Build a Green Small Business (McGraw-Hill)

A Great Gift for that Aspiring Eco-Entrepreneur in Your Life…even if that’s you!

One of the most important reads to foster a global economic transition to a green economy.
–Horst Rechelbacher, Founder of Aveda.

Get your signed copy today for just the cost of shipping ($9). U.S. orders only. Regular retail price is $19.95. Click on the Add to Cart button below to order your book through Paypal, a secure way to pay online with a credit card or your Paypal account.


Published by McGraw-Hill, this book will help you grow an eco-friendly business that creates sustainable profit potential!

From organic groceries to fuel-efficient restaurant delivery services and toxicity-free dry cleaning, the opportunities to profit from a business that builds local communities, heals the environment, and feeds the growing green demand are almost endless.

Build a Green Small Business also gives you:

  • Green Entrepreneur Rules that will get you started on the right foot
  • Marketing, advertising, and networking techniques that build a loyal customer base
  • Valuable resources, including green franchises, contacts, and web links for more information

Whether you’re a novice or a veteran business developer, Cooney points the way to productivity and profitable sustainability strategies you can build into any small business model.


Build a Green Small Business is exactly the kind of solutions-oriented guide we need to help advance the green economy. The book demystifies green business and makes it easy for anyone, regardless of education, experience, or startup capital to start an environmentally friendly business, work for themselves, and contribute to a better world through their career. A real gem!
–Denise Hamler, Director, Co-op America Business Network

Build a Green Small Business” has been the perfect book for my entrepreneurship training program. While I’ve researched a number of books on the Green Economy, I’ve found Scott Cooney’s book to be the most practical for my students. It is not only on my ‘Top 25 Essential Books for Entrepreneurs,’ Build a Green Small Business is simply the best book I’ve found to help my aspiring entrepreneurs find the right business for them. Anyone considering a local sustainable business must pick up this book!
–Boku Kodama, Founder, Urban FIRE