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When Sustainability Stories Are Good Business

A Los Angeles-based multimedia platform focuses on inspiring stories about the environment to help counterbalance the usual doom-and-gloom narrative.

How to Go Green With Carbon-Neutral Shipping

More companies are taking this eco-friendly shipping approach to limit their environmental impact.

Why Small Business Owners Are Switching to Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

Hybrid, electric and clean-diesel models have taken hold of the U. S. auto market. But what does that mean for your bottom line? These 'treps tell us why they have gone green.

Zipcar: Two Moms, a Business Idea and $68 in the Bank

The story of the popular car-sharing service started by two moms in Massachusetts could be an inspiration for your new business.

The Method Vision: Green Consumers Want to Have Fun, Too

This guiding principle helped the founders of an eco-friendly, entrepreneurial company take its cleaning products from the car trunk to the aisles of Target.

Richard Branson on the Business of Sustainability

The celebrated entrepreneur urges startups to consider developing green solutions for the future.

The Farm-to-Table Founding Fathers

How a Silicon Valley veteran and an English-bred chef helped define the farm-to-table movement.

Two Urban Farmers Test the 'Eat Local' Business

More people are exploring microfarming as a way to become their own boss. A look at two moonlighting gardeners in Cleveland.

The Economist at the Forefront of the Farm-to-Table Movement

This business analyst is an unlikely leader in the economics of food localization.

How the Farm-to-Table Movement Is Helping Grow the Economy

Producing and using locally sourced food is becoming a sustainable business. Call it Foodie Inc.

The Innovators: Looptworks' Scott Hamlin

Co-founder of an upcycled clothing and accessories maker describes a new frontier for product innovations.

Building a Home Decor Business on Recycled Bicycle Parts

A Texas designer uses her passion for sustainable living to strike out on her own.

Nurturing Natural: Online Retailer Abe's Market Blends Etsy and Whole Foods

This Web hub helps companies communicate their uniqueness and sell their goods.

How Yellow+Blue Is Making a Difference in the Wine Business

The Chester, Penn.-based wine company's early success shatters long-held industry standards. Plus, a look at other game-changers in the beverages industry.

The Business of Building Artificial Reefs

An aquatic exhibits designer crafts a plan to reinvigorate his state's marine life and fishing industry.

Patagonia Founder Yvon Chouinard on His Latest Social Venture

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard is using music, fish and--of course--clothing to fuel environmental causes.

Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas

Forget recycling. Reusing materials discarded in the manufacturing process is a growing force behind a fresh new industry.

Five Celebrities Making the Environment Their Business

What do a Lincoln Continental, a Victoria Secret model and Kevin Costner have to do with each other? Environmentalism. Duh.

Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Clean Up with a Soap Business

A couple turns restaurants' cooking oil into soap -- and sells it back to the establishments.

Online Network for Local Farmers Hits Pay Dirt

An online effort to connect farmers with consumers trying to buy local gets a million-dollar VC infusion.

Rolling Stones Rocker Turns Eco Entrepreneur

Inspired by his passion for the environment, keyboardist Chuck Leavell launches a global news network.

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