Build a Green Small Business (McGraw-Hill)
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How do you get startup funding for your great idea for a sustainable, food-based business?
Maybe a wind-powered pub refurbished with reclaimed materials that only serves local brews from its taps? Or how about an organic catering service with a seasonal menu that uses a fleet of biodiesel delivery vehicles?Whatever your brilliantly […]
Eco-friendly lawn care franchise: Clean Air Lawn Care
Clean Air Lawn Care offers clean & quiet lawn maintenance and uses organic lawn treatment for beautiful lawns that are safe for children, pets and local waterways. A national franchise, Clean Air Lawn Care is the leader in sustainable lawn care, committed to bring positive change to the lawn care industry.
With most businesses, growth […]
Green Irene provides the training, tools and infrastructure to jumpstart your local business or helps provide your existing eco-consulting business with further training, infrastructure and research support necessary for your practice.
Green Irene is the industry leader when it comes to training Eco-Consultants and powering their home or business green […]
The William James Foundation business plan competition is exclusively for mission-driven entrepreneurs. Applicants receive feedback on their business plan from volunteer judges across the world (including yours truly!), and compete to win investment and other awards to help them launch their enterprise.
|image1|The William James Foundation’s Sustainable Business Plan Competition offers […]
Getting capital for a small business or startup is consistently ranked the #1 challenge facing entrepreneurs. The Obama campaign in 2008 was able to raise large amounts of money through lots of small donations, and was able to outfundraise the well-heeled oil industry-backed Republican party for the first time in history as a result. Can […]
How can a startup in the green economy effectively use its limited advertising and marketing resources in order to get the biggest bang for its buck? Obviously, there is no easy answer, but a recent study published in the Harvard Business Review by a McKinsey and Company Online Marketing Specialist gives companies […]
Planet Home: the Book and the Business Opportunity
Recently, I interviewed Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder and former CEO of Seventh Generation about his departure from the company, about his new book, and about what was next for him. Mr. Hollender is a humble hero of the green economy and a man whose work I’ve admired for years. He agreed […]
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