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Three years ago, Cynthia Tello gave up her job in LA and moved home to Brazil where she started her own company making sustainable footwear from coconut fiber and recycled plastic bottles.
Our media company offers a range of news and lifestyle sites that inform and educate readers, but we’re also in the business of promoting cool brands with our inbound marketing services. This digital marketing technique can help even small businesses become more successful online, and it’s a key topic in the conversation about boosting SEO and […]
Learn the history of Energy Star Appliances and how it can help save homeowners money and emissions.
A few weeks ago I had the chance to attend The Franchise Expo, a huge expo that winds its way across America and Canada each year offering up an array of franchise opportunities. The franchise model holds a lot of promise to aspiring business owners: many people know they want to work for themselves, but […]
There are so many ways to conduct good business in this growing green economy. Whether you’re building with cradle to cradle certified products, supporting green jobs growth with solar, making sustainable food, or creating green products that are good for people and planet, it’s more important (and more lucrative) than ever to build a green […]
Originally published on Green Living Ideas. By Andrea Bertoli Who are the companies that are changing their business model for a better world? Sometimes it’s the smaller companies you’ve never heard of that slowly shift the paradigm of business as usual, while other times it’s large multinational corporations changing how business is done at the […]
In this webinar recording from publisher Berrett-Koehler, Tom Szaky, founder of Terracycle, discusses the benefits and challenges of building and running a sustainable business with journalist Brad Edmondson. The hour-long recording covers a variety of topics of interest to green business and sustainable business owners, including how to stay true to your business values in […]
Social Enterprise: Sustainable Business Plan Competition Offers Mentor Capital to Social Entrepreneurs
If your for-profit social enterprise is at the stage where it could benefit from the experience of others, in the form of mentor feedback and coaching, in order to grow the business and expand its reach, plus the chance to win cash and in-kind prizes and connect with potential investors, the 12th annual Sustainable Business […]