching a new endeavor, whether to make a living, a difference in the lives of people, an impact on the health of the planet, or all of the above is too great not to. And yet, there may be times that nothing’s coming to…

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Find Funding, Make Green Business Connections, and Inspire other Ecopreneurs on EcoSector.com

Both for profit and non-profit businesses are led by ecopreneurs who are making the world a better place through their creative, innovative and ground-breaking enterprises. Lisa’s and my book, ECOpreneuring, features numerous “Ecopreneur Profiles” — including David Anderson, the founder and CEO of GreenOptions.com — along with many other brief summaries. But there are millions of ecopreneurial enterprises prospering throughout the U.S. and around the world. Perhaps you’re one, too. So, we have formed a partnership with EcoSector.com, an on-line…

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The Green Business Conference: Entrepreneurs Step Up

Welcome to a new blog about entrepreneurs who care about the environment, healthy living, fair wages or fair trade (or all of the above). Co-op America’s San Francisco Green Business Conference, which ends later today, has attracted hundreds of entrepreneurs and others who intend to launch new businesses. I’ve seen entrepreneurs connecting (“your product would be great in my green online store”) and comparing experiences to help each other out. And the conference sessions themselves are very much geared to…

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