Businesses, which consume a whopping 56% of the UK’s energy, are leading the way by going green using onshore and offshore wind, solar, hydro and bio energy to meet their electricity needs.
Bankers, insurers, and others whose job it is to assess and manage risk are starting to acknowledge the existential threat that climate change may have on important assets. Indeed, without … [Read full article]
Most people know about renewable energy in the form of solar, wind or geothermal power, for example, and the biggest and best firms in the world are pouring resources towards finding … [Read full article]
What role do mission-driven businesses have in ocean conservation? Meet Shilpi Chhotray, the founder of Samudra Skin & Sea, a social enterprise focused on responsible products and increasing ocean awareness.
In recent years, environmental concerns have become greater than ever. Lots of us are recycling at home, but many businesses still believe that going green is difficult and requires a lot of hard work. In reality, there are several simple ways that businesses can go green and reduce their impact on the environment – as well as reducing their outgoings, since going green is all about minimising waste.
On the heels of their 125th anniversary, health care product and pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced their ambitious five-year plan to move in a new sustainable and environmentally friendly direction.
Whether you are just getting your business started or you have been settled for a while, keeping costs down is becoming increasingly important. Besides hiring quality employees, one of the smartest business investments is the efficiency of the appliances used. With hundreds of options on the market, it can be overwhelming to come to a decision on the right efficient systems for your office.
President Bill Clinton got into the topic of trash at the 2010 Clinton Global Initiative recently. It is an important topic. We create tremendous amounts of waste these days, and … [Read full article]
The Green Business Blog Carnival comes to Planetsave! Following up on Green Business Blog Carnival post #13, an excellent summary of green business news on Sustainablog (one of the Carnival’s … [Read full article]
That smiling face belongs to MC Milker, head writer for Ecopreneurist where writers focus on sustainable and social entrepreneurship . MC is well-suited for this project, she spent 20 years … [Read full article]
It’s not over yet for licensed North Dakota hemp farmers, State Representative David Monson and Wayne Hauge. If you’ll remember my series of stories on these two gentlemen, they have … [Read full article]
[social_buttons] Federal Judge Daniel Hovland has dismissed the case brought by two North Dakota farmers who want to grow industrial hemp in that state. In his decision, the judge said … [Read full article]
Wind is the fastest growing energy source in the United States. Over the last five years, wind energy output has increased tenfold. Unlike most other forms of energy used to … [Read full article]