green business

The Cost of Dressing Like a Business Student

 CommunityI recently started on the path to earning my Bachelor of Commerce degree at a major Canadian university after a period of trying to figure out my bearings in a science program. Business, I found from day one, is very, very different from the decidedly quantitative and somewhat isolating ...

Factors to Keep In Mind While Buying Carpets Online

A beautiful designer carpet can instantly uplift the entire mood of the room and add colour to the room even on a damp cold day. They are quite comfortable to lay on or simply lounge on and have become a wonderful designer accessory for people interested in experimenting with home ...

Green Business Ideas

If you’re an environmentalist and an entrepreneur, there are plenty of ways you can combine those two passions into a successful environmentally conscious business. There are even some green business opportunities out there that can allow you to offer eco-friendly products and services to your customers. Here are 50 green ...

Only Solar Can Meet India’s Aspirations For Clean Energy, Clean Environment, And Human Development

The growth of solar deployment in India has already overtaken new installations of wind, hydro, nuclear and new thermal plants and cost of solar generation has become competitive with other sources of energy. Unlike the Indian wind sector that has enjoyed many years of FiT (Feed-in-Tariff) policies; the Indian solar ...

The HearO Tennis Ball Speaker Is A Green Solution Fans Will Love

As Serena Williams and Andy Murray celebrated their 2016 Wimbledon victories this weekend, few fans probably considered the tennis balls they used during the tournament — those that don’t wind up as the cherished keepsakes — would likely end up in the trash. But this fact hasn’t escapes the attention of ...

Pound Is Even Weaker Than It Was Friday; Air Pollution Is Now A Public Health Crisis, And More News

The pound takes a pounding: The GBP dropped 3.5% today to $1.3205 — lower than it sank on Friday after the big Brexit reveal — and some analysts think the pound could continue to slide, even as far south as $1.15 or $1.20. Today also saw benchmark UK interest rates fall below 1% for the first time ...

Mining For Opportunities In Peru And Chile

Earlier this year, my colleagues and I visited the Latin American countries of Peru and Chile in search of investment opportunities. Mining is an important industry in both countries, with gold, silver, copper and zinc among the key metals and minerals extracted. Setting up a visit to a mine high ...

5 Small Business Benefits Of Going Green

Going green is gaining increasing popularity, especially now that the population of the United States is projected to hit 394 million by 2050, while the world population will reach 9.7 billion by the same year, increasing the competition for resources even further. Companies of all sizes are beginning to realize they can play ...

Green Business Ideas Even The Sceptics Will Love

In the business world, there’s a bias against going green. It’s lumped in with hippy culture, which is the opposite of what most business-minded people want. But things have changed. No longer is going green a significant disadvantage to business. In fact, there are many ways your company ...

3 Key Energy Policies That Can Help Us Turn The Corner On Climate

We know we need massive decreases in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 if 177 countries are to meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement. But before emissions go on a steep decline, we need to turn the corner.  At Environmental Defense Fund, we have analyzed what it would take to turn ...

How To Get Decision-Makers To Invest In Nature

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek. Show us the data. That's what I hear almost every time I work with decision-makers. Governments and businesses aren't going to invest in conservation without data showing the ...

Don't Blame Global Warming For Sizzling Temperature, It's Your Fault Too.

Sizzling at 51 degrees celsius, Phalodi, a small town in Rajasthan, has set the country’s new all-time record for hottest temperature. In any case April turns out to be the hottest month ever, 7 th month in a row when temperatures have exceeded what had been the highest recorded so far. ...