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A Solar-powered Laundromat

Written by , on May 25, 2008

A Chicago laundromat shows how solar technology can be successfully applied in a small business – even in a cold and cloudy climate.  Read more »

A Conversation with Richard Branson & Vinod Khosla

Written by , on May 25, 2008

In September 2006, Charlie Rose recorded a video of a conversation with entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, Chairman and CEO of the Virgin Group and venture capitalist Vinod Khosla about their global environmental initiatives, the threat of global warming, and the potential of green technology. They also discuss Branson’s $3 billion commitment to fund research in […]  Read more »

Ecosystem Degradation – Risks & Opportunities for Business

Written by , on March 12, 2008

The World Resources Institute has published a "Corporate Ecosystem Services Review". The report was developed in collaboration with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and Meridian Instute. The Review found that "Ecosystems provide businesses with numerous benefits…However, human activities are rapidly degrading these and other ecosystems… Ecosystem degradation is highly relevant to business because […]  Read more »