MIT Study Shows How Companies Profit From Embracing Sustainability

MIT

Many companies are starting to come around to the realization that sustainability efforts can benefit their business operations in a number of ways. For one thing, doing a good turn for the environment may result in a multitude of monetary benefits, not only from savings brought about by reduced consumption of energy and water, for example, but also through improved brand image and the appeal of … [Read more...]

Will Reduced Work Hours Really Slow Climate Change?

Time Spiral

Here's a question that you may not have been asked in a while: When's the last time that you took out a moment or two (or even a day or two) to just sit back and relax? You know, just put your feet up on a couch with your favorite magazine or the remote (so that you can watch your favorite movie) while doing absolutely nothing? If you're someone who feels somewhat guilty on those rare occasions … [Read more...]

Top 5 Green Job Search Tips

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Going green. These days, it's so much more than just a cute catchphrase. Each year, there are more electric cars that are on the market. More people are taking advantage of tax deductions that come with making energy efficient renovations to their homes. And, according to an article that was featured in Business News Daily last spring, approximately 72 percent of people who are in search of … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Launching a Successful Green Business

Green Roof Grids

With environmental concerns like global warming and resource depletion reaching critical mass, more and more consumers are clamoring for everyday alternatives that help them to reduce their carbon footprint and do their part to create a greener tomorrow for all mankind. This could include obvious solutions in sustainability like solar panels or other clean energy sources (wind turbines have … [Read more...]

Green Manufacturing Helps Create More With Less Energy

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  One of the major complaints of the green movement is that common manufacturing processes produce so much waste and pollution. In addition, many businesses use natural resources in their operations, some of which are finite or otherwise less than sustainable, and they create products that are neither reusable nor biodegradable, meaning they will head for the landfill all too soon and … [Read more...]

Sustainable Business Advice for Startup Companies

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Starting a business is no easy undertaking, as most entrepreneurs are no doubt aware. First you have to come up with a great idea for a business, followed by putting together a plan that convinces others that you have a good idea and that you can turn it into a successful venture. From there it's just a matter of finding lenders or investors to give you the startup funds needed to launch your … [Read more...]