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This Elon Musk-Backed Startup's Rocky Road to Solar 'Grand Slam'
Impact Investing

This Elon Musk-Backed Startup's Rocky Road to Solar 'Grand Slam'

After a shaky IPO, Solar City is said to be valued at nearly $6 billion today.
Jenny Griffin
Do You Care About the iPhone 6's Environmental Impact?
Green Business

Do You Care About the iPhone 6's Environmental Impact?

If you're in the green space, you have to remember that people don't buy sustainability, they buy good products.
Chuck Tanowitz
Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights
Technology

Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Surprising Ways This 'Trep Uses SnapChat to Run His Recycling Business
Connected Entrepreneur

The Surprising Ways This 'Trep Uses SnapChat to Run His Recycling Business

This founder of a cell phone recycling company the tools that help him and his team run his business while on the road.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
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Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives
Leadership

Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives

You don't have to do it all to make it worth the effort. Take these steps toward being a more socially-conscious entrepreneur.
Adam Toren
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Franchise Players: Jumping From a Food Franchise to a Spa Franchise
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Jumping From a Food Franchise to a Spa Franchise

Scott Adams took on eco-friendly franchising as a Massage Green Spa franchisee. Here's what he has learned.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Helping the Earth Through Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Helping the Earth Through Franchising

SuperGreen Solutions gave Mark Sudak a chance to find energy efficient environmental solutions in his community.
Kate Taylor
3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern
Environment

3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern

Eco-minded entrepreneurs are making big impacts in many different sized businesses. Here are three entrepreneurs building their companies with an eco consciousness.
Matthew Toren
The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life
Growth Strategies

The War on Clutter: 8 Ways to Edit Your Workspace and Life

From organizing your office to sharpening your management skills, here is the LifeEdited guide to ruthlessly decluttering your startup's operations.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
No Cars Allowed: Big Cities Look to Curb Vehicles for Good
Technology

No Cars Allowed: Big Cities Look to Curb Vehicles for Good

Urban centers around the world, from Hamburg to Shanghai, are looking to cut down on pollution by reducing the number of cars on the road.
Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups
Growth Strategies

Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups

To get a sense for what it's like starting up environment-friendly and social ventures today, we reached out to three founders based out of NYC's Green Spaces incubator.
Lydia Brown and Jeremy Unger
The Tax Break Most 'Green' Entrepreneurs Forget
Finance

The Tax Break Most 'Green' Entrepreneurs Forget

If your business is involved in green design or construction, you could be leaving hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax write-offs on the table. Here's how to stop.
Dean Zerbe
Saving the World With Fertilizer
Growth Strategies

Saving the World With Fertilizer

BeeSafe Organic Lawn Care is scaling up organic fertilizer for commercial and institutional use.
Obama's Climate-Change Initiatives Expected to Support Cleantech Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

Obama's Climate-Change Initiatives Expected to Support Cleantech Entrepreneurs

The President unveils a set of executive actions Tuesday that aim to cut carbon pollution and prepare the U.S. for extreme weather changes.
Catherine Clifford