green business

The George Washington University
Through research and actions, I've learned that it's actually in the best interest of local businesses to strive for a more sustainable business model. 
Cartí Sugtupu island

The bustling island of Cartí Sugtupu serves as a hub for the Gunas living in the Comarca. Cartí Sugtupu includes a solar-powered school, as well as a hostel and supermarket, among its amenities. (Abigail Foerstner/Medill)

Northwestern University
As Panama's indigenous Guna islands begin sinking into the surrounding waters, local entrepreneurs with successful eco-friendly businesses could prove the revolutionary power of small-scale innovation, Medill's Molly Glick reports.
Boutique owner designs clothing with sustainable materials.
Boutique owner designs clothing with sustainable materials.
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Oakland resident Trinity Cross has turned her love of designing clothes into her own boutique, Field Day and Friends. The boutique sells Cross' own collection of women’s clothing made of reused and sustainable fabrics.
Planet Forward
THIS WEEK: Holy cow! This week Planet Forward got up close and personal with some Virginia livestock. DC Brau, the first local brewery in D.C. feeds their organic waste to livestock in the Virginia area. Take a look!
Having hot water in your home sure is nice, but it requires a lot of energy! This PF innovator shows a new way to heat water using energy from the sun. These solar panels are different than traditional photovoltaic cells--they are designed... Read More
Billy Grayson Senior Associate at ICF International discusses the importance of prioritizing company and federal needs when addressing sustainability.
Matt Kopac, Corporate Responsibility Manager at iContact discusses what he believes makes a successful sustainable business corporation. He believes that corporations should share in their responsibility for sustainability, despite their differences... Read More
Dean Doug Guthrie of The George Washington University's School of Business discusses what he thinks will be the key to the future of renewable energy and sustainability. He discusses the importance of federal investment for green businesses, and... Read More
Bio Energy Company
Sapphire Energy believes the time is now to create new energy solutions that are environmental, scalable, and renewable. Sapphire is leading the new industrial category of Green Crude production with the potential to profoundly change America’s... Read More

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