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Establishing Metrics For Green Certification

Imagine the extrapolated vision of the Green business problem, if you will. If Green businesses are left to any device to earn a Green status, what is the value of Going Green? As it sits today, a Green business can self-certify in the most ridiculous ways imaginable. The first way to self-certification is to make…

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Turning Green Businesses Into Real Businesses

Everyone knows that green is the way to go in business ventures these days. The problem is that many of these green business startups are struggling. Given the headline making government tax credits and subsidies for these products, how can they continue to struggle and fail? I live in an area of the country that…

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Green Business Opportunities – Profitable Careers For the Environmentally Conscious

Green business opportunities are blossoming in a range of different areas. Career choices are evolving to take advantage of the increased interest in environmentally-friendly practices that will also save people money. Governments are encouraging companies and consumers to invest in green technology, and this is opening up a whole new range of possible career paths.…

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Going Green – Two Easy Ways to Engage Employees in Sustainability

In this economy, everyone is focused on cutting costs to drive higher profitability–since doing it with revenue growth is not practical until we have a sustained recovery. Sustainable business practices are a great context in which to reduce expenses. Sustainability is about using less energy or fewer resources in the course of business. Since both…

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Starting A Green Business 101

The key to starting a ‘green’ business is ensuring that the business idea, like any business idea, has legs. If you are going to go out into the market place to peddle your wares and services as green, you better know, in your heart of hearts, how exactly your product IS green. Tip #1: How…

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Hotels Going Green: A Model For How a Business Can Go Green and Save Money

Taking steps toward going green is worthwhile for consumers and businesses alike. The benefits that result from green practices are multiple. In addition to achieving a smaller carbon footprint and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which help to protect the environment, lowering energy usage and conserving water help to preserve supplies of scarce resources. There is…

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Small Steps Toward Green Production

The majority of China’s export manufacturers cannot afford the investment required to run a fully sustainable production facility. But some are taking baby steps and modifying their equipment to decrease energy consumption. The high cost of investment and the long wait to see positive returns are holding back most China makers from “greening” their factories.…

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Starting A Green Business – 5 Amazing Ideas That Will Rock The Planet

If you are passionate about making a difference in our world, why not consider starting a green business that doesn’t require a lot of start-up costs. There are many green businesses to choose from but what about starting one that will have a direct and positive impact on the environment and our eco-systems. Here are…